Stampin’ Up! Blossoming Basket Weave Sneak Peek for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! We’ve got a color challenge today – so be sure to check out all the ladies’ projects when you’re done here, won’t you?  Oh – and don’t forget to stock up on Fast Fuse today!!  

I decided to give you guys a solid sneak peek at the bestest new Sale-A-Bration goody – the Blossoming Basket bundle. This is a wonderful stamp set bundled with the Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF.  And, y’all?  This TIEF will be sticking around after SAB and will be in the Annual Catalog this summer!  But…it for sure won’t be FREE!! So…you might oughta get it starting on 16 Feb when it IS free!  I borrowed a couple of ideas from the second release flyer and came up with this…take a look see:


Can you guess what the color challenge was?

Here’s another look at the bundle…

You’ll see I used pretty much every image in the stamp set! LOL!

I started by embossing a Peekaboo Peach panel in the Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF and Fast Fuse’d it to a Lemon Lime Twist mat for the card front.

The art piece is a square of Whisper White, also matted on Lemon Lime Twist.  I stamped the beautiful flower-filled basket from Blossoming Basket in Early Espresso on the square and Fast Fuse’d it to the card front.  At the same time, I stamped it again on a scrap piece of Whisper White.

I used my Lemon Lime Twist Stampin’ Write Marker to color the leaves.  I colored the basket on the art panel with my Light and Dark Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends.  On the scrap piece – I also colored the top part of the basket.  Then I used my Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Blends to color the flowers.  I rubbed the Color Lifter in the middle of each of the petals to create a little highlight.  Then I fussy cut just the flowers – not the leaves or berries – and popped it over the basket on the art panel with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I snipped some banner ends in a length of 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon and adhered it with Liquid Glue.  The sentiment, from Blossoming Basket, is stamped in Bermuda Bay on a strip of Whisper White.  I bannerized the right end with my Paper Snips, edged it with my Peekaboo Peach Stampin’ Write Marker and adhered it over the Burlap Ribbon.

I pulled a few strands out of another length of the Burlap Ribbon and tied a bow with three of them.  On a scrap of Whsiepr White, I stamped the little tag image from Blossoming Basket in Early Espresso and colored the hearts with my Peekaboo Peach Marker.  Then I fussy cut it and adhered it and the bow with a Glue Dot.

At that point, I thought I was done.  Really!  And then?  My eye fell upon the little butterfly….So, I stamped him in Early Espresso and (taking a little liberty with the colors) colored him with my Light and Dark Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends and fussy cut his little self.  I stuck a couple tiny pieces of Stampin’ Dimensional under his wings and stuck him right on the flowers!  And then…I was done with the card front! 😉

On the inside, I added the second sentiment from Blossoming Basket in Bermuda Bay on a Whisper White panel.  Using my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, I added the little tag in Early Espresso and colored the hearts.  Across the bottom, I adhered a Lemon Lime Twist-matted strip of Peekaboo Peach that I’d embossed in the Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF.  Of course, the panel needed a butterfly (everyone needs a butterfly!)…dy

I Fast Fuse’d the panel to a Lemon Lime Twist mat and into my Crumb Cake card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a Blossoming Basket butterfly (this time colored with my Bermuda Bay Blends and Color Lifter) and heart tag on the front…

…and I embossed the envelope flap in the Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF!

Et Voila!  Folks – starting on 16 Feb, you’ll be able to select this wonderful Blossoming Basket and Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF all together for FREE with a purchase of $100!  I think it’s one of the prettiest things Stampin’ Up! has released in a long time – and that’s in a long LONG line of beautiful products!!  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 Kristi Gray’s 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!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Have fun on the Hop!!



The Fast Fuse 5-Day Sale is Going On Now!!

Buy ONE Fast Fuse Adhesive, you’ll get TWO Fast Fuse Adhesive refills for FREE!

This deal starts today and will one run thru 12 February!!  BUT – it’s only good WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!  And I PROMISE they won’t last long.  So do NOT delay!  Don’t decide to just wait a couple days and then order on Saturday!  Won’t work, my peeps – I’m certain sure of it!!  


Don’t forget to add my Host Code (XJES6FCN)!!  



Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog or the 2017 Holiday Catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.

Do you love free stuff? We thought so, cuz…hello?  Free!!

So, let me let you in on a little-known fact: You can earn Sale-A-Bration rewards when you purchase a 3-, 6-, or 12- month prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscription.  In fact, purchasing prepaids may be the best and easiest way to earn free Sale-A-Bration products—especially if you’re new to papercrafting and find the catalog a little intimidating!

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Hope you know what you want for your Sale-A-Bration Freebie! 🙂



Crumb Cake Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Lemon Lime Twist Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mat for card front); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner); (mat for art panel); 5/8″ x 4″ (mat for inner liner strip)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 1/8″ square (art panel); 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ (sentiment banner); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Peekaboo Peach Card Stock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); 1/2″ x 3 7/8″ (inner liner strip)

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15 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Blossoming Basket Weave Sneak Peek for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. So pretty Mary! Looks like we had the same idea with our projects today. 🙂 Love that embossed background and that basket of flowers!

  2. Absolutely love seeing what you created with what you “sneak peeked” the other night! Love it!

  3. Kate

    You met the challenge!!!

  4. Gorgeous card Mary! My set should arrive today..can’t wait to use it. More birthdays. Thank you for thinking of me by toning down the LLT using it only as a mat so that only a little of it shows! 🙂
    I like all of SU’s TIEFs, but this one will get used probably as much as the pinewood planks. Your coloring is great as is your fussy cutting. It isn’t often that you use ALL the stamps in a set, but you showed this off to its best.

    • Yep – this one will get heavy use, I foresee!! And glad you liked the little teensy bit of LLT you could see! Thanks so much, Julie! 🙂

  5. Great card!! Love how you used the new SAB bundle!! And great coloring.

  6. Just shows how versatile that bundle is, heh? Thanks, Karen! 🙂

  7. Good job, Mary. Love the bright blue flowers in the basket. So cool to see two very different takes with these products. You and Amy did great.

  8. Susan K

    Beautiful card. Love the fussy cut flowers in that pretty basket.

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