Love of Leaves Hello Card: Pals Blog Hop

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Hello, welcome to the Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop! This month our Design Team is showcasing “My Happiest Season.” We hope you enjoy it and will be inspired by them! Don’t forget to leave comments! We love hearing from you. At the end of my post, you will find the full line-up to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

Love of Leaves Bundle from Stampin' Up! Card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty - Pals Blog Hop Bundle & Save Love of Leaves Bundle from Stampin' Up! 155195 $47.50BUNDLE & SAVE 10%!  Purchase the Love of Leaves Photopolymer Stamp Set and the coordinating Stitched Leaves Dies together as a bundle and SAVE 10%!

Love of Leaves Bundle from Stampin' Up! Fall Hello Card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty


Begin with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base of Whisper White Thick card stock. 

Adhere a 4 x 5 1/4 piece of Plaid Tidings 6×6 Designer Series Paper with Stampin’ Seal Adhesive. 

Use a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine to crop the leaf (Stitched Leaves Dies) out of the center of a 3 3/4 x 5 piece of Whisper White card stock. 

GREAT TIP! Be sure to crop both the leaf outline and the stitched leaf middle together to save a step! 

Love of Leaves Bundle from Stampin' Up! Fall Hello Card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty


Adhere the cropped leaf to the card as shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Tie a bow of Linen Thread, adhere as shown with a Mini Glue Dot. 

Stamp the “hello” in Pretty Peacock Classic Ink onto a piece of Whisper White card stock. 

TIME SAVER!  Crop with the Classic Label Punch, then trim to size with Paper Snips.  

Adhere with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

POP OF PERSONALITY!  Add three Crushed Curry Playing with Patterns Resin Dots. 

STAMPIN’ UP! ENVELOPE DIES AVAILABLE NOW!  I’m passionate about pretty envelopes and these dies have made the list of My Favorite Things for the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Mini Catalog!  Use the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine along with the scalloped edge Envelope Die, to crop a 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 piece of Plaid Tidings 6×6 Designer Series Paper. 

Adhere to the outside flap of the envelope with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. 

Click to view the step by step tutorial

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created!

Mark your calendars for our next blog hop on September 9th when our theme is “It’s the Sentiment that Counts.” The Design Team will showcase a sentiment as the focal point of their project. Don’t miss the fun! Until then, please stay safe and have fun in your craft room.

August Pals Blog Hop Line-Up:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  3. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  4. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  5. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  6. Leah O’Brien at Honey Bee Stamping & More!
  7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  8. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  9. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  10. Karen Buttery at Karen On The Lake Stamper
  11. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  12. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  13. Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
  14. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  15. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  16. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  17. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  18. Diana Carr at The Secret Life of Paper
  19. Jen Roque at Stamp Camp with Jen
  20. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  21. Pamela Sadler at Stampin’ Pink Rose
  22. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  23. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  24. Dacia Smith at My Creative Days
  25. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  26. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps INK
  27. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  28. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  29. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  30. Lori Webb at Clever Copies






  1. Love this card!

  2. So clever – simple yet packs a punch! I love that you used both parts of the die cut!

  3. You nailed it and with my favorite pattern & color!

  4. Love your Stitched Leaves card, Mary! One of my favorite sets!

  5. I adore this card, Mary!! Love the plaids! I’ve ordered this bundle, here tomorrow!

  6. Melissa Seplowitz

    Beautiful card Mary. That matching plaid DSP envelope looks stunning with it!!

  7. Oh, Mary, you have to go and make something so great that has me thinking twice about not getting it – that wonderful DSP! Good thing I have an order waiting to go (always smart to wait till after hop day)!

  8. Jeanie H Stark

    Another clean and simply beautiful card! Love the plaid!!!

  9. Super cute, Mary! I just love the combination of the light and pretty and fun-loving die design with the very proper and beautiful plaid print.

  10. Kimberly Wynne Jones

    Your card is such a stunning example of understated elegance! Love your style, endless creativity day after day! Your blog hops have and continue to be packed with incredible ideas.

  11. Simple and stunning!

  12. Wow, Mary. I love your Leaves hello card. I really think it’s clean and simple and the colors just pop! Awesome

  13. Jennifer Roque

    Pretty card Mary! I love the tip about using a punch for the sentiment to save time trimming.

  14. What a beautiful card! I love it!

  15. Such a modern and fun card, Mary! I love it! 🙂

  16. Beautiful! I skipped this bundle – now I might have to rethink that.

  17. Gorgeous looking card Mary. I wasn’t going to get this bundle…….But I’m now going to go ahead and grab it up. LOVE the dies to this set.

  18. I just popped over to peek at your latest card project and it turned out to be awesome! Your lines and color choices are so neat and clean making a card look very rich. Glad I decided to see your latest project. Thanks for sharing.

  19. Oh I love loved the Hop, , thank you everyone for sharing your beautiful projects, ♥️♥️♥️♥️

  20. Brilliant using the positive stitched leaf offset from the negative. And on the plaid it POPS PRETTY!

  21. Beautiful, Mary! I too love the way you used both the positive and negative with this die. And this is my favorite color! 🙂

  22. Beautiful card, Mary. I love this plaid and how you used both the negative and positive on the card. Enjoy your day!

  23. Your cards never disappoint and always inspire!

  24. Simply beautiful!

    • Gorgeous! I wasnt sure about this stamp set and dies, well you’ve convinced me otherwise!! Love it!! ??

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