Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Prints Hello There for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good morning, y’all!  It’s Thursday – which means it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!  We’ve got a beautiful color challenge to work with 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!

When I saw the colors this week I knew right away that I was going to pull out the Nature’s Prints bundle and the Sun Prints DSP. And so…I did! 🙂  Take a look-see:

Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

And here’s the color challenge! I used all but the Night of Navy! 😎

I started using the white Pearlized Enamel Effects to “color” a Textural Element.  I used a little extra “paint” at the ends where the berries are, to create a more rounded appearance. I set the element aside to dry while I worked on the rest of the card!

Next up, I stamped the fern image from the Nature’s Bundle stamp set in Starry Sky ink all over a Starry Sky panel.  Then I embossed the panel in the cool Fern 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Gray Granite mat for the card front.

Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I used the next-to-largest square Stylish Shapes die to cut a piece of plain Lovely Layers 3 3/4″ x 5″ Vellum and then adhered it to the card front with Glue Dots.

On a piece of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the Nature’s Prints fern in Starry Sky and the wildflower leaves in Pacific Point.  Then I cut them both out with their matching dies in the bundled Natural Prints die set.

Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I used the leaves dies in the Natural Prints die set to cut out three long leaves from Gray Granite cardstock, and five smaller leaves from Starry Sky 2022-2024 In Color Glimmer Paper.

I double checked that the Pearlized Enamel Paint was dry on the Textural Element and started creating the collage.

I adhered all the die cuts and the Textural Element to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

With everything in place, I used a strip of Stampin’ Seal + to adhere a loop-de-doop of Gray Granite 1/4″ Shimmer Ribbon.

I stamped the Nature’s Prints sentiment in Starry Sky on a piece of Basic White and cut it out with the third-from-smallest Stylish Shapes die.

Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I popped the sentiment onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhered some Starry Sky 2022-2024 In Color Matte Dots and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Nature’s Prints in Starry Sky on a piece of Basic White.  Then, in stamped-off-once Pacific Point, I stamped the Nature’s Prints frond.  I stamped it upside down – and have been…re-thinking that design choice since I made the card! 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️  If you make this card – stamp it upside right or downside wrong, whichever you prefer! 🙂  I added a Starry Sky 2022-2024 In Color Matte Dot next to the sentiment

Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Gray Granite mat and into my Thick Basic White card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Pacific Point frond a few times on the front…

Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

…and a little of the Sun Prints DSP on the envelope flap.

Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

Et Voila!  Boy – I’ve been so caught up in new goodies from the Jul – Dec 2022 Mini that I’d sort of lost track of this beautiful Nature’s Prints stamp set and bundled Natural Prints dies.  I love how the elements come together and they’re pretty amazing with the Fern 3D Embossing Folder, don’t you think?!?

Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I hope you like!

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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 – This is me! 😎

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Karen Finkle

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Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Terry Lynn Bright

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Basic White Thick Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Gray Granite Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (x2 – mats for card front and for inner liner); Natural Prints die cut boughs (x3)

Starry Sky Cardstock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front)

2022-2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper (in Starry Sky): Natural Prints die cut leaves (x5)

Lovely Layers 3 3/4″ x 5″ Vellum: Next-to-Largest Stylish Shapes die cut square

Basic White Cardstock: Stamped and die cut Nature’s Prints leaves; Third-from-Smallest Stylish Shapes die cut circle (sentiment); 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner)

Sun Prints DSP: 2 1/2″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Prints Hello There for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Gorgeous card Mary 🙂 You make the most beautiful collage cards.

    • stampsnlingers

      Aww – you’re sweet! I do love making them, for sure! Thanks, Karen! 🙂

  2. Tara Carpenter

    Beautiful card! TFS

  3. So pretty Mary! The layout and collage is perfect! Love the embossed background! 🙂

  4. Just when I think you can’t impress me any further with your talent, you go and do this!! LOVE how you did the embossed panel.

  5. Beautiful, beautiful!

  6. Very clever embossed panel – may have to CASE that idea… also like the pearlized stuff on the berry element! Wonderful card.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, TL – that paint is pretty cool! 🙂

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