Stampin’ Up! Falling For Leaves Note Cards

I don’t usually make square cards.  In fact, I can count on my right hand how many I’ve made.

However, I thought I’d make some small thank you note cards.  I figured I’d make them 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ so they could still fit in the standard envelope.

But then I couldn’t decide what color combination to use…so I did one of each 🙂  Which one is your favorite?

I started off with one color as the base to the card, cutting it 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4″.

I then matted another color on Whisper White to adhere to the card front.  I stamped the sentiment from the Falling For Leaves Stamp Set in Versamark ink, sprinkled it with white embossing powder, and heat set it.

I then used the Detailed Leaves Thinlits to cut out the detailed leaf in another color and  a Whisper White leaf to mat it on.   I also cut out a scalloped detail using the same thinlits.

Here’s a picture of all three cards today.  I really love how they came out- simple, but pretty.

Enjoy!


Today’s card was inspired by this week’s challenges at Freshly Made Sketches and The Paper Players.


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10 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Falling For Leaves Note Cards

  1. I was going to say, “I hope you played at the PP” but by the time I got to the bottow, I saw that you had. Beautifully created. I just love those colors together.

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  2. Such a lovely trio! The colours are so lovely, it’s hard to choose isn’t it? What a lovely leafy set and the detailed edge dies are a real bonus. Beautiful work, Jaimie. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players with this sweet set.

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  3. These are gorgeous! The leafy dies are pretty, but paired with the border and done in all three colors…it’s a hat trick for sure! Thanks for sharing these at the Players this week!

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  4. Jaimie, I’m with you – I almost never make square cards. However, your trio makes perfect use of those gorgeous die cuts! Just beautiful. Thanks so much for playing along at The Paper Players!

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