In The Pines for GDP264

In The Pines is one of my favorite Bundles from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog. I love trees and green, so today’s card makes me very happy.

By Su Mohr for GDP264; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! featuring: In The Pines Stamp set, Pine Woods Dies, Tasteful Textile embossing, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Linen Thread; #christmascards #holidaycards #holiday2020 #inthepines #pinetrees #treesoncards #gdp264 #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #cardstocase #cardinstruction #stampinup #cardchallenges

In The Pines

 

This week’s Global Design Project assignment was to case Steffi Helmschrott. It was really fun to case Steffi, because her cards have such an artistic flair.

I began by stamping the largest tree image, from In The Pines Stamp Set, on Whisper White Cardstock, 5 1/4″ X 4 “. Using three shades of green ink (Mossy Meadow, Pear Pizzazz, and Garden Green) I stamped the trees in a row. Then, I added dots in matching colors of green ink, with a stamp that’s in the set. 

To give it some texture, I used the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder.

 

 

Next, I cut three, Whisper White Cardstock trees, using the medium tree from the Pine Woods Dies Set, and glued them on top of the stamped trees. 

Before gluing my art piece to the Crumb Cake card base (8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″), I taped two strands of Linen Thread to the back, and tied a bow in the front.

 

“Season’s Greetings” is from In The Pines, stamped in Mossy Meadow Ink, cut with the smallest Stitched Rectangles Die, and attached with Mini Dimensionals.

 

For more inspiration from the GDP Design Team, you can click on Steffi’s card.  If you like my card, you can “case” it using the supplies in my Product List below. 

 

My October Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code (TGDPKUE3) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of October, and I will send the Red Braided Linen Trim to you in November.

 

My October Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be 100 pieces of retired, Christmas/Holiday Designer Paper, cut into convenient 6X6″ squares. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in October.  

You can click on my shop button, or the pictures in my Product List, to go to my store. Have fun filling your shopping bag! I’ll announce the winner November 1st.

 

Speaking of Designer Paper, a selection of Stampin’ Up’s current Designer Paper is 15% off for the month of October. Instead of $11.50, you will pay $9.78. Clicking on the pictures below gives you a close-up view. Stock up now!

 

 

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Pinecone Christmas Wreath

The Painted Labels Die worked perfectly for today’s Christmas wreath. First, I cut the wreath from Thick Whisper White Cardstock, and stamped “Merry Christmas,” from the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set, in the middle, using Mossy Meadow Ink. 

By Su Mohr for cts; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Painted Labels Dies, Beautiful Boughs Dies, Wreath Builder Dies, Heartwarming Hugs Designer Paper, Tasteful Textile embossing; #christmascards #holidaycards #holiday2020 #wreaths #wreathsoncards #heartwarminghugs #salepaper #pinecones #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #cardinstruction #beautifulboughs #stampinup

Pinecone Wreath

 

Wanting to decorate the wreath, I found the middle-sized bough from the Beautiful Boughs Die set, and used it to cut from Mossy Meadow Cardstock. The pinecones are from the same set, made with Crumb Cake and Early Espresso Cardstock.

 

I made the paper bow with Real Red Cardstock and a Wreath Builder Die. Then, I glued the ribbon strands to the top of the pinecones, and placed them on Dimensionals. 

 

The pretty checked paper behind the wreath is one of the patterns of Heartwarming Hugs Designer Paper. It was 2″ X 4 1/4″, glued to Whisper White Cardstock that was the size of the card front, until I used the largest Stitched Rectangles Die for cutting. I added texture by running it through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder. Finally, I glued my art piece to a Thick Whisper White card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″.

 

Heartwarming Hugs is wonderful paper for the holidays, and it’s on sale for the month of October. You can see all of the sale Designer Paper below.

 

I was inspired by CAS(E) this sketch. They turned it sideways, so I followed suit.

 

My October Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code (TGDPKUE3) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of October, and I will send the Red Braided Linen Trim to you in November.

 

My October Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be 100 pieces of retired, Christmas/Holiday Designer Paper, cut into convenient 6X6″ squares. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in October.  

You can click on my shop button, or the pictures in my Product List, to go to my store. Have fun filling your shopping bag! I’ll announce the winner November 1st.

 

Speaking of Designer Paper, a selection of Stampin’ Up’s current Designer Paper is 15% off for the month of October. Instead of $11.50, you will pay $9.78. Clicking on the pictures below gives you a close-up view. Stock up now!

 

 

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Splotch and Dot H-A-P-P-Y Birthday Card

This colorful birthday card was fun to create, using the “splotch” from the Geared Up Garage Stamp Set and Playful Alphabet Dies.

By Su Mohr for FMS: Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Playful Alphabet Dies, Geared Up Garage Stamp Set, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Brights 6X6 Designer Paper; #birthdaycards #playfulalphabet #colorfulcards #paperletters #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #stampinup #gearedupgarage #splotches #cardsketches #cardinspiration

Splotch & Dot H-A-P-P-Y

 

First, I stamped the splotch in five colors of ink; Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Coastal Cabana, and Gorgeous Grape, across Whisper White Cardstock that was cut with A Stitched Rectangles Die (4 1/4″ X 3″).

I backed this with Basic Black Cardstock, giving it a 1/16″ border, and glued it to a Thick Whisper White card base (8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″).

 

Next, I used the Playful Alphabet Dies to cut H-A-P-P-Y from cardstock, the same, bright, colors as the splotches. Then, I cut the letters from matching, dotted, Brights 6X6 Designer Paper, and glued the two together. This adds some dimension without using Foam Adhesive Sheets, and they were easily glued on top of the splotches.

 

To complete my birthday card, I stamped “Birthday,” from the Well Said Stamp Set, in Memento Black Ink, cut it with the smallest Stitched Rectangles Die, and attached it with Mini Dimensionals. 

 

Incidentally, I used this splotch on one of my most popular cards on Pinterest. So, you could say, I “cased” myself.

Rainbow Birds #simplestamping

 

 

Today’s card was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches.

 

My October Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code (TGDPKUE3) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of October, and I will send the Red Braided Linen Trim to you in November.

 

My October Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be 100 pieces of retired, Christmas/Holiday Designer Paper, cut into convenient 6X6″ squares. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in October.  

You can click on my shop button, or the pictures in my Product List, to go to my store. Have fun filling your shopping bag! I’ll announce the winner November 1st.

 

Speaking of Designer Paper, a selection of Stampin’ Up’s current Designer Paper is 15% off for the month of October. Instead of $11.50, you will pay $9.78. Clicking on the pictures below gives you a close-up view. Stock up now!

 

 

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Mr. Moose Sends Encouragement

Mr. Moose knows that we all face “uphill battles.” He’s offering the recipient encouragement by saying, “you can do this.” I was searching for this sentiment, when he found it in the Forever Fern Stamp Set. He’s a very determined moose!

By Su Mohr for Fusion; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Moose Punch,Stitched Rectangles Dies, Forever Fern Stamp Set, Brights 6X6 Designer Paper ; #moose #moosepunch #uphillbattle #encouragementcards #friendshipcards #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #stampinup #holiday2020 #youcandothis

Encouragement

 

First, we used the Moose Punch to cut Mr. Moose from Basic Black Cardstock, two times, layering him for thickness. He wanted to be extra strong, atop Dimensionals, for climbing the steep hill.

 

Mr. Moose told me his favorite color (this week) was purple, so we began with a Highland Heather card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″. He chose Whisper White Cardstock for the layer, because he thought it was the best background for his beautiful, black fur. I agreed, the contrast is nice.

 

 

Next, came the tricky part of building his hill. I cut two strips from two patterns of Brights 6X6 Designer Paper, 1/2″ X 5 1/4″. The angled piece is 1″ X 5 1/4, cut diagonally from corner to corner. When I glued the three strips to the layer, and the angled piece was uneven on the bottom. Uh Oh! I could have simply trimmed it, but decided to use the second largest Stitched Rectangles Die to give a nice, finished edge, to the layer.

Mr. Moose hopped on, ready to make the climb.

 

 

I was inspired by Fusion. Can you see how I turned the sketch on its side?

 

My October Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code (TGDPKUE3) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of October, and I will send the Red Braided Linen Trim to you in November.

 

My October Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be 100 pieces of retired, Christmas/Holiday Designer Paper, cut into convenient 6X6″ squares. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in October.  

You can click on my shop button, or the pictures in my Product List, to go to my store. Have fun filling your shopping bag! I’ll announce the winner November 1st.

 

Speaking of Designer Paper, a selection of Stampin’ Up’s current Designer Paper is 15% off for the month of October. Instead of $11.50, you will pay $9.78. Clicking on the pictures below gives you a close-up view. Stock up now!

 

 

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Thank you for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!

 


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Nothing’s Better Than Christmas Cookies

How do you like my cinnamon raisin, Christmas cookies?  Since I’m the baker, I’ll share my secret ingredients with you, which you’ll find in the Product List below.

By Su Mohr for PP; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Nothing's Better Than Stamp Set, Love You More Than Dies, Plaid Tidings Paper, Ornate Layers Dies, Ornate Frames Dies, Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set; #christmascards #holidaycards #holiday2020 #cookies #cookiesoncards #nothingsbetterthan #loveyoumorethan #plaidpaper #plaidtidings #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #cardthemes #cardinstruction #sweetsoncards ##ornatelayers

Christmas Cookies

 

My recipe, from the Nothing’s Better Than Stamp Set, called for the cookies to be stamped in Early Espresso Ink on Whisper White Cardstock. After cutting with their Love You More Than Die, I colored the cookies with Stampin’ Blends in two colors: Bronze and Cinnamon Cider. Everyone knows that cinnamon is a Christmas flavor, right?

 

To show off my cookies, I placed them on a Plaid Tidings, red and green tablecloth. The table cloth has such a pretty border that was made with the largest Ornate Layers Die, perfect for the holidays.

 

“Oh what yum” is from the Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, stamped in Cherry Cobbler, and cut with an Ornate Frames Die. Isn’t the frame adorable? “Cookies” is from the Nothing’s Better Than Stamp Set, also stamped in Cherry Cobbler Ink, and also cut with an Ornate Frames Die. All I can say is, “yum,” I almost ate the paper.

 

My inspiration was from the Paper Players.

 

My October Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code (TGDPKUE3) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of October, and I will send the Red Braided Linen Trim to you in November.

 

My October Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be 100 pieces of retired, Christmas/Holiday Designer Paper, cut into convenient 6X6″ squares. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in October.  

You can click on my shop button, or the pictures in my Product List, to go to my store. Have fun filling your shopping bag! I’ll announce the winner November 1st.

 

Speaking of Designer Paper, a selection of Stampin’ Up’s current Designer Paper is 15% off for the month of October. Instead of $11.50, you will pay $9.78. Clicking on the pictures below gives you a close-up view. Stock up now!

 

 

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Beautiful Boughs to Celebrate the Season

The Beautiful Boughs Die Set makes beautiful holiday cards, in all colors, including Purple Posy.

By Su Mohr for Fab Friday; Click READ or VISIt to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Beautiful Boughs Dies, Feels Like Frost Designer Paper, Ornate Layers Dies, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Tasteful Textile embossing; #holidaycards #holiday2020 #beautifulboughs #feelslikefrost #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #christmascards #stampinup #cardsketches #ornatelayers

Beautiful Boughs

 

I began with a Purple Posy card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″. I topped it with a layer of more Purple Posy, cut with the largest Ornate Layers Die, and embossed with the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder.

 

Next, came a piece of Feels Like Frost Designer Paper, cut with a Stitched Rectangles Die, approximately 3 1/4″ X 1 3/4″. I used the largest Ornate Layers Die to cut a small edge, 1 3/4″, from Whisper White Cardstock, matching the outside border.

The focal point was cut with a Beautiful Boughs die from Whisper White Cardstock, and glued across the designer paper. The die is pictured in the first photo, and you can see the entire set in my Product List below.

 

The sentiment, “Celebrate the season,” is from the Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, stamped in Highland Heather Ink, cut with the smallest Stitched rectangles Die, and attached with Dimensionals.

A sprinkling of Woven Threads Sequins added some sparkle.

 

I was inspired by the sketch at Fab Friday.

 

My October Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code (TGDPKUE3) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of October, and I will send the Red Braided Linen Trim to you in November.

 

My October Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be 100 pieces of retired, Christmas/Holiday Designer Paper, cut into convenient 6X6″ squares. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in October.  

You can click on my shop button, or the pictures in my Product List, to go to my store. Have fun filling your shopping bag! I’ll announce the winner November 1st.

 

Speaking of Designer Paper, a selection of Stampin’ Up’s current Designer Paper is 15% off for the month of October. Instead of $11.50, you will pay $9.78. Clicking on the pictures below gives you a close-up view. Stock up now!

 

 

If you’d like to join my Dream Makers Team, click here:

 

Thank you for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!


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