Monday, November 8, 2021

Kylie Bertucci's Monthly International Blog Highlights November 2021

Welcome to Kylie's Monthly International Blog Highlights as we showcase projects with the theme "Thank You". November is thought of as the month of gratitude and being thankful for blessings in our lives. What better way to show that than to create beautiful Thank You cards to send to the people in our lives to let them know we appreciate them. 
I love finding new ways to use my stamp sets and dies to create beautiful cards. The Pretty Pumpkins stamp set is traditionally a Fall/Thanksgiving themed set and I really love the fonts for the sentiments in this stamp set. I decided to pair one of the sentiments from this set with the Merriest Frames Hybrid Embossing Folder, which includes dies that coordinate with the embossing folder and the coordinating Merriest Moments stamp set. I love the detail in the embossed die cut and thought it would look pretty as a frame for a thank you card. For my color combination, I chose Fresh Freesia and Basic White with a touch of Silver for a soft and pretty design. 
Pretty Pumpkins stamp set (item #156472)
Merriest Moments Bundle (item #156783)
Wonderful Snowflakes (item #156340)
Fresh Freesia Cardstock (item #155613)
Basic White Cardstock (item #159276)
Versamark Pad (item #102283)
Metallics Embossing Powders (item #155555)
White 3/8" Glittered Organdy Ribbon (item #156408)
Basic Rhinestone Jewels (item #144220)
Mini Stampin' Dimensionals (item #144108)
Mini Glue Dots (item #103683)
Fresh Freesia Cardstock
Card Base - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (Scored at 4 1/4")
Sentiment Label die cut with the Merriest Frames Hybrid Embossing Folder (Dies)
Three small flowers die cut with the Merriest Frames Hybrid Embossing Folder (Dies)
Basic White Cardstock
Detailed embossed frame die cut with the Merriest Frames Hybrid Embossing Folder
This card design showcases the detail and versatility of the Merriest Frames Hybrid Embossing Folder. The combination of the embossing folder and the coordinating detailed frame die creates a beautiful frame for the sentiment label. I heat embossed the sentiment with Silver embossing powder to add an elegant touch. To create the flowers, I die cut three of the medium sized detailed flower die cuts from one of the Snowflake Wonder sheets in the spaces in between the snowflakes. This gives the white flowers a pretty shimmer to them. I then cut three of the small die cut flowers from the Fresh Freesia cardstock and attached them to the center of white flowers with Mini Glue Dots. For a touch of bling, I added a large Basic Rhinestone Jewel to the center of each flower and added them to embossed frame with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals. I attached the frame to the card base with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals to pop it up. To finish off the card design, I added a piece of the White Glittered Organdy Ribbon under the top right corner and a pretty bow to the bottom of the frame.  
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog. I hope that my card design will help inspire you to create your own beautiful Thank You cards to send out to the people in your life. There are so many wonderful possibilities to explore.
I would love it if you would take the time to vote for my card this month as part of Kylie's Blog Highlights. Just click the button below and click on the heart for my card (#38) to vote for it. You can vote for 5 different projects each day, so please take the time to visit my fellow Stampin' Up! Demonstrators and see their wonderful projects. We appreciate your support. 

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Until Next Time

Happy Stamping,

Tricia Butts
Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

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  1. What a beautiful design Tricia. Lovely card. Thanks for being part of my International Blog Highlights this month and all the best with voting.

  2. Beautiful card Tricia! I love the repeat of glimmer with the ribbon and embossing