Stampin’ Up! Magnificent Maple Thanksgiving Card is Full of Blessings


By Debbie Mageed, Magnificent Maple, Full of Blessings, Gratitude for Days, Holidays & Wishes, Thanksgiving, Autumn, Stampin Up

Magnificent Maple

We are now at the peak of the most beautiful time of the year – Autumn!! It is my favorite time of the year, even if by the end of it we have usually gotten our first big snow dump and it looks more like winter than fall. I do love the cooler temps, especially when the sun decides to shine. The photo inspiration for our new challenge is beautiful! I decided to finally use Magnificent Maple, which I purchased from the 2013 Holiday Mini Catalog. Can you believe that I never even mounted this stamp? Disgraceful!! I always knew that it would be the perfect Autumn card so decided to use it for this great color theme challenge.

Also, Holidays & Wishes, purchased when I was collecting stamps but not using them yet LOL, came from the 2007 Fall & Winter Collection Catalog. I also used Full of Blessings from 2012 Holiday Mini Catalog and Gratitude for Days from 2014 Holiday Mini Catalog. Isn’t it fun to use lots of stamps from your collection? It’s exactly why I have such a hard time giving them up!! Using some tools that are current in our catalog, I combined them with some retired products that really brought out the image in my mind.


It’s All in the Magnificent Maple Details

  • Stamp Sets: Magnificent Maple, Full of Blessings, Gratitude for Days, Holidays & Wishes
  • Paper: Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Into the Woods DSP (retired)
  • Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive
  • Cool Tools: Layering Ovals Framelits, Project Life Cards & Labels Framelits, Square Lattice TIEF (retired), Crumb Cake Marker
  • Finishing Touch: Brights Enamels Shapes, 1/8″ Pumpkin Pie Taffeta Ribbon, Daffodil Delight 5/8″ Satin Ribbon, Brights Designer Buttons, White 1 1/4″ Jute Ribbon


rrcb50Please stop by and check out the rest of the Design Team inspiration over at Retro Rubber Challenge Blog then get your much loved older stamps out and play along! Read the Challenge Guidelines below to be eligible to win. The challenge closes on Friday, November 4th.

Challenge Rules

  • We require stamps older than one year. New papers/dies are great – but you must use at least one stamp older than a year and describe the age in your blog post.
  • Post your new creation to your blog or online gallery.  No back-linking prior to the beginning date of the challenge.
  • Feel free to combine our challenge with others but in order to be eligible to be one of our Top Five winners, you may not have submitted to more than 10 total.

SUO Challenge #160 Fall Fun just started an Autumn challenge so I will submit to them and play along. Whether I use retired or current SU products, I always have lots of fun creating with them!!


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  1. Beautiful, looks like my lawn here in Maine…..

  2. This is gorgeous! That dsp is my favorite of all time from SU, so much I have only scraps left. Wish I had more fall weather here in TX, it’s also my favorite time of the year.

  3. WOW Debbie, so glad that you decided to ink up this beauty! The background you lovely, but the Maple is indeed Magnificent. As always I love all your little details, twine bow and those neat little banners holding the sentiment. LOVE. Clairex

  4. Great card Debbie. The maple leaf is lovely, and the textured background is wonderful! The ribbon, banner, and enamels are all the right touches.

  5. Debbie, I see your love of Autumn in every detail of this stunning card!! The choice of DSP provided such a rich palette of color and the embossing great texture! So many lovely accessories, including the pierced trio details. Off to pin…

  6. I was awestruck when I first saw this card and it took me a long time to decide that it was dsp and not handstamped paper! I LOL’d at the idea of having unmounted stamps! Shame on us! Stunning card!

  7. Debbie, the DSP looks amazing with all that texture from the embossing folder, love the rich colors of this beautiful time of the year and all of them are represented in your gorgeous card. So glad you used this beautiful leaf image for the first time for this card.
    All the details truly enhance this focal image.
    Fabulous card!!!

  8. I love those colors, especially with the yellow. And the background paper is beautiful. That particular embossing folder adds such a nice, fine texture to it. Many of my stamps which I call “new” have actually been sitting for over a year, tsk tsk.

  9. Debbie, love your maple leave, the background DAP and how you embossed it is beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration.

  10. Gorgeous! The colors! The elements! I adore it all!❤️

  11. Love this card Debbie! I, too have stamps that have not been inked (and some not mounted as well). Love the fact that you pulled out these old favorites and gave them some “love” 🙂 Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges- hugs and have a blessed week, my friend!

  12. Pwharva great combination of images and colours. So glad you joined the fun at SUO

  13. Love how you ran the dsp through the embossing folder – really adds a lot of texture! Thanks for joining the SUO challenge!

  14. That is STILL my favorite embossing folder and you rocked it on this card!! Thanks so much for playing along with our challenge this time!!

  15. Very pretty…love your use of some retired products. That DSP was one of my favorites! Thanks for playing along with the SUO Challenge this time!

  16. That leaf stamp was one of my favorites, and so was that dsp. Great card. Thanks for playing along with the SUO Challenge.

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