Stampin’ Up! Welcoming Woods Thank You Card

Good Morning! Have you seen the beautiful Stampin’ Up! Welcoming Woods photopolymer stamp set? I finally got a chance to play with it this week and I love it!! I have seen several cards with a beautiful sunset and I wanted to make one and I am so happy with how it came out and how easy it was to do! You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I was inspired by the As You See It Challenge #260 – Perpendicular for my card design:

I started by using Blending Brushes to apply So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze inks on a Basic White panel, blending them darker towards the bottom of the panel. Then I blended Pool Party, Bermuda Bay and Misty Moonlight to create the sky. This was so pretty and so easy! I stamped the trees from the Stampin’ Up! Welcoming Woods stamp set twice across the panel in Soft Suede to create the woods and cut it out with the third largest Stitched Rectangles die.

I stamped the leaves from the Stampin’ Up! Welcoming Woods stamp set in Pumpkin Pie and stamped the ground in Evening Evergreen. Note that I masked the tree from the second stamping each time so the ground would be behind the trees. I adhered the panel to a Sahara Sand mat. I stamped the sentiment in Evening Evergreen on a Sahara Sand strip and adhered it to a strip of Sahara Sand Tidings of Christmas DSP. I finished the panel with a small Cajun Craze leaf die cut from the Intricate Leaves dies and a Linen Thread bow.

I embossed a Soft Suede panel with the Bark 3D embossing folder and adhered a strip of Tidings of Christmas DSP to the side with liquid glue. I adhered the panel to the front of a Sahara Sand card base with liquid glue and adhered the art panel on top with dimensionals.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the last tree from the Stampin’ Up! Welcoming Woods stamp set in Soft Suede on the side of a Basic White panel. I stamped some Pumpkin Pie leaves by the tree and in the top corner and adhered another strip of Christmas Tidings DSP to the bottom. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

I drove on some of the country roads by my house this morning and saw so many of the trees starting to change color, so the pretty Fall Foliage is on it’s way! The Stampin’ Up! Welcoming Woods stamp set perfectly captures that look and feel. And this stamp set has some of the most beautiful sentiments!

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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Sahara Sand – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 3-1/8″ x 4-1/2″ (front mat), 1/2″ 3-1/4″ (front label)
  • Cajun Craze – 1″ x 1″ (die cut leaf)
  • Soft Suede – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (front embossed panel after embossing)
  • Basic White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel)
  • Tidings of Christmas DSP – 1″ x 3-3/4″ (front strip), 1/2″ x 3-1/2″ (label backing), 1/2″ x 5″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

Welcoming Woods Photopolymer Stamp Set
Stitched Rectangles Dies
Intricate Leaves Dies
Bark 3 D Embossing Folder
Tidings Of Christmas 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper
Sahara Sand 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
Cajun Craze 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
Soft Suede 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
So Saffron Classic Stampin' Pad
Pumpkin Pie Classic Stampin' Pad
Cajun Craze Classic Stampin' Pad
Pool Party Classic Stampin' Pad
Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin' Pad
Misty Moonlight Classic Stampin' Pad
Soft Suede Classic Stampin' Pad
Evening Evergreen Classic Stampin' Pad
Blending Brushes
Linen Thread
Stampin' Dimensionals
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
Mini Glue Dots
Stampin' Seal
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Welcoming Woods Thank You Card

  1. This is a stunning work of art, Akiko! Oh my goodness! You could frame this! Thanks for joining us at As You See It Challenges!

  2. Just WOW! What a marvellous way to use that stamp -which I so regret not buying (yet)! You’ve combined the elements so prettily, with the bark texture and the neutral leafy strip. Thanks for playing along with us at As You See It Challenge.

  3. Thank you, beautiful card.
    Found you thru “Ink’n Krew”
    Thank you for your clear instructions too.

  4. This is STUNNING! Your blending of the background steps this card up about 100 notches! It’s perfect for those gorgeous trees and your leaves are perfect! Just love it all! Thanks for playing with As You See It this week!

  5. This is just beautiful Akiko! I’ve seen lots of cards made with this set but yours is I think the best of them! A perfect sunset through the trees and I love the hint of texture behind too. And just as beautiful on the inside! Thanks for sharing with us over at As You See It!

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