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Seasonal Lantern for the Inky Friends

Posted by on October 13, 2017

Welcome to the Inky Friends Inking up the Season Blog Hop! You may have just arrived from Mickey’s Blog, or if you are going backwards from Tanya’s Blog. No worries, even if you are starting here. All of the blogs link in a circle, so you won’t miss a single amazing project. If you get stuck, you can always click this link to take you to the master list.

I was pleased to see that Stampin’ Up included a Hanukkah sentiment and menorah stamp in the holiday catalog this year. It is part of a variety of elements in the Seasonal Lantern stamp set. Some of the elements are perfect for fall, so I usedthem to make a birthday card for my sister-in-law, whose birthday was yesterday.

Seasonal Lantern Happy Birthday by Yapha

Stamps: Seasonal Lantern
Ink: Soft Suede, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive
Paper: Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Very Vanila, Copper Foil
Other: Happy Birthday Thinlit

Since Hanukkah is eight days long, I thought it would be fun to create a set of eight cards, one for each night, with the menorah stamp. A corresponding number of candles is lit each night, and with a little masking I was able to make the cards match. Here is a look at all eight:

Seasonal Lantern Hanukkah cards by Yapha

And here is a close up of the first and last: (I realized that I put the first one on the right, like the candles are lit and how Hebrew is read, instead of on the left like one would expect in English)

Seasonal Lantern Hanukkah cards by Yapha

Stamps: Seasonal Lantern
Ink: Crumb Cake, Night of Navy, Soft Sky, Daffodil Delight
Paper: Soft Sky, Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Foil Frenzy DSP
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Circles Framelits

Thank you for hopping with us today! Your next stop is Tanya’s Blogwhere she will be showing us the adorable Santa Paws.

10 Responses to Seasonal Lantern for the Inky Friends

  1. Shelley Z

    Lovely! Love the 8 cards for Hanukkah!

  2. Mickey Roberts

    Your Hanukkah card sequence is just awesome, Yapha! Love the border you created for the Birthday card. Beautiful projects!

  3. Sharleen Luciano

    Wonderful cards Yapha. Love it. TFS

  4. Sara J. Mattson-Blume

    The menorah cards are fabulous! So creative. The fall harvest color choices are perfect- I love the copper foil Happy Birthday.

  5. Wendie

    Beautiful projects. Thanks so much for the Hanukkah cards idea.

  6. Betty Traciak

    Great idea for creating a frame with the fall stamps! And I love, love the Hanukkah cards!! The foil is fabulous with the Soft Sky and the masking idea is just brilliant!

  7. Staci Miserlian

    Great looking cards, Yapha! Super masking on the Menorah.

  8. Sarah WILLS

    LOVE the sequence of cards and the foil frenzy on them – super pretty 🙂

  9. Rhonda Griffin

    The Menorahs are so pretty with that dsp! Perfect! I love the autumn birthday card too. CUTE!!

  10. AndreaH

    Love both. Very clever. Xx

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