Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! Do you like our new header?? I think it’s gorgeous! If you’ve been following along, you’ll know this is sketch week! I’m excited to see the projects from our talented ladies-who-hop, and I know you are, too!
Here’s our sketch…
I wanted to showcase the Eastern Palace Suite for y’all today, since you’re all going to be able to start getting it for yourself on 1 May (that’s Monday!). So that’s what I did. Take a look-see:
I started with a mostly Very Vanilla pattern in the Eastern Palace Specialty DSP and SNAILd it to a Tranquil Tide mat. Then I chose a Dapper Denim piece and adhered a smaller strip to the bottom of the panel.
I took a strip of Gold Foil and adhered it with Liquid Glue across the seam between the two DSP patterns. And I made a narrower strip from one of the Gold Foil patterns in the set, snipped a banner in one end and adhered it over the Gold Foil strip.
For the sentiment and art focal point, I took a square of Gold Foil and used the dies from the Eastern Medallions Thinlits to cut the design. These are three dies that nest inside each other and produce that beautiful cut-out!
I inked up one of the curved sentiments in the Eastern Beauty stamp set with Basic Black Archival Ink and stamped it under the die cut. Once the ink had dried, I popped the panel over the top of a square of Tranquil Tide with small pieces of Stampin’ Dimensionals. The whole thing’s popped onto the card front with some more Dimensional and that was it for the card front.
On the inside, I stamped a second Eastern Beauty sentiment in Basic Black on a Very Vanilla panel. I added an Eastern Gold Vinyl sticker around the sentiment and a second one across the bottom of the panel.
I SNAILd the panel to a Tranquil Tide mat and into my Very Vanilla Thick card stock card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.
My Medium Very Vanilla Envelope got another of the pretty Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers across the front…
…and I added a little more the Eastern Palace Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.
Et Voila! This is such a pretty suite of products – and you’re going to be able to grab up a bunch of the pieces and parts in some awesome bundles starting on Monday – and I’ll bring you more details about that in the next day or so. Hope you like!
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!
Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!
Have fun on the Hop!
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STAMPIN’ UP! PRODUCTS USED IN TODAY’S PROJECT
You’ll be able to get these Eastern Palace goodies starting on Monday!! 😊
CARD CUTS USED IN TODAY’S PROJECT:
Thick Very Vanilla Card Stock (1 June): 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, score and fold at 4 1/4″)
Tranquil Tide Card Stock (avail 1 May in the Premier Eastern Palace Bundle): 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 1/4″ square (mat for sentiment panel)
Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
Eastern Palace Specialty DSP (avail 1 May in both Eastern Palace bundles): 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 1 3/4″ x 5 1/8″ (bottom rectangle on card front); 3/8″ x 5″ (banner across card front); envelope flap
Gold Foil: 3 1/8″ square (art/sentiment); 1/2″ x 5 1/8″ (strip across center of card front)
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