Pals Blog Hop Give Thanks Card

Hello!  Welcome to the Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop! This month our Design Team’s theme is “Pile It On.  We’re showcasing cards/projects with layers of DSP and/or embellishments for any occasion. We hope you enjoy the hop and will be inspired by all of the creations!  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.

Create this card using the Arrange a Wreath Stamp Set & 6x6 Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! Card my Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Today’s card sketch was inspired by my friend and fellow stamper, Brian King


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

Layer and adhere a 4 x 4 1/4 piece of Whisper White card stock to a 4 x 5 1/4 piece of Bumblebee card stock.  Adhere to the card base with Stampin’ Seal. 

Cut 1 1/4 x 3 3/4 strips of the following 6×6 Designer Series Paper:  Early Espresso, Bumblebee, and Calypso Coral. 

Adhere to the card as shown with Stampin’ Seal. 

Create this card using the Arrange a Wreath Stamp Set & 6x6 Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! Card my Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment (Arrange a Wreath) in Early Espresso Classic Ink onto a piece of Whisper White card stock. 

Crop with the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and the 1 7/8 Stitched Shapes oval die.  

Adhere as shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Wrap a 1/2 x 2 1/4 piece of Bumblebee card stock with Linen Thread, secured with a bow. 

Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Create this card using the Arrange a Wreath Stamp Set & 6x6 Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! Card my Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

POP OF PERSONALITY! Adhere three Calypso Coral Artistry Bloom Sequins to the card as shown. 

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 December 9th when our theme is “Goodbye September Mini Catalog and Hello January Mini Catalog.” Participants showcase their favorites from the retiring holiday catalog or new products from the new mini catalog. Don’t miss the fun! Until then, please stay safe and have fun in your craft space.

Stampin’ Pretty Pals October Blog Hop Line-Up:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  3. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  4. Debbie Crowley at expressively deb…
  5. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  6. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  7. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  8. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  9. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  10. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  11. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  12. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  13. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  14. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  15. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  16. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  17. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  18. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  19. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  20. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  21. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  22. Lori Webb at Clever Copies




  1. Lisa Ann Bernard

    What a great way to use up scraps

  2. Great card, Mary!

  3. Melissa Seplowitz

    Such a simple card, but beautifully done. Love it!!

  4. Fantastic form and DSP choices Mary!

  5. I SO love this card, Mary! The colors you’ve chosen are perfect – especially in the bold dots. LOVE!

  6. Debbie Mageed

    Such a pretty card and see how this would be great for using scraps! Love it!!

  7. Beth McCullough

    Darling as always, Mary!!

  8. Mary, love all those dots, layered like “the” King!

  9. Debbie Crowley

    Mary, your layers are perfect and beautiful fall colors.

  10. Deb Stamps LIfe

    Great fun to see how others put their own stamp on life!

  11. Kadie Labadie

    PS Mary……Your Pals did an AMAZING job on this Blog Hop.

  12. Kadie Labadie

    LOVE how you “Piled It On” my friend. The color combination is FANTASTIC. Great job Mary.

  13. I love the small but huge sentiment! And the spacing between the DSP. It’s a great look.

  14. Jeanie H Stark

    Love the colors Mary! So pretty!!!

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