Sunday, September 17, 2017

Stampin' Up! Fall Fun

Welcome everyone! I am so excited to share this fun post today because it takes two things I love and brings them together.  Fall and stamping!!!

The theme for today's post is fall fun. Fall happens to be my favorite season. While I am a beach lover and definitely a beach girl, I am an October baby so there is no doubting my love for pumpkins, fall colors, and fall bucket lists. For my first project I did a card with a technique known as the Eclipse Affect.
I used a stamp set from our annual catalog called Vintage Leaves. I absolutely LOVE this stamp set. This stamp set is truly the perfect fall set. I randomly stamped different color leaves all around whisper white cardstock using some fun fall ink pads: Crushed Curry, Cherry Cobbler, Old olive, Fresh Fig, and Pumpkin Pie. Once this was done I used my big shot to die cut the word FALL out using the Large Letter Framelits.

After this step was done I used dimensional dots and added this mat to Fresh Fig cardstock. Here you can see a couple of images of the final card.
P.S. Don't forget to stamp your envelope! ;-)

I also added some fun Burlap Ribbon and a fussy cut out pumpkin from Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper from our amazing Stampin' Up! 2017 Holiday catalog.

While this card is adorable and full of fall foliage, I thought it would be nice to have a little gift to give with it. I opted to create a cute little wood crate with 3x3 cards and envelopes for the perfect gift.
With this project, I used sponge daubers to color up a piece of whisper white cardstock with a variety of fall ink pads again. Once blended, I took a leaf from an amazing and versatile stamp set called Colorful Seasons. This stamp set also comes as a bundle and trust me you will want it!!! Plus ordering this set as a bundle saves you 10%!!!
 
Once I stamped the leaves in Basic Black to really make them pop, I cut the squares into 2 3/4 by 2 3/4 pieces and multicolored cardstock from our new In-Colors in 3x3 size cards.
I also used the small leaf in Fresh Fig ink to stamp the little 3x3 envelopes for an added touch.
After that is all set, I took a piece of copper foil sheet and die cut some fun leaves to add to each card. Using Multipurpose glue, I adhered the leaves to the cards and then used fast fuse to adhere the card to the base. One step I forgot to photograph was die cutting out the mini crate to make the adorable crate box. Don't worry I will have another project showing another crate project in the near future. 
 
Tip: When using the multipurpose glue press down on a silicone mat to avoid excess glue sticking to another card. The excess stays on the silicone craft sheet and your cards dry perfectly.
 
Here is the final result....

I hope you have enjoyed the fall inspiration today and you will come back soon for more creative fun. Don't forget to sign up for my newsletter and new blog posts.
 
Below I have provided a least for each project with a product list for easy shopping. Have a wonderful day!!!
 
  Product List for Fall Card
Product List for Crate Project

2 comments:

  1. Jennifer you have magic in your hands! you really know how to execute the best, combining the aesthetics and creative sense to lure the people and you do it like no one else.

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