Most of the cards that I’ll be blogging about this week use simple stamping techniques which allow you to complete cards quickly! This is not my usual style…but I love the simplicity of simple stamping. Can you believe that none of my cards this week include die cutting? I know…hard to believe!
Today’s card is a CAS. One of my team members, Susan L. with Stampin2Die4.com, recently shared her version of this card in a Facebook group and I thought the card was so lovely I had to share it with you! Thank you for the inspiration, Susan!
The card was created using the Soft Seedlings Stamp Set and three ink colors – So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, and Cherry Cobbler. This card comes together quickly, and the vibrant colors make a huge statement!
I began by stamping the maple leaf image from the Soft Seedlings Stamp Set in So Saffron, stamping the image around the upper 2/3 of the card edges. Next, the same image was stamped around the perimeter using Pumpkin Pie ink and I focused on allowing some of the So Saffron stamped leaves to show. The same leaf image was stamped in Cherry Cobbler ink, allowing some of the Pumpkin Pie leaves to show through.
A sentiment was stamped onto the front panel and the panel was matted to a piece of So Saffron cardstock. Linen thread was wrapped around the upper portion of this panel twice and the unit was adhered to the card front. A triple bow in linen thread was added to the card along with several amber gems from the Leaf Label and Amber Gem Combo Pack.
The same stamping technique was used to complete the inside panel and an additional greeting was added as well. The inside panel was also matted to a piece of So Saffron cardstock and adhered to the inside of the card.
The envelope received the same stamping technique on the front and envelope flap to finish off the card.
Click on the image to view, download and print a pdf tutorial for this card.
Wishing you all a wonderful day! Stay crafty!
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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Soft Seedlings Thinking of You Card”
Such a beautiful card! Love the fall colors and leaves! 🙂
Thanks very much, Amy! 🙂
Wow, Carol – I am so flattered that you loved this enough to CAS it for your blog! And I agree, it is not your usual style – nor is it mine. But a lot of times we forget that we love stamping – and sometimes stamping alone can “carry the day”! And that is true especially when you have these amazing Soft Seedling DistINKtive stamps to work with!!!
Thanks again, Susan, for the great inspiration and for allowing me to share! Simple stamping MAKES this card, and the Soft Seedlings Stamp Set is just perfect!
This is definitely a ‘wow’ card!! Very beautiful!!
Thanks very much, Faith! It’s just stamping but the colors really pop! Soft Seedlings has become one of my favorite stamp sets!
I’ll be CASEing your CASE, Carol – I love this card so much!! 🙂
CASE away! Thanks, Mary! 🙂
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