Sunday, September 23, 2018

Autumn Leaves Blop Hop with Scrap'n Stamp

Welcome to our Autumn Leaves blog hop. 

We have some awesome cards using great products offered in the Scrap'n Stamp store, to share with you today. I hope you will join in with the fun. And yes, there will be prizes. We will be giving away three (3) Gift Certificates valued at $25.00 each to the lucky winners who comment on each of the posts in today's hop. 
You have until September 30th, 2018 to leave your comments for the drawing that will take place October 2nd, 2018.

Also, this weekend, September 23rd, 2018, we have a $20 coupon for orders over $100 - the code is "LOVEFALL20"

Now, on to the projects I made for today's hop. First up is Thankful, done using Concord & 9th Lace Leaf Stamp Set. I stamped my background panel using Ranger's Wendy Vecchi line of inks picking the colours of fall. I then die cut the panel with the Scalloped Stitch Trimmings die using the inside part without the trim, then attached it to my Bazzill pink card base.
I cut a piece of white vellum using a smaller die from the set, then stamped the sentiment using the Vermilion ink from the ink sets, and heat embossed with the clear embossing powder. I then attached the vellum to my card base using vellum tape. 

For my leaf, I made a mixture of Ballerina Pink and Shimmering Pearl embossing powders, adding a few shimmer pieces to the mix. I stamped with the Versamark embossing ink and heat embossed. I then added some of the Vermilion ink shading around the edges of the leaf, and finished with a few drops of Nuvo Jewel drops. 

For my next project I used the My Favorite Things Cross-Stitch Tag to make this Autumn Tree tag.
 I used colours that I already had in my stash, picking out shades of green, blue, rust, orange, red, gold and brown. I used all 6 strands of the floss, as this is a large stitch grid. 
I added thin foam squares under the finished area to elevate the top panel and matted with the orange bazzill cardstock. I then made the tassel from variegated floss.

I hope you have enjoyed my projects. Up next is the amazing Amy. If you have lost your way, following is a list of those in the hop and their links.

me ~ Kia ~ me

Thank you for joining us today.


Cathy Potosky said...

Wonderful cards! The little cross stitch is adorable.

Bev Polen - Guneaux Designs said...

Kia, I love both of your projects. The leaf card is so colorful and beautiful. The cross-stitching tag is gorgeous! Hope that CC is doing well, my friend!!

Sharon Smith said...

Kia, your first card is stunning. I love the colors you have used they really make the leaves stand out. And the little tag is so cute

Jean said...

So beautiful ! A striking card! Love the tag. I cross stitched years ago!

cghundley said...

Fabulous card and
love the cross stitched
tag! The stamping on
the card looks neat.
Carla from Utah

Jane M said...

This leaf stamp is beautiful. Love your card.

Cindy Holmes said...

Beautiful card and tag! I just love all the different colors of leaves that you have all over your card! I also love that you added a mixture of embossing powders for your top leaf! Just such a lovely finish!

Denise Bryant said...

Pretty color combo on your pretty card! Love the leaves and the vellum layer! Pretty tag also! Love the textures and colors!

Papercraft Boutique said...

Beautiful fall color background with the gorgeous, heat-embossed leaf, Kia! I love the way you heat-embossed the leaf with mixed embossing powders. It beautifully shimmers. Using the vellum piece as a backdrop is a great idea.
The cross-stitched tree tag is so lovely. The orange peeking through the tiny holes is pretty!
Hideko xx

Kathy said...

I love how the vellum sets off your shimmery leaf from the more colourful background. The cross-stitch tree tag combines two of my favourite crafts and is a reminder to incorporate more cross-stitching on my cards.

Charmaine Stack said...

I like the card with the vellum panel. I used to be an avid cross-stitcher until papercrafts took over. That tag is sweet.

Dar said...

Great way of combining two of my favourite things, card making and cross stitch, in gorgeous fall colours. Beautiful!

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