Wednesday 12 January 2022

Touches of Ink Blog Hop


Hi Everyone,

Today I am hopping with the lovely Touches of Ink group and I have chosen to use my favourite bundle from the January - June Mini Catalogue - Daffodil Daydreams, I just love it. We also have some designer series papers in the Saleabration promotion which co-ordinate with it - Daffodil Afternoon, so I have combined it all and made a very early Mother's Day card. I hope that you like it. Let me show you how I made it.


1 piece of thick very vanilla card stock 5 7/8" x 8 1/4"
1 piece of dsp 3 1/4" x 4 1/4" (Daffodil Afternoon)
Scrap of very vanilla for the sentiment and a piece to stamp the flowers
Daffodil Daydream stamp set
Daffodil Dies
Stampin Cut and Emboss Machine
Stitched So Sweetly Dies
Crushed Curry ink
Memento Black ink
Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends
Old Olive Stampin' Blends
Multipurpose adhesive
Simply Scored
Bone Folder


On the long side score the thick very vanilla at 4 1/8" and fold and burnish to make the card base.

Stamp the long trellis pattern using crushed curry ink top, bottom and sides on the front and top and bottom on the inside of the card.

Die cut the largest rectangle from the dsp and the second smallest from the scrap of very vanilla. Stamp the sentiment in crushed curry on the vanilla rectangle.

Stamp the daffodil image on the very vanilla card and then colour with the Stampin' Blends and then die cut the image.

Add the dsp to the card front using dimensionals. Adhere the stamped image in the centre of the dsp and then add the sentiment over the top of the stems using dimensionals.

This is a quick card to make but I think it looks very effective with the trellis border on the card front framing the dsp and the floral image. Very early for a Mother's Day card but the only other one in the set is an Easter one.

Please click on the links below to see what  Angela Kober has made and there are links below to all the other contributions.

Simone Kleine - derdiedasKleine bastelt   

Katja Martins - Stempelpfau 

Karen Egan (UK) - Crafty Karen Designs

Angela Köber - Stempelfamilie 

Melanie Fischer - MeeFischs Bastelecke

Lisa Mattes - StempelMOMent

Donna Lester - Taffy Crafting

Anja Ehmann - Bastelanja

Sandra Nitschke - Gelettertundgestempelt

Liane Gorny - Jungle Cards

Gabi Appelt - Bastelbande

Petra Wittig - Cum Gaudium

Daniela Klotzsch-Fiehn - Kreativierend

Vickie Littlewood - Vickie Lou Designs

Patricia Lemke - Pattis Stempel Tempel

Iris Philipps -iriStempelt 

Petra Masukowitz - PetMa kreativ

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Happy crafting,

Karen X

Product List

Daffodil Daydream Bundle


  1. I love your daffodils!
    Thanks for joining!
    Greetings from Germany, Simone

  2. Very well done.
    Have a good time with our beautiful Minikatalog.
    Greetings Iris from Germany

  3. beautiful card that invites you to spring. thank you for the inspiration.Best regards Patricia

  4. Hi Karen,
    beautiful card,I love your daffodils!