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September 2022

Fond of Autumn Cards and Tea Light Card

Send some cheer with these lovely cards featuring the Fond of Autumn Bundle. Fall flowers and foliage with sweet sentiments make this bundle a go-to for Fall cards.

I love the die that makes this detailed die cut featured on this card front:

Fond of autumn cajun card2

Then there's the die that cuts the large stamp into four small stamps.  I used one on the card above and two on the card below. These die cuts are from the same large image:

Fond of autumn garden green card 2

The large floral image is shown on the card below (yep, this is the image you can die cut into four pieces).

Fond of autumn tea light card2And here's the inside of this tea light card:

Fond of autumn tea light card open2

 Click here to download the free PDF with the supplies and measurements: Download Monday Simply Stampin' in the Meadow 9-26-22 featuring Fond of Autumn Cards and Tea Light Card

You can also watch the video replay here:

 

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One Basic Fun Fold, Three Different Layouts with the Season of Chic Bundle

I want to share three different cards with you that are based on one fundamental fun fold. There are pictures for each of the cards and a PDF to download with all of the measurements. You can also watch my YouTube video for more details (link below).

One thing I love about the Season of Chic Bundle is that you can use it for all of the seasons.  The Texture Chic Specialty DSP also includes paper for all of the seasons. I'm showing a Fall, Christmas, and Summer card.

The basic fold is an 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" piece of card stock scored on the 8 1/2" side at 4 1/4" and 7"(pictured below).

Basic fun fold 2

For the first card, I am layering the front panels with Texture Chic Specialty DSP and also using one large piece to become the left side of the inside of the card. 

One fun fold pumpkin card 2

The inside looks like this:

One fun fold pumpkin card inside

The second card is a gift card or cocoa pouch holder. It is created similar to the first card, but horizontally and without the large piece of DSP. Again, find the links to the PDF and video tutorial below.

One fun fold gift card holder 2

One fun fold gift card holder2

The third card uses the same base for a z-fold card:

One fun fold z fold card2

Here's a view of the z-fold from the top:

One fun fold z fold from top2

And here is the card open:

One fun fold z fold open 2

You can click on the link below for the PDF with supplies and measurements:

Download Monday Simply Stampin' in the Meadow 9-19-22 (2) One Fun Fold Three Different Layouts with Season of Chic

Here's the link to the YouTube replay:

 

 

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Three Fall Flower Garden Cards

When we think of Fall, we think of pumpkins, gourds and squash, but there are beautiful Fall flowers too!

I created three lovely cards with that in mind that feature Echinacea, Ranunculus and Mums (or daisies) - all beautiful flowers that are glorious in Fall array.

Fall Flower Garden Cards2

Each card features something unique and different.

On the Ranunculas card I used the Water Color Pencils and then blended the colors together with the Blending Pen.

Measurements for this card:

Early Espresso Card Base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4" and die cut with long Contour Scallop die on end (about 3/4" in).

Gingham Cottage DSP – 3 x 5 ½”; 1 ¾ x 5 ½”(inside)

Crumb Cake for Die Cut Scalloped Rectangle

Very Vanilla – 2 5/8 x 3 7/8 for front stamped piece; 2 ¼ x 5 ½” for inside sentiment piece.

Fall flower garden cards ranunculus2

The card below features a flower bouquet and foliage from the Harvest Dies with the Vintage Bottle Shaker Dome. I also die water colored the flowers with our Water Color Pencils and the Blending Pen.

Measurements for this card:

Basic Black Card Stock 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"

Gingham Cottage DSP - 5 1/4 x 4"

Scrap piece of Very Vanilla for flowers

Scrap piece of Crumb Cake for grasses

Basic White 5 1/4 x 4" for inside sentiment

Fall flower garden card nature's harvest2

The third card is my favorite. I used the Daisy Garden stamp and Gold Embossing Powder to create this card along with the Distressed Gold Paper to make the pumpkin.

Measurements:

Thick Very Vanilla - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"

Blackberry Bliss - 5 1/4 x 4"

Basic White for inside sentiment - 5 1/4 x 4"

Fall flower garden cards gold embossed2

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Kylie Bertucci's September 2022 International Blog Hop

I'm excited to be a part of Kylie Bertucci's September 2022 International Blog Hop and share my customer thank you cards with you!

Kylie's International Blog Hop

Thank you for joining us for our Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator Training Program Monthly Blog Hop! I am so happy that you could join us today for ideas and creative inspiration. We are a group of Stampin' Up!® Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin' Up!® business and reach some goals we have set. We really appreciate your support. The blog hop is part of Kylie and Bruno Bertucci's Demonstrator Training Program.

You may be starting here or have come from another blog - either way you can find the link list at the bottom of this post so that you can see every blog post and idea today from all over the world!!

I'm using the beautiful Texture Chic Specialy Designer Series Paper for my cards.  I love this paper with all of it's fluid designs for every season and touches of gold! I'm also using the Distressed Gold Paper. It's wonderful to work with and thin enough to easily die cut.

Texture chic hop card2

You may not notice, but this is a fun fold card that showcases both sides of the Texture Chic Designer Series Paper.  Here is the inside of the card:

Texture chic hop card inside2

Measurements for this card:

Thick Basic White Card Stock for card base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4" and 7" 

Texture Chic DSP - 5 1/5" x 4 1/4"; 5 1/5" 2 3/4"; 5 1/2" x 1 1/4"

Soft Succulent - scrap piece for pumpkin

Evening Evergreen - scrap piece for stem

Distressed Gold Paper - scrap piece for texture die cut and vine on pumpking

Basic White - scrap piece for sentiment

Directions:

Score card base at 4 1/4" and 7" and burnish with a bone folder. Fold card to the left on the 7" score line.

Adhere the 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" Texture Chic piece to the back of the card front.

Adhere the 5 1/2" x 2 3/4" DSP on the left panel of the front of the card.

Adhere the folded flap down flat.

Adhere the 5 1/2" x 1 1/4" DSP to the center of the folded flap.

Die cut pumpkin (Soft Succulent), pumpkin stem (Evening Evergreen), textured layer (Distressed Gold),  and vine (Distressed Gold).

Sponge Soft Succulent on the Pumpkin.

Add die cuts to card front..

Punch out sentiment piece with Double Oval Punch. Stamp and sponge with Evening Evergreen.

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Make a Kraft Gift Box into a Shaker Box!

Did you know Stampin' Up's Kraft Gift Boxes are in the weekly sale this week? Not only are these boxes sturdy, but they have a beautiful window in them. You can easily turn them into an even more beautiful gift box by making them a shaker gift box! I will show you how.

Here is a picture of the one I made tonight in my live:

Kraft gift box wreath shaker background2

I began by sponging the front with Soft Suede to give it a rustic look. I also did that on this one featuring the Christmas Tree dies from the Christmas Lights Bundle:

Kraft gift box tree shaker2

This is the first one I made with sponging  but no background dsp:

Kraft gift boxes shaker wreath2

And this gift box has the lovely Specialty Vellum in the background.  The beautiful snowflake is die cut using the snowflake die from Twinkling Lights Dies with the Rose paper from the Gold & Rose Metallic Specialty Paper.

Kraft gift boxes shaker snowflake (1)2

When you make this you need a piece of Kraft card stock that is 5 1/2 x 4 1/4" and a piece of background paper that is the same size - 5 1/2 x 4 1/4".

Watch the replay of the video here:

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September 2022 Sweet Notes Card Club

September is in the air! - Lingering summer warmth is fading with the cooler September mornings. A touch of color is starting to show in the canvas of the leaves in the trees along our hedgerow. Some of those colors remind me of the beautiful Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper, which is a part of the September Card Club Kit. I am featuring the Cottage Wreaths Bundle to create some beautiful cards!

Cottage wreath bundle ad sept. card class

What I love about this bundle is the variety of sentiments for Fall and Christmas!

Cottage wreaths bundle

What is Sweet Notes Card Club you ask:

Sweet Notes Card Club is a monthly subscription card club. The cost of the club kit is $42.00 per month, which includes the supplies to make these beautiful cards!

Included are:

*Supplies for 8 beautiful cards (4 different designs including envelopes and inside sentiment pieces). Everything is pre-cut for you except for the designer series paper you receive. 

In your kit will be:

*$25.00 of product (I have increased this from $20.00)

*Priority Shipping

*PDF tutorial and video tutorial

This month's $25.00 of product that comes in the kit will be:

  1. Twelve 12 x 6" pieces of Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper (1 each of 12 different patterns)
  2. Cottage Wreaths Stamp Set ($19.00)

(If availability is a problem another product will be substituted.)

If you stay in for 6 consecutive months you get to pick any stamp set from current catalogs for FREE! This is my thank you to you for your participation.

Here are the class options:

Option #1 - I want it all -  Cottage Wreaths Dies with the kit, (which includes the stamp set) - $75.00

 Option #2 - I want just the kit (includes Cottage Wreaths Stamp Set and DSP) - $42.00

Option #3 - Just the tutorial - $15.00 (Free to my team members)

If you already own the stamp set you can substitute with another of equal value ($19.00). Just email me within an hour of registering for the class and let me know.

Registration is open until September 12, 2022.  Kits will be mailed out on or around September 23rd.

You can register and pay HERE

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