Stampin’ Up! Needlepoint Nook for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hey y’all – it’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!!  Today’s a sketch challenge – the first one of 2019 AND the first with the 2019 Occasions and Sale-A-Bration catalogs LIVE!!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop.

I pulled out one of my favorites – the Needle & Thread Stamp set, bundled with the Needlepoint Elements Framelits.  Then I threw in a sentiment from the new Well Written Framelits and a some pretty Designer Series Paper.  Take a look-see:

…and here’s our sketch for today!

I started by cutting a piece of the Needlepoint Nook DSP with the largest die in the new Rectangle Stitched Framelits, then I matted it on Balmy Blue for the card front.

Next is a piece of Gingham Gala DSP, also matted on Balmy Blue, then adhered to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the flourish image from the Needle & Thread stamp set in Balmy Blue.  I stamped it twice – turning the stamp upside down for the second image.  Then I cut it out with an oval Stitched Shapes Framelits die.

With some Glue Dots, I wound two lengths of ribbon from the new Organdy Ribbon Pack (a 5-ribbon set that is FREE with a $50 purchase during Sale-A-Bration).  These are Balmy Blue and Highland Heather.

I stamped a sentiment from Needle & Thread in Highland Heather on Whisper White and cut it with the label die in Needlepoint Elements.  Then I adhered it to the oval with Liquid Glue.

With the new Well Written Framelits I cut a sentiment word- twice – from Daffodil Delight.  I used Liquid Glue to stack the two die cuts and then to add them to the card.  I popped the whole thing on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Finally – I added a Gingham Gala Adhesive-Backed Sequin and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Needle & Thread in Highland Heather on a Whisper White panel.  Then I used the stitch die in Needlepoint Elements to cut a pretty design around the sentiment.  I stamped a single butterfly from Needle & Thread in Balmy Blue and added another Gingham Gala sequin.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Balmy Blue mat and into my Daffodil Delight card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Balmy Blue butterflies across the front…

…and then added a little more Gingham Gala DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Look how wonderfully these different stamp sets, dies, Designer Papers and Embellishments work together!  Needlepoint Nook is a great starting point – with its wonderful sentiments and images – not to mention the “stitching” dies!  I sure hope this one is on your list!

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:

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); Well Written die cuts (x2)

Balmy Blue Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for card front); 2 7/8″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for middle DSP panel); 4″ x 5 1/4″and mat for inner liner)

Whisper White Card Stock:  3 1/4″ Stitched Shapes Oval; Needlepoint Elements die cut (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Needlepoint Nook DSP: 3 3/4″ x 5 1/8″ Rectangle Stitched die cut (card front)

Gingham Gala DSP: 2 3/4″ x 5 1/8″ (middle DSP panel); envelope flap

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12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Needlepoint Nook for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. So pretty Mary! Love the colors and the stitched look image under your sentiment is perfect! 🙂

  2. Very pretty that ribbon.And the Stitching looks great !

  3. kristigraystamping

    This this shouts out spring! Love the color combo and that ribbon is beautiful too!

    • stampsnlingers

      Doesn’t it, though? Love the colors in the Gingham Gala! Thanks so much, Kristi! 🙂

  4. Love the bright and sunny color combination. The stitching adds the perfect touch.

  5. Another beautiful card! I haven’t used my needlepoint set yet, but must get with it. Great card.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks much, Julie – yep, pull it out and give it a go! You’ll love it! 🙂

  6. Yep, I definitely forgot to go hopping yesterday. I think this one of my favorite ribbon packs. I’m so happy you sent me the gingham DSP…I absolutely love working with it. Great card.

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