Time once again for another Amy’s Inkin’ Krew blog hop and this month’s theme is giving thanks. The Country Home stamp set and Country Lane DSP are perfect for creating a card that is all about being thankful for those special people in your life.
I wanted to use at least some non-traditional colors, so went with the richness of Blackberry Bliss as the main color. The card base is a piece of Blackberry Bliss cardstock that is cut 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored and folded at 4-1/4″. That makes it a side-fold card which gave lots of room for the lovely stamped images. I used a pice of Whisper White measuring 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ for the design panel and stamped as follows:
Milk can was stamped using Gray Granite ink and colored in with both the light and dark Smoky Slate Blends. I then stamped the oval with Tuxedo Black stamped off and then stamped Love in the center with the same ink, again stamped off.
The floral cattail and leaves image was stamped in Gray Granite and colored in with Soft Suede dark for the cattails, Blackberry Bliss light and dark for the leaves, Old Olive light and dark for the artichoke, Crumb Cake light for the smaller leaves and Daffodil Delight dark for the berrries.
The sentiment was stamped in Blackberry Bliss.
The design panel was then glued to a piace of Blackberry Bliss cardstock measuring 3-5/8″ x 4-5/8′. I wrapped a length of Braided Linen ribbon beneath the sentiment and secured to the back using Mini Glue Dots. I then mounteda piece of the beautiful Country Lane DSP which measures 4″ x 5-1/4″ to the front of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. The design panel was placed on top of this using Stampin’ Dimensionals. Lasty, I added three ofthe silver metallic pearls for accents.
I hope you enjoy the card and will give it a try. Below is a list of all items used to make it. Now on with the hop! Just click on the Next or Previous buttons to see more thankful creations!
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Sometimes, nature provides the best inspiration when it comes to cardmaking. I looked out my window this morning and realized that in a few weeks the geese will be migrating, the trees will have dropped their leaves and frost will be in the air. With that visual in mind, I went to my craft table and came up with this ultra-simple card.
This card uses very minimal supplies. The trees are from the Lovely As A Tree stamp set, the geese are from the High Tide stamp set and the sentiment is from the First Frost stamp set. I used Soft Suede ink for al the stamping. The sentiment panel uses the die from Storybook Scene Thinlets dies. I cut a second one out of copper foil to give it some grounding. Copper ribbon completes the front panel which was then mounted onto Merry Merlot cardstock. I wanted to keep the front panel monochromatic and I love the depth the Merry Merlot base it gives it.
If you have any questions about the card, please leave me a comment below and I will be sure to answer it. Should you need any of the supplies, just click on the image in the supply list below to order. Thanks so much and I hope to see you during our Facebook live today at 3 pm ET!
We had our retreat last weekend and Julie Johnston shared this project with us so just had to make it for y’all! Gift cards are so popular for holiday gift giving but need a pretty package to go with them. This cute gift card holder is perfect and so easy to make that you can whip them up in no time! And with all the beautiful Christmas DSP we have, the hardest part will be deciding what pattern to use!
You can view the video tutorial below:
Below is a list of the supplies used. To purchase any of these just click on the image and it will take you directly to my online shop and place it in your basket. I would be happy to help you with any questions you may have so don’t hesitate to drop me a comment below. I really hope you will give this a try!
I am not really a country decor girl , but when I saw the Country Home Suite, I had to have it! So, today’s project will be an explosion box featuring most of the image stamps and that lovely DSP. It really is easy to make and so much fun! With all of the wonderful DSP in the Holiday Catalog, the possibilities are endless.
And here’s the video tutorial:
I hope you will give this one a try – just imagine the delighted look on the recipient’s face when they lift the lid and viola! See below for the list of supplies used. To order any of the items used in this tutorial, click on the picture and you will be taken to my shop with that item already in your cart.
Thanks so much for watching! See you Tuesdsay night for the next fun project!
Dashing Deer and Winter Woods are fabulous bundles – the stamps in both sets are gorgeous, but last night we are made a fun fold card where we used only the dies from each to decorate it. So grab a cup and see below for the instructions!
I wish I could capture the sparkle in this card on camera but you can really see it in the video tutorial here:
It really is an easy card to make with the shortcut I give you in the video for attaching the arms. I hope you will give it a go.
Below is the product list – you can click on any of the item pictures to order and it will take you directly to my shop. Thanks so much for watching!
Ever wonder what to do with those copper tins you ordered? Today we will make a winter-themed card set that fits nicely inside the tin. And, we can’t have a nekkid tin so we will decorarte it as well. This will make a great gift for that special friend and because it isn’t too girly, would work for a man as well as a woman! So grap a cuppa and let’s get decorating!
Here’s a picture of the finished set:
And, here is a link to the video tutorial:
I hope you enjoyed today’s papercrafting project! Below is a list of the supplies used. You can click on any of the items to purchase direct from my store. Thanks so much y’all – see you on Tuesday night!
Hi y’all! Received my second preorder from the Holiday catty and wanted to share the unboxing with you as well as make a card using the new (soon to be available) Spirited Snowman stamp set. Can I just say I LOVE THIS STAMP SET!!! It really is versatile and has some awesome sentiments.
Here’s a pic of the finished card:
Isn’t that couple just too cute for words? Ready to make them yours? There’s a list of the supplies and measurements below. (NOTE: Some of the supplies won’t be available to customers until next week when the Holiday catalog goes live, so I will update this blog entry with clickable ordering links once they are ready.)
And, here’s a video tutorial for visual learners like me:
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Be sure to like and subscribe to my YouTube channel!
Supplies and measurements:
Shaded Spruce card stock – 4-1/4″ x 11″ for card base and 3-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ for mat
Sparkle Glimmer Paper – 4″ x 5-1/4″
Joyous Noel DSP – 3-1/4″ x 4-1/4″
Champagne Foil – 2-3/4″ square
Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder
Stitched Shapes Framelits
Whisper White card stock – about a 3″ x 3″ square for die cutting, 4″ x 5-1/4″ for inside and a thin strip for the sentiment.
Snowflakes and Stars Wire Elements
Spirited Snowmen stamp set
Stampin’ Blends – Blackberry Bliss light and dark, Old Olive, light, Smoky Slate light, Flirty Flamingo light and dark
Shaded Spruce ink pad
Smoky Slate ink pad
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
Mini Glue Dots
Clickable ordering links will be added below when available so check back next week!