September 2, 2019
Happy Labor Day!
I know we are trying to hold onto summer but my stamping mood was on fall this weekend. Maybe the Come to Gather Designer Series Paper on my craft heap had something to do with the fall mood;)
I pulled out the versatile Colorful Seasons stamp set with its Seasonal Layers Dies.
I forgot what a FANTASTIC bundle that is!
The 2019 Holiday Catalog goes LIVE on Wednesday, September 4!
Get your wish list ready…I know I have mine:)
Thanks for buzzng by, friends…
September 22, 2017
I was intrigued with the SU Seasonal Lantern when I first saw it in the Holiday Catalog. I just got it and had so much fun putting together a fall themed card great for Thanksgiving time that will be here before we know it!
I am sharing it with the crew over at The Paper Players for
LeAnne’s Harvest Theme Challenge # 362.
I used the gorgeous Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper to create a cool fall feeling to the card but the splash of Lemon Lime Twist really brightens up the card. I love to design a card around the colors palette in the paper- makes designing so much easier. I played around with adding in some copper and gold foil but in the end, I went with just cardstock. I cut the Very Vanilla embossed panel to be 3″ x 5-1/2″ with a border of Early Espresso that is 3-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. I think the embossed panel is a great background for the lantern to sit upon, don’t you?
I can’t wait to make some Christmas lanterns…
September 21, 2015
Good Monday to you all!
I saw that Laurie’s challenge over at The Paper Players #263 calls for a FALL card.
Well, I just happened to have one up my sleeve since I used the SU Sheltering Tree to create an easel card to show one of my friends how to make one!
Here it is closed:
To achieve the colorful leaves, I inked up my tree foliage with Daffodil Delight ink and then added Pumpkin Pie and Old Olive ink with finger sponge daubers in different places. I also did that with the little “flowers” that are included in the set so that I had some fallen leaves on the ground.
For this easel card, I took a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of Chocolate Chip cardstock and scored it at 2 3/4″ and 5 1/2. I then folded it at 5 1/2″ like I would for a standard card. Then I just folded up the 2 3/4″ part to create the easel. I cut another 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ Chocolate Chip panel that I adhered to the 2 3/4″ part of the easel after I had stamped the tree on a 3 3/4″ x 5″ Very Vanilla panel bordered by a 4″ x 5 1/4″ Pumpkin Pie panel. *TIP- when adhering the stamped tree panel, put your adhesive on the 2 3/4″ part of the easel not the panel so you won’t have any adhesive showing.
After stamping my bottom (inside) panel with the same measurements as the other panel, I placed my button with a sturdy glue dot so that the easel could sit up against it. You can place your easel mechanism anywhere you want, on this particular card, I left ample space for writing.
I have not decided yet what kind of card this will be or where I will put the sentiment so I left it blank for now. I do that often, how about you?
Hope your week starts off wonderfully friends,
Thanks for buzzing by…