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OSAT Blog Hop – Gratitude

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Hello! I hope that you are all enjoying your week! I had a productive day with Sue and listing things on Etsy. I finally set up my store too and you can visit it HERE. I have just a few cards up on it for now but will be adding more in the future! After that I came home and spent a little time with Taylor before getting ready to go out with Sandy for dinner at Friday’s. We had a lovely time and it was great to catch up with her. She brought over her new MacBook for a few lessons and she will be an expert in no time! It’s so nice and thin, she got the space gray one, really beautiful! She left around 10:30 and I watched a little TV before calling it a night.

Today I’m participating in a blog hop with a bunch of my friends from one of the Facebook groups that I belong to. It’s called One Stamp at a Time Cards and More. The focus this month is Gratitude! If you have arrived here from Marisa welcome! She had some great projects, didn’t she?! I have a card and a fun gift card holder for you today so let’s get to it!

First up is the card. I used some Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock for the base. My background is a piece of Kraft Card Stock that I embossed with the We R Memory Keepers Wood Embossing Folder. A partial circle is cut out from the lower right with the Sizzix Circles Framelits and Fun Foam and SNAIL adhere it to the card. The leaves are stamped in Simon Says Stamp Catkin, Green Apple and Green Leaf Ink using the Hero Arts Holiday Pine Branches Photopolymer Stamp Set, they are cut out with the Coordinating Frame Cuts. I adhered them in the circle with SNAIL. For the 25 I used some Gold Glimmer Paper and the Papertrey Ink By the Numbers Dies. I also cut out a piece of Fun Foam and adhered it to the back with Multi-Matte Medium before adhering them to card with the same. The thanks is cut from Solar White 80lb and also adhered with Multi-Matte Medium. I love the Kraft with the pops of Green and Gold, makes for an elegant yet understated thank you card!

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Next up is the coordinating Gift Card Holder. I used the Lawn Fawn Pillow Box Die to cut out a piece of Kraft Card Stock. The front is stamped with the “Vintage” Woodgrain Background Stamp. Some Scor-Tape is used to adhere the box together. The stamped images and numbers are the exact same as the ones that I used on the card. I adhered the leaves with SNAIL and the numbers are adhered with Elmer’s Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive. I love the pillow box from Lawn Fawn, it’s sized to perfectly hold a gift card!

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I hope that you enjoyed my card and gift card holder for the OSAT Gratitude Blog Hop! You can click on the button below to continue on with the tour and you will go on to see what Renee has come up with! Thank you so much for stopping by to see me today. Have a thoroughly awesome Thursday! 🙂

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Products used:

Stamp Sets: Holiday Pine Branches Photopolymer (Hero Arts) and Woodgrain Background (Vintage-Stampin’ Up!)

Ink: Catkin, Green Apple and Green Leaf (Simon Says Stamp)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and 80lb (Neenah) and Kraft (Stampin’ Up!)

Specialty: Gold Glimmer Paper (Stampin’ Up!)

Dies: Pillow Box (Lawn Fawn), Coordinating Holiday Pine Branches Frame Cuts (Hero Arts) and By the Numbers (Papertrey Ink)

Embossing Folder: Wood (We R Memory Keepers)

Adhesives: SNAIL, Multi-Purpose Adhesive (Elmer’s) and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot and Fun Foam

Complete Blog List:

1. Ginger

2. Maggie

3. Elizabeth

4. Martie

5. AJ

6. Raquelle

7. Wynne

8. Marisa

9. Justin (that’s me!)

10. Renee

11. Dena

12. Andrea

13. Tina

14. Megan

15. Kim

16. Lori

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