Stampin’ Up! Joyous Peaceful Noel 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 know you’ll see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop.

I pulled out a set I hadn’t really used yet – the Peaceful Noel stamp set and bundled Sprig Punch and set those against some beautiful Joyous Noel Specialty DSP.  Take a look-see:

I decided – since this is most definitely a Christmas card! – to play along again at TGIF Challenge.

I started by adhering a panel of gorgeous Joyous Noel Specialty DSP on a Tranquil Tide mat for the card front.  Isn’t it wonderful how well Merry Merlot and Tranquil Tide play with each other?!?

Next up is a Whisper White panel for the art piece.  I used Tranquil Tide, Sahara Sand and Merry Merlot to stamp images from the Joyous Noel stamp set in a cluster near the bottom of the panel.  I stamped some of the images twice without re-inking to create a little depth.  I matted it on Tranquil Tide and then to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I punched a couple of Tranquil Tide leaves from the Joyous Noel 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper using the Sprig Punch.  Then I adhered them with Liquid Glue.

The sentiment, from Joyous Noel, is heat embossed in Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder on a piece of Whisper White, then cut with an oval Stitched Shapes Framelits die.

I put a few Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of the sentiment oval and used them to wind some loops of Linen Thread, then adhered the whole thing to the card front.

I tied a Linen Thread Double Loop Billie bow, stuck it onto the card with a squished up Glue Dot and that was it for the card front.

On the inside, I added a few more Joyous Noel images in Sahara Sand, Tranquil Tide and Merry Merlot in the corner of a Whisper White panel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Tranquil Tide mat and into my Merry Merlot card front, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more pine boughs, leaves and berries from Joyous Noel on the front…

…and I graced the envelope flap with more of the beautiful Joyous Noel Specialty DSP.

Et Voila!  Pine Boughs.  Leaves.  Berries.  Wonderful sentiments.  Peaceful Noel has it all!  Did I mention PINE boughs?!?  And when you add the other beautiful goodies in the Joyous Noel Suite…well.  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’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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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Tranquil Tide Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3″ x 4 1/4″ (mat for art panel)

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

Joyous Noel Specialty DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap

Joyous Noel Glimmer Paper: Sprig Punch shapes – 2

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16 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Joyous Peaceful Noel for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. I look at your bow and I drool. I look at mine and … well, you know, quite the opposite! Beautiful card once again from your creative brain.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Karen – it’s truly a matter of practice. And…fidlling with it till it looks like it got perfectly tousled without any effort on your part. Like Farrah Fawcett hair! 🙂

  2. I LOVE this clean design! The colors are perfect, great stamping too! 🙂

  3. Kate

    This is a good ‘un!!!

  4. This is one fantastic card. You have all the details just right! Love it.

  5. Melanie R

    Fabulous card, Mary! I especially like the rich colors.

  6. So pretty. I love the sprigs behind the sentiment and your twine detail!!

  7. kristigraystamping

    Such a beauty Mary. Love the DSP and the way your brought our the colors in your decorations!

  8. Shelagh Freemantle

    Beautiful!! Love the DSP and all the extras you added. Fabulous Christmas warmth.

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