May 2022 Candy Hearts Blog Hop, New 2022-2024 In Colors #stampcandy

Welcome to the May 2022 Candy Hearts Blog Hop! This month we are featuring projects made using the new 2022-2024 In Colors: Parakeet Party, Sweet Sorbet, Tahitian Tide, Starry Sky, and Orchid Oasis. 

I used two of the new In Colors – Orchid Oasis and Starry Sky – to create this simple card. I think it would qualify as “simple stamping” if it weren’t for the punch. Otherwise it’s just stamps, ink, and paper. I used the Bottled Happiness stamp set, which is available in a bundle (save 10%!) with the Vintage Bottle Punch. You can also get Vintage Bottle Shaker Domes to make shaker cards. I’ll link them in my supply list near the bottom of this post.

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Here’s what I made:

Stampin' Up! Bottled Happiness stamp set #stampcandy


Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my paper trimmer:

  • Orchid Oasis card stock (CS) cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, then scored in half at 4-1/4″
  • Basic White CS layer cut to 5-1/4″ x 4″
  • Basic White CS cut to 5-1/4″ x 4″ for the inside of the card base

Stamped with the Bottles Happiness stamp set:

  • sentiment in Orchid Oasis ink onto a scrap of Basic White Thick CS
  • large flower image in Orchid Oasis ink onto the Basic White CS layer, once in the top right corner and once in the bottom left
  • overlay flower image in Starry Sky ink (I found it easiest to line up the  flower centers.)
  • sprig stamp in Starry Sky ink from the center of the flowers toward the top left and bottom right. I inked the stamp only once per side and stamped off three times for the varied darkness

Cut using the Lasting Label Punch:

  • sentiment
  • a blank piece of Basic White Thick CS

Colored using a Stampin’ Write Marker:

  • filled in the flower center in Starry Sky ink, where I didn’t get the two-step stamping lined up just right

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • stamped Basic White CS layer glued onto the front of the card base
  • the two punched pieces glued together, perpendicular to each other
  • sentiment stack adhered onto the card front using a piece of Foam Adhesive Sheet
  • remaining 5-1/4″ x 4″ Basic White CS glued onto the inside of the card base


Here’s the May 2022 Candy Hearts Blog Hop:


How would you like to get $66.50 in new 2022-2024 In Color products FREE?

All you have to do is join my Candy Hearts group. The In Color Starter Kit costs you $99 plus tax. You get to choose $125 in product, AND you’ll receive the products below free, AND you get free shipping, AND you’ll get a free Paper Pumpkin kit. Now that’s a deal. But this promotion only lasts through 31 May, so click here for more details today!

May 2022 In Color Starter Kit #stampcandy


Here are today’s colors:

You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!


Here’s what I used:

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Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!

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