Posts Tagged With: Birthday Blossoms stamp set

Stampin’ Up! Birthday Blossoms and Daisies for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! We’ve got a full roster for today’s sketch challenge, so be sure to check ’em all out when you get done here!

Here’s the sketch we worked with.


My friend asked me for a birthday card for her friend who’s had a few rough years.  She wanted something cheery.  And I thought – what’s more cheery than daisies?  Y’all told me that’s one of the reasons the Daisy Punch has been so popular, so…I went for it!  I added in a sentiment or two from the Birthday Blossoms stamp set – and a few other bits and pieces here and there.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Sitting Here with Birthday Blossoms!

Hey, ya’ll!  Hope your weekend is going well!  I managed to get all my Holiday Catalog Shares cut up, packaged and mailed yesterday.  And bought feed for the Big Horse.  So I felt pretty proud of my accomplishments!

I hope you’ll all spend a few moments today….Remembering.  We must never ever forget….

Today, I bring you another special request card – one for a birthday.  This will go to a lady who has…a husky!  So, I pulled out my non-Stampin’ Up! husky stamp.  And I added it to a Sitting Here swing, a little bit of Live, Love, Grow and a Birthday Blossoms sentiment.  The swing was ask for specifically!  Take a look-see:

I based my layout – albeit loosely! – on this week’s Freshly Made Sketches design.  FMS #253:

I began the card with a Rich Razzleberry panel, that I turned into some designer paper with the help of the Touches of Texture stamp set.  Using the flower outline image, I stamped all over the panel in Rich Razzleberry ink, creating a tone-on-tone effect.  Then I matted it on Copper Foil.

My central art is a piece of Canson 90lb Cold-Pressed Watercolor paper.  I did some masking here to get the “scene”.  Remember, when you do masked layers, you first stamp the images in the foreground, and move to the back.

So, I first stamped my husky in Basic Gray Archival Ink.  Next came the Sitting Here flower pot, which I stamped in Crumb Cake.  I covered both images with sticky note masks and then added the swing in Early Espresso.

I colored the husky with Smoky Slate ink, using my Aqua Painter.  Then I used my Clear Wink of Stella to color the flower pot in Soft Suede and the swing in Crumb Cake.  Stampin’ Write markers – in Old Olive, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry and Blushing Bride – colored the flowers.

Across the top, I stamped the two…frond?….images from Live, Love, Grow in Old Olive and then used my Clear Wink of Stella to blend the color together.  I wanted some tiny flowers to strew around the foliage – like it was a pergola – so I pulled out my Tree Builder Punch and cut several in Blushing Bride and the Watercolor Paper.  I used my stylus to round them up into flower shapes and then added some Enamel Shapes – Daffodil Delight in the Blushing Bride flowers and Rich Razzleberry in the Watercolor paper flowers.  They’re adhered with Liquid Glue.

I stamped a square pillow image from the Sitting Here stamp set in Island Indigo on watercolor paper.  Then I colored it with Daffodil Delight and a little Old Olive, using Stampin’ Write Markers.  I fussy cut it and rounded it some with my stylus, then I popped it on the swing with a double thickness of Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I matted the art on Copper Foil and SNAILd it to the card front.

My sentiment is from Birthday Blossoms, stamped in Rich Razzleberry on Watercolor Paper and bannerized with my Banner Triple Punch.  

I used Liquid Glue to adhere it over a stack of 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon, and two shapes in Copper Foil and Old Olive, cut with my Swirly Scribbles Thinlits.

I added another Blushing Bride flower, and the card front was done! 🙂

On the inside, I added another Sitting Here flower pot to a piece of Very Vanilla card stock and colored it with my Clear Wink of Stella and the same Stampin’ Write Markers I’d used on the front.

I SNAILd it to Copper Foil and then into my Blushing Bride card base.  The card front is popped on with Stampin’ Dimenionals to complete the card.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got a repeat of the Sitting Here flower pot on the front…

…and I stamped more of the Touches of Texture flowers in Rich Razzleberry on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I think it looks like a shady swing under a flowery bower – just the perfect spot to sit a spell, with a furry friend – and while the day away with a good book, don’t you?  Hope you like! 🙂

Scroll on down for the card cuts and all the goodies you need to make this for yourself!


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Enjoy the rest of your weekend.!

See you tomorrow – for Monday…Bleh….





Blushing Bride Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and fold at 5 1/2″)

Copper Foil: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 1/2″ Square (mat for front art panel)

Rich Razzleberry Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front)

Canson 90lb Watercolor Paper: 3 3/8″ Square (art panel); 1/2″ x 3″ (sentiment banner)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner panel)

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Stampin’ Up! Thoughtful Branches Birthday Blossoms!

Happy HAWWMP day, y’all!

I don’t know about y’all, but it’s so ridiculously hot and humid here….I think I’ve been sweating glowing-like-a-nuclear-reactor all day.  

The vet called early this morning (Tuesday) asking if he could come early.  Of course, I said yes, right?  I mean…I’m gonna say no?? 😉  

So, at 1030, I went and opened the gate and then moved some vehicles around at the barn so he could back in.  Then I got a soda and sat on the porch waiting for him.  11 – 12 he’d said.

In case you’re not aware, the individual voted most-likely-to-never-show-up-on-time is really not the cable guy.  It’s the horse vet.

Usually not his fault – calls take more time than he thought (us horse owners like to yak at the vet when we finally get him cornered – asking all those little questions that have been swirling in our heads), emergencies crop up.  We get it.  Us horse owners, that is.  We know that waiting is just part of it.  We even have an acronym.  WOV.  Waiting On Vet.

Not really – I just made that up.  But we should have an acronym for it!

He finally pulled in at 1pm.  And then it all went very well from there.  As predicted – the promise of peppermints brought everyone to the barn.

But OH. MY.  GOODNESS.  It was so hot – even with all the stall fans and the big aisle fan on.  I was dripping “glow” all over!  Yuk.

In between all that, I was on a long telecom for work – one of those meetings where they think you can hear anything they’re saying. But you really really can’t.

What I’m trying to say is – I’ve been a little distracted today, and that really crimped my creative juices.  Or it was the heat and the glowing.  IDK.

But when I finally got it going, I ended up combining a few stamp sets – Thoughtful Branches and Birthday Blossoms – with a few Thinlit sets – Beautiful Branches and Hearth & Home – and a couple of embossing folders – Petal Burst and Woodland.  See whatcha think – take a look-see:

Thoughtful Branches Birthday Blossoms 4 - Stamps-N-Lingers
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Stampin’ Up! Bursting Birthday Blossoms

Well – good morning!  I don’t want to say that by the time you read this I’ll be on the road home.  Cuz that would mentally lock me into getting up and getting going by the time this posts on Saturday at 7:30 in the A-M.  And I don’t know for sure that I’m going to be doing that!  My current plan is to wake up when I wake up, get up when I get up, pack when I pack and go when I go.

That’s what I’d call a definitive plan, huh? 😉

My card for today was originally for a Birthday card challenge – but I missed it, so…now it’s just a non-challenged birthday card.  It’s also really quick and easy – making it non-challengED and non-challengING!

I used the beautiful Birthday Blossoms stamp set, with some Petite Petals flowers added in.  And, cuz I love it, I brought the new Petal Burst TIEF into play. Take a look-see:

Birthday Blossoms Petal Burst 4 - Stamps-N-Lingers
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