Stampin’ Up! Painted Harvest Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today we had a sketch challenge and I decided to play with the Painted Harvest stamp set coming to you September 1st.  Can I say “I love this set” The combinations of flower colors are endless.  Think fall, golds and yellows then change is up for the holidays to make a mock red poinsettia.  Continue into spring with pinks and lavenders.  Isn’t it fun when a stamp set can be used in so many ways!

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Here is the sketch:


Stampin’ Up! Painted Harvest:

Stampin' Up! Painted Harvest card by Kristi @

Here is the recipe:

  • Card base: Peekaboo Peach 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2
  • Mat: Painted Autumn DSP  4 x 5-1/4
  • Mat: Painted Autumn DSP  3-1/4 x 5-1/4 (dark brown paper)
  • Art Piece: Very Vanilla 3 x 5-1/4 (Embossed with the Layered Leaves EF)

Stampin' Up! Painted Harvest card by Kristi @

  • Stamp your sentiment in Early Espresso on the Very Vanilla art pice
  • Run your art piece through your Big Shot using the Layered Leaves EF
  • Adhere your art piece to the dark brown mat
  • Adhere this to the larger DSP mat
  • Wrap your linen thread around the left side of these layers
  • Attach the stack to your card base

The details:

Stampin' Up! Painted Harvest card by Kristi @

  • Stamp your flowers onto Very Vanilla card stock
  • Stamp the largest flower image in Crushed Curry
  • Stamp the smaller flower image in Peekaboo Peach on top of the Crushed Curry image
  • Stamp the center with Early Espresso
  • Fussy cut your two flowers out with your paper snips
  • Adhere the first flower with glue and the second flower adhere with dimensionals to add depth
  • Stamp the leaves in Lemon Lime Twist and stamp over them with the detailed leaf stamp in Garden Green
  • Punch your leaves out with your matching punch and adhere with glue dots

More details:

  • Add a double Linen Thread bow to the top of the card (on top of the looped linen thread)
  • Add some yellow Glitter Dots, Metallic Enamel Shapes and Pearls for added sparkle

The Inside:

A card just is not finished until you add a surprise on the inside.  I stamped another sunflower just like I did on the front

Stampin' Up! Painted Harvest card by Kristi @

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 my card:

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  1. Susan K says:

    I put this on my to try list because I love it so much! Your fussy cutting is always perfect and you make it sound easy but I doubt it is! Love all your cards!

    • kristi says:

      Please do try this card. Since the sunflower is so ragged on the edges your cutting won’t really matter because the image is not a perfect straight image, so give it a try. Also a tip when cutting, move the paper not your scissors. It makes it quicker and you do get better cuts. Let me know if this tip works. Happy Stamping

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