Thursday, June 23, 2022

Stampin' Up! Wild & Sweet Birthday Card for the Thursday Happy Inkin' Blog Hop

Welcome to the Happy Inkin' Thursday blog hop. You're in for a treat if you have never visited before. It's a weekly challenge and this week we have a sketch challenge. Here is what I created for it...

and here is our sketch...

My card base is Basic White Cardstock. I cut a piece of Sun Prints DSP to 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" and adhered it to the base with liquid glue. 

Next I cut a piece of Gray Granite Cardstock and adhered it crookedly to the front. I used a Stitched Rectangle Die to cut a piece of Shimmery White cardstock for the art panel. The image is from the Wild & Sweet Stamp Set. I colored the blue using my water painter and Balmy Blue ink. I colored the tree with Stampin' Blends: Light and Dark Crumb Cake, Light and Dark So Saffron, and Dark Old Olive. I adhered it to the card front with liquid glue. The ribbon is Gray Granite 1/4" Shimmer Ribbon.

Then I stamped the "Wishing You So Much Happiness" from the On the Horizon Stamp Set (retiring 6/30/22) using VersaMark ink and heat embossing it with Black Basics Embossing Powder. I cut the sentiment out with one of the Stylish Shapes Dies. I adhered it to the card front with Stampin' Dimensionals.

I'm entering my card in the Path of Positivity Challenge #102 and the Anything Goes Challenge at Through the Craft Room Door.

Clicking on the "next" button will take you to Akiko. Clicking on the names listed below will take you directly to team members and their projects. Thank you for stopping by and hopping with us! I hope you'll be back tomorrow for my fun fold.

Amy Koenders
Mary Deatherage
Kristi Gray
Sue Prather
Karen Finkle - you are here!
Akiko Sudano
Karen Ksenzakovic
Tara Carpenter
Terry Lynn Bright

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  1. LOVE this Karen :) That panda is too cute. Perfect with the Gray Granite

  2. Gorgeous Karen! I love your coloring and perfect DSP choices! 😊

  3. So very sweet; he looks so calm and peaceful napping in the tree! Who wouldn't feel happiness looking at him backed with the gorgeous pattern paper! Great to see you back visiting; thanks for sharing this handsome fella with us at Path of Positivity! ~Katrina

  4. Such a sweet panda! Love that image so much, perfect colors! :)

  5. Such a sweet Panda!! Great masculine card, Karen! :)

  6. Oh, WOW! Love that sleepy panda. Great card and the colors are perfect.

  7. Oh, WOW! Love that sleepy panda and your colors are perfect. Lovely!

  8. Love the panda & your coloring - relaxed!

  9. Absolutely beautiful card love the Panda image and watercolouring.Thank you for joining us at TTCRD
    Carol DT x

  10. Such a gorgeous stamp and a beautiful card design. Thank you for sharing it at the Path of Positivity challenge.

    1. Thank you so much, Carole. It was my pleasure to share with you.


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