Stampin’ Up! Gather Tidings Together 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 Hop is a sketch challenge – and I’m excited to see what everyone comes up with –  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the today!

I put a few different elements together for my card – some images from Tidings All Around and Gather Together stamp sets.  Plus a few leaves from the Gathered Leaves, Frosted Bouquet and Lovely Leaves die sets.  Take a look-see:

And here’s our sketch!

I also got some inspiration – for the color palette – from this week’s Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge.

I started with a panel of Very Vanilla and used my Stamparatus to stamp the wreath from Tidings All Around.  First I stamped it in Pretty Peacock, then I cleaned the stamp, lifted it and turned it very slightly and stamped it a second time in Mint Macaron.

I matted the panel on Terracotta Tile and then used SNAIL to wrap a length of Pretty Peacock 1/2′ Scalloped Linen Ribbon around it, securing it in the back with a couple of Glue Dots.

I added the sentiment from Gather Together in Terracotta Tile.

I pulled out the Lovely Leaves Die set and cut two Pretty Peacock leaves, and the Frosted Bouquet dies and cut two Mint Macaron leaves.  These are adhered with Liquid Glue.

I saw a great idea out on the internet and decided to give it a try.  Using the three emboss-and-cut leaves from the Gathered Leaves die set, I pressed them into my Terracotta Tile ink pad – then I cut them out from a piece of Grapefruit Grove cardstock.  I repeated the inking and cut three more from Terracotta Tile.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere five of the leaves in a cluster.

On a piece of Very Vanilla, I stamped both Gather Together pumpkin images in Terracotta Tile.  Using my Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush as a “paint brush”, I picked up ink from the lid of my ink pads and colored the large pumpkin in Grapefruit Grove and the smaller in Terracotta Tile.  I fussy cut the images (to avoid a border) and adhered the large pumpkin with Liquid Glue.

I tied a double-length bow from some Mint Macaron Nature’s Twine and added it with a Glue Dot.  The small pumpkin is popped on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added some dots from Tidings All Around in Terracotta Tile and Grapefruit Grove around the wreath and leaves, then gave it a few Pretty Peacock gems from the Noble Peacock Rhinestones and the card front was done.

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Gather Together in Terracotta Tile to a Very Vanilla panel.  With the bough stamp from Tidings All Around, I stamped a couple – twice in Pretty Peacock and twice in Mint Macaron.  I also added some Tidings All Around dots in Terracotta Tile and Grapefruit Grove.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Terracotta Tile mat and into my Mint Macaron card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more Tidings All Around boughs and dots on the front…

…and I repeated the wreath, dots and pumpkin on the back!

Et Voila!  I love how all these pieces – Tidings All Around and the Gather Together Bundle – work perfectly together to create a Fall card!  And – don’t forget about the great dies in your stash that are NOT in the Holiday catalog!  Lovely Leaves and Frosted Bouquet give you some wonderful foliage options to add fullness to your collages!  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

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Eva Dobilas

Have fun on the Hop!!







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Mint Macaron Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Frosted Bouquet Die cut leaves

Terracotta Tile Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Gathered Leaved die cut leaves

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Fussy Cut pumpkins

Grapefruit Grove Card Stock: Gathered Leaved dies leaves

Pretty Peacock Card Stock: Lovely Leaves die cut leaves

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38 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Gather Tidings Together for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Susan K

    I would have picked this as your card in a line-up. I LOVE the layering. I just love it all. Love your style.

  2. Elisha Smith

    Gorgeous card, Mary!! Love, love, love it!!❤️

  3. Gerri K

    WOW!!! This card is awesome! Beautiful!

  4. Wow, that is stunning Mary! The colors are prefect and I love your layered leaves! 😀

  5. Stunning! This is SO pretty. Love the color combo. And those leaves! Guess I will have to try that technique.

    • stampsnlingers

      Give it a go – it really adds a lot of depth! Thanks so much, Julie! 🙂

  6. Beautiful Mary! Love it all. Thanks for the leaf idea.

  7. kristigraystamping

    Over the top wonderful. Love the idea about the inking of the leaves and then embossing them. I need to give that a try.

  8. kristigraystamping

    The DSP is great and the addition of that pumpkin, ADORABLE!

  9. Michelle Mallett

    This card is stunning!!!

  10. Beautifully done, Mary! I really love how you layered all of your wonderful details on this wreath!! Thank you for playing with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments and hope you can join us again soon.

  11. Beautiful card, Mary! I just love how you embellished this wreath. Thank you for playing with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments and hope you can join us again soon.

  12. Wowza, this is gorgeous! I have resisted getting this wreath set, but I think I might have to indulge myself after seeing how pretty your card is!

  13. this card is amazing!!

  14. Jenny Engelke

    Oh, this is FAB-U-LOUS!!! I love, love, love the pumpkins tucked into the layered leaves. Amazing use of the colors! Thanks for playing along with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

  15. Hi Mary! I love your card – Stunning! I plan to CASE it, hopefully, for my class.

    FYI you have a paper cut for Monster Bash DSP…I don’t think that paper is used on this card. I might be missing something…

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Ginger! CASE away! And thanks for letting me know about the out-of-place DSP cut – I’ve fixed that! 🙂

  16. Bree Renwick

    This is absolutely beautiful! I’ve been eyeing the Tidings All Around stamp set and after seeing your card, it’s going into my cart! Thank you for joining us at HSS!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yeah! You’ll be happy you get this one, Bree! Thanks – and thank you for stopping by! 🙂

  17. robbier52

    Beautiful card! Very effective use of our colors makes the card very striking. Thanks for playing with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.


    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, Robbie! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  18. Heather Mills

    This is sooooo gorgeous!! I saw it featured on the HandStamped Sentiments blog and I just had to come give you some love!! LOVE how you used the color combo and all your elements are fabulous!!!

    • stampsnlingers

      Oh – that was very kind of you – thank you so much, Heather!! Very happy that you liked it! 🙂

  19. Linda Dickinson

    BEAUTIFUL card!! Very artistic! TFS❤️

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