Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Introducing Harvest Happiness: Autumn Blessings Card

Today I would like to formally introduce the new Harvest Happiness stamp set.

For my card I created a little scene using the pumpkin and leaf images from the set which I colored with Copic Markers and fussy cut.  I will admit cutting out these little leaves made my eyes cross and were largely responsible for inspiring me to release a line of dies with my debut (that and the skinny little Turkey and Owl legs).  ;)

My background was a created through lots of trial and error.  I really wanted to create a multi-colored background picking up all the colors of the leaves, but it just wasn't coming together the way I imagined.  I actually was close to pulling my hair out with how bad it was looking.

To try a miraculous rescue I ended up spritzing the whole piece like crazy with water, soaking up some of the darker mucky colors with a paper towel, hitting it with my heat gun and sponging on some more Ripe Persimmon and Spice Marmalade distress ink over the top.  In the end I actually love the layered, modeled look of it all and how it compliments the pumpkins.  I thought I would share my experience in case you're ever feeling like your project is also a hot mess.  With a little perseverance & experimenting you can frequently turn things around.  ;)

Here's a look at the full Harvest Happiness stamp set used for today's card (available for purchase on September 8th):

I hope you've enjoyed the sneak peeks so far.  I will be back tomorrow with some more fun reveals.  :)


  1. Super cute! Fall inspired is my fav!

  2. Love your background!
    Great save on it. And
    the owls are so cute!
    Carla from Utah

  3. Fall is my favorite season and these stamps are so darn cute!!! The background looks fabulous, so great save. And love how you layered the images on the leaves.

  4. So classy and perfect for the Fall season of gratitude and thanks!! Gorgeous colors!!!


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