Stampin’ Up! Falling For Detailed Leaves Sneak Peek

Well – the last TRUE Friday is upon me!  I have a whole weekend off ahead of me to sleep.  And make cards.  And…sleep!  Mix that in with some get-up-whenever-or-don’t and a little do-nothing-of-any-import and…I’ve got a great weekend ahead of me!  I hope the weekend ahead of you is looking similarly promising!  Then a week from today I’ll head to LA and then home to my boys!  And girls (can’t leave them out – cuz they’ll be ready for a little attention!).

My card today uses a little new and a little old (-ish!).  For the new, I pulled out the new Falling For Leaves stamp set, bundled with the Detailed Leaves Thinlits.  I popped it atop a bit of Chicken Wire Elements and the Tufted Dynamic TIEF.  Guess which of those you can get now…and which will be available on 5 Sept?  Take a look-see:

The layout is courtesy of this week’s Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch.


And the color palette – which I ended up loving, by the way! – is from the Hand Stamped Sentiments color challenge.

I started with a panel of Daffodil Delight and I stamped several images from the new Falling For Leaves stamp set (coming 5 Sept) in Blueberry Bushel and Granny Apple Green.  Then I embossed the panel in the Tufted Dynamic TIEF and matted it on Granny Apple Green.

I used a piece of the new Chicken Wire Elements and snipped the corners off for a little more “shape”, then I adhered it to the card front – with the creamy white side up (it’s Silver metallic on the other side) – using Liquid Glue.

I laid down a short length of Granny Apple Green 1/2″ Textured Weave Ribbon with a little Liquid Glue for the next layer.

With the leaf die from the new Detailed Leaves Thinlits (coming on 5 Sept), I cut a Granny Apple Green leaf.  This die cuts a leaves-of-three shape (no – it’s not poison!), so I snipped one leaf off and then adhered them to the card front – leaving space for my final leaf element.

I cut a detailed leaf in Granny Apple Green and a solid leaf in Blueberry Bushel and adhered them together with Liquid Glue.

I added some Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of the leaf and used them to wind loops of Silver Metallic Thread, then popped it onto the card front.

My sentiment, also from Falling For Leaves, is stamped on a strip of Vellum in Blueberry Bushel.  Then I snipped some banner ends and edged it with my Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Write Marker.  A Glue Dot under the stamped sentiment adhered the banner to the leaf.

With two lengths of Silver Metallic Thread and one of Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine, I tied a little bow and adhered it with a dab of Liquid Glue – and that was it for the card front!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from the Falling For Leaves set in Blueberry Bushel to a Whisper White panel.  Then I surrounded it with some Granny Apple Green leaf elements.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to Daffodil Delight and Granny Apple Green mats and then into my Blueberry Bushel card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Falling For Leaves leaves in Blueberry Bushel and Granny Apple Green on the front…

….and I stamped the largest leaf image in Granny Apple Green on the back (the Stamparatus works great for ensuring the image crosses the edge of the flap perfectly!) and colored it a touch with my Blueberry Bushel Stampin’ Write Marker.

Et Voila!  Although I can’t wait to use this Falling For Leaves bundle in Fall colors, I love how it turned out in Granny Apple Green and Blueberry Bushel (two of my very favorite new colors!), don’t you?  I hope you like!






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The Falling For Leaves stamp set and bundled Detailed Leaves, Thinlits, plus the Chicken Wire Elements, will be available on 5 Sept.

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Blueberry Bushel Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored at 5 1/2″); Detailed Leaves die cut solid leaf

Granny Apple Green Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Detailed Leaves die cut leaves

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″  (inner liner)

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (Card front and mat for inner liner)

Vellum Card Stock: 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ (sentiment banner)

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Finn Fan Fix


No FFF’s for a minute – cuz…once again, I’m here and he’s home with his Dad!


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16 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Falling For Detailed Leaves Sneak Peek

  1. So pretty Mary! Love your layers and your die cuts. The colors do work perfectly with your design! Yay for only 1 week to go AND for a whole weekend of actual weekending! 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, ma’am! I am truly looking forward to doing some serious weekending!! 🙂

  2. Another home run! The colors are perfect together and you captured the sketch perfectly. Happy weekend to you!

  3. Kate

    Very nice wee thank you!

  4. Susan K

    Big yay for actual weekending! Did you mention sleeping in there? Those are my favorite new colors and I love how you put them together. Very pretty. That leaf is simply gorgeous! I need to get it before Fall!
    Rest and enjoy the weekend and maybe grab a nap too! 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Oh yes, ma’am – sleeping in and an extra nap are DEFINITELY on the agenda! Thank you so much! 🙂

  5. So many elements and textures! I would have never thought to use the chicken wire over the tufted embossed background. I also love how you finished the inside of the card. You’re very creative on how you used the colors of our challenge to create a beautiful fall card. Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Genevieve! It was fun to make! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  6. I love your card – so many layers and lovely leaves to look forward to – I’m glad you liked our colour choices – you did them proud. Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week.

    • stampsnlingers

      Yep – it was a fun challenge, thank you, Fiona! 🙂 Appreciate you stopping by!

  7. Jenny Engelke

    I so LOVE all the textures you’ve got going on here….especially the chicken wire! Am I correct in seeing the Tufted TIEF mounted on the debossed side? It looks so very cool. Thanks a bunch for playing along with our color challenge at Hand Stamped sentiments!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Jenny! I love that Chicken Wire! And yes – that’s de-bossed side up for the embossed panel. Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  8. Denise Stoner

    What a great card!!! The design is a good one. TFS

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