Wednesday, December 2, 2020

This quick and easy card features the Nature's Beauty Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.  


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Night of Navy CS.

The Top Mat was cut from a piece of  Feels Like Frost DSP.

COLORING AND STAMPING:  I stamped the Rabbit with Smoky Slate Ink and colored it with Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends, the Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and the White Chalk Marker. 

I fussy cut out the rabbit and popped it up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT: Was stamped directly onto the DSP in Night of Navy Ink using a stamp from the Merry Christmas to All Stamp Set.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

These cards feature the  Nature's Beauty Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.  


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Crumb Cake CS.

The center mat was cut from a piece Peaceful Poppies DSP (the green piece). 

The Top Mat was cut from Crumb Cake CS using one of the Natures Thoughts  Dies.  

COLORING AND STAMPING:   Next I stamped the deer and the twigs directly onto the top mat using Early Espresso Ink and lightly colored it using the Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends.  I shaded the bottom section of the mat using Mossy Meadow Ink

SENTIMENT: Was stamped in Mossy Meadow Ink directly onto the top mat using a stamp from the May Good Things Grow Paper Pumpkin Kit.


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS.

The Top Mat was cut from Whisper White Cs CS.  Then I blocked off the center rectangle using Post-It Tape and colored the area using Blender Brushes with a combination of Mossy Meadow and Balmy Blue Inks.  

COLORING AND STAMPING:  I stamped the two trees using a stamp from the Winter Woods Stamp Set using Shaded Spruce Ink.

Next I stamped the fox on  scrap piece of Whisper White CS using Soft Suede Ink and colored it using the Cinnamon Cider Stampin' Blends.  I finished coloring the eyes and noses with a Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and the tail, nose and chest on the fox with the White Chalk Marker ( you may need to use several coats).

SENTIMENT: Was stamped in Cinnamon Cider  Ink directly onto the top mat using a stamp from the May Good Things Grow Paper Pumpkin Kit.

This card was inspired by one I saw on Pinterest made by Lyssa Zwolanek.













Friday, November 27, 2020

These cards feature the  Nature's Beauty Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.  


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Blueberry Bushel CS.

The center mat was cut from Mossy Meadow CS using the Rectangle Stitched Dies.

The Top Mat was cut from Whisper White CS using the Rectangle Stitched Dies.  Then it was embossed using the Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder.

COLORING AND STAMPING:  I used Mossy Meadow and Blueberry Bushel Ink to color the top mat. 

 Next I stamped the deer on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS with Soft Suede Ink, and colored it with the Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends.  Then I fussy cut it.  The deer was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT: Was stamped in Mossy Meadow Ink on Whisper White CS using a stamp from the Birthday Banners Stamp Set and cut it out using one of the Merry Christmas  Dies. It was popped up with Dimensionals.


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Mossy Meadow CS.

The Top Mat was cut from Crumb Cake CS.  Then it was embossed using the Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder, I sponged some Mossy Meadow Ink onto the folder before embossing it.  You can see a slight green tint.

COLORING AND STAMPING:  I used Mossy Meadow and Blueberry Bushel Ink to color the top mat. 

Next I stamped the rabbit with Basic Gray Ink and the Fox with Cinnamon Cider Ink. Then I colored them with Stampin' Blends - the fox with Cinnamon Cider, the rabbit with Smoky Slate. I used the Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and White Chalk Marker for the accents Then I fussy cut it.  And popped up both pieces with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT: Was stamped in Mossy Meadow Ink directly onto the card using a stamp from the May Good Things Grow Paper Pumpkin Kit.


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS.

The Top Mat was cut from Crumb Cake CS.  Then it was embossed using the Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder.  

COLORING AND STAMPING:  I used Mossy Meadow, Granny Apple Green and Old Olive Inks to color the trees on the top mat. 

Next I stamped the Fox with Cinnamon Cider Ink nd colored it with Cinnamon Cider Ink. I used the Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and White Chalk Marker for the accentsThen I fussy cut it.  The fox was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT: Was stamped directly onto the card in Cinnamon Cider Ink using a stamp from the Birthday Banners Stamp Set.

Thursday, November 26, 2020

These cards feature the  Nature's Beauty Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.  


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS.

The Top Mat was cut from Whisper White CS. .

COLORING AND STAMPING:  First I applied a circular mask that I cut out of Post-It Tape for the moon and applied it to the mat.  

Then I stamped the three animal stamps on Post-It Tape and fussy cut them to use for masks.  These masks can be used several times.  Next I stamped the deer with Soft Suede Ink, the rabbit with Basic Gray Ink and the Fox with Cinnamon Cider Ink. Then I colored them with Stampin' Blends - the deer with Bronze, the fox with Cinnamon Cider, the rabbit with Smoky Slate.  Let them dry and then apply the masks.

Next I stamped the trees from the Lovely As A Tree Stamp Set using Early Espresso Ink and the bushes from the featured set at the bottom with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.  Then  I shaded the background using Blender Brushes with Night of Navy, Blueberry Bushel, Balmy Blue and Mossy Meadow Inks.  When done you can remove all the masks.  I finished coloring the eyes and noses with a Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and the two tails and chest on the animals with the Chalk Marker ( you may need to use several coats).

SENTIMENT: Was stamped in Old Olive Ink on Whisper White CS using a stamp from the Birthday Banners Stamp Set and cut it out using one of the Merry Christmas  Dies. It was popped up with Dimensionals.

Here's another version done similarly using lighter colors.  The deer was stamped in Soft Suede Ink and colored with the Crumb Cake Stampin' Blend, the rabbit in Memento Ink and colored with Smoky Slate Blend, the fox with Memento Ink and colored with Cinnamon Cider Blend.  This time I left the white areas uncolored.  The trees were stamped with Early Espresso Ink.  The grass from the featured set was stamped with Garden Green Ink.

For this background I used Balmy Blue and Garden Green Inks. 

The sentiment is from the May Good Thing Grow Paper Pumpkin Kit and birds from the High Tide Stamp Set were stamped directly onto the finished card using Cinnamon Cider and Memento Black Inks.

The bottom mat was cut from Garden Green CS.

This card was CASEd from one I saw on Pinterest by Diana van Otterlo.


This third card was done using the same techniques.

The fox was stamped and colored using the same colors and methods as on the first card above. 

The large tree is from the Rooted in Nature Stamp Set and was stamped with Shaded Spruce Ink. 
 
The smaller trees are from the Lovely As a Tree Stamp Set using Memento Black Ink and then shaded with Garden Green Ink.  

The bushes were stamped with Early Espresso Ink.  
The wavy lines on the ground area were stamped with Cinnamon Cider Ink using a stamp from the Waterfront Stamp Set.  

Then I also added some tall grass using a stamp from the High Tide Stamp Set using Mossy Meadow Ink.  

The background was colored using Blending Brushes with Blueberry Bushel, Balmy Blue and Old Olive Inks.  

The sentiment is the same one used in the second card above and was stamped with Night of Navy Ink.

The bottom mat was cut from Old Olive CS.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

 These cards feature the  Nature's Beauty Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.  


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Good Morning Magnolia DSP.

The frame around the bottom mat was cut from Mossy Meadow CS using one of the Rectangle Stitched Dies.

The bottom mat for the center piece was also cut from Mossy Meadows CS, the top mat was cut from Whisper White CS, both using one of the the Stitched Nested Dies.

COLORING AND STAMPING:  I stamped the Fox with Soft Suede Ink and colored it with Cinnamon Cider Stampin' Blends, the Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and the White Chalk Marker

The center piece was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT: Was stamped in Mossy Meadow Ink on Whisper White CS using a stamp from the Birthday Banners Stamp Set and cut it out using one of the Merry Christmas  Dies. It was popped up with Dimensionals.


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Basic Gray CS.

The standard Top Mat was cut from Whisper White CS and embossed using the Woodland Embossing Folder and then the trees from the embossing folder were shaded with Basic Gray Ink.  

The bottom mat for the center piece was also cut from Basic Gray CS, the top mat  for the center piece was also cut from Whisper White CS, both using one of the the Stitched Nested Dies.

COLORING AND STAMPING:  I stamped the Rabbit with Basic Gray Ink and colored it with Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends,  the Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and the White Chalk Marker

The center piece was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT: Was stamped in Basic Gray Ink on Whisper White CS using a stamp from the Birthday Banners Stamp Set and cut it out using one of the Merry Christmas  Dies. It was popped up with Dimensionals.


MATS:  The Bottom Mat was cut from Old Olive CS.

The Top Mat was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS and then stamped with Cinnamon Cider Ink using stamps from the Rooted in Nature Stamp Set.

The center mat was cut from Whisper White CS using one of the the Stitched Shapes Dies.  The background was shaded with Blender Brushes using Balmy Blue and Garden Green Inks. The grass from the featured set was stamped with Old Olive Ink.  This center mat was popped up with Dimensionals.

COLORING AND STAMPING:  I stamped the Fox with Soft Suede Ink onto a scrap piece of Whisper White CS and colored it with Cinnamon Cider Stampin' Blends, the Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and the White Chalk Marker.  I fussy cut the fox and glued it to the center mat.

The center piece was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT: Was stamped in Cinnamon Cider Ink on Whisper White CS using a stamp from the Birthday Banners Stamp Set and cut out using one of the Merry Christmas  Dies. It was popped up with Dimensionals.

Friday, November 20, 2020

This card features the Autumn Goodness Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.  What a perfect stamp set for Fall and Thanksgiving.



MATS:  The bottom mat was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS.  

The top mat was cut from Whisper White CS.  It was colored with Blender Brushes using Misty Moonlight and Old Olive Inks

The Haystacks were stamped directly onto the top mat using Cinnamon Cider Ink, 1st and 2nd generation stamping.

The flower piece is from the Country Home Stamp Set and was stamped onto the mat with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.  It was colored with various Stampin' Blends.  I also stamped the flower piece onto a piece of Post It Tape and cut a mask to cover the piece before I stamped the Wheelbarrow.

The Wheelbarrow was stamped onto the mat using Early Espresso Ink and colored with the Bronze Stampin' Blend.

I used the Detailed Trio Punch to round the corners of the mat, and then the completed piece was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from the Gather Together Stamp Set and was stamped onto a scrap piece of Whisper White CS using Crushed Curry Ink, and cut out using one of the Stitched Label Dies.  It was popped up with Dimensionals.

Lastly added a few Gold Sequins.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

This card features the Autumn Goodness Stamp Set and the coordinating Autumn Wheelbarrow Dies from Stampin' Up!.  What a perfect stamp set for Fall and Thanksgiving.


MATS:   The bottom mat was cut from Cajun Craze CS.  It was stamped with flower stamp from the featured set Cajun Craze Ink.  I added a thin strip of Pumpkin Pie CS across the center of the mat.

The small top mat was cut from Whisper White CS using one of the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  The mat was pooped up with Dimensionals.

DIE CUTS:  The Wheelbarrow was cut from Soft Suede CS.  The wheel was cut from Copper Foil Paper.  It was glued directly to the mat.

SENTIMENT:  Is from the Country Home Stamp Set, was stamped onto a scrap piece of Whisper White CS using Cajun Craze Ink, cut out using one of the Bunch of Banners Dies, and popped up with Dimensionals.

Lastly I added a few coordinating Enamel Shapes.

This card was CASEd from the Catalog.

Monday, November 16, 2020

These cards feature the Autumn Goodness Stamp Set and the coordinating Autumn Wheelbarrow Dies from Stampin' Up!.  These are my first two attempts at making a Slimline Card.



SLIMLINE CARD BASE was cut 7" x 8-1/2" from Whisper White CS and then folded in half.

MATS:   The bottom mat (3-1/4" x 8-1/2") was cut from Pumpkin Pie CS.  

The top mat (3" x 8-1/2") was cut from Whisper White CS.  The haystacks were stamped directly onto the top mat using Cinnamon Cider Ink.  The pumpkin piece was stamped directly onto the top mat using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.  The pumpkin pieces were colored with various Stampin' Blends.

DIE CUTS:  The Wheelbarrow was cut from Early Espresso CS.  The wheel was cut from Copper Foil Paper.  It was popped up with Dimensionals

SENTIMENT:  Is from the Gather Together Stamp Set and was stamped directly onto a scrap piece of Pumpkin Pie CS using Early Espresso Ink, and cut out using the Rectangular Postage Stamp Punch.

Lastly I added a few Gold Sequins.


MATS:   The bottom mat (3-1/4" x 8-1/2") was cut from Early Espresso CS.  

The top mat (3" x 8-1/2") was cut from Sahara Sand CS.  The trees from the Lovely as a Tree Stamp Set were stamped directly onto the top mat using Early Espresso Ink.  

DIE CUTS:  The Fence was cut from Early Espresso CS (two pieces trimmed to length needed). It was glued directly to the top mat.

The Wheelbarrow was cut from Cajun Craze CS.  The wheel was cut from Copper Foil Paper.  It was popped up with Dimensionals

The pumpkin  and flower pieces were stamped on scrap pieces of Whisper White CS using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.  The pieces were colored with various Stampin' Blends.  They were popped up with Dimensionals.

The Tree was cut from Mossy Meadow CS, cut out with one of the In the Woods Dies.  It was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from the Gather Together Stamp Set and was stamped directly onto a scrap piece of Whisper White CS using Mossy Meadow Ink, and cut out using one of the Stitched Label Dies.

Saturday, November 14, 2020

These cards feature the Autumn Goodness Stamp Set and the coordinating Autumn Wheelbarrow Dies from Stampin' Up!.  What a perfect stamp set for Fall and Thanksgiving.



MATS:   The bottom mat was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS.  

The top mat was cut from BumbleBee CS.  The haystacks were stamped directly onto the mat with Cinnamon Cider Ink using 1st and 2nd generation stamping.  I used some Old Olive Ink to do some shading with Blender Brushes on the bottom of the mat.

DIE CUTS:  The Wheelbarrow was stamped on Cinnamon Cider CS with Cinnamon Cider Ink and cut out using the featured dies.

The Pumpkins were stamped on Pumpkin Pie CS using a stamp from the Gathered Leaves Stamp Set with Pumpkin Pie Ink, and cut out using the Gathered Leaves Dies. They were glued onto the top mat.

The Flower Piece was stamped on Whisper White CS with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.   It was colored with various Stampin' Blends.

The Wheelbarrow and Flower Piece were both popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from the featured set and was stamped directly onto the mat using Pumpkin Pie Ink.

Lastly I added a few Gold Sequins.


MATS:   The Bottom Mat was cut from Cajun Craze CS.  

The Top Mat was cut from Whisper White CS.  The Background was colored using Blender Brushes with Balmy Blue and Old Olive Inks.  The Haystack was stamped directly onto the mat with Cinnamon Cider Ink

The grasses that were stamped on the bottom section are from the Nature's Beauty Stamp Set and were stamped using Old Olive Ink.

DIE CUTS:  The fence was cut from Whisper White CS, shaded with some Gray Granite Ink, and glued directly to the mat.

The Wheelbarrow Pieces were cut from Cajun Craze CS and shaded with some Early Espresso Ink. The wheelbarrow was popped up with Dimensionals.

The individual Pumpkins were stamped on Pumpkin Pie CS using a stamp from the Gathered Leaves Stamp Set with Pumpkin Pie Ink, and cut out using the Gathered Leaves Dies. They were popped up with Dimensionals.

The Pumpkin Piece was stamped on Whisper White CS with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.   It was colored with various Stampin' Blends. It was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from The Gift of Fall Paper Pumpkin Kit, and was stamped directly onto the mat using Old Olive Ink.

Lastly I added a few Gold Sequins.


MATS:   The bottom mat was cut from Mossy Meadow CS.  

The top mat was cut from Pear Pizzazz CS.  The haystacks were stamped directly onto the mat with Cinnamon Cider Ink using 1st and 2nd generation stamping.  

DIE CUTS:  The Fence was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS.  It was glue directly to the mat.

The Flower Piece was stamped on Whisper White CS with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.   It was colored with various Stampin' Blends, cut out with one of the Stitched Shapes Dies, and popped up with .

SENTIMENT:  Is from  the featured set and was stamped directly onto the mat using Mossy Meadow Ink.

Lastly I added a few Gold Sequins.

This card was inspired by one I saw on Pinterest made by Tamara Bertram.

Friday, November 13, 2020

These cards feature the Autumn Goodness Stamp Set and the coordinating Autumn Wheelbarrow Dies from Stampin' Up!.  What a perfect stamp set for Fall and Thanksgiving.



MATS:   The bottom mat was cut from Crushed Curry CS.  It was embossed using one of the two Greenery Embossing Folders.

The center strip was cut from a piece of  See A Silhouette DSP.

The two circular mats were cut using the Layering Circle Dies.  The bottom one was cut from Poppy Parade CS, the top one was cut from Crushed Curry CS.

DIE CUTS:  The Pumpkin Piece was stamped on Whisper White CS with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.   It was  cut out and colored with various Stampin' Blends.  It was glued directly onto the circle mats.

SENTIMENT:  Is from the Gather Together Stamp Set, it was stamped with Poppy Parade Ink onto a scrap piece of Crushed Curry CS and cut out with one of the Stitched Label Dies.

Lastly I added a bow made from Twine.

This card was inspired by one I saw on Pinterest made by Tammy Beard.


MATS:  The bottom mat was cut from Pumpkin Pie CS. 

The Top Mat was cut from Whisper White CS and colored using Blender Brushes and a combination of Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, and Daffodil Delight Inks. 

DIE CUTS:   The Tree is from the Thoughts and Prayers Stamp Set and was attached directly on the top mat using Early Espresso Ink.     

The Fence was cut from Early Espresso CS and was glued directly onto the top mat.

The Pumpkins were cut from Pumpkin Pie CS using a stamp from the Gather Together Stamp Set. and cut out with the Gathered Leaves Dies.  They were  popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from the Gather Together Stamp Set and and was stamped directly onto the card using Pumpkin Pie Ink.

Lastly I added a few Sequins.

This card was inspired by one I saw on Pinterest - but the maker was not identified.

These cards feature the Autumn Goodness Stamp Set and the coordinating Autumn Wheelbarrow Dies from Stampin' Up!.  What a perfect stamp set for Fall and Thanksgiving.


MATS:   The bottom mat was cut from Pumpkin Pie  CS.  

The top mat was cut from Whisper White CS.  It was stamped with the Tree from the Sheltering Tree Stamp Set using Early Espresso Ink.  The Leaf Stamp is from the same set and was stamped with Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, and Cherry Cobbler Inks 

DIE CUTS:  The Fence was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS.  It was glued directly to the top mat.

The Pumpkin Piece was stamped on Whisper White CS with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.   It was colored with various Stampin' Blends.  It was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from the featured set and was stamped directly onto the mat using Pumpkin Pie Ink.

Lastly I added a few Rhinestones.


MATS:   The bottom mat was cut from Crushed Curry CS.  

The Top Mat was cut from Whisper White CS and embossed using the Brick & Mortar Embossing Folder. 
An oval was cut out using the Layering Ovals Dies.  The oval frame was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS using the same dies.

DIE CUTS:   The Haystacks were stamped on Whisper White CS with Crushed Curry Ink and glued directly to the Top Mat.   

The Fence was cut from Cinnamon Cider CS and was glued on top of the haystack pieces.

The Pumpkin was cut from Pumpkin Pie CS using a stamp from the Gather Together Stamp Set. and cut out with the Gathered Leaves Dies.  It was popped up with Dimensionals.

The Flower Piece was stamped on Whisper White CS with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.   It was colored with various Stampin' Blends.  It was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from featured set and was stamped inside the center of oval using Cinnamon Cider Ink.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

These cards feature the Autumn Goodness Stamp Set and the coordinating Autumn Wheelbarrow Dies from Stampin' Up!.  What a perfect stamp set for Fall and Thanksgiving.  These cards were inspired from ones I saw on Pinterest made by Julie Gilson.


CARD BASE:  Was cut from Old Olive CS.  And then I added Strips of  Old Olive Regals DSP to the top and the bottom.

MATS:   The bottom mat of the center piece was was cut from Mossy Meadow  CS.  

The top mat of the center piece was cut from Whisper White CS.  It was stamped with the Haystack Set several times using 1st and 2nd generation stamping with Soft Suede Ink.  

DIE CUTS:  The Fence was cut from Mossy Meadow CS.  It was glued directly to the top mat.

The Pumpkin Piece was stamped on Whisper White CS with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.   It was colored with various Stampin' Blends and was popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from the Country Home Stamp Set and was stamped directly onto the mat using Pumpkin Pie Ink.

Lastly I added a few Gold Rhinestones.


MATS:   The bottom two mats were cut from Mossy Meadow and Old Olive CS.  

The top two mats were cut from Mossy Meadow CS and from Old Olive Regals DSP.  Next I added a strip of Old Olive CS that I embossed using the the Tasteful Texture 3D Embossing Folder and then glued it to the front from edge to edge.

DIE CUTS:   The bottom oval in the center was cut from Mossy Meadow CS.  The top one was cut from Whisper White CS which I first stamped with  the Pumpkin Cluster Stamp in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. The two ovals were cut using the Layering Ovals Dies.  The pumpkin  piece was colored with various Stampin' Blends.  The layered ovals were popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from The Gift of Fall Paper Pumpkin Kit nd was stamped on a scrap of Whisper White CS and die cut with one of the Merry Christmas Dies. It was popped up with Dimensionals.

Lastly I added a few Gold Rhinestones.

MATS:   The bottom mat was cut from Old Olive CS.  

The top mat was cut from Whisper White CS and embossed using the the Hammered Metal Embossing Folder.  I added a Strip of Old Olve Regals DSP down the center.

DIE CUTS:   The bottom oval in the center was cut from Soft Suede CS.  The top one was cut from Whisper White CS which I first stamped with  the Pumpkin Cluster Stamp in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. The two ovals were cut using the Layering Ovals Dies.  The pumpkin piece was colored with various Stampin' Blends.  The layered ovals were popped up with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  Is from The Gift of Fall Paper Pumpkin Kit nd was stamped on a scrap of Whisper White CS and die cut with one of the Merry Christmas Dies. The Old Olive CS frame piece was cut using the same die.  It was assembled with tape and popped up with Dimensionals.

Lastly I added a few Gold Rhinestones.