Stampin’ Up! Thanksgiving Card Using the Aspen Tree Dies

I used a variety of products to create this warm and festive Thanksgiving card. Die cut leaves from the Aspen Tree Dies adorn the card front as well as paper from the Metallic & Shimmer 6″ x 6″ Specialty Paper pack. A mask from the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks was used to create the card front background. A sentiment from the Painted Pheasant Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

As mentioned, the background was created using a mask from the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks and I blended Pumpkin Pie ink over a Pumpkin Pie card base using the square grid mask. I’ve never used these masks before and it was a lot of fun seeing the pattern created once I lifted the mask!

A strip of the Metallic & Shimmer Special Paper was added down the center of the card front and matted with a piece of Early Espresso cardstock. I added three leaves to the card front which were cut from the Aspen Tree Dies – two using the Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper and one from the Metallic & Shimmer Specialty Paper. A length of Baker’s twine was colored using a Cajun Craze Stampin’ Blend and I tied a bow and added it to the center leaf on the card front.

I used the “Happy Thanksgiving” stamp from the Painted Pheasant Stamp Set for the sentiment and matted the label twice using Early Espresso cardstock and a piece of the Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper.

The inside of the card features a strip of coordinating Metallic & Shimmer Specialty Paper and a smaller leaf which was die cut from the Aspen Tree Dies. The envelope flap was decorated with a piece of the Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper in So Saffron.

I really enjoyed using the masking technique on this card and using the Metallic & Shimmer Specialty Paper. The colors on this card are warm and inviting and definitely say “Fall” and “Thanksgiving”!

You can recreate this card by accessing the project tutorial. To view the pdf tutorial for this card, click on the image below.

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Products used to create today’s card are listed below including a link for each product which will take you to my online store.

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