CAS Card | Thankful

CUTplorations Challenge

It is official… October is here and Fall is here, too! I am thankful for this season just like this quote from L. M. Montgomery, “I am so thankful to live in the world where there are Octobers”. Today, I have a CAS, Thankful card to share with you all.

The inspirations from the CUTplorations October Challenge image is what inspire my card today that I created using the Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting DiesBracket Labels/Tags Nesting DiesThankful Word DieWonderfall Time Stamp Set.

First, I created the background using smooshing technique with Distress Ink Pads (Spiced Marmalade and Wild Honey) and water. I used watercolor paper for this technique. I dried the watercolor paper with craft heater and then I stamped the leaves from the Wonderfall Time Stamp Se on the watercolored panel with VersaFine Clair Summertime Ink Pad. After stamping, I cut it with the largest size of the Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting Dies. I added it on a white card with adhesive glue.

I cut a piece of brown glitter cardstock using one of the Bracket Labels/Tags Nesting Dies and then cut a piece of white cardstock with the smaller size from the same nesting die set. I added both of them on the card with adhesive glue.

I stamped the pumpkin from the Wonderfall Time Stamp Set with VersaFine Onyx Black Ink Pad and then colored it with Arteza Real Brush Pens and blended the colors with waterbrush. I dried the image with craft heater and then fussy cut it with micro-tip scissors. I added pumpkin on the card with adhesive glue, too.

For the sentiment, I cut a piece of gold metallic cardstock with Thankful Word Die and I added it on the card with the same adhesive glue.

I hope this CAS Thankful Card inspires you to play along with the CUTplorations October Challenge. You have whole month to play along and link up your projects. And oh… please check the new challenge guidelines here. We cannot wait to see your projects!

Oh and… when you use any STAMPlorations products on your projects, you can also link it up at STAMPlorations Neverending Anything Goes Challenge:

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5 thoughts on “CAS Card | Thankful

  1. In total agreement with you about the beauty of Octobers! I like how you used the die cuts to create an interesting mat for the die cut sentiment. Great idea.