Stampin’ Up! Well Written Blooms 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 color challenge – and I’m excited to see what everyone comes up with using these bright, fun colors!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop.

I pulled out the Bloom By Bloom stamp set and the coordinating Happiness Blooms DSP to make a pretty, cheery thank you card – with the addition of a quick die-cut sentiment from the wonderful Well Written Framelits.  Take a look-see:

Can you guess our colors?? 😉

I always like a little help with the layout, so I went to this week’s CAS(E) This Sketch challenge.

I started with some beautiful Call Me Clover paper from the Happiness Blooms DSP and matted it on Night of Navy for the card front.

Then I cut a smaller, narrow Whisper White panel to build my art panel.

I stamped two flowers from the Bloom By Bloom stamp set in Lovely Lipstick, sort of back to back.  They kind of ended up looking like a butterfly.  Although that wasn’t my intent, it’s kind of cool, don’t you think?

Then I added some leaves in Call Me Clover and some dots in Night of Navy.

I matted the panel on Night of Navy and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Using the die from the Well Written Framelits, I cut a Sparkle Glimmer Paper and a Night of Navy sentiment.  Then I adhered them together with some Liquid Glue, offsetting the Night of Navy die cut just a little to create a shadow.  I adhered the whole thing to the card front with more Liquid Glue.

I added some Lovely Lipstick Glitter Enamel Dots and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added more flowers, leaves and dots to a Whisper White panel.  Easy Peasy!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Night of Navy mat and into my Call Me Clover card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Bloom By Bloom images on the front…

…and a little more Happiness Blooms DSP on the envelope flap.  Plus one more flower cuz I was having such fun stamping them! 🙂

Et Voila!  This image-only Bloom By Bloom stamp set is a ton of fun to make artsy flowers – or butterflies! – with!  And I love the designs in the Happiness Blooms DSP, don’t you?  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

Eva Dobilas

Have fun on the Hop!!






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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Night of Navy Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for center panel); Well Written die cut sentiment

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

Sparkle Glimmer Paper: Well Written die cut sentiment

Happiness Blooms DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap

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22 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Well Written Blooms for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. You amaze me with your interpretation of the sketch. I saw the challenge and said, “No way!” You saw it and said, “Yes way!!” Love it! I really like your subtle use of the Night of Navy.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Karen – I almost bypassed this one! 🙂

  2. Just beautiful Mary! Love the way that you stamped the flowers, great layering too!

  3. Such a fun cheerful card Mary 😊 I love it

  4. Very pretty. And very creative use of the stamp set. Great use of the colors.

  5. Kate

    Pretty pretty!

  6. Mary, I like the colors used on this card…so bright and cheerful!

  7. Lin

    Absolutely stunning! This card is gorgeous.

  8. Oh, Mary, this is such a beautiful card…love how you created a butterfly with the flowers..what a striking looking card!!!

  9. kristigraystamping

    Mary, your take of the sketch with your design is outstanding. I love the fact that it is all stamped, a great card, love it!

  10. Great card, Mary. The stamped flower images do look like a butterfly – and great take on the sketch!

  11. What a beautiful card…love that you showed how to use the flower in a different way. Very creative. And the colours go so well with your design.

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