Stampin’ Up! Plentiful Plants Bloom for the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good morning, y’all – welcome to another edition of Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team blog hop!  Each month we make projects centered around a theme – and this month our theme is For the Men/Boys!  We can interpret that any way we want – so…be sure to check and see everyone’s projects – we’ve got a bunch of talented ladies hopping with us this month!

So…the card I made is…a little more gender-non-specific than strictly masculine.  But – I saw a commercial that stated….”there is power in plants”.  And the planters were being held by a man.  Which means that my card bursting with Plentiful Plants images, Perfect Plants die cuts and Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP is…perfectly masculine.  And seriously powerful! 😂 Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from the sketch side of the current FUSION challenge.

I started with a piece of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP that I matted on Cinnamon Cider for the card front.

Next up, I used a cool new Paper Lattice, that I snipped down to size and adhered to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Using dies in the Perfect Plants Die set – I cut a few leaves and a pot from the Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP.  And – cuz I could and also cuz I wanted to – I fussy cut the larger image – with the light gray pot.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the fussy cut pot and plant to the card front – then added the other two leaves and the individual pot.

I adhered a length of Early Espresso 3/8″ Faux Suede Trim with some Stampin’ Seal +.  Over that is some of the new Just Jade and Gold 3/8″ Braided Ribbon – with the ends frayed just a bit.

On another piece of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP, I stamped the sentiment from Plentiful Plants in Cinnamon Cider ink.  Then I added it to the card front and it was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Plentiful Plants in Cinnamon Cider on a piece of Basic White cardstock.  In the corner, I stamped the pot in Evening Evergreen and the leaves in Garden Green.  I used my Cinnamon Cider Stampin’ Write Marker to add a little “ground” under the pot.  Cuz…you know.  Pots can’t actually float! 😉

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Cinnamon Cider mat and into my Just Jade card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got a repeat of the Plentiful Plants planter on the front…

…and more of the Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  So…what do you think?  Will it pass as a masculine card?  I mean…I think so and would happily give it to any of the men in my life (well….any man but Finn – THAT wouldn’t end well! ), but…wondering what YOU think!?  Regardless – I LOVE this new Plentiful Plants Bundle and the gorgeous Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP!

I hope you like!

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Now that you’ve seen my card, I hope you’ll take a little time to jump thru all the other projects we have to share. Click any name below, or you can use the Previous Blog button to jump back to Karen’s page or the Next Blog button to see what Donna’s been up to!


Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Jaimie Babarczy

Jillian Good

Karen Finkle

Mary Deatherage – This is me!

Donna Leonard

Akiko Sudano

Sue Prather

Amy Koenders


Have fun on the hop! 🙂






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Just Jade Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

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Basic White Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ (sentiment); Perfect Plants Die Cut and Fussy Cut pots and plants; envelope flap

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24 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Plentiful Plants Bloom for the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

  1. Nice masculine card, Mary! Definitely think you shouldn’t tempt Finn, lol.

    • stampsnlingers

      Yep – would be way too much for him to resist! Thanks, Donna! 🙂

  2. Susan K

    Wonderful card that any man would be honored to receive. I love it and especially like that lattice piece. TFS

  3. Karen Ksenzakovic

    This is gorgeous Mary 🙂 Love everything about it!!

  4. That’s awesome Mary! Love this design, perfect colors too! 🙂

  5. Gerri K

    Mary, I LOVE this card!!! This is one of my favorite new sets in the catalog and you sure did it justice. The paper, the stamping, the fussy cutting and I love the way you cut down the gold lattice piece. Awesome!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much, Gerri – I LOVE the lattices. Latticae?!? 😉

  6. Charlotte Hutcheson

    Love your card!

  7. Pat C.

    Beautiful card, Mary. I love the DSP, and color combo too.
    Hope Cerah is continuing to do well.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Pat – she’s doing great and keeps getting better every day! 🙂

  8. LOVE this!! Yes, good for a guy, but could be for a woman also. Love the colors, the layering, the plants….everything!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much, Julie – I really love this new bundle! 🙂

  9. Love the paper, the design and especially the sentiment. I needed that one back in January!

    • stampsnlingers

      It’s a great bundle! Thanks, Karen! 🙂

  10. LOVE this!!! Great use of all that gorgeous new product and totally works as a masculine card!

  11. Jillibling

    This is lovely! Sure it can be a man card. I love how you cut down the lattice! Do you mind if I copy this?

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much, Jill – and of course you may copy this! 🙂

  12. Fabulous card Mary! It definitely will pass as a masculine card. I love cards that are gender-non-specific.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you! I do, too! Appreciate it, Kylie! 🙂

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