Stampin’ Up! Color & Contour You’re Amazing for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!  Please be sure to visit everyone’s blog  to see the great projects they are sharing with you this week.  My project today features the Color & Contour Stamp Set and Scalloped Contours Dies and the You’re A Peach Designer Series Paper.  We are all working with a Sketch Challenge this week.  Here is my project:

And here is the Sketch we’re using:

The You’re A Peach Designer Series Paper has some beautiful designs featuring Balmy Blue and Basic White.  The combination is so crisp and clean plus it “feels” like summer.

Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere a striped panel of the Designer Series Paper to the front of a Balmy Blue card base.  Next, use the second largest die from the Scalloped Contours Dies to cut a mat from Basic White Thick card stock.  Use Liquid Glue to adhere a panel of the DSP with the blue flowers to a panel of Balmy Blue card stock before adhering the layer to the scalloped mat.  The completed layer is then adhered to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Use a die from the Meadows Dies set to cut a leafy branch.  Use Paper Snips to cut it into three smaller branches.  Adhere them to the lower edge of the art piece with Mini Glue Dots.  Use Pear Pizzazz ink to stamp the sentiment from the Color & Contour Stamp Set on a panel of Basic White Thick card stock.  Crop the sentiment with the smallest die from the Scalloped Contours Dies.  Adhere to the card front using Mini Glue Dots where it overlaps the art piece and a double stacked Dimensional under the right and left bottom corners.

Using the Brilliant Wings Dies, cut a solid butterfly from Basic White card stock and a detailed butterfly from Balmy Blue card stock.  Adhere the layers together using small dabs of Liquid Glue.  Gently shape the butterfly to add some lift to the wings.  Snip a Dimensional in half and add a piece under the end of each wing.  Adhere the body of the butterfly to the art piece with Liquid Glue, then peel the paper from the Dimensionals and adhere the wings so they are raised.

Use Pear Pizzazz ink to stamp the sentiment from the Color & Contour Stamp Set on a panel of Basic White card stock.  Use the largest die from the Scalloped Contours Dies to trim the panel before adhering it to the inside of the card base with Liquid Glue.  So pretty!

*** 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 Karen Finkle has created:

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

  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Jaimie Babarczy
  4. Sue Prather <– You are here!
  5. Karen Finkle
  6. Akiko Sudano
  7. Karen Ksenzakovic

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*** Card Stock cuts for this project:

  • Balmy Blue CS – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ panel scored at 4-1/4″, 2-5/8″ x 3-7/8″ panel, 2″ x 3″ panel for butterfly
  • Basic White Thick CS – 2″ x 3-1/2″ panel for sentiment, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel for die cut frame, 2″ x 3″ panel for butterfly, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel
  • Pear Pizzazz CS – 2-3/4″ x 4-1/2″ panel for die cut
  • You’re A Peach DSP – 2-1/2″ x 3-3/4″ panel, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel

Stampin’ Up! products used to create this project:

Meadow Dies


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9 Responses to Stampin’ Up! Color & Contour You’re Amazing for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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  2. Wow – this is so pretty! Made me think of a bright summer room with the windows open and curtains billowing! Love it! 🙂

  3. Akiko Sudano says:

    This is so pretty!! Love all the scalloped rectangles, the pretty blues and the wonderful sentiments! 😊

  4. Just beautiful Sue! The mix of designer papers is perfect, love the layering too! 🙂

  5. JoAnn DeHeer says:

    absolutely positively cannot WAIT to CASE this card!!!

  6. Susan K says:

    Love it! So fresh and happy. Great take on the sketch. TFS. (Happy to have you back this week! 😄)

  7. Karen Ksenzakovic says:

    This is beautiful Sue 🙂 Love the mix of DSP’s

  8. Kathy Carter says:

    Reminds me of a lovely spring day! Can hardly wait to CASE it!!

  9. What a lovely, lovely card, Sue! Love the colors and the crisp summery look. A happy card.

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