Stitched Leaves Thanksgiving Card

Today’s Thanksgiving card began with the idea of using the Love of Leaves Bundle, and what followed was determined by two challenges.

By Su Mohr for PP and Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Love of Leaves Bundle, Love of Leaves Stamp Set, Stitched Leaves Dies, Country Home Stamp Set; #thanksgivingcards #loveofleaves #stitchedleaves #card sketches #cardchallenges #colorcombos #stampinup #leaves #leavesoncards #fallcards #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting

Stitched Leaves

 

The card base is Pretty Peacock (8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″), layered with Blackberry Bliss Cardstock (5 1/4″ X 4 “), and a final layer of Whisper White Cardstock (5 ” X 3 3/4″). Layering this way gives you nice, 1/8″ borders.

Before gluing the layers together, I used the unusual, Stitched Leaves Die, for the background.

 

Next, I stamped the leaves, from the Love of Leaves Stamp Set, in three ink colors: Pretty Peacock, Cajun Craze, and Blackberry Bliss. I used their dies for cutting, as well and adding the stitching. This is really fun to do, and makes this set unique!

 

The one, longer leaf, is used as a resting place for the sentiment from the Country Home Stamp Set, which I stamped in Pretty Peacock Ink. After fussy cutting (hand cutting) “Happy harvest blessings,” I glued it to the top of the leaf. 

When all of the leaves were attached with Dimensionals, I added three sequins for some “glitter.” It’s amazing how the colors of the Woven Threads Sequins blend!

 

Here are the two challenges:

The sketch from Fab Friday.

And, the colors from the Paper Players.

 

My September Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code (NBMV2SUR) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of September, and I will send the Linen Thread to you in October.

 

My September Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be a stack of 6X6 Designer Paper (retired,100 pieces) Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in September.  

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 October 1st.

 

Stampin’ Up! always comes up with fabulous reasons to join. But, if you join Stampin’ Up! in the month of September, you’ll reap the benefits of a special deal! Check out the ULTIMATE STARTER KIT!

In addition to the regular starter kit (for $99 you choose $125 worth of products) you will also receive enough cardstock pieces to make 16 cards, a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels, the So Much Love stamp set, and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set—all for your personal use, or to share a card making time with friends.

There are videos showing how to assemble the cards. Contact me, and I’ll send them to you.

Click here to join my “Dream Makers” Team and get your Ultimate Starter Kit:

 

Click here to see a video of my favorite August-December 2020 Mini Catalog Products.

 

Thank you for stopping by! May we move gracefully into Fall!


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A Square Card for August 1

On this first day of August, I want to thank all of my customers for their orders, and congratulate Marilyn K. as the winner of my drawing prize, the Prized Peony Bundle! I will send a pack of Vellum Doilies to everyone who placed a qualifying $50.00 order, as soon as I receive my shipment from Stampin’ Up! Woo Hoo!

I think you’re really going to like this month’s Host Code Gift…………the Greenery Embossing Folders! It should be really easy to qualify, because you get to order from the new, August-December 2020 Mini Catalog, beginning August 4th.

 

Now, for today’s card. This was my first play with the Stitched Triangles, and I combined them with Poppy Moments for a “clean & simple” card. I designed this as a “square” card, with easy instructions below.

By Su Mohr; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Stitched Triangle Dies; Rainbow Glimmer Paper, Vellum Cardstock, Poppy Moments Dies, Ornate Floral embossing, Beautiful Moments Stamp Set; #stitchedtriangles #squarecard #poppymoments #poppiesoncards #poppies #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting

Stitched Triangles

 

Instructions

Cut Thick Whisper White Cardstock to 8 1/2″ X 4 1/4″, fold in the middle at 4 1/4″, making your square card base.

Use the largest Stitched Triangle to cut two triangles from Whisper White Cardstock.

 

Emboss the top triangle with the Ornate Floral Embossing Folder, and stamp the bottom triangle with the sentiment from the Beautiful You Stamp set.  Many sentiments would be appropriate, but I liked the font of this one, and the way it filled the space.

Glue the triangles to the card front, leaving the larger border on the right and bottom. 

 

Cut the poppy from Rainbow Glimmer Paper, using the Poppy Moments flower outline die.

Use the solid flower die to cut Vellum Cardstock, and glue the two together in the middle.

Cut the stamen from Basic Black Cardstock, glue on top of the poppy, and attach the poppy to the card front with Dimensionals.

 

This square size is really nice, because it fits in our medium envelopes. And, isn’t it fun for a change?

I’m entering my design in the Fab Friday challenge.

 

My August Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code (N7AQURB2) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of August, and I will send the Greenery Embossing Folders to you in September.

* 2 folders
* 6-1/4″ x 3-3/8″ (15.9 x 8.6 cm)
* Use with a die-cutting and embossing machine

 

My August Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be a stack of 6X6 Designer Paper (retired, approximately 100 pieces) Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in August.  

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 September 1st.

 

If you’re thinking of ordering close to $100.00, why not get the Starter Kit for $99.00 that includes $125.00 in PRODUCT OF YOUR CHOICE, and FREE SHIPPING.

Click here to join and get your Starter Kit:

 

Click here to see a video of my favorite August-December 2020 Mini Catalog Products.

 

Thanks for stopping by! Let’s have a fabulous, summer, month!

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Basket of Blooms & Small Bloom Punch

Remember the Thoughtful Blooms stamp set from last season’s Sale-A-Bration? Remember when I told you there was a new stamp set to go with the Small Bloom Punch? Well, here it is, Basket Of Blooms! I didn’t use the basket on today’s card, but you can see the complete stamp set in my Product List below.

By Su Mohr for Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Basket Of Blooms Stamp Set, Small Bloom Punch, Itty Bitty Birthdays Stamp Set, Tasteful Textile embossing, Stampin' Blends; #basketofblooms #thoughtfulblooms #flowers #flowersoncards #birthdayvards #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #cardinstructions #papercrafting #colorcombos

Small Blooms

 

Today’s Step-by-Step Instructions:

Cut Thick Whisper White Cardstock to 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, fold in the middle at 4 1/4″ to make your card base.

Cut regular weight, Whisper White Cardstock to 4″ X 5 1/4″.  Emboss with the Tasteful Textiles Embossing Folder, and adhere to the card base.

Use the third largest Stitched Rectangles Die to cut regular weight, Whisper White Cardstock, and adhere to the middle of the card front.

 

Stamp the vase from the Basket Of Blooms stamp set in Bermuda Bay Ink, and paint in the water with a Light Pool Party Stampin’ Blend. Fussy cut with Paper Snips.

Stamp the pot in Pumpkin Pie Ink, and color with Light and Dark Stampin’ Blends. Decorate the clay pot by stamping the string in Memento Black Ink, and fussy cut.

The punched flowers have two patterns. Stamp four in Daffodil Delight Ink, and one in Poppy Parade Ink. The black center in the yellow flowers is from the retired Thoughtful Blooms set, but you can improvise if you don’t have it.

 

The sentiment provides a nice shelf for the floral display. Stamp “birthday wishes,” from the Itty Bitty Birthday stamp set in Memento Black Ink, and cut with the smallest Stitched Rectangles Die. 

Glue two yellow flowers flat, and place everything else on Dimensionals. Arrange, and you’re ready to send someone birthday wishes!

 

My colors were inspired by Fab Friday.

 

My July Host Code Gift: 

Just add my Host Code (MT2P9EV6) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of July, and I will send the Square Vellum Doilies to you in August.

Sweet Square Vellum Doilies add poise and elegance to your handmade cards and other paper crafts. Use doilies whole or cut into smaller designs to create a variety of looks with these classic accents. * 24 vellum doilies, 3″.

 

July Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be for one of my favorites in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, the Prized Peony Bundle!!! The bundle includes the stamp set and the dies. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in July.  

Just click my shop button below to start filling your shopping bag! Clicking on the pictures in my Product List will also take you to my store. I’ll announce the winner August 1st.

The Prized Peony Bundle includes the Prized Peony Stamp Set and the Peony Dies.

PRIZED PEONY CLING STAMP SET
Give your projects a graceful touch with the Prized Peony Stamp Set. The friendship-based greetings will convey your warm wishes.
*10 cling stamps

PEONY DIES
Create custom die-cut peonies using the Peony Dies. Pair with the coordinating Prized Peony Stamp set to quickly cut out stamped images.
*17 dies
*Largest die: 3-1/4″ x 3-11/16″ (8.3 x 9.4 cm)

More Good News:

It’s time for us to start earning coupon codes to redeem in August! Here’s how it works: For every $50 you spend  1 July–3 August 2020 (before shipping and tax), you earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be redeemed 4–31 August 2020. More $ to buy the things we love! How exciting!

 

If you’re thinking of ordering close to $100.00, why not get the Starter Kit for $99.00 that includes $125.00 in PRODUCT OF YOUR CHOICE, and FREE SHIPPING.

Click here to join and get your Starter Kit:

Click here to see a video of my favorite August-December 2020 Mini Catalog Products.


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You’re the G.O.A.T.

Who knew that calling someone a goat was a compliment? Being called a G.O.A.T. is actually a “super duper” compliment! Don’t miss what’s in the parentheses.

Also, I used my July Host Code gift on today’s card. See if you can guess what it is.

By Su Mohr for TGIF and Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Way To Goat Stamp Set, Ornate Layers Dies, Forever Flourishing Dies, Square Vellum Doilies; #waytogoat #stampinblends #foreverflourishing #ornatelayers #goats #goatsoncards #humorouscards #greatestofalltime #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting                                                                                                                             G.O.A.T.

 

Today’s Step-by-Step Instructions:

Cut Thick Whisper White Cardstock to 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, fold in the middle at 4 1/4″ to make your card base.

Use the largest Ornate Layers Die to cut a layer from regular weight, Whisper White Cardstock.  Emboss with the Tasteful Textiles Embossing Folder, and adhere to the card base.

 

Stamp the sentiment in Memento Black Ink onThick Whisper White Cardstock, and cut with the smaller Ornate Layers Die. Stamp toward the left side, leaving room for the goat.

Cut a 1″ section from a Square Vellum Doily, color it with the Dark Mango Stampin’ Blend, and glue it to the back of the sentiment label. Attach Dimensionals for later placement.

 

Stamp the goat from the Way To Goat Stamp Set in Memento Black Ink on Whisper White Cardstock, and color with Gray Granite Stampin’ Blends. Hand cut with scissors, or use a die for cutting a simple square or circle to surround him.

Glue the goat on the end of the sentiment label.

Cut two pieces of foliage with Forever Flourishing Dies from Whisper White Cardstock. Using Sponge Daubers and Ink Pads, color one Granny Apple Green, and the other Flirty Flamingo. Trim the bottoms to a proper fit, and glue to the card base, leaving the tops free.

Attach the sentiment with goat, and you are done!

 

My layout was inspired by Fab Friday.

And, my colors were inspired by TGIF.

 

If you guessed the Square Vellum Doilies are my Host Code gift, you are right!

My July Offers: 

Just add my Host Code (MT2P9EV6) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of July, and I will send the Square Vellum Doilies to you in August.

Sweet Square Vellum Doilies add poise and elegance to your handmade cards and other paper crafts. Use doilies whole or cut into smaller designs to create a variety of looks with these classic accents. * 24 vellum doilies, 3″.

This month’s drawing will be for one of my favorites in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, the Prized Peony Bundle!!! The bundle includes the stamp set and the dies. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in July.  

Just click my shop button below to start filling your shopping bag! Clicking on the pictures in my Product List will also take you to my store. I’ll announce the winner August 1st.

The Prized Peony Bundle includes the Prized Peony Stamp Set and the Peony Dies.

PRIZED PEONY CLING STAMP SET
Give your projects a graceful touch with the Prized Peony Stamp Set. The friendship-based greetings will convey your warm wishes.
*10 cling stamps

PEONY DIES
Create custom die-cut peonies using the Peony Dies. Pair with the coordinating Prized Peony Stamp set to quickly cut out stamped images.
*17 dies
*Largest die: 3-1/4″ x 3-11/16″ (8.3 x 9.4 cm)

More Good News:

It’s time for us to start earning coupon codes to redeem in August! Here’s how it works: For every $50 you spend  1 July–3 August 2020 (before shipping and tax), you earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be redeemed 4–31 August 2020. More $ to buy the things we love! How exciting!

 

If you’re thinking of ordering close to $100.00, why not get the Starter Kit for $99.00 that includes $125.00 in PRODUCT OF YOUR CHOICE, and FREE SHIPPING.

Click here to join and get your Starter Kit:

 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!



 

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YAY! A Masculine Birthday Card

I’m having fun with the Playful Alphabet Dies and the new Foam Adhesive Sheets. So, here’s another masculine birthday card, which I always need.

By Su Mohr for Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog! Featuring: Absolutely Argyle embossing, Playful Alphabet Dies, Itty Bitty Birthday Stamp Set, Stitched Nested Label Dies; #alphabetdies #birthdaystamps #birthdaycards #masculinecards #masculinebirthday #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #cardchallenges #stampinup

YAY! It’s your DAY!

 

Instructions

Cut Thick Whisper White Cardstock to 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, fold in the middle at 4 1/4″.

Layer with Whisper White Cardstock, 4″ X 5 1/4″,  embossed with the Absolutely Argyle Embossing Folder.

Use a Stitched Nested Labels Die to cut the hexagon from Misty Moonlight Cardstock.

Use a size smaller hexagon to cut from Whisper White Cardstock, and glue the hexagons together.

 

To make “YAY!” cut 1/8″ strips of each of the new In Colors from the In Color 6X6 Designer Paper.  You can see the four patterns in my Product List.

Cut a 2 1/4″ X 1″ piece of Foam Adhesive Sheets. Remove one paper, revealing the sticky surface, and adhere the strips of DSP, alternating the colors.

Place the Playful Alphabet Dies on the strips, and run through the die cutting machine. Turn it over, run through a second time, to insure a good cut.

 

Remove the paper backing, and stick the letters to your card front. I noticed I poked holes through the DSP. I’ll try being gentler next time.

“It’s your day!” is from the Itty Bitty Birthdays Stamp Set. Stamp it in Misty Moonlight Ink on Whisper White Cardstock, and cut with a smaller Stitched Nested Die. Place it on Two Dimensionals with the right side hanging over a bit, and your card is complete.

 

I was inspired by Fab Friday.

Read about my June gifts:

“Whisper White 1/4″ Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon features a crinkly texture. This flexible and soft craft ribbon is easy to work with. Tie it around cards, add it to tags, or use it for treat packaging. You can also dye this ribbon to customize the color for any project using our Classic Stampin’ Ink Refills or Stampin’ Blends (sold separately).” * 1/4″ * 10 yards

Just add my Host Code (TPYR7XQ2) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of June, and I will send the ribbon to you in July.

This month’s drawing will be for one of the favorite stamp sets from Sale-A-Bration, The Gang’s All Meer. Cute, huh?Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in June. I’ll announce the winner July 1st.

 

Be sure to check out the new catalog that was just released June 3rd. You can click on the cover beneath my photo, which takes you to a page where you can download the PDF, and scroll through the 192 pages of delight.

If you’re thinking of ordering close to $100.00, why not get the Starter Kit that includes $125.00 in PRODUCT OF YOUR CHOICE, plus FREE SHIPPING, plus SPECIAL JUNE BONUS of FREE BUNDLE OF YOUR CHOICE!!!!

Click here to join and get your Starter Kit:

 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!



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Ornate Thanks & Laser-Cut Paper

Today’s card shows the versatility of the Forever Gold Laser-Cut Designer Paper. You can use the backside to color it with any colors your heart desires.

By Su Mohr for Fab Friday; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Forever Gold Laser-Cut DSP, Ornate Layers Dies, Tasteful Textile embossing, Ornate Thanks Stamp Set; #thankyoucards #grateful #forevergoldlaser-cutpaper #laser-cutpaper #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #tastefultextile #carsketches #cardchallenges #coloringtechniques

Laser-Cut Color

 

I used Sponge Daubers and three colors of ink: Mint Macaron, Granny Apple Green, and Pear Pizzazz.  See how much fun this is? I’ll complete a card with the stenciled portion to show you later this week.

 

I glued the colored, Laser-Cut Paper to Whisper White Cardstock, which I  embossed with the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder. Next, I glued this layer to a Mint Macaron card base.

 

The Laser-Cut is intentionally askew to fit the sketch at Fab Friday. 

 

The Fab Friday sketch was also what inspired the size and placement of the sentiment. “So Grateful” is from the Ornate Thanks Stamp Set, stamped in VersaMark on Pear Pizzazz Cardstock. I sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder, set it with the Heat Tool, and cut it with an Ornate Layers Die.

For a final touch, I added three, little pearls.

 

Read about my June gifts:

“Whisper White 1/4″ Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon features a crinkly texture. This flexible and soft craft ribbon is easy to work with. Tie it around cards, add it to tags, or use it for treat packaging. You can also dye this ribbon to customize the color for any project using our Classic Stampin’ Ink Refills or Stampin’ Blends (sold separately).” * 1/4″ * 10 yards

Just add my Host Code (TPYR7XQ2) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of June, and I will send the ribbon to you in July.

This month’s drawing will be for one of the favorite stamp sets from Sale-A-Bration, The Gang’s All Meer. Cute, huh?Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in June. I’ll announce the winner July 1st.

 

Be sure to check out the new catalog that was just released June 3rd. You can click on the cover beneath my photo, which takes you to a page where you can download the PDF, and scroll through the 192 pages of delight.

If you’re thinking of ordering close to $100.00, why not get the Starter Kit that includes $125.00 in PRODUCT OF YOUR CHOICE, plus FREE SHIPPING, plus SPECIAL JUNE BONUS of FREE BUNDLE OF YOUR CHOICE!!!!

Click here to join and get your Starter Kit:

 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!



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