Stampin’ Up! All That You Are Gingham 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 is ALSO our friend (and team leader!) Amy’s birthday! Happy Birthday, Amy!!

Today’s Hop is a sketch challenge – plus, the rest of us took a secret vote and added a “birthday” theme to the challenge to celebrate!! I’m excited to see what everyone comes up with –  I just know you’re going to see a ton of birthday awesome-ness on the hop.

The sketch made me take a step back for a minute until my brain started to see an idea.  I pulled out the All That You Are stamp set – with the coordinating Frosted Bouquet Framelits – and some Gingham Gala 6″ x 6″ DSP in Highland Heather.  Take a look-see:

Here’s the sketch – you might have to squint yer eyes a little to see it in my card! 😉

And I pulled the color palette from this week’s Sunday Stamps challenge.

Our secret birthday theme fits right in with the Watercolor Wednesday Challenge this week, too! 🙂

I started with a piece of Whisper White card stock, embossed it in the Country Floral Dynamic TIEF and then cut it down to the final size for my card front.  Then I matted it on a Highland Heather piece of Gingham Gala 6″ x 6″ DSP.

For the art, I used my Stamparatus to stamp the big gorgeous image from the All That You Are stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a narrow piece of Whisper White.

I added a few stamped All That You Are leaves in Soft Sea Foam around the image.  Then I colored the large image with my Dark and Light Daffodil Delight, Mint Macaron and Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends.  Then I matted the panel on Gingham Gala DSP.

On a separate piece of Whisper White, I stamped a couple of large and small flowers in Tuxedo Black.  They’re colored with the Balmy Blue and Daffodil Delight Blends, then cut with their matching dies from the Frosted Bouquet Framelits.

I stamped the flower image in Daffodil Delight on Whisper White – then I added the sentiment over top in Tuxedo Black and cut it with the Frosted Bouquet Framelit die.  I also cut some Soft Sea Foam leaves.

I popped the panel onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Then I built the collage – adhering leaves and flowers and a strip of Gingham Gala DSP with Liquid Glue.

I used Glue Dots to adhere a length of 5/8″ Whisper White Flax Ribbon over the flowers and DSP.

I popped the sentiment “flower” on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and added the final flowers with Liquid Glue.  I added a simple bow from Mint Macaron Nature’s Twine, using a Glue Dot, and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added part of the large All That You Are image on the inside in Tuxedo Black, along with some Soft Sea Foam leaves.  Then I colored it with my Stampin’ Blends.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Gingham Gala 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 All That You Are flowers on the front…

…and some Gingham Gala DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  All That You Are is SUCH a pretty stamp set – and it’s really gorgeous when it’s set atop some Gingham Gala DSP and the wonderful Country Floral Dynamic TIEF embossed panel.  I 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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Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded 5 1/2″)

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28 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! All That You Are Gingham for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Oh, I love this card! Such a fantastic take on the sketch, perfect spring colors too! Thanks so much for the birthday wishes!! 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      You’re most welcome – I’m grateful to call you my friend, Amy! 🙂 Thanks so much! 🙂

  2. I’ll be so sad to see the gingham go away. I hope they’ll bring it back in other colors. As always, I love the layering on your card and good luck in the color challenge.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thansk Karen – I’ll be sorry to see it leave, too -but am SUPER excited to see what gorgeous new paper will be in the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog!! 🙂

  3. Kate

    Really like this one!!!

  4. Beautiful as always Mary. Now I have to buy this set before it is gone. Did not realize it had dies that would cut the flowers. I already have the dies. You sold me!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yup – how handy is that?!?! I love this set!! Thanks much, Shirley – can’t wait to see what you make with it! 🙂

  5. Jari Francis

    Gorgeous card, Mary! Love your take on the sketch!

  6. Heather Heroldt

    Wow – gorgeous arrangement of those flowers! So much detail and dimension, AND touches of texture, too! Sweet use of our colors! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Heather! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  7. Gorgeous birthday card, Mary! Love how you used the floral stamps to create dimension. The gingham matting really sets the card off!!! Thank you for all the details on how you made your card. I’m going to pin it for future inspiration! Thank you for sharing your creative talents with us at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges! -Donna

    • stampsnlingers

      You’re more than welcome, Donna and thank YOU for stopping by with such kind words! 🙂

  8. Stephanie A Atterbury

    So pretty

  9. Karen

    Love this card. Absolutely beautiful! The colors are AWESOME!

  10. What more can I say? Lovely. Beautiful. I love it. Great colors. Love your take on the sketch, though I was asquintin’! Really, it is a truly lovely card, and you are an inspiration.

  11. Mary, this is such a stunning card! Love the happy colors, the gorgeous flowers and the mix of elements!

  12. Very pretty card….love the layers and the colours ! The flowers are perfect !

  13. Fab card Mary. Love your interpretation of the sketch and beautiful colouring on the flowers. Thanks for joining in the fun at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week. Tristan DT

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Tristan! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

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