Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkins Fall Friendship Card

I have been having a great time playing with the Pretty Pumpkins Bundle (Pretty Pumpkins Cling Stamp Set + Detailed Pumpkins Dies) from the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog (page 48). It is so pretty and easy to create great projects with. I hope you enjoy tonight’s card!

The Paper Cuts

  • Very Vanilla Cardstock: 4-1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5-1/2″ (card base), two 4″ x 5 1/4″ panels and a 3-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ die cut from Stitched Rectangle Dies.
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock: filigree pumpkin die cut from Detailed Pumpkin Dies
  • 2021-23 In Color Shimmer Vellum (Pale Papaya): 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″
  • Cork 12″ x 12″ Specialty Paper: 3-3/4″ x 1 3/4″ die cut from Stitched Rectangle Dies.
  • Gold Foil 12″ x 12″ Sheets: one of each pumpkin leaf die cuts from Detailed Pumpkin Dies and a leaf die cut from Intricate Leaves Dies.

The Creating

I began by running one of the Very Vanilla panels through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine inside the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder with the No. 1 and No. 4 plate sandwich. I repeated with the flap of the Very Vanilla Medium Envelope.

Next, I stamped the pumpkin with the leaf print on the Pale Papaya Shimmer Vellum. I inked the stamp with Bumblebee Ink and then used Sponge Daubers (one for each color) to apply ink on the leaves inside with Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze and Early Expresso Inks. I dried the ink with the Heat Tool on the low setting. I repeated the pumpkin on the lower right corner of the Very Vanilla inside panel and added the “so thankful for you” sentiment with Pumpkin Pie Ink.

I stamped the “If friends were pumpkins I’d pick you” sentiment with VersaMark Ink on the Very Vanilla Stitched Rectangle die cut, sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and melted it with the Heat Tool on the high setting.

To assemble I added the embossed panel to the card front and the inside panel to the inside of the card with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I applied a 5″ piece of the 3/8″ Fine Art Ribbon across the center of the Cork die cut with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I topped it with the Very Vanilla sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I trimmed the ends of the ribbon with my Paper Snips. Next, I applied the gold leaf die cut, then the filigree pumpkin, the stamped shimmer pumpkin, and then the gold pumpkin leaves. I used the Take Your Pick Tool to pick up and apply three Gold Brushed Metallic Adhesive-backed Dots to embellish.

Thank you for stopping by. If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

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    Stampin’ Up! Expressions in Ink Gold Glam Notecard

    I used the Expressions in Ink Suite of products from the May 2021 – April 2022 Annual Catalog to make this gold, shimmery notecard. I love how it turned out! I hope you do, too! Enjoy!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Pale Papaya Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″ (card base)
    • Basic White Cardstock: 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ (front layer), 5 1/4″ x 4″ (inside) and 3″ x 3 1/4″ (floral image).
    • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock: Ornate Layers Die Cut
    • Expressions in Ink 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (front layer)
    • Gold Foil Sheet: 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (die cutting)

    The Creating

    I stamped the large floral image from Artistically Inked Cling Stamp Set in Pale Papaya Ink on Basic White Cardstock and die cut it with the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine with the coordinating die from Artistic Dies. I also die cut the large flower from the largest die and the bottom two leaves of the sprig die from Artistic Dies. I cleaned up the floral edges and separated the leaves from the stem with my Paper Snips. I layered these on top of the Pale Papaya floral stamped die cut with Multipurpose Liquid Adhesive. I added the precut gold foil three leaf sprig from the Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack to the back. I added Stampin’ Dimensionals so it was ready to go on the card front.

    I dry fit the floral “tag” and the precut gold foil geometric shapes from the Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack on the Pear Pizzazz die cut to determine placement of the sentiment. I inked it in VersaMark Ink, sprinkled on Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and melted it with the Heat Tool. I squeezed a small amount of liquid glue onto the Silicone Craft Sheet, dipped 1/8″ piece of a Stampin’ Sponge and dabbed it on the back of the gold foil geometric pieces and adhered them in place.

    On the inside layer and the Basic White Medium Envelope front, I stamped the large floral image in Pale Papaya Ink, added the Pear Pizzazz Inked double leaf image, and the dots image with Bumblebee Ink. I then adhered the card layers and popped on the floral tag. I used my Take Your Pick Tool to add three 2021-23 In Color Jewels to the center of the flower.

    Thank you for stopping by. If you have any questions or need a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

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    Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper Sale through August 2nd

    Designer Series Paper makes creating easier! It takes the guesswork out of choosing and coordinating colors and provides a backdrop for stamped images and sentiments. Select Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog are 15% off now through August 2nd! It’s a great time to stock up and save some dollars.

    Promotion Details:

    • Sales Period: July 1 – August 2.
    • No limit on how many packs of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
    • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount.
    • Orders must be placed and closed during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
    • The select Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
    • Order deadline: August 2, 2021 at 11:59 pm MT.

    You can see the pretty papers that are included in this sale on this flyer (click the image to open a full-size printable flyer) or you can click the thumbnail images below to purchase!

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    Stampin’ Up! Artistically Inked Golden Birthday Card

    I used the Artistically Inked Bundle and the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder from the 2021-22 Annual Catalog to create this elegant birthday card. When my order arrived from Stampin’ Up! the first thing I did was pull out this bundle and embossing folder and run them through the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine! The detail is amazing. Enjoy!

    The Paper Cuts

    • Basic White Thick Cardstock: 4 1/4′′ x 11′′ scored at 5 1/2′′ (card base)
    • Basic White Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ panel (dry embossing) and 4″ x 1/2″ (sentiment)
    • Gold Foil Sheets: 4″ x 8″ (die cutting) and 4″ x 5/8″ (sentiment layer)

    The Creating

    With VersaMark Ink I stamped the “Happy Birthday” sentiment from the Artistically Inked Cling Stamp Set onto the Basic White strip, sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder, tapped off the excess, and melted the powder with the Heat Tool. I repeated the process for the “Best Wishes” sentiment on the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

    I placed the Basic White panel into the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder and ran it through the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine (folded end first). I also cut two of the large floral die from Gold Foil Sheet.


    To assemble the card, I adhered the sentiment strip to the Gold Foil strip with Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then adhered it near the bottom of the embossed panel. I adhered the embossed panel to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Tip: the pokey end of the Take Your Pick Tool makes quick work of removing the paper from the back of dimensionals.

    I cut one of the floral die cuts in half to use on the inside of the card and on the envelope. To adhere the floral die cuts in place I dipped 1/8th of a Stampin’ Sponge into a dollop of liquid glue that I squeezed onto my Silicone Craft Mat and then applied it to the back of the detailed die cut. Tip: put a binder clip on the narrow end of the sponge wedge as a handle and keep in a small rubbermaid container for repeated use. I used my Paper Snips to trim any excess die cut away from the edges.

    For the final embellishment I adhered three Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels around the die cut image on the front of the card. So pretty and so simple!


    If you need any stamping supplies or a catalog, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.   You can drop me an email me with any questions at stampdabbles@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!

    Happy Stamp Dabbling!

    • Visit my online store here.
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    • Reserve a Paper Pumpkin Subscription here.
    • New to Stamping? Check out the Beginner’s Brochure here.
    • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – See Customer Rewards here. It’s my way to say thank you!
    • In addition to my online store, I also take PayPal payments for orders. See the bottom of the Customer Rewards page here for details.
    • Click here to purchase your Starter Kit

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    May Host Code: R43GYR4M

    Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021-22 Annual Catalog or January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.

    Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!


    New 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!

    Stampin’ Up! is celebrating the release of the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog! Click here to view the Catalog PDF and check out all the fabulous new products and creative ideas! If you don’t have a demonstrator and would like a paper copy of the catalog I’d love to send you one. Just click here and request. You’ll find a Wish List here to add your favorite things. Can’t wait? Click here to shop. Enjoy!