Thursday, September 12, 2013

More Fall Cards...

A couple more cards for the upcoming card class themed "Fall Cards" are ready!  Both of the cards utilize the Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper (#132184) from the Holiday Catalog. All of the colors and designs in the package are great and it would be difficult for me to select a favorite. Another feature - it contains paper that would be great to use when preparing a masculine card.

The Truly Grateful Stamp Set (#131730 w, #131733 c) was used for this first card. The Soft Sky, Crushed Curry and Chocolate Chip plaid in the designer series paper provides a beautiful background.

"Truly Grateful "
Other materials used includes: Chocolate Chip Card Stock (#102128), Crushed Curry Card Stock (#131199), Whisper White Card Stock (#100730), Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad (#126974), Crushed Curry Classic Stampin' Pad (#131173), and 1 1/4" Burlap Ribbon (#132140).  The ovals were cut using the Ovals Collection Framelits (#129381).

The other card is a Thanksgiving card and uses the appropriate "Happy Thanksgiving" sentiment from the Tags 4 You Stamp Set (#131820 w, #131823 c).  It was cut using the Label Bracket Punch (#132153) and attached using dimensionals.  In addition to the Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper, Tangerine Tango (#111439) and Very Vanilla (#101650) Card Stocks were used.  The maple leaves were stamped using the Magnificent Maple stamp (#131868 Wood only) and Crushed Curry Classic Stampin' Pad (#131173).  To achieve the two-tone effect, the leaf edges were swiped using a Tangerine Tango Stampin' Write Marker.  The larger maple leaf was cut using the Autumn Accents Bigz Dies (#127812) in the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (#113439).  The paper was crumpled to achieve a textured look and attached with dimensionals.

"Happy Thanksgiving"

Hope these cards have inspired you to start thinking of Fall!

Thanks for stopping by...and don't forget, if you have any questions, contact me at margkni@gmail.com.

Check in next week for another Fall card project.
Until then, have a great weekend!

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