Happy Happy Hawwwmp Day! Wow – the week is flying by again! Hope yours is going well!
My card today is a simple one – some die cuts – courtesy of the Detailed Pumpkins Dies – with some help from the bundled Pretty Pumpkins stamp set and some pretty Harvest Meadow DSP. Take a look-see:
The layout for this one is from the CAS Colours & Sketches challenge.
And the theme is perfect for the Just Us Girls Challenge!
I started by matting a piece of Harvest Meadow DSP on Early Espresso for the card front.
Next, using the die in the Detailed Pumpkins die set, I cut 4 – one each in Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Bumble Bee and Very Vanilla. I also cut four leaves from Mossy Meadow cardstock.
I used Liquid Glue to adhere the leaves to the top of each pumpkin, then lined them all up in a row on the card front.
For the Pretty Pumpkins sentiment, I used my Stamparatus to stamp it in Early Espresso on Very Vanilla – then cut it with a Stitched Rectangle Die and popped it over the pumpkins with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I added a gold Brushed Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dot and the card front was done!
On the inside, I used my Stamparatus to stamp the pretty pumpkins from Pretty Pumpkins in Early Espresso. I colored them with my Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze and Early Espresso Watercolor Pencils. A gold Brushed Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dot finished it off.
I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to an Early Espresso mat and into my Thick Very Vanilla card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!
My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got the Pretty Pumpkins on the front…
…and more Harvest Meadow DSP on the envelope flap.
Et Voila! I love the dies in the Detailed Pumpkins set so much! And that cluster of pumpkins in Pretty Pumpkins is so sweet!
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Card Cuts Used in This Project:
Thick Very Vanilla Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
Early Espresso Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)
Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Bumble Bee Cardstock: Detailed Pumpkin die cut pumpkins
Mossy Meadow Cardstock: Detailed Pumpkin die cut leaves
Very Vanilla Cardstock: Stitched Rectangle Die cut (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Detailed Pumpkin die cut pumpkin
Harvest Meadow DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap
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