Well, somehow…someway…we’re back at Monday! I hope that y’all made it thru the time-warp that is the weekend. We made it just fine – had a nice time with some friends on Saturday evening at their annual bonfire. Beautiful evening and good friends. Even made driving home in the dark (something we don’t do a lot of!) very much worth it! 🙂
My share today is inspired by a design from Freshly Made Sketches. Their sketch #209 is very clean and simple and elegant. Head over and take a gander when you get a shot.
I saw a lovely card that Mary Fish made with this design – check it out here. I love her card! And wanted to use some of the elements in a card of my own.
This one is a Thank You card, using the Leaflets Framelits dies and Vintage Leaves (one of my best bundle buys EVER!). Take a look-see:
I started by cutting the maple leaf out of a piece of Kraft Corrugated Paper, using my Leaflets Framelits die. Then I made a background for the negative space.
I took a square of Early Espresso and, using my Simply Scored board, scored vertical lines all the way across it. Then I turned it about 45 degrees, and made lines again, which cross the original lines in a cross-hatch design. It looks like quilting to me! 🙂
I SNAILd the dry-embossed panel to my Early Espresso card base, and then popped the die cut Corrugated Paper over it with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I used a Glue Dot to add a Gold Basic Metal Button in the middle of the leaf’s negative space. On top of that, I adhered a triple-bow (2 lengths of Gold Metallic Thread and one of Linen Thread) with another Glue Dot.
I cut the sentiment out of Gold Foil, with a Hello You Thinlits die and adhered it with little dabs of Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue. And that was it for the front!
On the inside, I stamped the matching leaf from Vintage Leaves in Early Espresso on a piece of Very Vanilla card stock. I stamped the image off once on my Grid Paper before stamping the card stock. Then I SNAILd it to a piece of Gold Foil and that was all it needed.
For the envelope, I used a Crumb Cake Medium Envelope and, stamping off once on the Grid Paper, added another Early Espresso Vintage Leaf on the front….
….and for the liner, I cut a liner with my Envelope Liner Framelit, from Early Espresso card stock. Then I again used my Simply Scored board to repeat my cross-hatch dry embossing before I put it inside the envelope….
….to yield a pulled-together coordinating card and envelope set!
Et Voila! Hope you like! 🙂
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STAMPIN’ UP PRODUCTS USED IN TODAY’S PROJECT:
Card Cuts Used in Today’s Project
Early Espresso Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); approx 3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ (cross-hatched leaf background); cross-hatched envelope liner
Gold Foil: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (liner mat); Thanks die cut
Very Vanilla Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inside liner)
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BACKORDER LIST AS OF 22 OCT 15
140536: Home for Christmas Enamel Dots (2,308 backordered; 5,040 expected)
139638: Snowflake Elements (2,801 backordered; 2,052 expected. 15,120 more expected 25 November)
139683: Curvy Corner Trio Punch (5,251 backordered; 4,200 expected. 3,000 more expected 13 November)
123125: Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine (262 backordered; 2,560 expected)
139647: To You and Yours Shaker Cards Project Kit (2,080 backordered; 2,500 expected)
138288: Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (1,001 backordered; 4,680 expected)
139666: Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies (11,296 backordered; 6,912 expected; 10,324 more expected 9 November)
139673: Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (10,926 backordered; 9,792 expected. 4,248 more expected 1 December)
139622: Spider Web Paper Doilies (4,241 backordered; 3,150 expected. 6,930 more expected 9 November)
139670: Sleigh Ride Edgelits Dies (1,463 backordered; 1,536 expected. 4,896 more expected 1 December)
139639: Home for Christmas Designer Buttons (325 backordered; 2,016 expected)
138295: Tree Builder Punch (180 backordered; 3,640 expected)
138309: Fine-Tip Glue Pen (7,078 backordered; 10,700 expected)
138283: Leaflets Framelits Dies (1,234 backordered; 912 expected. 5,040 more expected 1 December)