Sunday, 8 October 2017

Embossed Pop-Up Thanksgiving Cards

Good morning friends

I was looking through my 'In Progress Bin' to see if there were any Thanksgiving cards that needed to be finished off and found a paper sandwich sack with 10 embossed panels. They had been done at least 5 years ago, likely more - a realtor friend used to order dozens of cards at the last minute to send to her customers so I must have been getting them ready for her then changed gears on what I wanted to do.

So here I had ten panels, embossed on an orange pearlized and textured card stock and the word AUTUMN had been coloured with a burgundy Copic marker on each one. I didn't want to toss them after holding onto them for this long, but I also didn't want to make ten flat cards with them. Hmmmmm. Then I had a lightbulb moment and used Karen Burniston's Katherine Label Pop-Up to make three pop-up cards for Thanksgiving, and one flat one. All 10 panels used. Ha!

I went over two of the coloured AUTUMN words with stickles and one with Glossy Accents, and added some leaf embellishments from my stash with a twine bow. I also inked some of the panels with a red ink, and I liked how that looked.

Here is the inside - two more panels adhered inside the card, more of the printed embellishments and a stamped label on the Katherine Label pop-up arm. I also put a small label for signing our name along with a die cut leaf.

I made a flat card with the remaining panel.

It's Thanksgiving here in Canada this weekend, and today we will be hosting the whole family for a turkey & ham dinner. I wanted to let my friends, family,  readers and followers know how THANKFUL I am for all of YOU! Sometimes it feels like the world has gone crazy, and being able to post a little bit of happy here every day keeps me from despair. Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadians both near and far.

Off white confetti, coral, orange pearlized textured card stocks
Embossing folder - Cuttlebug
Copic markers
Stitched leaf dies - Lawn Fawn
Words - Hero Arts
MISTI - My Sweet Petunia
Glossy Accents
Printed embellishments - stash
Wink of Stella

Thanks for stopping by today


  1. Love how you highlighted part of the embossed background

  2. you have all-time so wonderful ideas for new cards!


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