Tuesday, November 7, 2017

SUO187 Gather Together and Give Thanks

Hi Friends!   

It’s time for the #187  “Being Thankful” Challenge at SU-Only Challenges!  

I can always use a few more “thank you” cards in my stash so I decided to create a fall themed card using Vintage Leaves (along with the coordinating dies), Timeless Textures and Painted Harvest to create a Clean and Simple/Mixed Media card.

If you have not had a chance to stop by the SU-Only Challenge site to check out the rest of the Design Team’s samples or the other challenge sites yet, I encourage you to do so- wonderful inspiration from all!

To create this card:

1). Tap the Pumpkin Pie and Tangerine Tango Classic Ink pads onto a silicone craft mat, spritz lightly with water and press a piece of Whisper White cardstock into the ink, left and re-press the paper in the ink.  Repeat the above steps with a bit of Fresh Fig Classic Ink and once you are satisfied with the colors, dry the panel with the Heat Tool.

2). Ink the leaves from Vintage Leaves with Fresh Fig Classic Ink and stamp onto the panel created in Step 1.  Die cut the leaves with the coordinating Leaflet Framelits™.

3). Using images from the Timeless Textures stamp set, stamp the grid image with Pumpkin Pie Classic Ink several times onto a piece of Whisper White cardstock.  Stamp the polka dot image over the grid image a bit using Tangerine Tango Classic Ink and add a bit of distressing using Fresh Fig Classic Ink with the small splatter stamp.  Trim the panel and mount onto a piece of Tangerine Tango cardstock, trim once more and mount onto a piece of Fresh Fig cardstock.  Mount the entire card front panel onto the Extra Thick Whisper White card base.

4). Use Metallic Gold Thread to create a large loop (adhere to the center area of the card) and layer the long oak leaf directly to the card front and add the other two using Stampin’ Dimensionals® (tucking some of the leaves under the metallic thread).

5). De-static a piece of Fresh Fig cardstock with an Embossing Buddy®, ink the sentiment from Painted Harvest with Versamark™ ink, apply Stampin’ Emboss Gold Embossing Powder and heat set with the Heat Tool.  Trim the sentiment and add to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals®.

6). Finish off the card by applying a bit of shimmer to the leaves with the Clear Wink of Stella® Pen.

Stamp Sets: Vintage Leaves, Timeless Textures, Painted Harvest

Ink/Mediums: Versamark™, Fresh Fig, Pumpkin Pie, Tangerine Tango

Paper: Whisper White, Fresh Fig, Tangerine Tango, Extra Thick Whisper White
Accessories/Tools: Big Shot™, Leaflet Framelits™, Gold Metallic Thread, Embossing Buddy®, Stampin’ Emboss® Gold Embossing Powder, Heat Tool

Thanks again for taking the time to stop by and I hope that you will create your own Stampin’ Up! Only project and join us for our “Being Thankful” challenge!


stampwithamyk said...

What a beautiful card! Your leaves and background stamping are amazing, great use of those colors! Thanks for joining as at Fab Friday, hope to see you again soon!

SewPaperPaint said...

Julie, this is absolutely beautiful! Love your watercolor effect and these amazing stamps. Hugs, Autumn (SewPaperPaint)

Heather said...

Julie - this is just fantastic! Your coloring is so beautiful - I love how the leaves look here! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

Amanda Mertz said...

I love how rich the colors look on your leaves and thanks for the step by step instructions for getting such beautiful leaves! Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

laurie said...

Such rich colors...beautiful leaves!Your coloring is gorgeous. Thanks for playing along at Dies R Us..so happy you joined us!

Darlene said...

WOW these leaves are gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Let the Sparkle Fly’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit!

Lagene said...

Gorgeous, thanks for all the details! Congrats on your win at Dies R Us!

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