Creation Station Tour – Harvest

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A very good Sunday to you my friends! I had a nice day yesterday, I did some crafting, ran some errands and straightened up the apartment a bit. Love a productive day. I had dinner with Anthony and Bill, they took me to Friday’s for a belated birthday meal. After that I ran up to Hofstra and picked up Andrew and took him home. They had a carnival/music festival and he was there from 10:45 in the morning. He said they have it every year and he felt he needed to go to it and he had fun so all in all a win!. In other news it’s time for another Creation Station Blog Tour! This time around we are doing a Harvest theme focusing on the For All Things Stamp Set and Fall themed projects. If you are following the tour then you have arrived here from the very talented Deborah Smart’s Blog. I have three projects for you today, two cards and a place card holder. Lets get to them shall we?!

Up first is a sort of one layer card. All of the elements on the background are stamped onto a piece of Very Vanilla Card Stock. The leaves, acorns and greeting are all from the For All Things Stamp Set. The leaves are stamped in Hello Honey, Tangelo Twist, Mossy Meadow and Blackberry Bliss. I masked off the area for the greeting with a piece of printer paper that I cut out with the Word Bubbles Framelits. The acorns and greeting along with the border from the Project Life Point & Click Photopolymer Stamp Set are all heat embossed with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder. I mounted the finished panel to a piece of Brushed Gold Metallic Card Stock and then adhered that to a Very Vanilla card base. I love all of the leaves and the heat embossed acorns and greeting give the card a little extra shine.

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My next card is somewhat related to the Dreamcatcher that I did a little while ago. I’m my own worst critic but I love the way this card turned out, exactly as I had pictured it in my little brain! We begin with a piece of Hello Honey Card Stock for the base. My background is a simple piece of Very Vanilla. All of the feathers are from the Four Feathers Stamp Set and are stamped in Tangelo Twist, Blackberry Bliss and Hello Honey and are cut out with the Feathers Framelits.

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I cut the headband out of a piece of Baked Brown Sugar with the Ovals Collection Framelits. I held the headband in place while I adhered the feathers to the card. Once the feathers were adhered I used some Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the headband. On either side I tucked some strands of Gold Sequin Trim underneath and adhered them in place with Glue Dots. In the middle of the headband is a Gold Basic Metal Button with a piece of Baked Brown Sugar threaded through the holes and on either side are two gold sequins.

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My greeting is from the For All Things Stamp Set and is stamped in Baked Brown Sugar. I used the Chalk Talk Framelits to cut it out and before I removed it from the cutting plate I used my Baked Brown Sugar Stampin’ Write Markers to trace inside the Framelit.

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I backed it with a piece of Blackberry Bliss, also cut out with the Chalk Talk Framelits and adhered them to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. A really fun and I think quite realistic looking headdress!

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My last project is a fun place card holder. I used the Curvy Keepsake Box to cut out some Vellum Card Stock. I adhered the two pieces together with some Fast Fuse Adhesive. The image is from the For All Things Stamp Set and is heat embossed with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder. My name plate is created by cutting out some Blackberry Bliss with the Little Letters Thinlits and adhering them to a piece of Tangelo Twist backed with some Hello Honey. One of the feathers from the Four Feathers Stamp Set is stamped in Blackberry Bliss and cut out with the Feathers Framelits and tucked in behind the main panel. On the back is a Mini Clothes Pin to hold it to the ornament. I would have liked to have put a tea light inside but I could’t find any on the house! A neat place card holder that lets you change out the names whenever you want!

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So there are my three projects for the Creation Station Blog Tour featuring a Fall theme. I really hope that you enjoyed the projects and are inspired to make some Fall cards and decor. Now continuing on with the tour your next stop is our talented leader Jen Arkfeld. Love all of the cool things that she comes up with! Thank you for coming by to see my projects! I appreciate your visit and hope you have an excellent Sunday! 🙂

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Stampin’ Up! products used:

Leaves Card:

Stamp Sets: For All Things Clear Mount and Project Life Point & Click Photopolymer

Ink: Hello Honey, Tangelo Twist, Mossy Meadow and Blackberry Bliss Classic Stampin’ Ink

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Stampin’ Emboss Powder: Gold

Card Stock: Very Vanilla

Specialty Card Stock: Brushed Gold Metallic

Framelits: Word Bubbles

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool, Fast Fuse and SNAIL

Headdress Card:

Stamp Sets: Four Feathers and For All Things Clear Mount

Ink: Tangelo Twist, Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey and Baked Brown Sugar Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stampin’ Write Marker: Baked Brown Sugar

Card Stock: Hello Honey, Very Vanilla, Blackberry Bliss and Baked Brown Sugar

Framelits: Feathers, Chalk Talk and Ovals Collection

Embellishments: Gold Basic Metal Buttons and Gold Sequin Trim

Tools: Big Shot, Multipurpose Glue, Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Place Card Holder:

Stamp Set: For All Things Clear Mount

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Stampin’ Emboss Powder: Gold

Card Stock: Hello Honey, Tangelo Twist and Blackberry Bliss

Specialty Card Stock: Vellum

Framelits: Feathers and Chalk Talk

Thinlits: Curvy Keepsake Box and Little Letters

Embellishments: Mini Clothes Pins

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool, Multipurpose Glue, Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

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26 Replies to “Creation Station Tour – Harvest”

  1. This is going to be long. I love the stamped leaves on the first card, and the little embossed acorns. So nice. I was thinking of getting this set. The feathered headband is great. I love the tip to mark the inside of the dye. Hope I remember to do that. The pace card is very cute. I never saw velum use like that I it looks great. Have a wonderful Sunday.

    1. LOL! Thanks you so very much Nancy! I wasn’t too sure about the For All Things Set but I have used it a lot more than I thought I would. The headdress is my favorite. I really do like the way the marker looks just inside the Framelit. I just can’t get enough of the Vellum, I have used it so much lately, I really just love the look! I geo that you too had a nice Sunday! 🙂

  2. I love the Indian headdress!!! So clever! I cannot wait to try this for my grandkids for Thanksgiving! You inspire me!~

  3. Wonderful projects Justin. The headdress is so unique-Wow! I agree that this is a great project to try with my grandchildren whom I will be visiting this week! Time to get moving on Thanksgiving cards, yikes Christmas too!⏳

    1. Thanks so much Marty! I had so much fun getting the headdress out of my head and onto paper! I can’t believe how fast the year is going! 🙂

  4. So, so,so dang neat Justin! I really love the little hint that before removing the die, use a marker to outline it. Yikes – something so simple that makes such a difference in the look. Another “why didn’t I think of that” hint from you. I think pretty soon I’m going to have to plant a listening bug in your stamping space and hope you talk out loud when creating! The colors in the card are fabulous and every once in a while it’s nice to make a card that can be mailed without extra postage! LOL The place card holder looks quite elegant to me but it’s nice to have some that can be used for every holiday simply by changing the colors in the individual holders. However…………the creme de la creme of today’s post is the Indian headdress card. Absolutely amazing. How in the word did you ever think of that? I believe that is one of the most ingenious cards I’ve seen in a very long time. I can’t tell you how impressed I am with it and if it were mine – I would never mail it out but instead mount it in a little frame and put it on a wall somewhere. Phenomenal is the only term I can come up with that really fits this card.

    Glad you had a Super Saturday and hope your Sunday goes as well. I miss going to the quad on the Hofstra campus. Yes, it was a pain moving my daughter back and for so many times each year but her education at Hofstra has opened up so many opportunities for her. When we interviewed the school we were uber impressed with the professors as well as the physical campus.

    Have yourself a day as amazing as you are!

    1. Hello Grace!!
      Yeah! Thanks very much! I love the way the outline looks and the die makes it quite easy to do! LOL! I don’t know if you would want to hear all of the conversations that I have with myself in the Stampin’ Galley! LOL! I do enjoy a one layer card, especially when you can give it a little depth with the heat embossing! I really like the Curvy Keepsake Thinlit. I have used it a lot more than I thought I would and the changeable names are handy in case you have some different people that come for holidays! I had so much fun making the headdress card. It’s so odd that sometimes and idea just flies into my head and then I need to go and get it out quickly before it flies back out! I don’t think that I will be sending it out, I think I will do just as you have suggested! I love that you enjoyed the card so much!!
      The weekend was pretty good all around. Andrew is in his last year there too. He will have to get a real job soon! How times flies! I hope your day was fantastic as you deserve nothing less! 🙂

  5. Just came back from U of I, funny my kids did the tritathlon and I’m exhausted. My son did awesome, finished the trisprint in just an hour. My daughter did the 14.5 mile bike on two fat tires. OMG it took her forever but she finished. All in al a great day!

    Where do I start. The leaf card is simple but elegant. I can feel the richness of fall in this card. Very clever idea for a place setting. But the headdress, OMG blew me away. So clever and cute. Awesome idea

    1. LOL! That makes complete sense Linda! You are exhausted for them! WOW! An hour!! That’s impressive! I definitely wouldn’t have ridden with two flat tires! Your kids sound amazing, just like their mum!
      I’m ver glad that you enjoyed all of the projects! The headdress is my favorite for sure too! Hope that you had a nice Sunday! 🙂

  6. Justin I’m a fan! All of your projects are remarkable, but the headdress card is simply over the top. What a great creation. I also really, really liked the vellum place card, I bet it looks really cute lighted up. TFS.

    1. Woo hoo! Thanks very much Penny! I have to find my tea light so I can see what it looks like lit up! I’m glad that you enjoyed the projects!! Hope you had a nice Sunday! 🙂

  7. Justin: Your creations are amazing, as usual. I love the free style “grateful” card–and the masking tip. I love the headdress–and the tip about drawing a frame inside the framelit!

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