Stampin’ Up! Sweetly Sentimental Lily 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 brings to the table!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!

I pulled out my gorgeous Lily Impressions DSP (which, OBTW – you can get for FREE in the Sale-A-Bration flyer with a $50 purchase) and paired it up with (also FREE) the matching Lovely Lily stamp stamp set ($50 level reward) and Lily Pad Dies ($100 level reward).   To those pretty images, I added a So Sentimental sentiment on a Stitched So Sweetly die cut label.  Take a look-see:

Here’s our color palette!

And – since a good sketch challenge is a great way to get some inspiration, I borrowed mine from this week’s Tuesday Morning Sketches!

It also fits perfectly with the photo inspiration from the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge!

I started with a mostly-Bermuda Bay piece of the Lily Impressions DSP that I embossed in the Stone 3D Embossing Folder (also FREE during Sale-A-Bration, bundled with the Power of Hope stamp set!) and matted it on Basic Black for the card front.

Using my Stitched Shapes dies, I cut two squares from another design in the pack and adhered them with Liquid Glue.

From a third design – mostly in Lovely Lipstick – I cut a Stitched So Sweetly rectangle and adhered it with Liquid Glue.

With an Oval Stitched Shapes die, I cut a Basic Black oval, embossed it in the Stone 3D Folder and popped it onto the card front with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The sentiment, from the So Sentimental set, is stamped in Bermuda Bay on Whisper White and cut with another label die from Stitched So Sweetly.

I cut two short lengths of Granny Apple Green 1/2″ Textured Weave Ribbon and used a couple of Glue Dots to adhere them to the black oval.  Then I popped the sentiment on with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Then it was time to pull out the Lovely Lily stamp set and it’s matching Lily Pad Dies. HINT:  the Lovely Lily stamp set is a photopolymer REVERSIBLE set.  Which means that one side of the stamp is the detailed side – and you just have to flip it over on your block to stamp the “fill” image!  Cool, huh? 🙂

I created a flower by stamping the small flower detailed image in Lovely Lipstick on some of the Lovely Lipstick Lily Impressions DSP and cutting it with the die in the Lily Pad Die set.  I used a second die to cut a detailed flower from Lovely Lipstick card stock.  Finally – I made a leaf by stamping the leaf in Granny Apple Green on Granny Apple Green card stock and cutting it out.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the three pieces together to form the flower!

Before adhering the flower to the card front – I wound some Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine around my hand several times and twisted it into a figure eight.  Then I used Glue Dots to adhere it to the card front.

Then I used Liquid Glue and a couple of Black Dimensionals to adhere the flower over top.

A single Granny Apple Green Glitter Enamel Dot finished off the card front!

On the inside, I first stamped the detailed flower image in Lovely Lipstick in the corner of a Whisper White panel.  I cleaned the stamp and turned it over, inked the “solid” side in Lovely Lipstick and stamped it one time on my scrap paper.  Then I stamped it into the flower image for the “fill”.   I made a sticky note mask by cutting the flower die from the top of a sticky note – and laid it over top.  Then I stamped the detailed lily pad image in full strength Granny Apple Green and the fill in stamped-off-once Granny Apple Green.

Phew – that was a LOT of words for 4 stamps, huh??  🙂

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Basic Black mat and into my Granny Apple Green card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another flower and lily pad on the front…

And a bit more Lily Impressions DSP on the envelope flap!

Et Voila!  The So Sentimental stamp set and bundled Stitched So Sweetly dies are a wonderful complement to the Lovely Lily images, Lily Pad die cut flowers and beautiful Lily Impressions DSP, don’t you think?  And – it doesn’t hurt that all the Lily goodies are FREE during Sale-A-Bration!  I hope you like!

If you want to recreate this card – all the Stampin’ Up! products you need are listed down below along with the card cuts!

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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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Granny Apple Green Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); Lily Pad die cut leaf

Basic Black Card Stock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner); 3 1/4″ Stitched Shapes die cut oval (behind sentiment);

Whisper White Card Stock: Stitched So Sweetly die cut label (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Melon Mambo Card StocK:  Lily Pad die cut flower

Lily Impressions DSP: 2 3/8″ x 3 1/2″ Stitched So Sweetly rectangle (mat for front panel); 2 1/8″ Stitched Shapes squares (x2 – squares on front); Lily Pad die cut flower; envelope flap

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30 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Sweetly Sentimental Lily for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Gorgeous Mary 🙂 Love how you embossed the DSP, it’s perfection!!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks – isn’t that Stone embossing folder cool?!? 🙂

  2. Thank you for showing how you do the layering behind the flower. I always have a tough time doing the twine. Best of luck in the challenge. Your card perfectly represents the sketch. I’m hoping that my order with the Golden Honey yesterday went through before the “sold out”. I ordered the Impressions DSP too!

    • stampsnlingers

      Ohhhh – I hope so, too!! Fingers crossed. Thanks very much, Karen! 🙂

  3. You never dissapoint, Mary! I wasn’t crazy about this color combo, but WOW! I love your card. Nuff said.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much, Julie – appreciate you! 🙂

  4. So pretty Mary! Love the layering, perfect design! 🙂

  5. Sally Millians

    Hi Mary! Love the card! I’m your neighbor from Moreland, Ga!

    • stampsnlingers

      Ahh!! You’re right down the freeway from me! Whoo-hooo!! Thanks so much, Sally!

  6. kristigraystamping

    So pretty Mary, love all the layers and your lily is so gorgeous!

  7. Lisa Peronto

    Your card is gorgeous. Just love that flower and those beautiful colors. Thanks for joining in the Tuesday Morning Sketches Challenge, Lisa Lynn DT.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Lisa – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  8. Jenny Engelke

    I’m so glad you showed the close up picture of the lilly! Such beautiful detail! Thanks for playing along with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Jenny. Appreciate you taking the time to come by! 🙂

  9. Such a lovely card and a great way to incorporate the challenges – I like seeing how you did the flower. Thanks for joining us at HSS this week.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Fiona! Appreciation you stopping by! 🙂

  10. Gorgeous card! I really love the texture and dimension of the flower!!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!
    Debbie ~ TMS DT
    Debbie’s Dash of This and That

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, Debbie! Appreciate you taking time to come by! 🙂

  11. KT Fit Kitty

    This is absolutely gorgeous! I love the vibrant colours! Your card will surely uplift the recipient. Thank you so much for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches! We appreciate your support and hope you can join us again! Have a wonderful day!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Miss Kitty! 😉 Appreciate you stopping by – and all the fun sketches!! 🙂

  12. What a lovely card – the colors are so rich. Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Melissa – and thanks for taking time to come by! 🙂

  13. Patti Rowe

    Wow, love LOVE those jewel tones and textures Mary!! Thanks so much for creating with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Patti – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  14. Very sweet card! Great idea how you used the die cut lotus flower with the stamped image on dsp. Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks much, Genevieve – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  15. robbier52

    Love the flower stamped on the dsp. Will have to remember that idea. Glad you joined us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.


    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Robbie! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

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