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Stampin’ Up! Apple Harvest Apple Blossom Sneak Peek 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 sweet Theme 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!

So…when I saw the theme, I decided to use the Apple Harvest stamp set.  Hint – the theme is…HARVEST.  And – we get a lot of apples here and…Harvest is in the name!!  So…duh!  AND – as I sat at my table – a wonderful new goody was calling my name.  It’s called the….drum roll….Apple Blossoms die set!  And you’ll be able to get it on 1 Sept (or…join the team and get it right NOW like I did!).  Take a look-see at what I did with it!

Here’s our challenge badge.

And I played along with the Tic-Tac-Toe challenge board, too.  I went across the top and down the right column!

I started by using the grid mask in the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks to color a Basic White panel with Petal Pink ink.  Then I adhered the panel to a Petal Pink mat with Liquid Glue.

I used the new (or the WILL-BE-NEW!) Apple Blossoms dies to cut two Soft Suede branches.  Y’all – check out this die set! It’s so cool – I love the flowers and leaves and branch dies!  You’ll be able to get it by itself (if you already have the Apple Harvest stamp set) OR you’ll be able to buy it bundled with Apple Harvest – and save 10%! I’ll be sharing more info about the “Perfect Partners” promotion as we get closer! 🙂

I adhered the two branches to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Using the dies in the Apple Blossom set, I cut out three Basic White flowers, three Petal Pink flower centers, three Garden Green large leaves, two Granny Apple Green small leaves and a partridge in a pear tree…… 😉

That last one isn’t real!

On a piece of Basic White, I stamped the two apple images from the Apple Harvest stamp set in Soft Suede ink.  I colored them with my Granny Apple Green and Garden Green Watercolor Pencils – and the stems with a Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Marker.

Here’s how I did the frame.  I set all the pieces and parts in place – then set the 4th from smallest Stitched Rectangle Die over the top.  Using a Basic Gray Stampin’ Write Marker,  I traced around the edges – leaving a gap in the frame around the die cut elements.  I removed the die and free-handed the rest of the frame.

I adhered the top apple with Stampin’ Dimensionals – then added all the other elements with Liquid Glue.  The flowers are a two-piece element – Petal Pink small piece on the Basic White flowers that I’d lightly colored with Petal Pink using a Sponge Dauber.

On a piece of Petal Pink cardstock, I stamped the Apple Harvest sentiment in Soft Suede and cut it out with the label die in the Apple Blossoms die set.

Using two lengths of Parakeet Party twine from the 2022-2024 In Color Baker’s Twine Combo, I tied a simple bow and adhered it with a Glue Dot.

I used some Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment onto the card front – right over the tails of the bow!

I added Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the middles of the flowers and to the card front and the card was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Apple Harvest in Soft Suede ink on a Basic White panel.  I added the crosshatch image from the set in Petal Pink – and then stamped it in two corners in stamped-off-once Petal Pink.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Petal Pink mat and into my Soft Suede card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Apple Harvest cross-hatch image in Petal Pink on the front…

…and the apple (colored with the Watercolor Pencils and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Marker) on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Okay – I already loved the Apple Harvest stamp set – it’s just stinkin’ gorgeous!  BUT – add in the ability to cut out all the stamped images AND extra flowers and leaves and branches – oh my! – with the coming-soon Apple Blossoms dies and…that’ll knock it outta the park! I also love the background created with the Artistic Mix Decorative Mask and a Blending Brush, don’t you?!

Let me know if you’d like to pick up this new die set – and any of the 5 OTHER new dies coming in the promotion! – right now!  I can help! 🙂

I hope you like!

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

And…I’ve also created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of the products used to create this project.  You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:

Missed any tutorials?  You can check out my past projects right here!

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! 😎

Kristi Gray

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Terry Lynn Bright

Have fun on the Hop!!






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I’m planning to go live today on my Stamps-N-Lingers Facebook Page with a new project for you – whoo-hoo!!  We’ll start at our normal time of 1pm Eastern.  Come on over and see what I’m up to today!  Look forward to seeing you then!

Interested in Joining Us?

If you’d like to join our team, we’d love to have you!  You can become a demonstrator for just $99!  We welcome all types of Demonstrators from those only purchasing to get the discount for themselves to those who want to run a business and those anywhere in between!  Look at those faces – you KNOW we have a lot of fun! 🙂

AND!  We’ve got a VERY COOL joining promotion happening during this round of Sale-A-Bration!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between 1 July 2022 and 31 Aug 2022 you’ll receive the amazing Make Your Plans Bundle – FREE with your Starter Kit!!  Check it out!

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable) during Sale-a-bration, the kit ships for FREE and you get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise AND you’ll get that gorgeous planner bundle for FREE!  Yay!!

Head over to my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page here to see the benefits of being a Demonstrator and to sign up now!  I would love to have you on my team and help you get all the discounts, and early goodies, and…ALL THE THINGS! 🙂

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at, I’d love to chat with you!

You can also see additional information on my blog here:  and on my Stampin’ Up! site here:

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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Soft Suede Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Apple Blossom die cut branches (x2)

Petal Pink Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (x2 – mats for card front and for inner liner); Apple Blossom die cut label (sentiment); Apple Blossom die cut flower centers (x3)

Garden Green Cardstock: Apple Blossom die cut leaves (x3 large)

Granny Apple Green Cardstock: Apple Blossom die cut leaves (x2 small)

Basic White Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (x2 – card front and inner liner); Apple Blossom die cut stamped apples (x2); Apple Blossom die cut flowers (x3)

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Categories: Jul - Dec 2022 Mini Catalog, New Product, Perfect Partners, Sneak peek, Thank You Cards | Tags: , , , | 24 Comments

Stampin’ Up! All Together Here with Tulips – and NEW Products!!

Good morning – it’s a fun day at Stampin’ Up!  We’ve got a BRAND NEW collection of products – called All Together!  It’s a limited time offer (mostly!) and also (mostly!) while supplies last!  I’ll ‘splain the “mostly” in a minute!

I played with part of the collection for today’s card – the Here Together stamp set and All Together DSP.  I added a few pretty Tulips Dies flowers, too.  Cuz…they pretty!  Take a look-see:

AND – a few of the NEW Neutrals Stampin’ Blends!!  Yes – you heard me right.  NATURAL TONE Stampin’ Blends!  WHOO-HOOO!!

The layout for this card is from the FUSION challenge – and there are some elements from the photo side, too!

I started with a heart-strewn piece of the black-and-white All Together DSP…

…and randomly colored the hearts using 4 of the TEN new Blends!

Then I matted the panel on Old Olive to create the card front.

I matted a strip of another design from the DSP on Old Olive.  Before adhering it to the card front, I cut about a 1″ piece from a Square Vellum Doily.  I used Liquid Glue to adhere the little piece of doily to the card front – in position to be tucked under the left end of the matted DSP strip.  Then I adhered the DSP strip with more Liquid Glue.

See it in there? 🙂

I cut two thin stem die cuts and two leaves (a large and a small) from Old Olive cardstock, using the dies in the Tulips Die set.  And – I made two tulips (yes, I purposely broke the “use odd numbers” rule!) from Very Vanilla cardstock.  The two tulips I made are the two in the photo below.

Before I assembled the two flowers, I colored all the petals with my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Combo.

I did a video the other day on how to put the flowers together – so if you need a refresher – click here!  I used Glue Dots and a Stampin’ Dimensional when I put these together.

I added some shading to the leaves with my Light Old Olive Stampin Blend.  I adhered the two stems and the large leaf (on the left) to the card front with Liquid Glue – then added the flowers – also with Liquid Glue.

I stamped a sentiment from the new Here Together stamp set in Old Olive on a piece of Very Vanilla.

I love these sentiments, don’t you?!  Now – NOTE:  The Here Together stamp set – and it’s bundled Here For You Die set…

…in addition to the All Together DSP – are only available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST – or thru midnight Mountain Time on 2 May!  That’s right – these are not going to be available in the next catalog.  So – you’re going to want to pick these up right now!  As always – you can get the stamp set and dies as a bundle – saving 10% while you’re at it!

I cut the sentiment with a label die from the Stitched So Sweetly die set and popped it over the stems of the flowers with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used a couple of Dimensionals to add the small leaf under (and over!) the sentiment.

Using my Light So Saffron Blend, I colored a length of Whisper White 1/4″ Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon, then I tied a bow and added it with a Glue Dot.

I added a few Brushed Brass Butterflies and the card front was done.

On the inside, I added a few hearts from the Here Together stamp set in Tuxedo Black on a Very Vanilla panel.  I colored the three hearts using three of the four Natural Tones Stampin’ Blends that I’d used on the front.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to an Old Olive mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more of the Here Together hearts on the front…

…and more of the All Together DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Okay – I might be a little obsessed with the Tulips Dies – but…how fun is to be able to add some sweet blooms to…ANY card!??  And the new All Together DSP is a very cool “blank slate” – primed to add to your projects, whether you add color or not!  I am also a big fan of sentiment dies and die sets that help me cut out cool images!  The Here Together stamp set and bundled Here For You die set work together to do just that!

I hope you like!

Ready to get YOURS?  Here’s a link to the collection in my Online Store!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!

And…I’ve also created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of the products used to create this project.  You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:

Missed any tutorials?  You can check out my past projects right here!




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Categories: Any Occasion, Jan - Feb 2022 Sale-a-Bration, Jan - Jun 2022 Mini Catalog, Joining Special, New Product, Recruiting Special, Sale-A-Bration 2022, Special Promotions, Thank You Cards | Tags: , , , , | 10 Comments

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