Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop Day! We have a color change this week and I have created a fun fold and used lots of DSP & layers :O) You may have joined me from the fabulous Tara and if so, thanks for hopping over.

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And here’s my card…

Stampin' Up! Boughs of Holly Fun Fold. Thu Hop

I’ve used Boughs of Holly 12 x 12 DSP, the Mistletoe Magic stamp set, Stitched Rectangles Dies and a few other Stampin’ Up! products to make this stunning card. It’s bold, it catches your eye, but it is not gawdy by any means. Love this fun fold and I’ve made it before – just not very recently. Let’s see if I can break this down so you too, can make this fun fold.

The card base is Cherry Cobbler card stock. The next layer is either Basic White or Mossy Meadow followed by the Boughs of Holly DSP. You can also see that I added a Wonderful Snowflake at one corner to just ‘show off’. I really like the accent it makes :O) The sentiment on the front is stamped in Cherry Cobbler ink with the Mistletoe Magic stamp set. I happen to really like this font so you may see it often. It was die cut with one of the Stitched Rectangles and is adhered with dimensionals to the small folded card in front. I’ve added a few Iridescent Pearls to the die cut for a bit of sparkle.

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In this photo you can see how the inside of the card opens – and the Wonderful Snowflake shows to its fullest glory. This also shows off the beautiful Boughs of Holly DSP.

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In the far right photo you can see the full inside of the card. And here’s the thing – you would not have to have both panels in stamped Basic White. The one on the left could just as easily be another panel of DSP. Both panels are stamped with Memento ink. The bow is colored with Cherry Cobbler Blends, while the mistletoe is colored with Garden Green reinker and a Water Painter + Cherry Cobbler Blends for the berries. The sentiment is from Mistletoe Magic also and stamped in Cherry Cobbler ink. This will be a card in which lots of news updates will be written. :O)

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In this photo you can see the full front of the card with the focus on the small card & the ribbon. The ribbon is attached on the Basic White card front with the Mossy Meadow & DSP layers adhered over it. The ribbon is Natural Finish Ribbon and I love it. It can be stamped and it makes a wonderful bow.

Here the mini card is open to show off more DSP.

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And the photo on the right show the mini card fully opened. You could just as easily have the stamped panel on the right & DSP on the left. I might prefer that another time; this is just how it came together this time. The stamped panel is stamped in Memento ink using the Mistletoe Magic stamp set & colored with Real Red Blends and Garden Green reinker & a Water Painter. Add reinker to the lid of the Garden green ink pad, add a single drop of water from the Water painter, swish around to ink the brush and paint the leaves without adding any water at all.

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This photo shows exactly the ribbon and how it ‘fits’ holding the card. It is only attached under the mini card front, while the rest is loose to wrap around the card to secure it closed and make a half bow.

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Here you see the finished card and the envelope: more of the Boughs of Holly DSP on the flap and on the front the beautiful mistletoe from Mistletoe Magic stamp set. And yep – stamped in Memento ink, colored with Cherry Cobbler Blends and Garden Green Reinker with a Water Painter. All card cuts will be listed below. I look forward to you sharing your creations with me.

Now… on with the hop! Click on the next button or click on a name – either one. Enjoy the fantastic projects you will see from our team.

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Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

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Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

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Carol Buckalew

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Thanks for stopping by.

May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Card cuts for today’s project:

Cherry Cobbler: 5 1/2 x 10 scored at 4 1/4 & 8 1/2

Basic White: 4 x 5 1/4 (inner panels); 3 1/2 x 7 scored at 3 1/2 (mini card); 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 (left front panel); 1 3/8 x 5 3/8 (side panel); 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 (mini card stamped inside panel); 3 x 1 (Stitched Rectangle die cut)

Mossy Meadow: 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 (mini card layer)

DSP – Boughs of Holly: 4 x 5 1/4 (left front); 1 1/4 x 5 1/4 (side panel); 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 (mini card front); 2 1/4 x 6 (envelope flap)