Stampin’ Up! Fall Sheltering Tree

I used the Stampin’ Up! stamp Sheltering Tree stamp set to create my card to share today.  I posted another card using this same sketch on Saturday and you can see that card here.

Sheltering Tree - Stamp With Amy K

The design for my card was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches #202.

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And the colors for my card were inspired by Pals Paper Arts 266.

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I started by stamping the leaf images from the Among the Branches photopolymer stamp set in Old Olive, Delightful Dijon and Cajun Craze inks randomly on the front of a Thick Whisper White card base.

Sheltering Tree 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the tree and grass images from the Sheltering Tree photopolymer stamp set in Soft Suede, Cajun Craze, Delightful Dijon and Old Olive inks.  I inked the rake image with Soft Suede and Cajun Craze inks and stamped it next to the tree image, then added a little pile of leaves with Cajun Craze an Delightful Dijon inks next to the rake.

Sheltering Tree 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Cajun Craze card stock with SNAIL, then to a Delightful Dijon card stock panel with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the layered panels to the card front with SNAIL.

Sheltering Tree 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the sentiment from the Sheltering Tree stamp set in Cajun Craze ink on a strip of White Vellum.  I sprinkled the sentiment with Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it.  I punched the ends of the vellum strip with the Banner Punch and adhered it to the card front with a single Glue Dot (hidden under the button).  I pulled a strand of Linen Thread through a Gold Basic Metallic Button, tied a bow and adhered it to the card front with a Glue Dot.

Sheltering Tree 4 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the tree image from the Sheltering Tree stamp set again on the inside of the card.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

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Currently, the following items are on BACKORDER;  backordered items will be available on or before the date indicated:

3 September
140928: Basic Black Archival Stampin’ Pad (821 backordered; 1,800 expected)

4 September
133680: 2014-2016 In Color 12″ x 12″ Cardstock
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140440: Ode à Noël Stamp Set

8 September
138378: Tin of Cards Project Kit (705 on backorder; 3,282 expected)
139622: Spider Web Paper Doilies (3,088 on backorder; 2,625 expected on September 8 and 7,455 expected on September 22)

11 September
137866: Sahara Sand 7/8″ Lace Trim

14 September
138395: Expressions Natural Elements (243 backordered; 5,992 expected)

23 October
139643: Reindeer Paper Clips (1,028 backordered; 10,080 expected)

Date to be Determined
139304: Fluttering Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (76 backordered; 1,368 expected)

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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • Thick Whisper White – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Delightful Dijon –  3-5/8″ x 3-5/8″ square
  • Cajun Craze – 3-3/8″ x 3-3/8″ square
  • Whisper White – 3-1/4″ x 3-1/4″ square
  • White Vellum – 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ strip

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

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24 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Fall Sheltering Tree

  1. I love this card! I had no desire for the Among the Branches stamp set until I saw this awesome card. Very nice 🙂

  2. Ah, Fall! I feel it from this card. How did you put two colors on the rake stamp? (sponged the second one on?) creative touch!

    • I am hoping for some fall weather soon…we’re still pretty hot here in Atlanta! 🙂 As far as the rake, since this is a photopolymer set, you can see through the stamp to ink up part in one color and part in another. I inked the Cajun Craze on the bottom part first (since it’s a little lighter color), then inked the handle in Soft Suede. Hope that helps! 🙂

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