September is National Stamping Month. To celebrate, Close To My Heart has 2 super cute (truly darling!) stamp sets along with fun Thin Cuts dies that coordinate with each set as part of their Share the Seasons Special.
For today’s card I created this warm, autumn-toned “thanks” card using the Giving Thanks Stamp Set.
I love rich, autumn tones. Always have. They are my go-to colors for sure. So when I saw the *NEW* Hawthorn Collection, which I won at Convention (yay!), I knew I would be using a lot of it.
With my card design I was able to showcase 4 of the 6 patterns (pretty cool, right?)
I double stamped the binder clip image (once with Espresso and then a 2nd time with Toffee) to get a nice shadow effect to give it a little more dimension. I also used a Gold Sequin to cover the “so” word in the center of the vine image so that I could stamp it below the “thanks” sentiment. A couple easy tricks to get more from your stamps!
There are 2 of our *NEW* colors featured in this Hawthorn Collection. I used the Sangria Cardstock to mat the patterned pieces on. And then I stamped the “thanks” sentiment with the Paprika Stamp Pad. Both of these new colors are so beautiful.
With the release of the 2 *NEW* Catalogs it’s important to note how long various items are available (just so you don’t miss out, right?)
So to provide some clarity–the Giving Thanks Stamp Set and Binder Clip Die I used on my card are both only available for the month of September. (The companion set–A Dash of Joy–is also only available this month. I’ll be showing artwork with this set, too, throughout the month.)
The Hawthorn Paper Collection is available through the month of October.
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