Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek: For All Things


Stampin up stamping pretty for all things autumn fall holiday catalog demonstrator blog

This month I’ll be focusing on the fabulous new products in the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog (my favorite collection of holiday products since I began in 2007) with many sneak peek samples.  Today’s card highlights a peek at For All Things stamp set–an autumn “must-have” that offers soft, pretty images that deliver a watercolor look in snap.  The Holiday Catalog begins Aug. 28.


My color palette was inspired by this week’s Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge (PPA214). Check out what the rest of the PPA Resident Artists have created for this challenge HERE. The summery color palette could easily transition to fall with richer colors (how about Blackberry Bliss, Hello, Honey and Mossy Meadow)?


  • I stamped the leaves and sentiment on a single layer of Whisper White cardstock.  Stamp the images beyond the boundaries of the edges for a more natural look.

Stampin up stamping pretty for all things autumn fall holiday catalog demonstrators blog

  • The Polaroid frame began as a 2 1/2″ x 3″ piece of Island Indigo card stock.  The open area was cropped using the third smallest square die of the Stampin’ Up! Squares Collection Framelits.
  • The Big Shot Magnetic Magnetic Platform is a best friend for keeping the square die from moving during it’s trip through the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine.
  • The frame is popped up on Stampin’ Dimensionals (skinny bits cut for the narrow areas) and layered over the stamps and sentiment.  I was inspired by a similar layout created by Nichole Heady.

Stampin up stamping pretty for all things autumn fall holiday catalog demonstrator blogs

  • In Color Sequins and Crisp Cantaloupe Thick Baker’s Twine add pizzazz without overwhelming the balance of the card.


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MY STAMPIN’ UP! SUPPLIES RECIPE:  For All Things stamp set will be available Aug. 28, when the Holiday Catalog begins.  Wood-Mount 135152 OR Clear-Mount 135155



  1. A true classic “Mary Fish” card! I do not know if I am ready for fall….but I love the effect of the leaves and the bakers twine is the perfect added touch! Hugs!

  2. Maria Rodriguez

    Oh Mary, I couldn’t come here yesterday, I had a house full of grandkids on their last days of Summer Brake but I just wanted to tell you that I too love this card, I love your Polaroid frame, how fabulous is that?! This card layout is so versatile, you can really put just about anything inside the frame.
    Thank you so much for sharing.

  3. Your creativity shines through in this card. Love the use of the fall leaves for this color combo, I would never have thought of it. The Polaroid – simply perfection.

  4. Mary, trust you to come up with a lovely “non-seasonal” card using a set that is so obviously for Autumn. I LOVE your Polaroid frame and added sequins! Definitely a CASE card, fearless leader!!

  5. Carol Carriveau

    Just got this set yesterday and love it….thank you for your inspiration!

  6. Fun, fun, fun Fall card! Love the framed sentiment and the leaves framing the card. Gorgeous!

  7. Love seeing that new set in action! So pretty and the sentiment is perfectly framed!

  8. Love your non-traditional leaf colors–can’t wait to see the re-do in the fall! Those colors listed will be gorgeous!!

  9. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card Mary! Very different and fun.

  10. Thanks, Dawn. I can’t wait to try it with some richer colors for fall . . . It would be cool with just different greens for spring, too!

  11. Oh, Frenchie. I wish I could make Atlanta (World Card Day). I’m traveling so much that it would just be too much. I’m sure you will have a ball and I’m excited you can attend. Thanks for the kind feedback on my card!

  12. Oooo, love that color combo , love how you put it all together , love it MsMary , nice job !!
    Can’t wait to see more of your new stuff ,
    Hugs frenchie ,
    Ps , I’m going to Brian’s world card day , will you be there ! I sure love to see you !!!

  13. Love the color combo, the layout and the sentiment! : )

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