Harvest Hellos All Occasion Card for Make My Monday

Autumn All Occasion Card Featuring Harvest Hellos Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

The new Make My Monday challenge is all about “Fruits or Veggies” on our cards, hosted by Janeen. What a great theme for autumn! I bought the new Harvest Hellos bundle, because who can resist a punch that can make either a pumpkin or apple?? Love that! The design team created so many different types of fruits and veggies and I’m sure that you can find even more! I hope you will ink them up and play along.

 

Autumn All Occasion Card Featuring Harvest Hellos Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

My Secrets to Making This Harvest Hellos Project

  • This A6 card came together quite easily – once I decided what to do with the apple. My initial plan was to color the apple with Stampin’ Blends, but my arthritis wasn’t allowing it. So, my next choice was stamping it…
  • I thought the checked pattern from Tiny Keepsakes would be fun! I stamped it with VersaMark ink then covered that with Cherry Cobbler ink onto Rococo Rose cardstock. It was then heat embossed with clear embossing powder and cut out with the Apple Builder Punch.
  • The stem is from a scrap of Soft Suede cardstock and the two leaves were from a scrap of Pretty Peacock. Secret: Make sure the thick part of the stem is connected to the top of the pumpkin. The apple is the opposite! The thin part is at the top of the apple.
  • I gently rounded the edges of the apple to give it some dimension then mounted it with dimensionals onto Whisper White that had been cropped with the Layering Square dies. The entire piece was adhered to the Pretty Peacock layer. Easy Peasy!
Card Details
  • The rustic wood DSP was cut for the background then layered onto Cherry Cobber cardstock.
  • Rococo Rose cardstock was cut then run through my die cutting machine in the Scripty embossing folder. Pretty Peacock scalloped Linen Ribbon was applied to the back so that only a thin strip of the scallops could be seen.
  • The sentiment was stamped with Cherry Cobbler ink, cropped out with the Stitched Nested Label die. Cherry Cobbler thick baker’s twine was wrapped about the background layers.
  • Then all of these layers were adhered to the card base.
  • The apple just needed a finishing touch! I found a bow in my stash from Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon that just seemed perfect. Then, I added a couple of Cherry Cobbler rhinestones from the Holiday Rhinestones.

 

Product Spotlight: Harvest Hellos Bundle 

The Harvest Hellos Bundle includes the Harvest Hellos Cling Stamp Set and the Apple Builder Punch. Also available in French and German.
Harvest Hellos Cling Stamp Set
The Harvest Hellos Stamp Set is an A+! Use the apples for teacher or student gifts. Then, like the autumn colors shifting from red to orange, the apple becomes a pumpkin with a spooky face!
Quantity: 15 cling stamps
Apple Builder Punch
Create beautiful die-cut apples (or pumpkins) for your projects using the Apple Builder Punch.
* Largest punched image: 2-1/2″ (6.4 cm)

 

Product List

Cherry Cobbler 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon

Cherry Cobbler 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon
[120992]
$6.95

Cherry Cobbler Thick Baker’S Twine

Cherry Cobbler Thick Baker’S Twine
[138414]
$3.50

 

 

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5 Comments

  1. great card Debbie, at first glance I thought you had paper pieced the apple, then when I looked more closely I realised the centre had been stamped. Beautiful card

  2. a gorgeous card, teamie!

    hugs and kisses from germany
    silvi

  3. Your apple/pumpkin stem secret is such a good tip! TFS this nice card, roo!

  4. Love what you have done with your apple. It’s very original. Love Dawn x

  5. Debbie, You’ve captured such wonderful visual texture with this card! I’m so impressed. 😀 Thanks ever so much for playing along in the challenge at Brown Sugar this month. Best of luck in the draw.
    NanaConnie DT

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