This week’s DOstamper STARS Thursday Challenge is a “Product Spotlight” featuring Stampin’ Up! Ink Refills.

And you thought Stampin’ Up! Ink Refills were only for re-inking your stamp pads…

For the DOstamper STARS Thursday Challenge NO.242 featuring Stampin' Up! Ink Refills. For more details click through to my blog. #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #inkrefill #handstamped via @DawnThomas (Cracked Pot Stamper)

This week I was inspired by finding ways to use Stampin’ Up! Ink Refills for something more exciting than merely re-inking my stamp pads.

I love that there is no stamping (unless you want to add a sentiment inside) on this card but it is filled with lots of fun and beads of silica gel (Warning: DO NOT EAT)!

For DOstamper STARS Thursday Challenge No: 242 featuring Stampin' Up! Ink Refills, Lovely Words Thinlits Dies. For more details and instructions click through to my blog. #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #inkrefill #lovelywords #handstamped via @DawnThomas (Cracked Pot Stamper)

What did I use to create this beauty? (scroll down for complete supply list and links)

Stamp Set: N/A

Paper: Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper, Berry Burst, Soft Sky, Window Sheet

Ink: Ink Refills

Accessories: Berry Burst Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon

Tools: Lovely Words Thinlits, Layering Oval Framelits, Big Shot

 

For DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge No:242 featuring Stampin' Up! Ink Refills, Lovely Words Thinlits Dies. For details and instructiions click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #inkrefill #lovelywords #handstamped via @DawnThomas (Cracked Pot Stamper)

It’s All in the Details:

  • “shaker” equates to silica beads
  • yes, the kind that you find in new purses and luggage and such

Crazy! Right? I colored them with my Stampin’ Up! Ink Refills to match my card

For DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge No:242 featuring Stampin' Up! Ink Refills, Lovely Words Thinlits Dies. For details and instructiions click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #inkrefill #lovelywords #handstamped via @DawnThomas (Cracked Pot Stamper)

It’s easy as 1-2-3

  1. cut open silica packet and place beads in small container (I used an empty embellishment container)
  2. add 3-5 drops of Stampin’ Up! Ink Refill
  3. put lid on and shake
Lovely Words Shaker Card
  1. Die cut “friend” from Peekaboo Peach cardstock using Lovely Words Thinlits Dies and the largest scalloped oval from Layering Oval Framelits. Die cut Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper with large oval to create window. Glue “friend” cutout onto Designer Series Paper with Multipurpose Liquid Glue or Fine-Tip Glue Pen. Set aside to dry.
  2. Using Big Shot and Fluttering Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, emboss Soft Sky cardstock, adhere to Berry Burst card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue or Fast Fuse adhesive.
  3. Adhere Window Sheet to Designer Series Paper with Fast Fuse. Tie double bow with Berry Burst Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon, adhere with Glue Dots to Designer Series Paper.
  4.  Create safe place Silica beads to shake around in by adhering Adhesive Foam Strips around oval window area (we don’t want any of those little buggers to escape!)
  5. Carefully place a pile of silica beads on card base (they get a little excited and like to roll around-I put my card base on a paper plate in an effort to contain them). Align and adhere Designer Series Paper layer over silica beads. And shake, shake, shake!
  6. Address the envelope, adhere stamp and pop in the mailbox to brighten someone’s day.

TIP: I prefer Fast Fuse for getting into all the nooks and crannies of embossed layers. 

Cardstock Cuts
  • Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper: 3-3/4″ x 5″
  • Berry Burst: 4-1/4″ x 11″ (card base-scored and folded at 5-1/2″)
  • Soft Sky: 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Peekaboo Peach: 2-3/4″ x 3-1/2″
  • Window Sheet: 2-3/4″ x 3-1/2″

 



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For DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge No:242 featuring Stampin' Up! Ink Refills, Lovely Words Thinlits Dies. For details and instructiions click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #inkrefill #lovelywords #handstamped via @DawnThomas (Cracked Pot Stamper)

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