Easel Cards Made Simple
World Card Making Day Virtual Event - Oct 3rd

New Easy Card Sketch

Happy October! Today also marks the beginning of a brand new Stampin' Up! year. Through the course of 2020, I have challenged myself to learn and grow and try new things. I've taken some business training and participated in Stampin' Up! Leadership Summit. As I look ahead to the new year, I am excited. I'm encouraged. I'm motivated. I'm goal driven. I'm striving to better my best in all areas. I'm happy to be continuing on in my Stampin' Up! journey.

In my September 28, 2020, Make It with Mary Monday Facebook Live, I introduced one of the easiest card sketches ever. I love using this card sketch to show off Stampin' Up! Designer Series Papers. The cards I made in the video below all feature the absolutely stunning Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper. The fall prints, colors, and metallic accents make this one of my most favorite paper packs ever. I also used the Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set and coordinating punches in the 3 cards you'll see in my video and in the photos below. Enjoy this card making demonstration and consider the limitless possibilities when using Stampin' Up! Designer Series Papers with this easy card sketch. 


Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

The card sketch used to make each of these Beautiful Autumn cards is perfect for showing off the many different prints in the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper.
Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Early Espresso Faux Suede Trim and Gilded Gems work so well with the Gilded Autumn Suite products as seen on this card.
Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

A few leaves stamped in Mint Macaron dress up the inside of this card nicely.
Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

The following 2 cards use some of the prints with metallic accents that make the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper classy and elegant.
Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

I embellished this card with leaves and acorns punched from Designer Series Paper with the Autumn Punch Pack and popped up with Stampin' Dimensionals. The ribbon is one from the Forever Greenery Ribbon Combo Pack.
Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Layers I used on the inside of the card match the layers on the front of the card. 
Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

A very similar card to the one above, this one uses a couple different papers, Cajun Craze ink, & a Mint Macaron ribbon.
Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 I love the basket weave detail and sheen of this Mint Macaron ribbon. Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!


Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!


Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set & Gilded Autumn Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Card Base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", scored at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • DSP = 3 different pieces each measuring 1" x 4" and 1 piece measuring 2" x 4"
  • 2 pieces of Foil Paper (or card stock) for front & inside = 3 1/2" x 2 3/4"
  • 2 pieces of Very Vanilla for front & inside = 3 1/4" x 2 1/2"

 

Stampin' Up! products used for today's blog post - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store for easy ordering.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Please join me in celebrating

World Card Making Day 2020.Facebook Group CoverI’ve teamed up with some of my Merry Stampers Team Members to bring you fun card making activities all day long October 3rd in our Private Facebook Group. We’ll have a few Facebook Live demonstrations plus show cards and projects to inspire you. Supply lists & cutting dimensions will be provided so you can CASE these cards later. We’ll also include helpful tips to make your card making easier and more enjoyable. And what’s a Stampin’ Up! party without a few prizes, and an ordering incentive for all our customers* who join our group.

Everything posted to this Private Facebook Group on October 3rd will be saved in the group for you to access throughout the entire month of October. We’d really like you to join us Live on October 3rd , though, as that’s a bit more fun.

Please contact me at mknabe2008@gmail.com if you’d like to be inspired with creative ideas and participate in the fun of World Card Making Day.

*Sorry, SU! Demonstrators, but this event is for Stampin’ Up! customers only. If you’ve never purchased with me and would like to participate in this event, feel free to order at www.maryknabe.stampinup.net.

 

I'm truly grateful for you, my viewers, and wish you Happy Card Making today and always.

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