I used the Beauty & Joy stamp set and sponge daubers to create the image on today’s So Thankful card. I also used The Stitched Nested Labels Dies, Classic Label Punch, and Basket Weave 3D embossing folder. This is one of the cards we made at my October Stamp Club gathering.


Here’s what I made:

Beauty and Joy stamp set from Stampin' Up! Card by Candy Ford #stampcandy #stampinup

Beauty and Joy stamp set from Stampin' Up! Card by Candy Ford #stampcandy #stampinup


Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my paper trimmer:

  • Early Espresso card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Cajun Craze CS layer cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Very Vanilla CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside of the card base
  • also used scraps of Very Vanilla Thick CS, Early Espresso CS, and Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP)

Stamped with the Beauty & Joy stamp set:

  • basket in Soft Suede ink onto a scrap of Very Vanilla Thick CS
  • stem/trunk in Early Espresso ink
  • leaves in Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, and Cajun Craze inks (inks applied onto stamp using sponge daubers)
  • sentiment in Versamark ink onto a scrap of Early Espresso ink, then heat embossed in white

Cut using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies:

  • stamped tree
  • a scrap of DSx

Cut using the Classic Label Punch:

  • sentiment

Colored using Stampin’ Blends Marker:

  • embossed sentiment in Cajun Craze

Embossed using the Basket Weave 3D embossing folder:

  • Cajun Craze CS layer

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • embossed Cajun Craze CS layer glued onto the front of the card base
  • DSP glued onto the Cajun Craze CS layer
  • tree adhered onto the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • sentiment glued at one end onto the tree piece and adhered onto the DSP using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Very Vanilla CS glued onto the inside of the card base


Here are today’s colors:

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