Many Thanks note card

3/15/21 Winner at QKR Stampede!

Hi everyone! Happy Monday to you! It’s the 1st, and you know what that means… lots of DT inspiration to feast your eyes upon! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! Our new challenge over at Mix It Up Challenge Blog is live this morning and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project for MIUCB #47 – Inlaid Die Cut! Remember that all our challenges are Anything Goes with an optional technique twist each month to inspire you, and this month the twist is an inlaid die cut. I have to admit that this is one of my many favorite techniques, and I was SO in ‘Fall mode’ when I created this note card! Both stamp sets and the die set are from Prickley Pear Stamps!

I cut a standard A2 size top-folding card base and a narrow front panel from Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock. I die cut two maple leaves into the white front panel, layered it onto a slightly wider brown panel, and adhered the piece to the card base offsetting it to the left. I adhered small pieces of brown and orange foiled paper to a scrap of white cardstock, die cut a maple leaf from each color, and affixed them into the negative spaces on the front panel. I stamped the sentiment in the bottom right corner and added a few small red flat-back pearls.

I kept the inside clean as well, just adding a strip of leftover brown cardstock down the left side and a stamped maple leaf in the bottom left corner. As it is a note card, I left the inside blank with plenty of room to write a custom message.

And one more look… totally loving how this turned out! Just gorgeous!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #03-2021 – Anything Goes
2. A Place To Start: #3 – Pick A Shape (Rectangle)
3. Classic Design Challenge: #3 – Anything Goes
4. Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog: #85 – March Anything Goes
5. Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge: March Anything Goes
6. Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenges: #2109 – Anything Goes
7. QKR Stampede: #415 – Anything Goes
8. The Crafter’s Cafe: #261 – Anything Goes
9. Your Scrapbook Place: March Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate cardstock, Rinea Autumn Variety Pack double-sided foiled paper
Stamps: Prickley Pear Stamps Oak & Maple Leaf and Oak & Maple Leaf 2 stamp sets
Ink: Memento Espresso Truffle ink
Dies/Punches: Prickley Pear Stamps Oak & Maple Leaf die set
Accessories: Gemini Junior, MISTI stamp tool, Flourish With A Bling red flat-back pearls

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up with us this month! We’re always happy to see ‘anything goes’ but we’re thrilled when you play the twist! Just remember – the twist is not mandatory to play! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

8 thoughts on “Many Thanks note card”

  1. Just gorgeous Leslie! LOVE the CAS design … really draws your eye to those beautiful leaves! Thanks for inspiration! Have a great day!

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  2. Leslie, Marvelous CAS design. Thank you for sharing your eye-catching card with us at Jan’s Digi Blog Challenge. Stay safe, stay healthy and happy crafting!
    (Owner & Illustrator of Jan’s Digi Stamp Shop)

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  3. Lovely clean and simple card. Stunning.Thank you for joining us at A Place to Start this month. Hope to see you back here again. Judy DT

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  4. Leslie, I love the elegant simplicity of this project! Thanks for sharing your project with us at A Place To Start!
    Chana Malkah

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