Stampin’ Up! Gather Together Autumn Wishes Card

Happy September! I hope you are having a wonderful, relaxing Labor Day Weekend. Today’s card welcomes the Fall season with warm wishes. It is made with the new Stampin’ Up! Gather Together photopolymer stamp set that is in the new 2019 Holiday Catalog and will be available on Sept 4! You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

The inspiration for the layout of the card is CAS(E) this Sketch #337. It’s a great layout for using different DSPs in combination with stamped images. Check it out!

For today’s card, I wanted to show off some of the pretty fall designs in the Come to Gather Designer Series Paper that is in the new 2019 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog. So I started by cutting the polka dot paper and mounting it on an Early Espresso mat. I Added the Pretty Peacock feather strip and set it aside to work on the die cuts.

For the large maple leaf, I sponged a Whisper White panel with Cajun Craze, Pear Pizzazz and Sahara Sand inks so that the leaf would have a mottled look like it was starting to turn color. I then stamped the large leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Gather Together stamp set in Early Espresso and cut it out with the coordinating Gathered Leaves die. Then I took a piece of Cajun Craze cardstock and lightly misted it and cut it out with the large three lobed maple leaf leaf die. I did the same to a piece of Pretty Peacock cardstock and cut it with the small 5 lobed maple leaf die. The solid dies in the Gathered Leaves dies makes a two toned die cut when the paper is wet. It’s pretty neat isn’t it!

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Gathered Together stamp set in Pretty Peacock. I stamped the wheat sheaf in Early Espresso after stamping off twice. I cut it out with one of the circle dies from the Layering Circles dies and backed it with Pretty Peacock cut in one of the scalloped circles from the Layering Circles dies. I added two small Pretty Peacock faceted gems to the label. I arranged the leaves on the DSP background panel and attached them with glue dots and added the label with dimensionals. I finished it off with a bow made with the braided linen trim. I adhered the panel to the front of a Sahara Sand card base with dimensionals.

I adhered a strip of the polka dot paper from the Come to Gather DSP to the left side of a Whisper White panel and stamped the wheat from the Stampin’ Up! Gathered Together stamp set in Early Espresso in the center of the panel after stamping off twice. I adhered it to an Early Espresso mat and attached it to the inside of the card.

Are you ready for Fall? School has started for the children in my neighborhood and some of the leaves on the trees have started turning. So it’s here whether I’m ready or not. The Gathered Together stamp set and Gathered Leaves dies will be available as a bundle in the 2019 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog for a 10% discount. And it will be available on September 4th – just two days away! Yay!! I hope you liked today’s card. Thanks for visiting and have a great week!

Akiko


September 1 – 15 Host Code: DHYEBG62

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2018-19 Annual Catalog or in the 2019 Occasions Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Sahara Sand – 4 1/4″ x 11″
  • Early Espresso – (2) 3 3/4″ x 5″
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″, 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″, 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″
  • Come to Gather DSP (polka dot) – 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″, 3/8″ x 4 7/8″
  • Come to Gather DSP (feathers) – 2″ x 3 5/8″
  • Cajun Craze – 2″ x 2″
  • Pretty Peacock – 2″ x 2″, 1 3/4″ x 2″

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


First Frost Best Wishes Card

Hello and Happy Friday! Today’s card is a simple white on white card with the beautiful floral images from the First Frost stamp and die set. The best wishes theme can used to celebrate many different special occasions.

I started by embossing the smaller piece of Whisper White cardstock with the Subtle embossing folder and then adhered it to one of the larger pieces. I then took a piece of satin Whisper White ribbon from my stash and used snail adhesive to attach and wrap it around the embossed panel. I adhered the panel to a Thick Whisper White card base using dimensionals.

I took the smaller piece of Thick Whisper White cardstock and using one of the stitched rectangles die, I die cut a panel for the flower and sentiment. The piece that I needed was longer than the die, so I carefully placed the die on one end of my paper and then cut about 2/3 the way through. Then I moved the die to the other end and was careful to align the stitches and die cut about half way through from the opposite direction. This resulted in a longer stitched rectangle. It took me a couple of times practicing on scrap paper to figure out how many times to turn the crank so that I cut enough, but didn’t cut the end.

I stamped the leaves and sentiment using Mossy Meadow on the die cut rectangle. I stamped the beautiful large rose image in Flirty Flamingo and cut it out with the matching die. I popped the rose on the stitched rectangle panel with dimensionals.

I popped the stitched rectangle on the embossed background using dimensionals again, then took another piece of the satin Whisper White ribbon to tie a bow and attached it next to the panel using a glue dot.

I used the clear Wink of Stella on the rose to add some shimmer and finished it off with a trio of faux pearls.

On the inside of the card, I took the leafy stem stamp and inked it in Mossy Meadow and after stamping off twice, I stamped it along the left side of the inside panel. I took another Flirty Flamingo rose and adhered it to the inside panel before adhering it to the inside of the card.

Luckily, the First Frost set will be returning in the new catalog. The white on white makes for a very elegant card, while the different textures and layers keep it interesting. And the clear Wink of Stella is perfect for adding a touch of sparkle to any flower. Thanks for visiting today!


Limited Time Specials

Don’t forget the big Stampin’ Up! promotions currently going on. I just received my Everything is Rosy Medley and will post a card using it next week. The products are so beautiful! Also check out the Last Chance to get your favorite retiring items from the 2018 Annual Catalog and 2019 Occasions Catalog. You can find all the details and links on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page.


May 1 – 15 Host Code: 4KT9DVDU

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2018-19 Annual Catalog or in the 2019 Occasions Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Buyer Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Thick Whisper Whisper White – 4 1/4″ x 11″, 4 1/4″ x 2 1/2″
  • Whisper White – 2 pieces 4″ x 5 1/4″, 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project: