Stampin’ Up! Good Things Nature’s Poem for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop


Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! Today’s a sketch challenge, and I hope you’ll check out everyone’s projects when you’re done here!

I pulled out a new stamp set – called All The Good Things and paired it with some Nature’s Poem DSP.  The Subtle Dynamic TIEF adds some wonderful organic texture.  Take a look-see!

Here’s our sketch challenge badge!

And I played with the Just Us Girls Wild Card Week challenge.

I started with a panel of Soft Suede card stock and embossed it in the wonderful new Subtle Dynamic TIEF, then matted it on Grapefruit Grove for the card front.  Next are two pieces of Nature’s Poem DSP, adhered at a jaunty angle to each other with Liquid Glue.

For the art, the Stamparatus did it’s thing!  I placed a piece of Whisper White card stock in the Stamparatus and then used a Sponge Dauber to add Mint Macaron ink to the leaves of the bonsai image in the All The Good Things stamp set.  I stamped the leaves a few times.  Then I used my Tranquil Tide Stampin’ Write Marker to add color to some of the leaves and stamped it a few more times.  I used my Soft Suede and Crumb Cake Markers to ink the stem and bowl.

Once the image was colored, I cut it with a Stitched Shapes Framelits circle and matted it on a scalloped circle Grapefruit Grove mat.

I popped the matted circle onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals,.

For the sentiment, I added the All The Good Things sentiment in Tranquil Tide to a Whisper White strip, snipped the ends and edged it with my Grapefruit Grove Marker.  Then I  added it over the art circle with a Stampin’ Dimensional on the right side and Liquid Glue on the left.

I added a True Gentleman button and a Grapefruit Grove Nature’s Twine bow with Glue Dots – added a few Grapefruit Grove Share What You Love Artisan Pearls – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I used the Stamparatus again to add a second sentiment from All The Good Things set.  I inked it in Grapefruit Grove and Tranquil Tide with my Stampin’ Write Markers and stamped it on a Whisper White panel.  Across the bottom I used the little flower image, stamping it in Mint Macaron and Tranquil Tide.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Grapefruit Grove mat and into my Soft Suede card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more All The Good Things flowers on the front…

…and more of the Nature’s Poem DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Can you see the gorgeous texture added by the Subtle Dynamic TIEF?!?  It’s just the right touch for the images in the All The Good Things stamp set and a perfect counterpoint to the Nature’s Poem DSP.  Hope you like!

Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop thru all our projects 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

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Julie Johnston

Have fun on the Hop!!






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Soft Suede Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored at 5 1/2″)

Grapefruit Grove Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 1/2″ Scalloped Circle (mat for art circle)

Whisper White Card Stock:  2 3/8″ Stitched Shapes Framelits circle (art circle); 3/4″ x 2 7/8″ (sentiment banner); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Nature’s Poem DSP: 3″ x 4 1/2″ (x 2 – panels on front); envelope flap

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16 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Good Things Nature’s Poem for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Such a beautiful card Mary! I love the colors and your little tree image works perfectly with your papers. Great card! 🙂

  2. so pretty, love those colours together Mary

  3. Elisha Smith

    Gorgeous card, Mary! That embossing folder is the best! Perfect pairing of DSP and stamp set👍

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, Elisha!! I do love that folder!! 🙂

  4. Lovely card. Great minds think alike, eh? 🙂

  5. Nicely done…love the colours you chose. The inside is so pretty as well.

  6. Kristi

    Great card Mary, love the DSP and embellishments!

  7. Totally love that “texture” effect – looks awesome. Thanks for joining in at JUGS

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Vicki! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  8. macimbalo

    Such gorgeous depth with your card and I love the inside too! Thanks so much for joining us at JUGS this past week!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

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