Stitched All Around Sponged Floral Thanks
P retty thank you card using Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock pieces to the following sizes using a Stampin' Trimmer:
- card from Petal Pink Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 4" x 5-1/4" from Grapefruit Grove Cardstock
- 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" from Petal Pink Cardstock
- 1-5/8" x 5-1/4" from Petal Pink Cardstock
- 1" x 5-1/8" from Grapefruit Grove Cardstock
- 2-1/4" square from Grapefruit Grove Cardstock
- 2-1/4" square from Petal Pink Cardstock
Mount the block of X's image from the Stitched All Around Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Grapefruit Grove Ink Pad. Stamp it on the bottom of the large Petal Pink rectangle so it goes off the bottom edge and the left edge. Re-ink the stamp and stamp it again just to the right of the first image so it goes off the bottom edge. Repeat all the way across the bottom remembering to re-ink the stamp each time.
Pick out the skinny, line of flowers and leaves embossing folder from the Petal Pair Embossing Folders. Place the long, thin strip of Petal Pink Cardstock into the Embossing Folder so it is centered over the embossing area. Place the folder with the card stock inside on top of a Cutting Pad on your Big Shot Platform at the lowest possible setting. Place another Cutting Pad on top of the folder and run through the Big Shot.
Rub a Sponge Dauber across the open Grapefruit Grove Ink Pad to get it inky. Then, lightly rub across the dry embossed flowers and leaves on the Petal Pink strip. Get more ink on the dauber as needed. Keep adding ink until you have the color saturation you want.
Tip: I just clean my Sponge Daubers when I'm done using them by running them under water until no more color is coming off. Then, I let them air dry. They may be stained, but they are clean enough to use with any color of ink in the future.
Adhere the long, thin strip of Grapefruit Grove to the back of the dry embossed and sponged Petal Pink strip so about 1/8" of Grapefruit Grove shows along the bottom long edge.
Adhere the matted, dry embossed, and sponged strip to the bottom of the stamped Petal Pink rectangle so it is about 1/2" up from the bottom and covers the top edge of the stamped X's. Trim off any excess cardstock on the sides using Paper Snips if needed.
Adhere the Petal Pink rectangle to the large Grapefruit Grove rectangle.
Cut a 6" piece of the Petal Pink 1/4" ribbon from the Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack.
Lay the ribbon across the cardstock pieces so it covers the seam between the top of the dry embossed, sponged Petal Pink strip and the large Petal Pink layer. Flip the cardstock over and fold the ends of the ribbon over. Adhere the ends of the ribbon in place with pieces of Tear & Tape Adhesive.
Remove the protective backing from the Tear & Tape strips and add more SNAIL to the back of the cardstock. Adhere it to the front of the Grapefruit Grove card.
Mount the thank you sentiment circle image from the Stitched All Around Set on Block B. Ink it up with the Grapefruit Grove Ink Pad. Stamp it in the center of the Petal Pink square.
Pick out the circle framelit from the Layering Circles Framelits that cuts out a 1-3/8" circle. Place the stamped sentiment square on the Cutting Pad on top of the Magnetic Platform on the Big Shot. Place the circle framelit on top so it is centered over the sentiment circle image. Place another Cutting Pad on top and run through the Big Shot.
Pick out the large circle with little rectangles cut around the edge framelit from the Stitched Labels Framelits. Place the square of Grapefruit Grove Cardstock on the Precision Base Plate on top of the Platform on the Big Shot. Place the large circle with rectangles cut around the edge framelit on top. Place a Cutting Pad on top and run through the Big Shot a couple of times. Use the Die Brush to remove the pieces.
Adhere the sentiment circle cut out to the center of the Grapefruit Grove circle cut out.
Use Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the matted sentiment circles to the front of the card on the left side so the circles are centered over the ribbon.
Cut a 3-1/2" piece of the Petal Pink 1/4" ribbon from the Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack.
Slide one end of the ribbon under the ribbon already on the card front on the right side of the matted sentiment circles. Tie it in place using a half knot. Trim the ends.