Colorful Pumpkin Thanks

This colorful pumpkin thanks card was fun to create and full of love.  Everyone loves to get cards in the mail, however, the holidays make it extra special.  There is so much love this time of year.  Adding the embellishments to enhance the card makes it pop.

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Stamp Sets – Harvest Hellos (150581); Harvest Hellos Bundle (150037) save 10%
Card Stock – Thick Whisper White (144237); Crumb Cake (120953); Cajun Craze(119684), Pretty Peacock (150880), Soft Suede (115318)
Stamp Pads – Memento Tuxedo Black (132708);
Misc. – Apple Builder Punch (150663); Come To Gather Designer Series Paper (DSP) (150454); Pretty Peacock ½” Scalloped Linen Ribbon (149751); Linen Thread (104199); Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels (150457); Dimensionals (104430), Snail Adhesive (104331); Mini Glue Dots (103683), Paper Snips (103579)


· Whisper White (thick) 8 1/2” x 5 1/2” & 1/2” x 1”
· Crumb Cake: 3 1/4” x 2 1/4”
· Cajun Craze: 2 1/2” square for punching
· Pretty Peacock: 1 1/4″ square for punching
· Soft Suede: small scrap for punching
· Come To Gather DSP: 4” x 3”

1. Use Snail Adhesive to attach the DSP panel to card front.
2. Use Snail Adhesive to attach the Crumb Cake panel, centering on the DSP.
3. Stamp the Pumpkin, leaf and stem onto the card stock, and punch with the Apple Builder Punch. Note: the leaf used on this card needs to be fussy cut – it is not the leaf that is on the punch. Use the Paper Snips for fussy cutting.
4. Run a small strip of Snail Adhesive onto lower right hand corner of the Crumb Cake panel and adhere the Pretty Peacock Linen Ribbon.
5. Use dimensionals to attach pumpkin to the card.
6. Use glue dots to attach the leaf and stem onto pumpkin.
7. Tie a large bow with Linen Thread and adhere with a glue dot.
8. Stamp “Give Thanks” onto small Whisper White Panel and position over the Linen Thread bow with a dimensional.
9. To finish your card, add three of the Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

Picture Perfect Card

I love this picture perfect card for all your photography friends and family.  It’s a great way to encourage them and add a little of what they know to the card.  The camera is one of my favorite parts of the card.  Color it however you choose.

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Stamp set: Capture the Good (150388)
Cardstock & Paper: Rococo Rose (150882), Shimmery White (101910), 2019-2021 In Color 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper (149617), Silver Glimmer Paper (146960)
Ink: Basic Gray (149165)
Miscellaneous: Stitched Nested Labels Dies (149638), 1-1/2” Circle Punch (138299), 1” Circle Punch (119868), ½” Circle Punch (119869), Rococo Rose ½” Scalloped Linen Ribbon (149704), Black ½” Satin Ribbon (146280), 2019-2021 In Color Faceted Dots (149607), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Bone Folder (102300), Paper Snips (103579), die-cutting machine

• Rococo Rose card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4” then folded in half with a Bone Folder plus a scrap to stamp sentiment on that you will cut down after you stamp it – about 2-3/4” x 1-1/2”
• Designer Series Paper: Rococo Rose sheet 4” x 5-1/4”
• Shimmery White: main camera needs 3-1/2” x 2-3/4” plus 2 scraps that you can stamp the lens on two times so you can punch out two circles in different sizes
• Silver Glimmer Paper: scrap that you can punch a ½” circle out of
• Ribbon: Black ½” Satin – about 8”; Rococo Rose ½” Scalloped Linen – about 7” for small bow


1. Stamp camera with Basic Gray ink three times on three pieces of Shimmery White cardstock: one needs to be the whole camera with room to cut it out plus two more focusing on the lens as you will punch those out.
2. Using 1-1/2” Circle Punch and 1” Circle Punch, punch out two circles from the two of the stamped lens images.
3. Punch Silver Glimmer Paper with ½” Circle Punch.
4. With Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere the two camera lens circles on top of one another and the main camera. Using Multipurpose Liquid Glue, adhere the Silver Glimmer Paper and set aside to dry.
5. Stamp sentiment with Basic Gray onto scrap Rococo Rose then die cut with one of the Stitched Nested Labels Dies aligning so that sentiment is aligned towards the bottom to leave room for ribbon bow later.
6. Attach 3 Rococo Rose Faceted Dots to bottom of the sentiment.
7. WIth your SNAIL, adhere ends of Black Satin Ribbon to back of the camera.
8. Add Stampin’ Dimensionals to camera and attach to card.
9. Align camera “strap” askew and hold it down in a few places with SNAIL.
10. Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on sentiment piece and place over left camera strap.
11. Lastly, tie Rococo Rose Scalloped Linen Ribbon in a small bow, trim ends with Paper Snips then attach to stop of sentiment with Mini Glue Dots.

Sending Thanks

Sending thanks is easy when you use the Flourish Filigree stamp set.  The colors can be altered, but the sentiment is the same.  You can send thoughtful wishes to the ones you love.  

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With all the holiday gifts and events you may have attended this year, send a thank you and let them know you enjoyed your time with everyone.  Start your new year off with a very special card.

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

  • STAMPS – Flourish Filigree (147870 Clear, 147873 Wood)
  • PAPER –Very Vanilla Cardstock (101650), Berry Burst Cardstock (144243)
  • INK –– Berry Burst Pad (147143)
  • OTHER – Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint (147044), Tailored Tag Punch (145667), Stampin Sponges (141337), Berry Burst 3/8” Mini Ruffled Ribbon (146944)

Cutting & Scoring:  

  • Very Vanilla – 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score and fold at 4 ¼”
  • Berry Burst 3 ¾ x 5”
  • Very Vanilla 3 ¼ x 4 ¾”
  • Very Vanilla Scrap for punching


  • Ink filigree image in Berry Burst ink, then sponge Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint onto image.  Stamp on to Very Vanilla Panel.
  • Stamp Sentiment and punch with Tailored Tag punch. Pop up onto center of filigree image.
  • On Berry Burst panel, sponge shimmer paint onto edges. Adhere Vanilla panel on top.
  • Add ribbon to panel with glue dots.
  • Adhere to Vanilla Card.

Making Christmas Bright with Holiday Greetings

Make your holiday greetings special when you use the Making Christmas Bright stamp set from Stampin’ Up!.  You can find the stamp set and coordinating products in the Holiday Catalog.  Because family is worth going that extra mile to create something special.  One thing I love most about hand made cards during the holidays is the smile it brings to so many. 

Below are three videos from Stampin’ Up! using the Making Christmas Bright products.  The stamp set itself is the perfect addition to any craft room.  It’s such a traditional type set and so enjoyable to work with.

These are three videos below from Stampin’ Up! that highlight a few projects you can create using these products.  Send your family some holiday greetings and also let them know how much you care.  It’s always fun to create cards from the heart for the people we love.

Finally, remember that the Holiday Catalog is filled with so many wonderful products.  Most of all, it has so much creativity.  Make it your one stop shop for inspiration.  Each page is full of wonderful ideas.  All the supplies for your holiday projects are all available through my online store here.