Giving Thanks with Come to Gather

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My card for this week’s CAS(E) This Sketch challenge features a gorgeous panel of Come to Gather Designer Series Paper from the upcoming Holiday Catalog and is supported by a Pretty Peacock panel of Woven Threads Designer Series Paper. There are some wonderfully rich colors in this pack of paper, but this one is my favorite. Here’s my card:

A Wish for Everything, Come to Gather Designer Series Paper, Stampin' Up!, Brian KingHere’s a sneak peek at the colors and patterns in this Come to Gather Designer Series Paper in Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Holiday Catalog:

Come to Gather Designer Series Paper, Stampin' Up!

And here’s the banner for the challenge that inspired my card:

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Tips, Tricks and Reminders

  • A Wish for Everything. You need the A Wish for Everything Bundle from Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Annual Catalog. The dies cover a huge variety of occasions – you’ll use them all year long. For today’s card, though, I used one of the sweet sentiments in the stamp set. While the sentiment is perfect for a Fall-themed card, it, too, could be used throughout the year. Love it! Here’s a look at the A Wish for Everything Bundle:A Wish for Everything Bundle, Stampin' Up! 151111Here’s a different view of these dies that I flipped around so you can see the words in the dies – how festive of me!Word Wishes Dies, Stampin' Up! 149629
  • Leaves. Fall is often visually defined by pumpkins and leaves (and rich Autumn colors help, too). Since the background paper is printed with beautiful, wispy leaves, I wanted to recreated them along the left side of the banner on my card. Here’s a closer look at the leaves I included on my card:A Wish for Everything, Come to Gather Designer Series Paper, Stampin' Up!, Brian KingThe leaves were pulled from the Bouquet Bunch Dies that coordinate with the Spring-themed Beautiful Bouquet stamp set. Here’s a look at these versatile dies:Bouquet Bunch Dies, Stampin' Up! 143659There’s a bow in this set of dies, but I chose a smaller, thinner one from the new Cup of Cheer Dies I shared on Monday. You can see those dies here.
  • Warm, Fall Colors. There are multiple shades of two colors on this gorgeous panel of Come to Gather Designer Series Paper – Pretty Peacock and Early Espresso. The shades of Early Espresso are so light that they almost take on a gray quality. That’s why I added a little Gray Granite bow on the sweet bouquet of leaves. If you likes this combination of Gray Granite, Pretty Peacock and Early Espresso, please save this: Stampin' Up! Color Inspiration - Gray Granite, Pretty Peacock, Early Espresso

Stamp Sets: A Wish for Everything  Papers: Come to Gather Designer Series Paper, Woven Threads Designer Series Paper, Pretty Peacock, Early Espresso, Gray Granite, Whisper White  Inks: Pretty Peacock Accessories: Bouquet Bunch Dies, Stampin’ Dimensionals

I hope you’ll pop over to the CAS(E) This Sketch site to see the cards by the design team members and to play along with this week’s challenge.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Brian

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12 Comments

  1. As always, stunning.

  2. Amazing card but I’m not sure I’m ready to think about fall!

  3. Love that DSP. I can’t wait to get home from work and place my order.

  4. I adore that pretty paper (my favorite, favorite part of the suite). You took it to a new level with your clean and simple style!

  5. Love your creativity! Enjoy your day!

  6. Gorgeous paper and a gorgeous card!

  7. Beautiful design that shows off this wonderful paper. Your color and paper pattern choices are perfect!

  8. You are the King of DSP inspiration! This card is perfection!

  9. That DSP is lovely…..beautiful card!

  10. This is so awesome..I can’t wait for my fall products to come! Thanks for the inspiration!

  11. Ooooo, that’s pretty. I especially love the stamped images on the DSP.

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