Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Plaid Peaceful Boughs 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 – and I’m excited to see what everyone brings to the table!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!

I decided to go All-Favorites-All-The-Time today, so….I’ve got Beautiful Boughs on Wrapped in Plaid DSP with Peaceful Boughs sentiments! Self-indulgent?  Maybe.  Take a look-see!

And…here’s our sketch! 🙂

I started with some predominantly Night of Navy paper from the Wrapped in Plaid 6″ x 6″ DSP that I matted on Night of Navy for the card front.

I used a little strip of SNAIL to secure some Gold 1/4″ Shimmer Ribbon, then adhered it on the back with Glue Dots.

For the art panel, I first stamped the medium size boughs image from Peaceful Boughs in Shaded Spruce.  I stamped the image off once on scrap paper and stamped the art panel twice without re-inking.  I added some splatter in stamped-off-once Night of Navy – again stamping twice without re-inking.  Then I matted it on Night of Navy and popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut each of the boughs dies in the Beautiful Boughs Die set in Shaded Spruce, each size of the detailed pine cone in Early Espresso and each size of the solid pine cone in Gold Glimmer Paper.  These I adhered together with Liquid Glue to create the layered pine cones.

I stamped a sentiment from the Peaceful Boughs set in Night of Navy on Whisper White and cut it out with the smaller label die in Beautiful Boughs.

Finally – I cut three berry cuts from Gold Glimmer Paper using the die in the Frosted Bouquet Dies.

I arranged all the boughs and berries and pine cones and sentiment – looking for the just-right “there it is” moment.  Once I got it – I pulled the sentiment off and took a picture.  Then I started layering everything with Liquid Glue.

The last piece was to adhere the sentiment on top with Stampin’ Dimensionals and Liquid Glue.

I added some Holiday Rhinestones in Cherry Cobbler around the pine boughs and a Shaded Spruce gem on the sentiment and the card front was done.

On the inside, I used my Stamparatus to add a second sentiment from Peaceful Boughs in Night of Navy.  In the corners, I stamped the pine boughs in Shaded Spruce that I stamped off once before stamping the panel then stamped it again without re-inking.  I also added the splatters in Night of Navy in the same manner (stamped off once then stamped twice without re-inking).  A few Holiday Rhinestones in Cherry Cobbler and Shaded Spruce finished it off.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Peaceful Boughs boughs and splatters on the front…

… and a little more of that Wrapped in Plaid DSP on the envelope flap!

Et Voila!  Seriously – is it any wonder these are some of my favorite things?  And – the Peaceful Boughs and Beautiful Boughs are CARRYING over!  Whoo-hoo!  Know what is NOT?  THe Bundle pricing, is what!  That’s right – once the Holiday catalog goes away – so does that 10% savings.  So….get it now!  AND – the Wrapped in Plaid DSP is NOT carrying over, soooo – you know what you need to do!  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

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Have fun on the Hop!!







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And don’t forget: This offer is while supplies last only and popular items will sell out quickly.

The deets:

  • Sales Period: 3 Dec 19 – 2 Jan 20 at 11:50pm (MT)
  • Only items listed on the flyer, Excel spread sheet, and online store are eligible for this promotion.
  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items from the 2019 holiday catalog are available while supplies last.

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Stampin’ Up! has also released the list of products in the Holiday Catalog that are carrying over into future catalog!  Yeah!!

Click the links below to see the complete list of retiring and carryover items (those goodies that will be available for purchase in a future catalog!).

****Take a close look at the asterisked items in the Holiday Carryover List…there are a few of your favorite things that are currently sold out and unavailable…but that will be back!!  Like…the Moose Punch, the Feels Like Frost DSP and the Brightly Gleaming DSP (to name a few – there are MORE!).  While they will NOT be available from 2 Jan 20 thru the start of the 2020 Holiday catalog next Fall – they WILL be back!  Check out the full list.

  • Most Wonderful Time Product Medley (item 150705)
  • Christmas Countdown Project Kit (item 150703)
        • Please note: The coordinating Christmas Countdown Stamp Set (item 151833) will not carry over – so you want to get that NOW!
  • Jingle Bells Embellishments (item 149598)
  • Snowflake Sequins Embellishments (item 150443)
  • Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150444)
  • Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper (item 150432)
  • Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150429)
  • Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set (item 150464)
  • Gleaming Ornament Punch Pack (item 150647)
  • Merry Moose Stamp Set (item 150494)
  • Moose Punch (item 150652)
  • Gather Together Stamp Set (item 150589)
  • Gathered Leaves Dies (item 150662)

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Shaded Spruce Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); Beautiful Boughs die cut boughs

Night of Navy Card Stock:  4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 1/8″ x 4 1/8″ (art panel); Beautiful Boughs die cut sentiment

Early Espresso Card Stock: Beautiful Boughs die cut detailed pine cones

Gold Glimmer Paper: Beautiful Boughs die cut detailed pine cones; Frosted Bouquet die cut berries

Wrapped in Plaid 6″ x 6″ DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front); envelope flap

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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Plaid Peaceful Boughs for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Gorgeous Mary 🙂 I LOVE the plaid background and your layers are all so perfect. I’m sure going to miss that paper.

    • stampsnlingers

      Man – me, too! WISH it was sticking around! Thanks, Karen! 🙂

  2. Tis a thing of beauty and so you!

  3. So pretty! Love the plaid paper with the pine boughs, perfect! 🙂

  4. Love It Mary, it is so beautiful, so thank you for sharing something I can CAS(E) again!🙂

  5. Beautiful! I love the layers and colors!

  6. WOW, Mary, this card is so gorgeous!!!! The Beautiful Boughs is my favorite this year, it just goes with everything or by itself as well.

    • stampsnlingers

      I know – and I’m SO happy it’s carrying over. Whoo-hoo!! Thanks, Eva! 🙂

  7. jrgh

    Maybe I am reading wrong or don’t understand the Excel file, but I open them they seem to be the same file, I can’t figure out what is going to carry over from the Holiday catalog.

    • stampsnlingers

      I am SO sorry – I had a bad link for the Excel format Carryover list (the PDF was correct – whew!). I’ve fixed it now and you should be able to see it! Thanks for letting me know!

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