Welcome and Thank you for visiting Christy’s Stamping Spot! I’m Christy, an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Southern Arizona, USA. I’m excited to be taking part in the Inspirations in Ink Blog Hop with this fabulous group of Demonstrators! This month we are focusing on the adorable January-April 2023 Mini Catalog Playing In The Rain Bundle.
Start with a Flirty Flamingo cardstock card base. Cut a Mango Melody cardstock panel and a Rain or Shine Specialty Designer Series Paper panel. Use the Water Painter (use the smallest brush) to lightly add Flirty Flamingo ink to the white daisies on the Rain or Shine Specialty Designer Series Paper panel and Wink of Stella to the flower centers for sparkle. Glue the colored Rain or Shine Specialty Designer Series Paper panel to the Mango Melody cardstock panel. Wrap the panels with Pale Papaya Faux Velvet Trim using Stampin’ Seal to secure the ribbon’s ends to the back of the panels. Loop some Linen Thread around the left side of the Pale Papaya Faux Velvet Trim twice and tie in a bow. Glue the wrapped panels to the card base.
Die cut a turtle and a bow from the Rain or Shine Specialty Designer Series Paper. Use a glue dot to add the bow to the turtle. Color the flower, add spots & eye color with Stampin’ Blends, and add Wink of Stella for sparkle to the turtle. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to add the turtle to the card front overlapping the wrapped ribbon.
Stamp the sentiment from the Simply Fabulous stamp set in Flirty Flamingo ink on Basic White cardstock. Fussy cut out the sentiment with paper snips. Use a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional to add the sentiment to the card front between the bow and turtle above & slightly overlapping the wrapped ribbon. Add Iridescent Rhinestones to the bow tie, flower, and card front for extra sparkle.
Add a Mango Melody cardstock inside panel layer and a Basic White cardstock inside panel. Stamp the sentiment from the Simply Fabulous stamp set in Flirty Flamingo ink and add a strip of Rain or Shine Specialty Designer Series Paper (with colored flowers) to the inside and back of the card to pull the theme through.
I hope you enjoyed my Inspirations In Ink: Playing In The Rain Bundle Blog Hop card. You can order the Playing in the Rain bundle, the Rain or Shine Specialty Designer Series Paper, and the Simply Fabulous stamp set in my Online Store.
Thank you so much for stopping by! Please visit all the blogs participating in this hop to see all the fun and inspiring projects by my fellow Inspirations In Ink demonstrators. You are currently visiting Christy Gridley – USA.
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Theresa McEntee – USA
Vicky Wright – Australia
Christy Gridley – USA
Deirdre Croal – USA
Julie Golding Page – Canada
Flirty Flamingo cs card base – 11″ x 4 1/4″ scored at 5 1/2″.
Mango Melody cs panel – 5 3/5″ x 4 1/8″.
Rain or Shine Specialty DSP panel – 5 1/4″ X 4″ plus two 1/2″ x 4″ strips.
Rain or Shine Specialty DSP turtle & bow tie – die cut with the Playing in the Rain stamp set.
Basic White cs sentiment – fussy cut with paper snips.
Mango Melody cs inside panel – 5 1/4″ x 4″.
Basic White cs inside panel – 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″.
Pale Papaya Faux Velvet Trim
DSP = Designer Series Paper
cs = cardstock
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Love everything about your card Christy. Such a simple layout letting the papers shine. Loving that little bowtie too.
What a cute card, the turtle is gorgeous!
Such an adorable card! Love the Flirty Flamingo flowers!
I love this pattern in the collection! Such a cute idea!
The bowtie is the icing on the cake on your card, which is so cute!
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