Stampin’ Up! Vintage Leaves Birthday

I used the Stampin’ Up! Vintage Leaves and host exclusive Time of Year stamp sets to create a fall masculine birthday card to share with you today.  Michelle Last created a beautiful card with the Vintage Leaves stamp set and her project inspired mine.  You can see Michelle’s card here.


My card design was inspired by Global Design Project #GDP058.


And the leaves on my project were inspired by The Paper Players PP317.


And because I loved the color challenge from Sunday Stamps this week, I made another card for Sunday Stamps SSC137.  🙂


I started by stamping the leaf image from the Vintage Leaves photopolymer stamp set in Sahara Sand ink on a panel of Sahara Sand card stock.  I sponged the edges of the panel with Soft Suede ink.  I adhered the panel to a panel of Early Espresso card stock with SNAIL and then to a Soft Suede card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.


I embossed a panel of Soft Suede card stock with the Cable Knit Embossing Folder and adhered it to the card front with SNAIL.  Then I stamped the leaf image from the Vintage Leaves stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a smaller panel of Sahara Sand card stock.  I stamped the “on your” sentiment from the Time of Year host exclusive photopolymer stamp set over the leaf image.


I sponged the edges of the Sahara Sand panel with Soft Suede ink and adhered it to a panel of Early Espresso card stock with SNAIL and then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the birthday banner from the Time of Year stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock and cut it out with the matching Bunch of Banners Framelits Die.  I sponged the edges of the banner with Soft Suede ink and then adhered it to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.


I stamped the leaf image from the Vintage Leaves stamp set in Soft Suede and Sahara Sand inks on a Very Vanilla card stock panel inside the card.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Soft Suede – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 2-1/2″ x 3-3/4″ panel
  • Early Espresso –  4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 3″ x 3″ panel
  • Sahara Sand –  3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 2-7/8″ x 2-7/8″ panel
  • Very Vanilla – Bunch of Banners Framelits die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

28 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Vintage Leaves Birthday

  1. looooooove this card. love neutrals!!! great masculine birthday card – and i have three in family. will definitely be CASEing!!!
    jo ann.

  2. What a wonderful card Amy! Such a cozy card with the sponging and cable knit – well done! As always – thank you for the detailed directions! Have a great weekend!

  3. Hi Amy,

    I love this card. I love the design and colors you used. Will be putting this in my favorites.

    Wish I could think up designs like this, but am satisfied to use your talent for designing.


  4. Gorgeous monochromatic card, Amy! I love the Cable knit embossing, reminds me of a warm sweater and so perfect for your fall card. So glad you shared with us this week at The Paper Players!

  5. This is a stunningly spectacularly gorgeous card Amy! I’m in LOVE with it 🙂 The colors and the technique – wow and double wow! I’ll definitely be CASE-ing this one 😉

  6. Amy, thank you for sharing this card. Its amazing; stunning. You should do a video on this one. OMG this card is just too good.

    Mal, Melbourne, Australia

  7. Amy, what a beautiful card! I’m like others…would love to see you do a video on how you created this one! This is a WINNER!

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