Welcome to our October Stampin Friends Blog Hop!!! I am super excited to share my projects. Our theme this month is 'Give Thanks'! I hope you follow and hop along with us.
If you came from Maureen Rauchfuss's blog, thank you for continuing and be sure to hop to Teri Pocock’s blog after viewing mine!!
Let's hop right in! I am just so excited about my projects...did I say that already??
Awhile back, when I still had in-home classes and tables at craft fairs, I had created a workshop for seasonal 12x12 Samplers! It was a big hit! I then continued on to make several holiday samplers (Valentine's, Easter, 4th of July, Halloween and Christmas, and most recently I was ask to make custom monthly samplers for wonderful customer, who wanted to be able to change her Sampler frame monthly!! Now after a few years of having my original ones displayed, I decided to update my fall one to a "thankful" one. I have included a copy of the samplers I have made at the very end of the blog post.
I create a Fun-Fold card to match. I will be giving this as a gift to my mother who just is now displaying a sampler I made.
I absolutely love fall, it's my favorite season, I truly enjoy when the weather gets cooler and the leaves change. I used the Stampin UP Harvest Meadow Suite and Pretty Pumpkins Bundle for my projects.
The card is a 'W' Fun-Fold Card. It looks like a W when the card is opened! It is SO easy to make.
You will need the following:
Cardbase: Misty Moonlight 8 1/2x11 cardstock, cut at 4 1/2x11 score on the 11' side at 5 1/2
Misty Moonlight 1 3/4x11 strip score on the 11' side at 2 3/4, 5 1/2 & 8 1/4
Misty Moonlight (4) at 2 1/4x2 3/4
Basic white (3) at 4 x 5 1/4 and (2) at 2x2 1/2
Harvest Meadow DSP 3 3/4x5 and (2) at 2x2 1/2
Cork Specialty Paper 3x 3/12
Attach the 3 3/4x5 piece of DSP to the Basic White layer, before adhering to the cardbase, be sure to wrap the Diamond Weave Ribbon and tie and bow on the side.
I used the Pretty Pumpkins set to stamp the pumpkins. I used the Pumpkin Pie and Just Jade Stampin Blends to color them and cut them out with the Dies. I added some loops of the Gold Cording in-between the pumpkin layers.
For the inside of the card, attach the 4 x 5 1/4 Basic White to each side of the cardbase. Fold the 1 3/4 strip, accordion fold, and attach at each edge of the basic white. See Photo Below. Attach the 2 smaller DSP pieces to the Misty Moonlight. Stamp on the Basic Whiteand then attach to the Misty Moonlight
I created a video below, to show how to assemble the card!
I hope you enjoyed the projects I have made for October's Stampin Friends Blog Hop!
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10/22/2021 08:14:38 am
Great projects, I love the cork paper!
10/22/2021 05:29:34 pm
I love the sampler ideas. I haven't made any of those, but I will definitely give it a go. I like the look of the cork paper. It's on my next order list.
Maureen G Rauchfuss
10/22/2021 07:36:27 pm
Very nice projects - just love your sampler!
10/23/2021 06:44:24 am
Gorgeous autumnal projects Steph, I particularly love the card, really stunning, thanks for sharing x
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