Flourishing Phrases Come to Gather for Hand Stamped Sentiments

Autumn All Occasion Card Featuring Flourishing Phrases and Come to Gather by Stampin' Up!

 

 

It’s time for a wonderful photo inspiration challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments – my favorite kind! This one is just full of great inspiration, don’t you think? Pumpkins seemed to be the recurring item and made me reach for my Come to Gather DSP. As I was looking through the various patterns, it occurred to me that I could color in the pumpkins on the pattern I chose and decided to give it a go. Making this card into a fall all-occasion card was so easy, using the sentiment from the indispensable Flourishing Phrases stamp set.

 

 

 

 

Autumn All Occasion Card Featuring Flourishing Phrases and Come to Gather by Stampin' Up!

 

My Secrets to Making This Flourishing Phrases Project

  • This A6 card started with choosing the DSP, as stated above, and coloring the pumpkins with my Stampin’ Blends. Can you tell they weren’t originally part of the design? I’m not an expert colorer by any means so just imagine what you can do with them!
  • After cutting another pattern from the DSP, as well as Pumpkin Pie cardstock (and distressing it), and Whisper White cardstock, I decided to cut the pumpkin DSP with the Stitched Nested Labels die a little larger than the size I wanted for the sentiment. This allows the second DSP to peek through.
  • Then, using Pretty Peacock, Pear Pizzazz and Pumpkin Pie cardstocks, I cut them with the Gathered Leaves and Frosted Frames dies. The leaf was popped up with dimensionals over a small scrap of Flax Ribbon (stapled in half). The leaves were tucked in underneath with glue dots.
  • The Flourishing Phrases sentiment was inked in Pretty Peacock and cropped out with the smaller die from the Nested Labels die collection.
  • The finishing touch was to apply a few Holiday Rhinestones.

 

 

Product Spotlight: Come to Gather DSP

Come To Gather Designer Series Paper features autumn imagery in a nontraditional style.
* 12 sheets of designer paper: 2 each of 6 double-sided designs
12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
* Acid free & Lignin free
Product colors: Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Pretty Peacock, Whisper White

 

 

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3 Comments

  1. I love that you colored the pumpkins. I too, am not an expert colorist but I colored the pumpkins on this DSP a couple of weeks ago because to me pumpkins are orange and not green and they turned out OK. Thanks for doing this publicly.

  2. Beautiful card! The colours of the teal with the orange look stunning and I love the pumpkin paper with the foliage die cuts – perfect 😁. Thanks so much for joining the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! Creative wishes! Jo x

  3. Oh, I love this card! So beautiful, and great layout! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity at Crafting Happiness Challenge. Did you know you can see upcoming challenge themes in the sidebar? Check it out! Hope you’ll share more of your projects.
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