Thursday, September 5, 2019

Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Colorful Seasons Stamp Set, page 56 of the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog to create my card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. We’ve got a color challenge this week and here is what I created for it.

Here are the colors that we are using:

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My inspiration for the design came from Feeling Sketchy - Sketch #224.

The Cajun Craze leaves around the edge came from the Colorful Seasons Stamp Set. Y'all know I have a love for splatters/splashes. Since Just Us Girls #503 - Wild Card Week wants to see splashes, I added splashes of Pretty Peacock using one of the stamps from the Waterfront Stamp Set.

The sentiment, from Piece of Cake, is stamped in Early Espresso.

I stamped the veined image of the leaf in Cajun Craze. The solid portion of the maple leaf is stamped using the Baby Wipe technique. I used the three challenge color ink refills to drop dabs of ink on the wipe and then put my stamp on the spread-out inks. It acts like a stamp pad! Then I die cut it with one of the Seasonal Layers Dies and adhered it with Dimensionals.

I took the Very Vanilla art panel, adhered it to an Early Espresso mat, adhered that to a Cajun Craze mat and adhered that to a Pretty Peacock card base.

I hope you enjoyed my card today and thank you for joining the hop. Clicking on the "next" button will take you to Eva Dobilas. Clicking on the names below will take you directly to that team member.

Karen Finkle - you are here!
Eva Dobilas


Card Base: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Very Vanilla Art Panel: 3 3/4" x 4"
Early Espresso Mat:3 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Cajun Craze Mat: 3 3/4" x 4 1/2"

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  1. Great Fall birthday card - love how you've used the challenge colors!

  2. Pretty card Karen! Perfect for a fall birthday! :)

  3. Lovely fall card, Karen. Perfect for the challenges, including the color challenge. Love the spatters.

  4. What a great fall card!!! And I love the splashes you added to it...fabulous work!!!

  5. So pretty - I do love that stamp set so much and it's perfect for all things fall!!

  6. Lovely Autumn card. Thanks for joining in at JUGS.

  7. What a great autumn card! I love your interpretation of our sketch! Thanks for sharing your work with Feeling Sketchy. I hope you'll be inspired by our next sketch too!
    Maja DT at Feeling Sketchy My blog: Rilcek in Kljuncek

  8. wow, I love your card, so seasonal and beautiful.
    Thank you for joining the Feeling Sketchy challenge.

    1. Thank you, Tina, for leaving a comment on behalf of FSC.

  9. Lovely autumn card. Thanks for playing along with us at Feeling Sketchy.

  10. Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Feeling Sketch. Hope to see you again next time.


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