Stampin’ Up! Woodland Nature Sings for the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop!


Good mornin’, y’all – welcome to another edition of Amy’s Inkin’ Krew team blog hop!  Each month we make projects centered around a theme – and this month our theme is Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays!  We can interpret that any way we want – so…be sure to check and see everyone’s projects – we’ve got a bunch of talented ladies hopping with us this month!

I don’t really do “Happy Holidays” so…it was all about Christmas for me.  So, I pulled out a sweet little set from the Annual Catalog called Nature Sings and added a little embossing with the Woodland TIEF.  Take a look-see:

I started with a panel of DSP from the All Is Bright DSP and ran it thru the Big Shot in my Woodland TIEF.  Then I sponged the raised portions of the trees and branches with Crumb Cake ink.  I just kept adding ink until I was happy with it!  Then, with a non-SU! White Gel Pen, I highlighted the “notches” in the trees.  Finally, I matted the panel on Mossy Meadow with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the sentiment from Nature Sings in Soft Suede ink on a piece of Very Vanilla, then cut it with an oval Stitched Shapes Framelits die.  Over the sentiment, I added the pine trees in stamped-off-once Mossy Meadow.  Then I flicked the edges of the oval with my Crumb Cake sponge and popped the oval onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added a little toned-down bling with a Corrugated Element and True Gentleman Button – attaching them with Glue Dots.  Then I tied a double-loop bow from Linen Thread and adhered it with a Glue Dot, too.  Finally, I tied a bow from Cherry Cobbler Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine and stuck it on.

To finish off the card front, I colored a Rhinestone Basic Jewel with my Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blend and adhered it to the sentiment oval.

On the inside, I added a Nature Sings sentiment in Soft Suede to another piece of the All Is Bright DSP.  Across the bottom I added pine boughs in Mossy Meadow, stamping the image twice without re-inking.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Mossy Meadow mat and into my Cherry Cobbler card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more Nature Sings pine boughs in Mossy Meadow across the front…

…and I added more of the All Is Bright DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  The Nature Sings stamp set is perfect for woodsy Christmas cards – and simply shines when paired up with the Woodland TIEF!  Hope you like!

Now that you’ve seen my card, I hope you’ll take a little time to jump thru all the other projects we have to share. Click any name below, or you can use the Previous Blog button to jump to Auriora’s page or the Next Blog button to see what Sue’s been up to!

Shirley Gentry

Karen Finkle

Linda Richenberg

Connie Troyer

Karen Ksenzakovic

Aurora Lopez

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Sue Prather

Amy Koenders

Have fun on the hop! 🙂



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

Mossy Meadow Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 1/4″ Stitched Shapes oval (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

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20 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Woodland Nature Sings for the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop!

  1. Kate

    Woodsy and beautiful!

  2. Love this one!! Everything about it.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Julie! Gotta love that Woodland embossing folder!! 🙂

  3. What a beautiful card! Love the inside just as much as the outside. The winter trees are just perfect with your design! 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Right?!? How have I missed that pine bough for so long!?! LOVE it! Thanks, Amy! 🙂

  4. Gorgeous card Mary, love the embossed DSP! 🙂

  5. Elisha Smith

    Mary, you have featured this stamp set beautifully! I must confess – this is one that I flipped past – now I am rethinking😆 It was so good to see you at On Stage!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes, ma’am – it was good to see you, too! One of the best things about those events is seeing friends, yes?? And – I’m sad to say the Buckeyes didn’t even make it all the way back to Atlanta! I MEANT to share them with Wayne, but… 😉 Thanks very much – for the nice words – and the yummy treats! 🙂

  6. I have underused this set. Your card is very beautiful.

    • stampsnlingers

      I think this might be my first go with it – and I have no idea why. It’s a gorgeous set! Thanks so much, Karen! 🙂

  7. Very soft and warm card, Mary. And the Linen Thread and Twine are perfect accents!

  8. Beautiful Mary, Beautiful. I love everything about it. Woodlands is one of my favorite, I use often.

    • stampsnlingers

      Yep – it’s way high on my list, too! Thanks much, Shirley! 🙂

  9. Beautiful card Mary inside and outside😊 Love everything about it and love that perfect bow.

  10. Even with you NOT doing “Merry”, it’s a beautiful card! I love everything about it! TFS!

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