Inky Stamper *NEW* Stamps Inspiration!

Hello friends!  I’m really excited to be sharing some more inspiration today as a guest designer this month using some brand new Inky Stamper stamp sets that were just released!  Stop by the store and check them out…they’re so cute!

First, I have a couple of shaped interactive cards for those warm drinks as the temperatures start to cool down.  I made one for Autumn and shared it in the Inky Stamper FB Group and was asked how it I made it, so I thought I’d share that one along with another Christmas style version that I made too:

Aren’t these so cute with that little raccoon from the Inky Stamper Warm Beverages stamp set?!  The one on the right is the one I made with Fall colors covering the front of the cup with the Doodlebug Gingham/Linen paper pad.  I also used the Doodlebug Bon Bon Twine around the cup sleeve.

The cup on the left is more Christmas themed and I’ve used pretty much the same products, but just changed up the colors a little bit.  This cup is slightly different because it’s about 1/4″ shorter so that it would properly fit inside an A2 envelope.  The Autumn card was a bit snug, so I tweaked the size a bit more on the Christmas to make it fit nicely.

When you pull the lid off the top of the coffee cup, there is an insert with a greeting and/or a place where you can add a gift certificate.  These were so fun to create and easy to do!  Mass production could be possible for sure!

All that is needed are some measurements and a few tips along the way to get you started.  I thought it would be easier to understand with a video, so check that out below or watch on You Tube HERE.


I also had a birthday card that I needed to make for someone, so I thought I’d pull out the new Inky Stamper Hippo stamp set and have some fun with it!

Aren’t these party animals so cute?!  I thought this one would be fun to turn into a polaroid style, so I pulled out a square die to create my own polaroid frame with it!  I also cut another one in black cardstock so that I had a bit of dimension with it.  I stamped the sentiment from the set at the bottom of the frame.

The background behind the Hippo was created by white heat embossing the music note image from the stamp set over some Inky Stamper Watercolor Panels and then using some watercolors for an emboss resist background.  I colored up the Hippo, bird and party hat and cut them out to arrange over the background.  I added a couple of pieces of the Doodlebug Grey Swiss Dot Washi Tape over top of the Doodlebug Gingham/Linen Paper that was cut out with a wonky stitched die and attached to a white top folding A2 card base.  I found a couple of sequins from the Picket Fence Rubber Duckies mix and then filling the centers of them with yellow Stickles.

So many different things going on in this post, but I hope that you’ve enjoyed it and have been inspired to create something too!  Thank you so much for stopping in today!

Challenges:

  1. Love to Scrap – Anything Goes 
  2. Love to Craft – Anything Goes
  3. Krafty Chicks – Stamp Act
  4. My Time to Craft – Critters
  5. Colour Crazy Craft – Anything Goes + coloring
  6. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends – Anything Goes
  7. Pammie’s Inky Pinkies – Anything Goes
  8. The Corrosive – Anything Goes

19 thoughts on “Inky Stamper *NEW* Stamps Inspiration!

  1. Super cute! Love that hippo image and your card. So fun and a great birthday card. The interactive cup cards are wonderful.
    Lynn

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  2. Such super cute image, fabulous colouring and needed a smile this morning, love the little raccoons with their hot coffee and that Hippo, is adorable with his part hat on and birdie friend on his back, so cute Vicki, fabulous cards..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  3. Adorable racoon and hippo images!! It’s wonderful to see these linked to our critters theme at MTTC! –Becca/DT

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  4. Absolutely adorable critter cards Vicki,love that the coffee cup is also a gift card holder,and the hippo sentiment made me smile

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  5. Awww….these are both so much fun! Love how you created for both Christmas and Thanksgiving/Fall. The stamps are adorable, and you’ve colored the images so well – as always, they look alive! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Watching the video is on my list of things to do tomorrow. Lovin the hippo – gotta smile when you see this character. Glad to see you design for Inky Stamper again.

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  7. That racoon is super cute on your drink gift card holders. Wonderful designer papers you used on them. That hippo is super adorable and I love that terrific music background for the scene too.

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  8. Oh my, aren’t those new stamps adorable and I love how you used them on your designs! The coffee raccoons are fabulous and the hippo with the birdie is super cute – love them 😊. I hope you’re having a great November! Hugs Jo x

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  9. Sensational card with these fun critters, Vicki!! I especially love the raccoons since I have a friend who just got bitten by a raccoon and had to take rabies shots for the second year in a row. He thinks he’s the raccoon whisperer. NOT! I don’t know how he can still have a sense of humor about it!

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  10. Hi there, what a wonderful selection of projects – love the interactive cards, what a clever idea! Thanks for joining in with us this week at Colour Crazy Craft Challenge – Sarah, DT.

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  11. Both cute raccoon cards are so cute. I love how beautifully you colored the raccoon, it looks very naturalistic. The third card is stunning. I love these laughing party girls with a musical background.

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