Come to Gather Pocket Card

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I hope you all had a peaceful Christmas, we spent some time ‘Face-timing’ with family in the UK with the grandchildren excitedly sharing what Father Christmas (Santa Claus) bought them for Christmas –  technology and the internet is a wonderful thing, especially at this time of year.

Today I have a fun fold to share – I used the Come to Gather Suite of products but change out the greetings and you could have a perfect birthday or thank you card. I have added video to show you how all the pieces go together…… so enjoy!

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Painted Harvest – Thanksgiving Sunflowers

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The Painted Harvest Stamp Set was one of my absolute favorites this time last year, then new goodies come along which I am just as excited about , but I still love this set so time to use it for another thanksgiving themed card.

I used yellows and browns to make the flowers look like sunflowers, change out the greeting and this would make a great birthday card as well!

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To Every Season ~ Thanksgiving Card

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We will be celebrating Thanksgiving here  in the US in the coming days, as an ex-pat Brit – it is not a holiday that we were familiar with when we came to the US in 2001.  Since that time we have celebrated the holiday with our friends here and certainly enjoy the traditions and food linked to the holiday.

So today is has a thanksgiving flavor but would also be perfect as a birthday or an all occasion card.  The To every Season Stamp Set and coordination Every Season Punch Pack

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Gather Together Box Card ~ Video Tutorial

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I love to do fancy folds so when one of my lovely customers asked if we could do a ‘box’ card at a future class it gave me a chance to reach  back into my archives and find one I had done some 6 – 7 years ago.

I have bought it up to date with the beautiful Come Together Suite of products, choosing the  Pretty Peacock and Pear Pizzazz colors from this suite.

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Harvest Hello – Autumn Card

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I think it is safe to say that autumn has finally arrived in North Texas, we had a cold front come thru late last Tuesday which plummeted our daytime temp from mid 90’s down to the mid 40’s! and we had 1/2 of rain!

Today’s card features  a quintessential symbol of autumn – the pumpkin, the Harvest Hellos Stamp Set has a coordinating Apple Builder Punch which is just perfect for creating pumpkins.  I chose to use the ‘Hey There Pumpkin’ greeting  – there are several in the set to choose from although I feel ‘Hey there…’  would be great for a birthday card, maybe a ‘just because’ card.

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Painted Harvest – Simple Eclipse Technique

I have shared a number of cards using the very popular Eclipse technique – typically it uses letters but it does take a little time to assemble.  Using a punch  makes  a very quick and simple way to create this lovely 3D effect.

I broke out the beautiful Painted Harvest stamp set and used 3-step stampin’ to create the sunflowers.  Read on to find the video tutorial………………….. Continue reading

Dramatic Painted Harvest ~ Thank you

I just love the card I am sharing today – well I love all the cards I make, share and send but the one today just shouts out at me, it has everything I love to put on a card, layers, bling, ribbon and finally that it uses the Painted Harvest Stamp set carried over from the 2017 Holiday Catalog, I have used this stamp set in all sorts of ways, with all sorts of color combinations but today I am using dramatic black and white with just a smidge of grey. Continue reading

Painted Harvest ~ Sunflower and Acorns

Halloween is now behind us and Thanksgiving will be in a few weeks.  I have always loved autumn colors, the gentle mellowness of the lovely golden based tones.

The Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper is filled with Crushed Curry, Early Expresso, Cajun Craze and Tangerine Tango.  Today I have two cards showcasing this paper and the coordinating Painted Harvest Stamp Set. Continue reading