Oct 29 2017

So Much to be Thankful For – by Sharon Johnson

I made this card for our Pastor for Pastor Appreciation Month. I used some of the beautiful ephemera cards from the Seasons collection by Graphic 45 and paired the cards I chose with a stamped and die cut sunflower from our own Sunflower Season stamp set. I was super happy with the results! Take a look:

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Aren’t those papers just stunning!

The card front is one of the larger ephemera cards.

The sunflower was stamped and die cut – LOVE how well it goes with this paper!

The button is from the chipboard sheet.

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This is the card inside.

One of the small ephemera cards is used on the right. Scor Tape was applied on 3 sides, leaving the top open allowing you to slip in a check, cash or gift card.

The Thank You is stamped, as is the sentiment on the left side, where I will sign the card.

I love this particular verse from Scripture and thought it appropriate today for our hard-working Pastor.

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I made this card to fit perfectly into an A6 Clear Box.

I usually make my cards 4.75 and 6.5″ to fit perfectly into this box.

However, this card is cut to 4.5 x 6.5″ to properly frame the ephemera card. My sunflower extends beyond the edge just enough to still fit into the box.

I LOVE presenting dimensional cards in these clear boxes – very impressive!

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And before I get to the supply list, I just wanted to show you some of the gorgeous cards in the ephemera package. You get 32 cards total, 16 larger (my card front) and 16 smaller (my pocket inside). That’s a whole lot of crafting!

I love all the Graphic 45 collections – truly there is no other company quite like them!

I especially love this collection as it takes you through all 4 seasons. Whether you are scrapping, creating 3D projects or making cards, you are covered for a long time!

OK, now on to the supply list:

Stamps: Sunflower Season by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Harvest by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Dies: Sunflower Season by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Spellbinders Standard Circles

Paper: Seasons by Graphic 45 (ephemera cards and chipboard)

Coredinations Heavyweight Smooth Cardstock – White

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Sunflower)

Image colored with Copics

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink – Spiced Marmalade, Walnut Stain (Sentiments)

Ribbon: May Arts Burlap Cording – Natural

Adhesives: EZ Runner, Scor Tape, 3D Foam Squares

Packaging: A6 Clear Box

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Sunflower Season by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Both stamp set and die set are available in several different purchase options.

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Harvest by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

I used the stamps only today on this project.

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Seasons by Graphic 45

Such gorgeous collection!

I didn’t use paper from this pad today on my project, just the ephemera cards and chipboard.

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Seasons by Graphic 45

This is the package of 32 ephemera cards that I used today and showed you spread out further up.

LOVE the Graphic 45 ephemera cards!

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Seasons by Graphic 45

And this is the chipboard sheet for this collection.

Today I used one button on my card and a tag on my box.

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May Arts Burlap Cording – Natural

This is the cording I used today. It’s a bit heavier but I like it as it is 3-ply and easily twists apart for a frayed look.

It is available in 8 colors perfect for fall and Christmas creations.

Find more items in our burlap section here.

All items used for the above project available at The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store.


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TONS of pretty PRIMA products were just added to our 40% OFF sale bin & SO MUCH MORE!

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Luxury Pearlescent Metallic Cardstock – beautiful for those special projects!

Delicata Inks (to coordinate with above papers)

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2 responses so far

2 Responses to “So Much to be Thankful For – by Sharon Johnson”

  1. Donna Whitten says:

    So pretty, love it! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Cynthia D says:

    I feel confident your pastor appreciated this lovely card. Nicely done!

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