Simply Nuts About the Acorn Builder Punch

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This quartet of acorns for my Simple Saturday card was created in a snap using the Stampin’ Up! Acorn Builder Punch.  It’s on the list of My Favorite Things in the Holiday Catalog.

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  • I used a coordinating button and touch of Linen Thread to dress up each acorn.  Glue Dots keep the buttons securely in place.

stampin up acorn builder punch autumn card mary fish

  • My favorite trick for getting good ink coverage with a solid photopolymer stamp (like the acorn) is to have the Stampin’ Pierce Mat below the cardstock when you stamp.  The wee bit of cushion makes a big difference.
  • Cheer All Year photopolymer stamp set promises creative mileage for Halloween, fall and Christmas cards.

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  • I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to give a lift to the far left and right acorns as well as the top layer of Whisper White card stock.

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  1. Thanks, Debbie D. You know how much I love white cards, especially with splashes of bold color!

  2. Your card is so vibrant on the white background! And those darling, bright buttons with the linen thread bows! Oh goodness. I just love your card. Blackberry Bliss is so lush against the white space. Love it all!

  3. Deborah Atkinson

    Such a cute card. I just love those acorns. I can’t wait for fall to get here!

  4. This is why I LOVE fall so much. FABULOUS colors for this card.

  5. Thanks, Ramsey. I love the fall colors!

  6. Love it! Elegant, clean and simple!

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