Stampin’ Up! Joy for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

It’s time again for our monthly Joint Blog Hop.  Be sure to stop by to check out what all the talented bloggers in this Hop have shared.  We have a sketch challenge AND a color challenge this week and can choose to participate in either one or both – I chose both!  Here is my card for this week:

And here is the color challenge and the sketch challenge:

The Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper has three warm, cozy plaid designs, stripes, woodgrains plus some great small patterns – perfect for Christmas and more.

Adhere a panel of the plaid patterned DSP to a panel of Mossy Meadow card stock with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Use the Large Letters dies to cut out the word “Joy” twice – once from Cherry Cobbler card stock and again from Mossy Meadow card stock.  Stack the letters together and use Glue to adhere with the Mossy Meadow letter peeking out from behind the Cherry Cobbler just a bit, like a shadow, to create dimension. Use Tuxedo Black Memento ink to stamp the holly image from the Peaceful Poinsettia stamp set on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  Add color with Stampin’ Blends using the Dark Old Olive and Dark Cherry Cobbler markers.

Cut out with the coordinating die.  Wrap a length of Gray Granite Textured Weave ribbon across the bottom of the prepared panel and adhere the ends to the back with tape.  Adhere the letters and holly sprays to the panel with Glue.  Cut a length of Mossy Meadow Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine and wrap it around the Gray ribbon and tie a bow.  Then adhere the completed panel to the Cherry Cobbler card base with Dimensionals.

Adhere a strip of the DSP along the bottom edge of a panel of Whisper White card stock, which is the adhered to the inside of the card using Glue.  Add another colored die cut holly image and you’re done.  Ready for a stamped or handwritten message.

*** You can find a complete list of supplies for this project, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what Julie Johnston has created.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

  1. Amy Koenders 
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Kristi Gray
  5. Jaimie Babarczy
  6. Sue Prather – You are here!
  7. Julie Johnston
  8. Sandi MacIver
  9. Eva Dobilas


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*** Card Stock cuts for this project:

  • Cherry Cobbler CS – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ panel scored at 4-1/4″ for card base, 3″ x 5″ panel for die cut letters
  • Mossy Meadow CS – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel for mat, 3″ x 5″ panel for die cut letters
  • Whisper White CS – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel for inside, 1-1/2″ x 4″ panel for holly elements
  • Festive Farmhouse DSP – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel for card front, 1/2″ x 5″ strip for inside

Stampin’ Up! products used to create this project: 

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11 Responses to Stampin’ Up! Joy for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Just beautiful Sue! Your clean design is perfect, love your ribbon treatment too! 🙂

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  3. Fantastic use of the sketch and colors. I always love seeing the large letters used on a card.

  4. WOW, Love this card, the designer paper and the die cuts all work perfectly together to choreograph this beautiful Christmas Card.

  5. Lovely, Sue! Looks like we all like plaid today.

  6. ksenzak1 says:

    Beautiful card Sue 🙂 Love your design

  7. This is so pretty!! Love your choice of DSP and the holly leaves are so nicely done!!!

  8. kristigraystamping says:

    I love this card! I always think of eclipse cards with your big letters, now you have inspired me to use them another way. Darling card with every detail!

  9. evafromca says:

    Oh, I just love how you used the alphabet set for this beautiful Christmas card!

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  11. Great job with the letters as the three panel. And the holly leaves are so sweet.

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