Nov HopWelcome to the November Pals Blog Hop, we are thankful you stopped by.  This month we are showcasing projects that show our thanks, including both thank you and Thanksgiving themed projects.

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Susan Lankford at Stamp and Create With Susan, #19 on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing projects.

Letterpress Winter, Fall FestI like to make Fall cards, and they are great for Thanksgiving. Since it is the beginning of the holiday season, I decided that I would use the Season’s Greetings sentiment from the Letterpress Winter stamp set, so that it can be displayed throughout the holidays. Brushed Gold cardstock on Mossy Meadow was chosen for the color scheme. The Brushed Gold was outlined with the cute leaf stamp from Fall Fest. I trimmed the Mossy Meadow cardstock that is layered under the sentiment with the Rotary Trimmer Small Scallop Blade. Doesn’t it give a nice little detail to the layer? I am still in love with the Venetian Crochet Trim and layered it with the Gold 1/8″ Ribbon and topped it all off with a pretty bow made from Mossy Meadow 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon with some Autumn Wooden Elements touched up with Soft Suede marker and sealed with Mod Podge for a little shimmer.

As I thought about Thanksgiving and the idea that so many of us get together with our families or friends, it occurredSeasonally Scattered, Apothecary Accents to me that a little coordinating container might be appropriate. I set out to make something that was good enough for a little gift and then decided that it would be great to make it functional as well. So I stamped my sentiment, using Daubers for a two-tone effect, then paper-pierced around it after cutting it with the Apothecary Accents framelit. The container was made from 9″ x 5 1/2″ piece of Brushed Gold cardstock. I found the middle of the paper and laid the Apothecary Accents piece onto top and pierced it so the holes would go all the way through. The bottom of the bag was made with a Mossy Meadow 4″ x 4″ piece of cardstock that was scored at 1″ all the way around and cut on each corner in order to form the bottom. Sticky strip was laid in the area along the bottom of the sides and then laid up against the bottom piece. Once the bottom was attached, the sides were adhered together. Ribbon was added to the top and bottom, a double looped bow made from Venetian Crochet trim, along with streamers of Gold Sequin Trim and Autumn Wooden Elements hung with Linen Thread. The little detail on the acorn is a gold sequin topped with a rhinestone. The functional part of this little gift container is that a tea light can be put inside so that the paper piercing can be seen. The sad part is that this cute little container was admired so much by my little kitty during the middle of the night that it didn’t stand a chance of survival! I will remember next time to put anything with danglies well out of her reach! I am just thankful that I got my photos of it before she got to it!

Letterpress Winter, Fall Fest, Seasonally Scattered

IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS

  • Stamp Sets: Letterpress Winter, Fall Fest, Scattered Seasons
  • Paper: Brushed Gold, Mossy Meadow, Whisper White
  • Ink: Mossy Meadow, Crumb Cake
  • SU Tools: Rotary Trimmer, Small Scallop Rotary Blade, Apothecary Accents Framelits
  • Finishing Touch: Venetian Crochet Trim, Gold 1/8″ Ribbon, Mossy Meadow 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon, Gold Metal Button, Linen Thread, Autumn Wooden Elements, Gold Sequin Trim

 

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The next stop is Beth Beard at My little craft blog on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting and I hope to see you soon.

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Line-Up: 

  1. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  2. Angie Valle-Peters at Paperluxuries
  3. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  4. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  5. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
  6. Rae Harper-Burnet at WildWestPaperArts.com
  7. Amy L. Lazzell at Just A Thought…Cards by Amy
  8. Natalie Bradley at Natalie Bradley Events
  9. September Gray at septembergray.com
  10. Jane Knudsen at see jane stamp
  11. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  12. Amy Whelan at Amy’s Inklings
  13. Amy Hoptay at Inking of You!
  14. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  15. Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit
  16. Kerry Willard Bray at Peonies and Paper Chains
  17. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  18. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  19. Susan Lankford at Stamp and Create With Susan
  20. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper ⇐⇐ YOU ARE HERE
  21. Beth Beard at My little craft blog
  22. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  23. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts By Patti
  24. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  25. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  26. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  27. Debbie Crowley at expressivelydeb…
  28. Kim Jolley at Stampin’ Artfully
  29. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  30. Becky Volpp at Inkblossomwithbecky
  31. Kalyn Shubnell at The Stamping Chronicles
  32. Sherrie Gross at Stampin’ Sunshine
  33. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space



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