Many Blessings for You with an Autumn Card for Cardz 4 Galz

Rustic Holiday Card Featuring #ManyBlessings, #Autumn, #Thanksgiving, #Holiday, #SecretsToStamping, #StampinUp

 

 

It’s time for another challenge at Cardz 4 Galz, which is Thoughts of Fall/Autumn. Get out your pretty nature stamps with deep darker ink colors and join us! This card was inspired when I went with my daughter to look for pretty organizing stuff and wall decorations at Michaels for her new college apartment. We both “ooh’ed” when we saw this. Immediately I knew that I could do something similar on a card and she actually bought it. 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

My Secrets to Making This Many Blessings Project

  • It took me a couple of tries to get the card right for me. I really wanted to use a larger leaf but it just didn’t look right on the small card front. So, I opted for the leaf punch and think it looks better.
  • First, I stamped the sentiment onto Crumb Cake cardstock and cropped it with the 2 1/4″ circle punch. I ran the Tombow glue along the edges and started placing the leaves down but wasn’t that careful about it at all.
  • I took the Early Espresso cardstock and cut it to 2″, then used the Banner Triple Punch on one end. To give it some texture, I ran it through the Big Shot in the Subtle embossing folder. Then, I wrapped the 3/16″ Braided Linen Trim around and tied it in a big bow. I really love this ribbon! (You can get it FREE if you place an order with me this month. Check What’s New for more details.)
  • The banner needed a little sprucing up so I added the cute leaf vine from Little Loves and adhered it. I really like how it looks on the banner!
  • After finishing up the card, I thought the wreath looked a little bare so I added the Clear Faceted Gems around.

Quick List of Stampin’ Up! Products

  • Stamp Sets: Many Blessings
  • Paper: Wood Textures DSP, Early Espresso, Galvanized Metallic Paper
  • Ink: Early Espresso
  • SU Tools: Little Loves Framelits, Leaf Punch, Banner Triple Punch, 2 1/4″ Circle Punch, Subtle TIEF
  • Finishing Touch: 3/16″ Braided Linen Trim, Clear Faceted Gems

I playing along with the following challenge(s):

Ellibelle’s Crafty Wednesday: Autumn

Modsquad Challenge: Monotone Thank You

That’s Crafty Challenge: Autumn

 

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DIY List of Stampin’ Up! Products

 

Leaf Punch

$16.00

 

 

6 Comments

  1. I definitely can see why Sarah bought the decoration! And your card CASE is wonderful! I love all the rustic details. Already pinned!!

  2. Wow Debbie, I love the colour! Very unusual but completely on theme.
    Thank you for joining this months challenge ‘Forever Autumn’ at That’s Crafty!
    Helen x

  3. Your card is beautiful, Debbie. And what a great inspiration piece too!
    Thank you so much for sharing this month at Ellibelle’s Crafty Wednesday challenge!

  4. A lovely card with a really classy look due to the fabulous colour palette you have used . A wonderful sentiment too .
    Thanks for joining us at That’s Crafty x

  5. Love your inspiration piece you CASEd. It is so pretty and especially clever to use the galvanized metallic paper. Great job! Enjoy your day, Debbie.

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