Raise your hand (virtually, of course) if you are mad for new Stampin’ Up! color Merry Merlot, especially for winter and autumn card ideas. I’m confident it will be one of my “go to” Stampin’ Up! colors for Valentine’s Day, too. I think it’s luscious paired with Grapefruit Grove for a modern twist!
FABULOUS FOR FALL & BEYOND! I used the Falling for Leaves stamp set and Detailed Leaves Framelits Dies for today’s card. SAVE 10% when you purchase the Falling for Leaves Photopolymer Stamp Set and Detailed Leaves Framelits Dies as a bundle.
STAMPIN’ PRETTY STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL:
Create a 5 1/2 X 4 1/4 card base using Stampin’ Up! Crumb Cake card stock. I used the Stampin’ Trimmer. It cuts and scores.
Cut a Merry Merlot stripe pattern from Stampin’ Up! Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Series Paper to 4 x 3 3/4. Wrap Linen Thread as shown, securing with a bow. Adhere to the card base with Snail Adhesive.
Zip a 4 x 2 3/4 piece of Grape Grove card stock through the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, tucked inside the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. Rotate 90˚ and repeat to enhance the effect and create the look of canvas or linen. Watch my video demonstration for the “linen look” here. Adhere to card base as shown with Snail Adhesive.
Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment in Merry Merlot Ink onto a 3 1/4 x 1 piece of Very Vanilla card stock. Adhere with Snail Adhesive.
Use the leaf dies from the Detailed Leaves Thinlits Dies, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Crumb Cake and Merry Merlot card stock, to create the die cut pieces that are the focal point of the card. Adhere together with Multipurpose Liquid Glue and to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Crop a piece of Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Series Paper with the envelope liner die (Beautiful Layers Thinlits Dies) and adhere to the outside flap of a Very Vanilla Medium Envelope.
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