Stampin’ Up! Delightful Daisy Sneak Peek for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!  We’ve got a sketch for you today- and I’m thinkin’ you’re going to see some Sneak Peeks of the new 2017-2018 Annual Catalog.  Hope you’ll spend a little time checking out all our projects today!

Here’s the sketch we all worked with…

When I first saw the new Delightful Daisy Suite in the new catalog – I was tickled to death!  I’ve been waiting for a flower like this for a while!  And then – I saw the Delightful Daisy DSP.  And I was in love.  It’s just so danged pretty!  Each design is better than the last – and I’m thrilled this one will be around for a whole year!! 🙂

I used this new paper along with the Daisy Delight stamp set and matching Daisy Punch to make a pretty cottage-garden thank you card.  Take a look-see:

Along with our sketch, I played along with the pretty picture in the Card Concept challenge this week.

I started with a piece of the beautiful paper in Delightful Daisy – running just the bottom portion of the paper thru the Big Shot in the Fluttering TIEF.  Then I matted the panel on Calypso Coral.

Next up – a length of 1/4″ Double Stitched Ribbon in Daffodil Delight (available on 1 June in the new catalog – along with Cherry Cobbler and Blushing Bride!) – doubled and adhered with a few dabs of Liquid Glue.

For my sentiment panel, I used a piece of Whisper White and stamped myself a little “cottage garden” with the images in the Daisy Delight stamp set.  There are two kinds of stems – all stamped in stamped-off-once Tranquil Tide (1 June).  Then I added some Wisteria Wonder, Daffodil Delight and Calypso Coral flowers.  This is a photo-polymer set, so it’s easy to line everything up.

The sentiment is stamped in Tranquil Tide at full strength.  Then I SNAILd it to a piece of Calypso Coral card stock and popped it on the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

My daisy is made by stamping two of the flower images from Daisy Delight in Daffodil Delight on Whisper White.  Here’s a tip – when you stamp these, make one “petal” go straight down – like the hands of a clock at 6 o’clock.  That makes it easy peasy to use the matching Daisy Punch! 🙂

After punching them both out, I lightly curled some of the petals and adhered them together with a little Liquid Glue.  Then I used an Aqua Painter to brush some more Daffodil Delight on the center and part way out the petals.

I adhered my flower to the sentiment panel and added a new Clear Faceted Gem (1 June).

I cut three Bitty Butterfly punches (retiring!) from a piece of the Delightful Daisy DSP and adhered them.  The flutterby on the flower is popped on with a Dimensional.  I added three little Pearl Basic Jewel Embellishments to the butterflies and the card was done!

On the inside, I added another pretty sentiment from Daisy Delight in Tranquil Tide to a Whisper White panel.  Then I added some more flowers in Tranquil Tide, Wisteria Wonder and Daffodil Delight.

I SNAILd the panel to a Calypso Coral mat and into my Whisper White card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another Daisy Delight garden on the front…

…and then I added a little more of the Delightful Daisy DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Okay, folks, it’s official.  This is hands-down my favorite suite in the new catalog!  I love everything about it – and I know when you get your hands on it, you’re going to love it, too!!  Soon, people, very soon! 🙂

Now that you’ve seen my project, please take a little time to visit all the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hoppers today!

If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Jari Francis’ page. And you can just click on the names below to go direct to all the blogs!


Amy Koenders

Shelagh Freemantle

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Jari Francis

Kristi Gray

Jaime Babarczy

Have fun on the Hop!




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All the items in the Delightful Daisy Suite will be available on 1 June!! 🙂


Whisper White Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, score and fold at 4 1/4″); 2 3/4″ square (sentiment panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Daisy Punch

Calypso Coral Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 7/8″ square (mat for sentiment panel)

Delightful Daisy DSP:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); Bitty Butterfly punches; envelope flap

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32 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Delightful Daisy Sneak Peek for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Absolutely stunning Mary! Your stamping on the focal panel is beautiful and your daisy is awesome! Great designer paper mix too. 🙂

  2. Just when I think your cards can’t get any better…same with SU…they outdid themselves with their suites. I’m going to have to get a job!

  3. Cindy

    Mary, this is gorgeous! I didn’t quite catch your excitement for this set when I saw it on the video, but after seeing this I’m feeling it! LOL! Can’t wait to see what else you do with it. TFS!

  4. RitaR

    How LOVELY …… I can see why you love this suite! Yummy!

  5. Beki Rich

    I absolutely LOVE this Daisy card. It is a real inspiration.

  6. Oh, wow, is awesome, Mary! I just got my package of goodies late last night when I got in and can’t wait to open it and use some of these beauties. Your card is simply lovely, and the butterflies are too cute.

  7. Barb

    One word..WOW! I am so not a flower person but this is amazing!! Love that DSP, too, Guess I just became a flower person. Lol. Thx, I think ;D

  8. Mary Babet

    Gorgeous card Mary! You are right about needing a good daisy stamp set and punch. I can’t wait to see the full set.I always love to see the creations that you and Amy are working on.

    • Thank you so much, Mary – and welcome to my Online Host Club!! You’re going to love this Suite of goodies, I know!! 🙂

  9. Kathleen VanDeVeere

    Field of wildflowers…beautiful.

  10. juliejphoto

    Well, Mary, you have outdone yourself this time!!! I don’t know when I have seen a card that speaks to me like this one does. Of course, this is already on my list, but now I can barely wait until May to order it!!! Love everything about this, daisy, DSP, sketch, colors….WOW! With this card, I can live without FFF today.

    • Oh! Thank you so much, Julie! That means a lot to me. This one turned out better than I’d hoped for – and it’s all the paper and stamps!! 😊😊

  11. Carole Fish

    Love this card and can’t wait to order everything daisy!

  12. Wow. You’re card looks great!! I’m loving all the new product!!

  13. 2016stamper

    Such a lovely card!

  14. Donna Black

    I do like the card you sent along with it. In fact I had kept the email of it. Also like the fresh brightness

    of the one attached. Thanks for the goodies. D


  15. Beautiful, inside and out, Mary! The lovely spring paper is perfect for the Card Concept Challenge! And your daisy and darling butterflies complete your sweet layout! So glad you played along on the CC blog!

  16. such a pretty card! love that daisy. Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept.

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