Good Thursday morning my stamping friends! Welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Akiko Sudano’s blog, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a Theme Challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Here is my card using this weeks Theme.
I used the Stampin’ Up! Nuts About Squirrels Photopolymer Stamp Set for my card along with the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper.
Our theme for this week is Critters. I used squirrels for my critters.
I started by cutting a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP using the Picture This Dies.
On a panel of Basic White cardstock I adhered 2 panels of the Beauty of The Earth DSP using Stampin’ Seal. I stamped the branch image from the Nuts About Squirrels stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Nuts About Squirrels stamp set in Early Espresso Ink to the right of the branch. I stamped the vines of the leaves in Old Olive Ink on the branch and the leaf over the vine in Bumblebee Ink. I adhered the die cut card front to the Basic White panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals and then to a Bumblebee card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the 2 squirrel images from the Nuts About Squirrels stamp set in Early Espresso Ink. I stamped the leaf vine image 3 times in Old Olive Ink and the leaf image over the vine in Bumblebee Ink with Cajun Craze Ink sponged around the edges. I stamped the fill image for the squirrels in Sahara Sand Ink on both squirrels. I stamped the top of the acorn image in Soft Suede Ink and the bottom in Soft Suede Ink, stamped off once. I fussy cut the squirrels and leaves out using my Paper Snips. I adhered the squirrels in the top and bottom opening using Stampin’ Dimensionals and the leaves on the branch using Glue Dots. I added a few of the Brushed Metallic Dots to my card front.
On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Nuts About Squirrels stamp set in Early Espresso Ink. I stamped the squirrel image from the Nuts About Squirrels stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the fill image in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the acorn top in Soft Suede Ink and the bottom in Soft Suede Ink, stamped off once. I stamped the tree branch image from the Nuts About Squirrels stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the leaf vines in Old Olive Ink and the leaves in Bumblebee and Cajun Craze Inks. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Cajun Craze mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Bumblebee card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the squirrel images from the Nuts About Squirrels stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the fill image in Sahara Sand Ink and the acorn in Soft Suede Ink. I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the envelope flap.
Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all their blogs! Happy Hopping!!
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State Sales Tax Holidays
For those of you living in Massachusetts …you’ve got sales tax holiday coming up this weekend!!
The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays! The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify are listed below (click on the image to open up a full-size printable document):
Please note that you must place your order with Stampin’ Up! during the tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax-free (which is midnight on the first day to midnight on the last day of the tax holiday). Also, keep in mind that this is a state sales tax holiday; the state statute may not apply to county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.
If you live in one of those states, YAY! Have fun shopping tax free during your holiday!
Haunts & Harvest
Subscribe August 11 – September 10
Hay, there! Experience everything the autumn season has to offer with the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit includes enough supplies to create 12 treat boxes—4 each of 3 designs. That means you can take your pick of apple, pumpkins, or jack-o-lantern treat boxes! Plus, the Paper Pumpkin box is designed to easily transform into a vintage wheelbarrow for you to display your harvest!
Whether you’re thinking about crisp red apples or you’re ready to carve some spooky jack-o-lanterns (or both!), the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit—designed in a vivid fall palette—is a hands-on crafting experience for all autumn lovers!
- Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 treat packages—4 each of 3 designs. The all-inclusive kit includes printed die-cut boxes, die-cut sheets, adhesive, and more!
- Finished treat box size: 2-1/2″ x 2″ (6.4 x 5.1 cm)
- Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
- Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Pale Papaya, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Succulent
Note: Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.
Card stock cuts for this project:
- Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner), 4 1/4″ X 4″ (squirrel & leaves)
- Bumblebee Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
- Cajun Craze Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
- Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″(card front), 2 – 1 1/2″ x 4″ (card front panels), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)