Unfortunately, the two stamp sets I used in this sample have been retired. But Stampin' Up! has several other leaf and greeting sets that could be substituted if you don't own these particular sets.
To re-create a card similar to this one, following is the supply list:
Autumn Splendor Stamp Set (retired)
Holidays & Wishes Stamp Set (retired)
Not Quite Navy card stock
Cajun Craze card stock
Whisper White card stock
Cajun Craze ink
Not Quite Navy ink
More Mustard ink
Pewter Embossing Powder
Early Espresso Taffeta Ribbon (retired)
Decorative Label Punch
XL Oval Punch
Rub Embossing Buddy well over 3.75" x 5" piece of Whisper White card stock. With VersaMark, stamp leaves randomly across the paper. (I started with the larger oak leaves and filled in with the smaller leaves.) Sprinkle Pewter Embossing Powder over the leaves, and heat to emboss.
Use Sponge Daubers to fill in the background with Cajun Craze, Not Quite Navy, and More Mustard inks. You can make these areas as light or as dark as you desire. But try to have some light and some dark for contrast.
On a scrap of Whisper White, stamp acorns and sentiment in VersaMark. Heat emboss these with the Pewter Embossing Powder. Use the More Mustard Sponge Dauber to color in the acorns. With Paper Snips, carefully cut out the acorns. Punch out the sentiment with the XL Oval Punch. With the Not Quite Navy Sponge Dauber, ink the edges of the oval. From a scrap of Cajun Craze, punch out a Decorative Label, and ink those edges also. Adhere these three pieces together. Set aside momentarily.
Wrap the ribbon around the finished leaf panel, and tie into a bow on the left side. Adhere the sentiment piece over the ribbon with a couple of Stampin' Dimensionals.
Adhere finished leaf panel to a piece of Cajun Craze measuring 5.25" x 4", then to card front, made from a 5.5" x 8.5" piece of Not Quite Navy, folded in half and scored well with the bone folder.
Happy Fall Y'all!!
Love this card.Thanks for giving me an idea.ReplyDelete
Thanks, Steff! I'm glad I gave you an idea! :>)Delete
Thank you, Betsye. I'm so glad you like it. :>)Delete
I love your card. I can't be there for your classes or your beautiful home, but I can imagine them through your blog1ReplyDelete
Chris, it's so nice to hear from you! Thanks for joining me. :>)Delete
I'm so glad that I'm following you! What a great card. It looks beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome work:)ReplyDelete
Katie, I'm thrilled that you are following me! And thanks for the kind words. :>)Delete
I love so many things about this--the colors, the embossing--great job!ReplyDelete
Thanks, Steph. Such nice things to say. :>)Delete
gorgeous, i would totally frame that!ReplyDelete
Omigosh. Thanks!I'm honored. :>)Delete
This is very beautiful Linda. Thanks for sharing at "I Gotta Try That Monday"ReplyDelete
Thank you, Marcie.. And thanks for letting me participate. :>)Delete
I love to stamp cards, but i am afraid of my heat gun to emboss. I guess I need more practice! Beautiful work - very talented.ReplyDelete
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Thank you, Donna! Heat embossing is still one of my favorite things to do. It doesn't really take practice -- just keep the heat about 2 inches from the embossing and keep moving it until the embossing powder turns shiny. All done! And all beautiful! :>)ReplyDelete
Very pretty~ thanks for linking up!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Kim. And thanks for letting me link up! Pretty new at all this. :>)Delete
Saw your card on Pinterest, which led me to your blog. The card is awesome. I think I still have this set and have to try this. I am a fellow SU demonstrator and originally from Wisconsin. I now live in Texas and miss the beautiful fall colors this time of year.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Marilyn! Do you miss Wisconsin? I checked out your blog, and love your cards! I am also following you now on Pinterest. :>)Delete
Hello! I'm visiting from the PinFest hop from Serendipity & Spice - this is so incredibly beautiful! You are so talented :) How long did this take you?ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Angela! Actually, it isn't all that time-consuming. Basically to get the colors just right, you start out light and keep adding darkness and depth until you are happy with the results. To design a card from scratch usually takes me anywhere from 1 1/2 - 2 hours. Once it's created, and all the pieces are cut and ready (like I do it for my workshops), it should only take about a half hour! Thanks for asking! :>)Delete
GORGEOUS Linda! I can see why it's a favorite! Thanks for linking up to The Best of 2012 Link Party! DianaReplyDelete
Thanks, Diana! I love it too, especially the colors. :>)Delete
I am glad to see your card making experience Linda! Thanks for providing us such an interesting ideas.ReplyDelete
Nice card maker tutorials! Great job!
Gorgeous card! Do you find that you need to wipe the ink off of the embossed leaves when done sponging? Than kyouReplyDelete
Yes, once I've finished with all my sponging, I go over the embossing lightly with a facial tissue. This just brightens up the embossing a bit. Thanks so much for looking at and commenting on my post!Delete
Thank you very much Linda :)Delete
What a Great Card! Love your chosen colors!ReplyDelete
This is a beautiful idea that I may use as an example to make a gratitude journal. Thank you for listing all the supplies and directions- you’ve inspired me:)ReplyDelete
Hello. I just came across this card and it is stunning. I am going to give it a try but fear I will not come close to what you have created here. Thank you for sharing such an amazing piece.ReplyDelete
Nice Post.. i'm Very Interested.. follow back my blogReplyDelete
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