Saturday 16 November 2013

Sparkling Leaves Pop 'n Cut Card

Good morning friends!

I have a Thanksgiving card to share today. Even though our Canadian Thanksgiving is over, and I have enough cards for our American friends & family ...  I was in the mood to make a Thanksgiving card with this beautiful sparkling leaf paper. It's just BEAUTIFUL!

I stamped the words and a few leaves on the die cut label, added a sparkling sticker and popped it up on the front of the card with foam tape.

A friend and I were just talking about how Karen Burniston's Pop 'n Cut dies have us both looking at our 12 x 12" patterned paper with fresh eyes. I used almost the whole sheet to make this card. No leftover bits to hoard or find room for - and I'm so pleased with how the card turned out. Considering it was easy and fast to make ... it's a testimonial as to how simple the Pop 'n Cut dies are to use with wonderful results. If I do say so myself, ha ha.

I trimmed 1/2" off the top and bottom edges of the inside panel, which was cut using the Wavy Label insert and decorated with the matching Framelits. I used a couple of the leftover strips at the top and bottom of the inside, hand trimming the corners to match the outside rounded ones. I added some stamping to the inside as well ... leaves and the word gratitude.

Here's another peek at those lovely sparkling leaves ...

So, she says ducking, I have my first card finished for Thanksgiving 2014. 
(Remember you can always see my Sizzix Flip-it, Pop N Cut and Accordion Flip cards by looking on the right side of my blog under LABELS then scrolling down to the 'S' section.)

Supplies used:
A2 Pop 'n Cut base with the Wavy Label Insert - Karen Burniston (Sizzix)
Wavy Label Framelits - Karen Burniston (Sizzix)
Patterned paper - Recollections 
Label - Prima, Estate (Sizzix)
Loving Wishes stamp - Print Works
Gratitude Stamp - Hero Arts
Happy Thanksgiving Stamp - Verve
Leaf Stamp - Rubber Stampede
Sparkle/Gem leaf stickers - Jolees Boutique

Thanks for stopping by today.


  1. you used nice papers for this card

  2. "So, she says ducking, I have my first card finished for Thanksgiving 2014." HOW are we friends? Ha. I adore this card in all its sparkly autumn glory. Absolutely gorgeous!

  3. Beautiful card, I'm so glad that Karen sent me hear.

  4. Just finished looking at all of your Flip Its and loved them all. You do a great B side, as well. I'll be back for Pop n Cuts and Accordion. Thanks so much. I found you from a Karen Burniston mention on Facebook.

  5. Karen, what a DARLING card! I love the pretty paper.

  6. such perfect paper for this card ... love it!


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