Good Morning! Welcome to the August Inkin’ Krew Team Monthly Blog Hop! The theme for this month’s hop is Fall Frenzy. My card combines the old with the new – the Stampin’ Up! Jar of Flowers and Country Home stamp sets, the Tin Tile 3D embossing folder and the beautiful Gilded Autumn specialty designer series paper. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.
I embossed a panel of Mint Macaron card stock with the Tin Tile 3D embossing folder and adhered it to an Early Espresso mat with multipurpose liquid glue. I adhered a strip of the Gilded Autumn designer series paper to another Early Espresso mat and adhered them to the embossed panel. I cut the bottom of a Crumb Cake panel with the zigzag bottom of the tag die from the North Pole Wonder Dies. I used the Fancy Tag Topper die to cut the top so I would have a longer tag. I wrapped some Mint Macaron and copper ribbons through the top of the tag and tied them with Linen Thread.
I stamped the milk can from the Stampin’ Up! Country Home stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Gray Granite card stock and fussy cut it out. I adhered it to the bottom of the tag with liquid glue. I stamped the sunflower bouquet from the Stampin’ Up! Jar of Flowers stamp set in Early Espresso ink on Very Vanilla. I colored it with Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron, Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends. I fussy cut the flowers and adhered them to the tag with dimensionals.
I stamped the label and Thanks sentiment from the Country Home stamp set in Cajun Craze ink on a small panel of Very Vanilla. I fussy cut it out and adhered it to the milk can with liquid glue. I punched out an acorn from the Gilded Autumn designer series paper with the acorn punch from the Autumn Punch Pack and adhered it to the bottom of the tag. I adhered the decorated tag to the embossed panel with dimensionals and popped the panel on the front of a Cajun Craze card base.
I stamped the sentiment from the Country Home stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a Very Vanilla panel. I trimmed the bottom with a strip of Gilded Autumn DSP and added a punched oak leaf and acorn to finish the inside panel.
Decorating with old milk cans is still pretty popular, so I was happy to see that it went so well with the new bouquets from the Stampin’ Up! Jar of Flowers stamp set. What do you think of this mixing the old with the new?
Let’s get on with the hop! Be sure to visit each of this wonderfully creative team’s blogs to see all the great Fall Frenzy projects. Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Julie Johnston’s project or click the Previous Blog button to move back to see the project that Leslie Larkin created.
If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Terry Lynn Bright
- Mary Deatherage
- Leslie Larkin
- Akiko Sudano <– You are here
- Julie Johnston
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Sue Prather
- Donna Leonard
- Nicole Bloxom
- Amy Koenders
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Cardstock Cuts for this project:
- Cajun Craze – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
- Early Espresso – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (front mat), 1-5/8″ x 3-7/8″ (DSP strip mat)
- Mint Macaron – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (embossed front background)
- Gray Granite – 1-3/4″ x 2-1/4″ (milk can)
- Crumb Cake – 2″ x 4-1/2″ (tag)
- Very Vanilla – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 2″ x 2-1/2″ (sunflower bouquet), 1″ x 1-1/2″ (milk can label)
- Gilded Autumn DSP – 1-1/2″ x 3-7/8″ (front strip), 1/2″ x 4″ (inside trim), 2 punched pine cones and 1 punched oak leaf