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 made a card for you today that would be perfect for a wedding – using the Last a Lifetime stamp set and some wonderful Poppy Moments flowers. Plus – a little Breathtaking Bouquet (which is on the Retiring List!). Take a look-see:
And – here’s our sketch!
And I was inspired by the gorgeous bouquet, white accents and romantic feel in The Card Concept photo inspiration. I’d say my card is somewhere between Clean and Layered and Shabby Chic and Vintage!
I started by using my Stamparatus to stamp the big, beautiful floral image from the Breathtaking Bouquet background set in Pool Party on a piece of Whisper White. Then I matted it on a piece of Pool Party with Liquid Glue for the card front.
Next, I used a die in the new Ornate Layers Die set to cut a Pool Party frame, embossed it in the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.
I stamped the Last a Lifetime sentiment in Pool Party on a piece of Whisper White and cut it out with the long die in the Ornate Layers set.
I adhered the sentiment to the card front with Liquid Glue.
I pulled out my Poppy Moments die set and used the leaves dies to cut two leaves in Vellum and two in Pool Party. I also cut a couple of Whisper White berries with my go-to berries die in the Frosted Bouquet set. Y’all – this die set is SO cool – and it’s GOING AWAY!! GET IT NOW!! 🙁
I cut two solid flowers in Whisper White, two detailed flowers and several Pool Party centers. Using the splotch image in Painted Poppies, I stamped the flowers in Pool Party, then adhered the detailed flowers to the solid flowers using Liquid Glue (just in the middle). I added the Pool Party centers with more Liquid Glue.
The final piece to prepare was a large-ish bow tied from Whisper White 1/4″ Crinkled Seam Binding.
I dry fit everything and took my pictures…
…then got busy adhering everything with Liquid Glue. Finally, I popped the flowers back in place with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I finished off the card front with a few Pool Party gems from the Holiday Rhinestone pack – and the card front was done!
On the inside, I added a second Last a Lifetime sentiment in Pool Party to a Whisper White panel. Around the top and bottom edges, I added the floral image from Last a Lifetime, also in Pool Party. A single Holiday Rhinestone finished it off.
I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Pool Party mat and into my Whisper White card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!
My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more of the Last a Lifetime floral image in Pool Party on the front…
…and I added some script-covered Pool Party Subtles 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.
Et Voila! Poppies in white and blue! Love them – and was SO glad to see that the Poppy Moments dies will be carrying over! And – so is the Last a Lifetime set! Whoo-hoo!!
I hope you like!
If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!
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!
Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!
Have fun on the Hop!!
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YouTube Live – After Lunch Bunch!
I’m planning to go live today on my YouTube channel with a new project! Come on over and see what I’m up to today at 1:00 PM ET! Look forward to seeing you then!
The retiring list for the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog and 2020 Jan – June Mini Catalog is up! Check it out here and then snag your favorites quick as you can! These last-chance goodies are only available while supplies last – and they’ll be gone for good in June!
- Due to high demand for retiring stamp sets, these items will have guaranteed availability until May 15; all other products are not guaranteed and are available while supplies last only.
- Order deadline to get the retiring products: June 2, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)
Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!
Let me know if you have any questions about the retiring lists! You can also download copies of the full retiring lists in PDF Form here:
- Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the 2019-20 Annual Catalog. The font is super tiny, so you’ll need to zoom out to read it!
- Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog. The font is super tiny, so you’ll need to zoom out to read it!
- Click here to download the sortable Excel File with the Annual Catalog retiring list.
- Click here to download the sortable Excel File with the Mini Catalog retiring list.
Have fun shopping! Don’t forget, everything except for the stamp sets are only available while supplies last!!
A NOTE ABOUT 10% OFF BUNDLES
The following 10% off bundles are on the list, but the products are not being retired. Only the ability to order them as a bundle at the sale price is going away:
- 151093 Woven Heirlooms Bundle
- 151114 Delightful Day Bundle
- 151131 Path of Petals Bundle
- 151063 Memorable Mosaic Bundle
One quick FYI, the Stampin’ Blends are NOT retiring, they’re being repackaged and sold as Combo Packs starting with the new catalog. So don’t panic! They’re still going to be available. YAYAY!!!
All good things must come to an end—like favorite products. Today SU! announced that on 2 June, SNAIL Adhesive is retiring from our product line. But don’t worry! On 3 June we’re replacing it with something that we think you’ll like even better. Check back on 26 May for additional details, and get excited for this brand new adhesive solution!
These Items are Sold Out and Won’t Be Back!
We’ve run out of these items, which are retiring with the 2019–2020 Annual Catalog:
We are unable to get more inventory to North America before the end of the catalog sales period, so this item has been turned off and will no longer be orderable. (Existing backorders will be fulfilled.)
BACK IN STOCK!!
Grace’s Garden, Honey Bee, Painted Poppies, Peaceful Moments and Bonanza Buddies
I know several of you have been waiting for the return of some heavy favorites from the Jan – Jun Mini Catalog.
Wait no more! A bunch of them are baaaaccck….
Check them out and get them quick like a bunny!! I suspect there’s going to be a run on them!
Ornate Garden Suite – Available Now!!
Get the whole Suite right here!
Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in This Project:
Card Cuts Used in This Project:
Whisper White Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Ornate Layer die cut (sentiment); Poppy Moments flowers; Frosted Bouquet berries
Pool Party Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Ornate Layers frame (embossed panel on front); Poppy Moments leaves
Vellum Card Stock: Poppy Moments leaves
Subtles 6″ x 6″ DSP (in Pool Party): 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!