Stampin’ Up! Hello Harvest Friendship Card

Happy Monday and happy first day of August! I can’t believe we’re into August already. That just means that Fall is not far away! Speaking of Fall, I have a Fall themed card for you today.

For today’s card I paired the Hello Harvest Stamp Set, Rustic Pumpkin Dies, and a piece of the Rings of Love 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper to create this Fall themed friendship card. The Rings of Love DSP is a Sale-A-Bration item that you can get with a qualifying order through August 31, or while supplies last!

I started with a card base in Pumpkin Pie cardstock (appropriate for Fall, I think), then added a panel of the Rings of Love DSP. The Leaf Fall 3D Embossing Folder was used to emboss a piece of Cherry Cobbler cardstock, then I used the 3rd largest die from the Deckled Rectangles Dies. This was added to the card front on top of the DSP panel.

Using the leaf stamp from the Hello Harvest Stamp Set, I stamped three leaves in Cherry Cobbler and three in Crushed Curry (more Fall colors!). I stamped the pumpkin image using Tuxedo Black Memento ink then colored the pumpkin using Stampin’ Blends. The sentiment was stamped onto a piece of Crushed Curry in Cherry Cobbler ink. Coordinating dies from the Rustic Pumpkin Dies set were used to die cut all of the images, including the sentiment label.

The pumpkin and leaves were dry fit on the front of the card. The leaves were arranged around the pumpkin on the sides and bottom and adhered with glue. The Pumpkin was adhered in the center of the leaf arrangement using Stampin’ Dimensionals. The sentiment was adhered towards the bottom of the card front, slightly overlapping the Cherry Cobbler embossed panel.

A 3/4″ strip of coordinating DSP was adhered to the inside card panel along with a die cut leaf. Coordinating DSP also adorns the envelope flap and more leaves were stamped onto the envelope front.

To finish off today’s card I tied a small double bow using twine from the Baker’s Twine Essentials Pack.

Can you smell the falling leaves, and the fresh crisp air? Ahhhh!

To view, download and print a tutorial for today’s card, click on the image below.

SALE-A-BRATION IS IN FULL SWING!

Sale-A-Bration is currently in full swing!  You can earn free Sale-A-Bration items by placing orders of $50+ (Level 1 rewards) or $100+ (Level 2 rewards). If you haven’t taken a look at the Sale-A-Bration catalog yet…you need to take a peek!  Click here to view the Sale-A-Bration brochure. There are some absolutely wonderful products being offered for free with a qualifying order.  And there is no limit on the number of free Sale-A-Bration products that you can earn!

Here’s how it works.  Let’s say you place an order from either than Annual catalog or the Mini catalog totaling $200 (before shipping and tax) during Sale-A-Bration (July 1 through August 31, 2022).  With your order you can qualify for a free Sale-A-Bration product for every $50 or $100 you spend.  Using the example, for a $200 order, you can earn four Level 1 products, or two Level 1 products and one Level 2 product, or two Level 2 products.

Note that the Pool Party & Soft Sea Foam Cards & Envelopes have sold out and will not be restocked!  So don’t delay if you’d like to earn free Sale-A-Bration products!  The items are while supplies last.

There are other ways to benefit from Sale-A-Bration:

Host a party during Sale-A-Bration – On top of the usual host rewards you can earn toward free and discounted products, there’s also no limit to the number of free Sale-A-Bration products you and your guests can earn.  Plus, if your party or personal order is over $300 (excluding shipping and tax) you’ll also receive the exclusive Perfect Pomegranate Stamp Set for free!  Contact me if you’d like to host a party during Sale-A-Bration.

Join my team during Sale-A-Bration as an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator – Not only can you build a starter kit valued at $125 in products for only $99 but you will also receive the Making Plans Collection for free.  The Making Plans Collection includes an awesome planner, notebooks and a stamp set – everything to keep you organized as a new demonstrator!  Feel free to reach out to me if you’re interested in joining my team…I would love to answer all of your questions and there is no pressure!

AUGUST PAPER PUMPKIN KIT – SWEET SUNFLOWERS

While we’re on the subject of Paper Pumpkin, the August Paper Pumpkin Kit – Sweet Sunflowers looks amazing! If you would like to receive the August Paper Pumpkin kit, be sure to subscribe no later than August 10!

The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by Stampin’ Up! in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 

And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card to create bee-utiful projects! 

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

Completed card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

If you’re not familiar with Paper Pumpkin, why not give it a try. Subscribe and each month, around the 20th of the month, you’ll receive your project box delivered directly to your home. Everything you need for your project is included in your monthly art box. All you have to do is open it up and get started. You’ll be able to make cards, treat bags, gift boxes and so much more with your monthly art box subscription. The subscriptions are for month-to-month, 3-months, 6-months or 12-months and you can start, pause or stop your subscription at any time. Click on the image below if you’d like to sign up for a subscription to Paper Pumpkin.

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Products used to create today’s card are included below along with links that will take you to my online store:

Forever Fern Friend Card / Use My May Host Code to Receive a Thank You Gift

forever fern friend card

The Forever Fern stamp set has been around for a bit but I never purchased it. When the stamp set carried over in the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog I had to grab it up! I don’t know what I was waiting for…the stamped images this set produces are gorgeous! While I didn’t do any die cutting for this card, the Forever Flourishing coordinating dies are also available. You can find both the stamp set and the dies in the annual catalog.

I used several of the stamps from this set to create my own background in earth tone colors set against a Cherry Cobbler mat. Beautiful! A short length of ribbon, a sentiment label, and a few Rustic Metallic Dots were used to finish off the card front. This stamp set used with a Christmas themed stamp set would be lovely…watch for future posts!

You can grab the instructions for this card by clicking on the icon below.

Use my may host code to receive a thank you gift

Shop at my Stampin’ Up! Store and receive a free gift when you spend $25 or more (excluding shipping and tax). You can choose a gift from the current catalog valued up to $5. Use Host Code: ZHHYQM2R. If you spend $150 or more, do not use the supplied host code as you will be eligible to receive Stampin’ Rewards (you’ll still receive the free gift from me, though). Ready to shop? Click the Inky Bee Stampers logo at the top right of the screen!

Products used to create today’s card are included below.
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