Stampin’ Up! Colorful Seasons Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Here is another Thursday Blog Hop share for you today.  The team had a sketch challenge and as soon as I saw the sketch I grabbed the Colorful Seasons stamp set because of the big “Just Breathe” sentiment.

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Here is the sketch:


Stampin’ Up! Colorful Seasons:

Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons card by Kristi @

Here is the recipe:

Card base: Very Vanilla 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, Scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Dapper Denim 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Eastern Palace  3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Small mat: Lemon Lime Twist 2-7/8 x 4-1/8

Small DSP :  Color Theory  2-3/4 x 4

Sentiment: Very Vanilla 1-1/2 x 5-1/2  Embossed with the Layered Leaves EF

Sentiment mat: 1-5/8 x 5-1/2

  • Attach all mats and DSP to the front of the card (excluding the sentiment)

Here are the details:

Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons card by Kristi @

The sentiment:

  • ink the sentiment with tuxedo black ink to the 1-1/2 x 5-1/2  piece of  very vanilla card stock
  • run this through the big shot using the Layered Leaves Embossing Folder
  • adhere the sentiment to the gold mat and attach to the front of the card

More Details:

Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons card by Kristi @

  • cut out the branch in Basic Black card stock with the Seasonal Layers Thinlits dies
  • cut out the maple leaves in Gold Foil and Lemon Lime Twist cards stock using the Seasonal Layers Thinlits dies
  • attach the branch above the sentiment on the right side of the card
  • add some loops of Thin Metallic Thread to the right side of the branch
  • attach the two maple leaves right below the branch, on top of the metallic thread
  • add a shimmer black ribbon on top of the leaves
  • add some Glitter Enamel dots, metallic enamel shapes and small rhinestones here and there on the card for the final touch

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

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  1. Mary says:

    I love your color scheme and the foil/LLT leaves! All your layers add up to a bright and cheery card, Kristi – great job. 🙂

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