Friday, October 14, 2011

So Greatful.........

I love it when a plan comes together--esp when you did not have one!  Well I fell in love with this stamp set from CTMH called SO GREATFUL. It is a multi step stamp set that is perfect for the fall. I also found what I thought was the perfect paper to use from Imaginisce---guess what it was named---SO GREATFUL!  NO JOKE!  I think they are a perfect pairing!
I used a kraft card base and used the Imaginisce pumpkin paper for the large matte.
You all know I love that cord ribbon from Hobby Lobby and I also used one of the new Hobby Lobby embossing folders called leaves for the green matte.  I used foam squares to elevate the layers and add some 3D.

So this is how I did the pumpkin.  I first stamped the orange base, the brown stem which was a second gen stamp, and the green vine.  I then stamped the word overlay in versa mark ink and added dark brown embossing powder and heated it up until it became glossy! I stamped the leaf on a scrap and cut it out--mini foam squares were put on the back and then I placed the leaf to give it even more pop!

I simply love how this turened out--
Make it a great one

6 comments:

  1. Hey Bryan....great card I am lovin' all the neat details you showcased on this card....and I know whatcha mean when U say how it's crazy good when it all comes together...and it is sick how the pad of paper matched the stamp set name....guess it was all meant 2 B :)

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  2. I agree Bryan...I am loving it too!! It doesnt happen to me very often but I agree it is great when it comes together without a plan!!!
    Nancy

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  3. It just had to be. The pumpkin is just perfect, I just love the look you created with the versamark and the embossing powder, in the photo the shine looks amazing! TFS Bryan

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  4. Beautiful card Bryan! I really love the way that pumpkin turned out, thinking I may have to place another order with you very soon :0)

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  5. This is a great card. I love that layered stamp image!

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