I’m a lover of all things sparkly and it doesn’t have to be rhinestones or sequins.  So it should be no surprise that I’m in love with the foil sheets that are part of the Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper. As much as I love sparkle and shine I wondered if it would be appropriate on a fall card. When’s the last time you’ve seen a silver pumpkin and copper trim on a Thanksgiving card?  I used the Pick a Pumpkin Bundle for today’s card.

Metallic designer papers and silver and copper embossed pumpkins and stems for a classy Thanksgiving card. Stampin' Up!'s Pick a Pumpkin and Painted Harvest stamp sets.

The greeting is from the Painted Harvest stamp set. Owning numerous stamp sets provides us with lots of opportunities to mix and match, doesn’t it?  I stamped the greeting using VersaMark ink then heat set it with silver embossing powder.

Silver greeting in an oval surrounded by a metallic fall motif. Stampin' Up!'s Pick a Pumpkin and Painted Harvest stamp sets.

I did the same for the pumpkin which is from the Pick a Pumpkin stamp set.  This stamp set is offered as a bundle (a 10% savings!) and has coordinating framelits. No fussy cutting necessary!  The foliage was heat embossed using copper embossing powder then die cut.

Ariel view of a metallic thankful card cornered by silver pumpkins and copper stems. Stampin' Up!'s Pick a Pumpkin and Painted Harvest stamp sets.

The designer paper boasts gorgeous tones of silver and copper metallic foil. I added a strip of copper foil to create a separation between the designer paper and the white cards base for a stunning and simply greeting.  Who said that sparkle can’t work for fall? ((smile))

Bring Color to Life!

Color like a pro with Stampin' Blends alcohol markers. Lisa's Stamp Studio

Create images that look professionally colored with the new Stampin’ Blends. These alcohol-based markers are double-sided allowing you to choose the brush or fine-point tip.  Each color has a light and dark shade and are available individually or as a combo pack. The separate Color Lifter will allow you to reduce ink coverage to create even deeper shading. There are also Ivory and Bronze markers which are perfect for skin tones!

Not sure how to use alcohol markers? No worries.  I’ve got video tutorials covering the basics to shading. Click HERE to search my videos.

View the Stampin’ Blends brochure to see the color selections, pricing and accompanying products.

Color like a pro with alcohol markers that will allow you to shade with ease. Stampin' Blends by Stampin' Up!

You can download a free color chart by clicking on the image below.  Be sure to print the chart on Thick Whisper White cardstock for best results.

Stampin' Blends Color Chart by Lisa's Stamp Studio

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