Like the layers of leaves falling crisply from the trees, this stunning layered card celebrates all that is fall and all we have to be thankful for.
Fold 12” x 6” green cardstock to 6” x 6”.
Cut brown cardstock to 5 1/2” x 5 1/2”. Using Coffee Bean inkpad and two small leaves from Filigree Fall clear stamps set, create tone-on-tone background. Ink edges and adhere to center of green card.
Cut orange polka dot paper into nine 1” squares. Ink edges with coffee bean ink. Using same small leaf stamps that were used to create brown background, stamp small squares using glam gold ink. Adhere squares to center of card leaving 1/8” between each square.
Using “So Thankful for you” clear stamp, ink only the “So Thankful” area (including the tree) with Olive Green ink from pigment ink stack. Stamp sentiment on cream cardstock. Trim and mat with dark brown cardstock. Use terra cotta watercolor pen to add detail to letters and tree. Double stamp tree using glam gold ink. Adhere piece to card as shown using 3D Dots.
Stamp 2 filigree leaves on cream cardstock using coffee bean ink. Color leaves with earth tones watercolor markers. Double stamp leaves using glam gold ink, cut out both with a craft knife and adhere to top left corner of card above sentiment using 3D Dots.
Stamp 4 acorns using coffee bean ink. Color with watercolor markers and double stamp with glam gold ink. Cut out each using craft knife and adhere three of them to top left around leaves. Set the fourth one aside.
Cover chipboard “U” with green cardstock and ink edges with coffee bean ink. Cut a thin strip of cream cardstock and write the word “for” on it. Ink edges and wrap it around letter on left side. Adhere “U” to bottom right corner of card as shown.
Adhere last acorn next to “U” as shown using a 3D Dot.
Cut two small strips of green patterned paper, ink edges with coffee bean ink, and adhere one to polka dot square in top right and one to polka dot square in bottom left.
Tip for Success: Double-stamping images in two different colors creates a fun layering effect and add extra depth to your stamped projects.