Harvest Blessings Birthday Card Plus New Stamps & a Discount Bundle!

I used the Harvest Blessings and Wetlands stamp sets for my card today.  My card design was inspired by The Paper Players #160.

Harvest Blessings

I started by embossing a panel of Cajun Craze Core’dinations card stock with the Woodgrain Embossing Folder and sanding the raised areas.  Next, I adhered a strip of Night of Navy Core’dinations card stock that I’d sanded along the edges to the embossed panel with SNAIL.  I stamped the sentiment from the Wetlands stamp set in Night of Navy ink on a strip of Soft Sky card stock, embossed it with the Square Lattice Embossing Folder and adhered it over the Night of Night of Navy strip with SNAIL.  I also adhered a strip of Etcetera DSP with SNAIL.

Wetlands 1

Then I hand trimmed the edges of the angled paper with my Paper Snips so that they lined up with the edges of the Cajun Craze panel.  I adhered the Cajun Craze panel to a Soft Sky panel with SNAIL, then to a Night of Navy card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Harvest Blessings 1

I stamped the tractor image from the Harvest Blessings stamp set in Cajun Craze ink on a Soft Sky panel, cut it out with the Deco Labels Collection Framelits Dies and sponged the edges with Night of Navy ink.  I adhered the stamped panel with SNAIL to a Night of Navy Core’dinations card stock panel that I’d cut with the Deco Labels Collection Framelits Dies, embossed with the Houndstooth Embossing Folder and sanded.  Then I adhered the layered panels to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.


I finished the card front by using the Chevron Border Punch to punch out a chevron from Night of Navy, Cajun Craze and Soft Sky Core’dinations card stock.  I sanded the chevrons and adhered them with SNAIL.

Harvest Blessings 2

I stamped the basket image in Night of Navy ink on a Soft Sky panel inside the card.

Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:

Stamps:  Harvest Blessings (132016 wood, 126452 clear); Wetlands (126695 wood, 126697 clear)

Dies, Punches & Embossing Folders:  Deco Labels Collection Framelits Dies (130102); Chevron Border Punch (132154); Woodgrain Embossing Folder (127821); Square Lattice Embossing Folder (119976)

Ink:  Cajun Craze Classic Stampin’ Pad (126965); Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad (126970)

Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Stampin’ Sanding Block (129367); Stamping Sponges (101610)

Card Stock  & Cuts:  Night of Navy (100867) – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″; Soft Sky (131203) – 3/4″ x 5-3/4″ strip, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, Deco Labels Collection die cut; Etcetera Designer Series Paper (130129) – 3/4″ x 5-3/4″ strip; Subtles Core’dinations Card Stock (129954) – Chevron Border Punch; Regals Core’dinations Card Stock (129955) – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/4″ panel, Deco Label Collection die cut, 1-5/8″ x 5-3/4″ strip, two Chevron Border Punches

Adhesive:  SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)


Butterfly Bundle Special Offer

Dates: August 29-September 30, 2013

Offer: Get 15 percent off when you buy this bundled butterfly stamp set and punch!

Bundle Item Page in Catalog Description Retail Price 15% Savings Price Amount Saved!
135311 90
Butterfly Bundle (Clear-Mount)
Papillion Potpourri Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Bitty Butterfly Punch
$30.90 $26.27 $4.63
135312 90
Butterfly Bundle (Wood-Mount) 
Papillion Potpourri Wood-Mount Stamp Set
Bitty Butterfly Punch
$34.90 $29.67 $5.23

New Best of Autumn Stamp Set Available Now

As part of Stampin’ Up!’s 25-year anniversary celebration, they are bringing back some of their favorite stamp images from the last quarter century and combining them into 12 sets, which will release-one set per month-during 2013.  Even better, along with some great classic images, each “Best of” set will also include a never-before-seen image!

Some things to remember:

  • All Best of stamp sets will include 3-5 images, including a never-before seen image, and will be priced at $14.95.
  • While Stampin’ Up! is releasing just one Best of stamp set per month (with a new theme each month), all of the Best of sets will be available until March 31, 2014.
  • All Best of stamp sets are available in Clear-Mount only.

As a special incentive to collect the Best of stamps, Stampin’ Up! is including a collector’s card and 25-year proof of purchase sticker with every Best of set.  Collect six stickers, and send it in to redeem a FREE set of your choice valued up to $14.95!  Free sets must be redeemed no later than April 30, 2014.

Click here to see the Best of Autumn stamp set in my online store.  Click here to see all of the Best of stamp sets in my online store.


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