November is a great month to celebrate all the things we are thankful for.  Today, Design Team member Crystal Komara is sharing a slimline card she created featuring the new digital stamp set “Such A Blessing.”  The “Such a Blessing” stamp set is from the latest digital stamp release, Gather Together.  Continue reading to learn how I made this card inspired by this month’s mood board.

First, let’s begin by taking a look at this month’s mood board:

I love everything about these colors!  The rust, pink and eggplant hues and so dreamy.  Add in small touches of gold and you have pure fall elegance.

Card details: 

To start with, this slimline card measures 8 1/2″ x 3 1/2″.  Slimline cards are designed to fit inside a regular #10 business sized envelope and require no additional postage.  The base of my slimline card is made from 80 lb. Neenah Solar White Smooth cardstock. This is my go-to cardstock for everything.  It can be used for card bases, die cutting, Copic Coloring, ink blending, heat embossing and so much more!

Next, I used a slimline die to create the stitched frame on white cardstock. Then, I layered this white stitched frame onto a piece of blackberry bliss cardstock and cut it to size to give the white frame a purple border.  I also selected the “you are such a blessing” sentiment and placed it just above the line of pumpkins.  After that, I set to work creating the digital image.

To create the long row of pumpkins, I printed out the digital pumpkin image from the “Such a Blessing” stamp set and repeated the image multiple times and in different sizes.  Next, I colored the image using a variety of Copic markers in yellow, orange, peach, pink, raspberry and brown. Then I adhered both layers of the card together with 3M foam adhesive.

Thanks for visiting and letting me share my slimline card. Have a wonderfully creative day!  Additionally, for more inspiration, you can follow me on my websiteInstagramFacebook and on my YouTube channel.

XO, Crystal

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