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Welcome! I am so excited to once again be part of the Inkin‘ Krew Blog hop! I can’t believe this is my 3rd one! Stay tuned as I continue to learn about blogging, and you’ll start seeing more and more from me! This month for the hop, we are all highlighting cards with the “Celebrating Spring” Theme, and I used the beautiful papers from the Fine Art Floral suite.

To begin I used a card base in Whisper White* and cut Mossy Meadow card stock to mat my background papers. I then cut the Fine Art Floral DSP and the Designer Acetate at the same time to ensure they coordinated correctly. The acetate had a backing so I was sure to peel that off before cutting which made things a little easier.

To glue the Acetate to the Designer Series Paper, I used glue dots and my Stamp n Seal, I used a generous amount where I knew I was going to place my sentiment and then chose specific spots that would camouflage the glue dots throughout the gold floral pattern. After they were put together, I used liquid glue to adhere it to the mat. For my sentiment I used the “welcome”from the Welcoming Window stamp set, and the ”spring” and floral image are from the Make a Difference stamp set. I inked these in Balmy Blue.

I used metallic specialty paper I had left over from the Aug-Dec mini catalog for the back of the sentiment, and I used the Stitched So Sweetly dies to cut both layering pieces out. I used Stampin’ Dimentionals to put these on to give it a little depth. Finally I used liquid glue to place the whole thing onto the card base and added two blue gems for a finishing touch. Thanks for taking a look! I know you will enjoy what the rest of the Krew made as well.

*Whisper White has been discontinued, it was replaced with Basic White

  1. Jaimie Babarczy
  2. Karen Ksenzakovic
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Sue Prather
  5. Donna Leonard
  6. Connie Troyer
  7. Jillian Good <- You are here
  8. Tara Carpenter
  9. Leslie Larkin
  10. Terry Lynn Bright
  11. Akiko Sudano
  12. Karen Finkle
  13. Amy Koenders
  14. Krista Yacgi