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Leaf Background by Rhea Weigand

Supplies: R175_RW_800

From Stampendous:

R175 Leaf Background


Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
Ivory, Red, Gold & Green Cardstock
Copic Markers – YR23, YR24, YR27, E07, YG93, YG97, E42, E43, E44
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


1.     Stamp R175 Leaf Background with Memento Ink.  Use copic friendly paper.
2.     Color leaves with Copic Markers.
a.     YR23, YR24, YR27, E07, YG93, YG95 AND YG97
3.     Color background with Copic Markers.
a.     E42, E43, and E44
4.     Trim dark green cardstock 5 ½” x 8 ½”.  Fold in half to create card base.
5.     Trim image to printed edge.  Trim red, gold and ivory card stock to build a mat for the image.  Attach with foam pop up squares.  Attach to card base.
6.     Stamp words on ivory cardstock and mat with red panel.
7.     Adhere to card front.

Tree Poem Tag by Suzanne Czosek

Tree Poem Tag by Suzanne CzosekSupplies:

From Stampendous:
R164 Tree Poem
H292 Inspiration Exists
FRC15 Canary Color Fragments
FRC06 Ochre Color Fragments

Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Coffee Archival Ink™ by Ranger®
Yellow & Plum Ink
Decadent Chalkboard Mist, Yellow Glimmer, & Purple Glimmer Mist by Tattered Angels
Tissue Paper
White Acrylic Paint
Chain & Clips
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Stamp tree and poem using brown ink on white cardstock.  
  2. Sponge plum and yellow dye ink over white cardstock until sunset background created.
  3. Mount image onto yellow cardstock.
  4. Dab surface with glue and sprinkle with yellow and ochre color fragments.
  5. Spritz brown chalkboard mist over stamped image.
  6. Cut banner from cardboard. Strip surface to expose ridges. Smear surface with white acrylic paint.
  7. Spritz cardboard surface with yellow and purple glimmer mists.
  8. Spritz brown chalkboard mist over banner.
  9. Accent banner with yellow and ochre color fragments.
  10. Spritz tissue paper with purple glimmer mist.
  11. Stamp sentiment onto white cardstock using brown ink.
  12. Sponge background with plum and yellow dye inks.
  13. Mount sentiment on yellow cardstock.
  14. Layer tissue paper under main image onto  banner.
  15. Add clips and chain to hanging.


Tree Poem by Kristine Reynolds



From Stampendous:

R164 Tree Poem
DP111 Detail Black Embossing Powder
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad


Faded Jeans, Peeled Paint & Mustard Seed Distress Ink by Ranger
Cardstock by Bazzill Basic
Large White Eyelets by Scrapessentials
Scallop Edge Oval Die by Spellbinders
Heat Tool
Circle Punch
Zip Dry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


1. Create a 5 1/4″ top folding square card out of green cardstock.
2. Adhere yellow panel to card.
3. Install three large eyelets along the right edge of the yellow strip.
4. Stamp tree poem with Versamark ink on a glossy white cardstock panel and heat emboss with Detail Black Embossing Powder.
5. Sponge peeled paint on the bottom of the panel.
6. Punch a circle out of scrap paper and temporarily adhere to panel to mask a spot for the sun.
7. Punch a scallop edge oval out of scrap paper to use as a mask which you will move around the panel as you sponge on Faded Jeans ink to create a sky full of clouds.
8. Remove circle from panel and sponge Mustard ink on the panel to make the sun.
9. Back image panel with a slightly larger black panel of cardstock and adhere to card.

Filly Sketch by Jennifer Dove

Filly Sketch by Jennifer DoveSupplies

From Stampendous:
W116 Filly Sketch
DP100 Detailed White Opaque embossing powder
FREG32 Aged Aqua enamel
FRC06 Ochre Fragments
FREG027 Shabby white enamel

Derwent Beech 61 watercolor pencil
Heat Tool


  1. Emboss on Kraft cardstock with Detailed White Opaque DP100 and heat set. 
  2. Color using a watercolor pencil and a wet paint brush blend the watercolor pencil into the kraft paper.
  3. Sprinkle aged aqua embossing powder.
  4. Sprinkle ochre fragments and shabby white onto cardstock and heat from beneath. 
  5. Pop up layer image onto blue cardstock and wrap with distressed ribbon. 
  6. Pop up onto layered pattern paper and then onto layered card base as shown.


House-Mouse® Fall Flight by Suzanne Czosek


From Stampendous:

HMP01 House-Mousee® Fall Flight
SSC1176 Tree and Leaves
FREG024 Aged Embossing Enamel
MG02 Gold Micro Glitter


Black Archival Ink by Ranger
White & Brown Cardstock
Patterned Paper
Watercolor Pencils & Waterbrush
Orange & Brown Ink
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


1.     Stamp image using black ink on white cardstock. Color with watercolor pencils. Cut in rectangle and cut out edges of image.
2.     Mount image on white cardstock sponged with orange dye ink. 
3.     Cut pattern paper in background. Stamp leaves across the surface using black ink. Color with watercolor pencils and waterbrush.
4.     Sponge edges of the pattern paper with brown dye ink.
5.     Highlight edges of leaves with glue pen. Sprinkle with gold micro glitter.
6.     Tie raffia around the background. Pop dot mounted image and attach to card.This lovely autumn card by Suzanne Czosek features the Fall Flight image from House-Mouse Designs and Stampendous.