Stampin’ Up! In Your Words Art in Bloom

Good morning, all!  How goes your week?  Mine is going along – we’re awaiting the arrival of Fred today and tomorrow.  Looks like we’ll see some rain – the track is going right over top of us!  Wayne’s been doing dirt work like crazy to protect his new pad!  I mostly hope it just cools down a bit! 🙂

My card today is a fun one (she says modestly!) that I created while on our Zoom the Craftroom yesterday!  It features the In Your Words set (get this beauty FREE with a $300+ order or workshop during Sale-A-Bration) plus the Art in Bloom stamp set.  And some awesome designer paper!  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one (and the kitty!) were inspired by the FUSION challenge this week!

And the colors and flowers….from the Just Add Ink inspiration photo.

I started with a piece of woodgrain paper from the In Good Taste DSP that I matted on Cajun Craze for the card front.

I cut a strip of Pattern Party DSP (this is one you can get free as a Host Reward when you place an order – or host a workshop! – with a retail total of $180 or more!) that I colored with my Balmy Blue, Crumb Cake and Cajun Craze Stampin Blends Combos.  Then I adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I matted another piece of the In Good Taste DSP on Cajun Craze and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

A Square Vellum Doily and a hexagonal Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack gold die cut were next – both adhered with Liquid Glue.

I tied a bow from two lengths of Very Vanilla twine from the Baker’s Twine Essentials Pack and adhered it with a Glue Dot.

I cut out a cat from a third pattern of In Good Taste using the Cat Punch – and popped it over the bow with double-stacked Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using my Stamparatus, I stamped the sentiment from In Your Words in Cajun Craze on Crumb Cake.  Then I cut it into a strip and bannerized the ends with my Paper Snips.  I adhered the strip to the card front with Liquid Glue (on the left end) and Stampin’ Dimensionals (on the right end).

I added some Brushed Metallic Adhesive-backed Dots and the card front was done.

On the inside, I added a sentiment from the Art in Bloom stamp set to a Very Vanilla panel.  I adhered a matted strip of the Pattern Party DSP across the bottom of the panel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Cajun Craze mat and into my Crumb Cake card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got the flowers from the Art in Bloom set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, colored with my Cajun Craze and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Combos on the front…

…and some In Good Taste DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Okay.  So I realized I’ve use TWO products that you can get for FREE!  Cool beans, huh!?  The Pattern Party DSP – from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog – is one of the Host-exclusive sets that you can “purchase” using Stampin’ Rewards!  If you host a workshop – or place an individual order over $180 (before shipping & tax) – then this might be something you pick!

If that workshop or order is over $300 – then you will ALSO (automatically!!) get the In Your Words stamp set – this is a super cool special deal while Sale-A-Bration is going on!  The In Good Taste DSP is a favorite of mine (and many of YOU, too!) from the annual catalog! Art in Bloom is a pretty set – with lovely flowers (that match the ones on the Pattern Party DSP) and sentiments!

I hope you like!

So..if you’d like to earn the In Good Words set AND the Pattern Party DSP for free – give me a holler!  I’ll set you up with a personal Host Code – you and a few friends can get together and bump you over the top!  Then – share the spoils!! 🙂

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts you’ll need are down below.







Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial. The August Tutorial features the Nature’s Harvest Bundle!  

This is the first time we’ve done a second Sale-a-bration in one calendar…and this one has got some awesome new products that you can earn for FREE with orders of $50+ and orders of $100+ placed between 3 August and 30 September!

The August – September Sale-a-bration event has a BUY, HOST and JOIN promotion just like the Sale-a-bration event earlier this year!  Get ALL the details over on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page!

Calling New Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Family Members!

If you’ve ever thought about joining Stampin’ Up! – then this is an amazingly good time to pull the trigger!  Get the usual amazing Starter Kit for $99 + FREE SHIPPING – and select $125 in Stampin’ Up goodies of your choice!  Sale-a-Bration will ALSO give you an ADDITIONAL FREE Bundle from the Jul – Dec 2021 Mini Catalog!

But – there’s more to joining SU than the free stuff and the awesome 20-25% discount (although that’s HUGE!).  It’s also about community, right?  And the people that you’ll come to know and be friends (and even family!) with.  We’ve got a great group of ladies and gentlemen in the Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team and I’d love to have you join and get to know us! 🙂  We have Happy Discount Shoppers and Team Builders – whatever you want out of SU!… there’s a place for you in Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew!

Head over to my Joining page – you’ll get more info about what being a Demonstrator will get you and…what the Critters team will bring to you!  And – if you’ve got more questions – I am more than happy to chat!!  Just give me a holler!

Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in This Project: 

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Crumb Cake Cardstock: 4 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ (sentiment strip)

Cajun Craze Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 1 7/8″ x 4″ (mat for vertical DSP panel)

Very Vanilla Cardstock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Pattern Party DSP: 1 3/8″ x 5 1/8″ (horizontal strip on front)

In Good Taste DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 1 3/4″ x 3 7/8″ (vertical DSP panel); Cat Punch; envelope flap

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!

Shop the Clearance Rack here. Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Punkin Head Peppermint Rewards – My online customer thank you program!

Finn Fan Fix 

Wanna see a dog who is being tempted?

He KNOWS he’s not supposed to just grab it.

But…it is SOOO hard!

Must.  Have.  Bottle.


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20 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! In Your Words Art in Bloom

  1. This is really a creative card with coloring the DSP and the layering. I love your cat…and your dog! I hope Fred is as kind to you as he was to me. We’ve had worse regular storms! I haven’t paid attention to what Grace is doing but I deported all my outside “spa” plants so I don’t have to carry them in and out. I’ll be posting pics on my blog when I get my card made…maybe tomorrow? Have a blessed day.

    • stampsnlingers

      I hope Grace is…gracious to you all!! Fred has been a gentleman so far. Looking forward to your pictures! Thanks so much, Karen!!

  2. Cute card! Love the mix of designer papers. Great layering too! Poor Finn…it’s so hard to be a good dog!! 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks! And yes – a water bottle is a powerful temptation, indeed! 🙂

  3. Sandra Warthen

    Hope the storm does not do any damage to your property. We were blessed–only sprinkled for about 15 minutes.

    • stampsnlingers

      I’m so glad to hear that, Sandi! Looking pretty good for us – the weather is moving on pretty quickly – thank you! 🙂

  4. Susan K

    What a cute cat card! I love the way you colored the paper to match the challenge colors! Very nice!
    Great restraint on Finnman’s part. He’s just a willing helper!

    • stampsnlingers

      He is a helper, for sure! Thanks so much, Susan! 🙂

  5. I saw this card, then saw the challenge, and thought: “Wow!” DSP that matches the rug in the challenge photo! Cool.”
    Then I read your blog and realized you colored it to match the photo. Still cool! Great card.
    What a great dog to be able to resist the temptation of a water bottle. Makes Mom proud.

    • stampsnlingers

      LOL! I was shocked that the flowers looked so much like the flowers in the rug! 🙂 Thank you so much, Julie! 🙂

  6. This is awesome, love your take on the sketch and that gorgeous Cat. Can’t believe you matched the flap too! Finn made me LOL. Poor guy, he’s really trying. Thanks for joining us at Fusion Challenge this time. Claire DT

    • stampsnlingers

      He does try so hard – and is successful like…99.9% of the time! Thank you so much, Claire! 🙂

  7. What a beautiful card, Mary. You’ve used a beautiful selection of designer papers. Stay safe & thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week. x

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much – I appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  8. Linda Callahan

    Sweet mix of patterns and textures! Pretty card! Glad you shared it at Fusion!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much, Linda – I appreciate it! 🙂

  9. chantell16

    A fun card, with a wonderful rustic design. Chantell Just Add Ink

    • stampsnlingers

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

  10. You’ve used the DSP so perfectly on your wonderful card. The coloured DSP looks amazing! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink.

    • stampsnlingers

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

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