Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Anniversary Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

It’s time for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! We have a sketch challenge for the Hop today and I’m looking forward to seeing what my team members have created! Here’s the sketch challenge.

After seeing the sketch, I knew I wanted to use the Forever Fern Stamp Set and the Forever Flourishing Dies. I paired these with the beautiful Pretty Prints 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper to create this lovely anniversary card. My husband and I will be celebrating our 38th wedding anniversary today so you can guess who will be receiving this card!

I used a card base in Calypso Coral and chose the Calypso Coral print from the Pretty Prints Designer Series Paper and matted this to a piece of Sweet Sorbet cardstock then adhered this to the card front.

I stamped several leaf and berry images in Calypso Coral and Sweet Sorbet inks and die cut using the coordinating dies from the Forever Flourishing Dies set. I also die cut several of the large leaf sprays in Basic White cardstock.

The sentiment was stamped in VersaMark ink onto a Calypso Coral sentiment label, and I sprinkled white embossing powder over the stamped sentiment and heat set.

I arranged the die cut leaf and berry pieces on the card front to determine placement, then adhered the pieces to the card front. The sentiment label was adhered to the center of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The berry image from the Forever Fern Stamp Set as well as the leaf image were stamped on the inside panel and this panel was adhered to a mat in Sweet Sorbet, and then adhered to the inside of the card. The leaf and berry images were also stamped onto the envelope front.

A piece of coordinating Pretty Prints Designer Series Paper was added to the envelope flap and I trimmed around the flap to finish off the envelope. Lastly, I added multiple Heart Pearls to the card front.

This completes my card. I hope you like it! The Forever Fern Stamp Set is one of my favorites and the images are suitable for either masculine or feminine cards as is the Pretty Prints Designer Series Paper.

If you’d like to recreate this card, click on the image below to view a pdf tutorial. Products used to create this card are included at the end of this blog post.

Thanks so much for visiting my blog…it is greatly appreciated! Please take a few minutes to hop on over to the other blogs to see more wonderful projects! You can click on the “Next” button below and that will take you to the top of the blog list and Amy Koender’s blog. Happy blog hopping!

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Products used to create today’s card are included below along with links for each product which will take you to my online store.

Forever Fern Friend Card / Use My May Host Code to Receive a Thank You Gift

forever fern friend card

The Forever Fern stamp set has been around for a bit but I never purchased it. When the stamp set carried over in the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog I had to grab it up! I don’t know what I was waiting for…the stamped images this set produces are gorgeous! While I didn’t do any die cutting for this card, the Forever Flourishing coordinating dies are also available. You can find both the stamp set and the dies in the annual catalog.

I used several of the stamps from this set to create my own background in earth tone colors set against a Cherry Cobbler mat. Beautiful! A short length of ribbon, a sentiment label, and a few Rustic Metallic Dots were used to finish off the card front. This stamp set used with a Christmas themed stamp set would be lovely…watch for future posts!

You can grab the instructions for this card by clicking on the icon below.

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Products used to create today’s card are included below.
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