Check out the Polished Stone Technique today. With the return of the glossy paper, I am revisiting a few of the techniques I have used in the past with this fun paper. 

Stampin' Up! Vintage Leaves Polished Stone technique for fall cards. www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Polished Stone Technique

You will need ink refills and a high alcohol content rubbing alcohol for this technique. You can see a video tutorial showing you how to achieve these results by clicking here. The large leaf was created with Pumpkin Pie and Cajun Craze Ink Refills and the smaller leaf was created with Crushed Curry and Soft Suede Ink Refills.

Stampin' Up! Vintage Leaves Polished Stone technique for fall cards. www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Finishing The Card

To finish up the card, I used the Woodland Textured Embossing Folder to emboss the trees onto the Soft Suede cardstock. One of my favorite ways to mat a focal piece is with black cardstock because it adds so much and has such a classy look. Finished up with some sequins of course. Pull out your re-inkers and rubbing alcohol and give the Polished Stone Technique a try.

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The Silhouettes of the buildings cut with the dies from the Hometown Greetings Dies are so beautiful. The sentiment and moon images come from the Hearts Come Home stamp set and coordinate with the die set. These two products are available at bundle pricing right now.

Stampin' Up! Hearts Come Home night scene. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Hearts Come Home Bundle

Save some Silver Foil by cutting out the inside of the Silver Foil layer. You don’t need to have the portion of foil that will just be behind the Color Theory piece layer, so you can just cut it out. I used my cutter to leave approximately one inch of Silver Foil around the edges to peek out behind the Color Theory layer. 

Stampin' Up! Hearts Come Home night scene. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Add a few Rhinestone Jewels for stars to complete this serene night scene with the church Silhouette. I left space below the die cut so I can add the sentiment below the buildings. The blue background was so easy to achieve by using a sheet of paper from the Color Theory Designer Series Stack. I love this simple card and the message shared.  

Stampin' Up! Hearts Come Home night scene. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

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When I saw the “open framed” pumpkin from the Pick A Pumpkin set, I fell in love.  The pumpkin looks amazing cut from Copper Foil and with all the copper accents available right now, it is the perfect time to use a copper pumpkin.

Stampin' Up! pick a pumpkin fall card. Copper pumpkin find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Pick A Pumpkin Layers

This fall card looks so amazing with all the different die cut gourds, that I didn’t even need to add a sentiment to the front of the card. It is always nice to have “any occasion” cards on hand. You could always add a sentiment to the front or just add your greeting inside and you are ready to go. The papers from the Painted Autumn and Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stacks are perfect for this fall card.   

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Another look at the You’re Delightful set with another card for teens. How do you like the “You’re The Best” vertical? I stamped the sentiment and then cut the words apart with my cutter. I love the result of stacking the Lemon Lime Twist colored words.

Stampin' Up! Hostess set You're Delightful. Perfect card for teens. With Naturally Eclectic paper. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Cut Apart The Stamped Sentiment

Stampin' Up! You're Delightful Teens card cut apart the words from the sentiment. Find Supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

So, now I needed the right color cardstock for my background. I first tried the solid Peekaboo Peach cardstock and it just right for the card. Next, I tried sponging white cardstock and still not quite right, but I do like the texture you can get by sponging your cardstock. I then spritzed the cardstock with one of the Stampin’ Spritzers filled with rubbing alcohol and Peekaboo Peach refill.   

Stampin' Up! You're Delightful Teens card 3 ways to get Peek-a-boo peach cardstock. Find Supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Spritzed Cardstock With A Sponged Pattern

I added a bit of sponging over one of the Pattern Party Masks to get a little bit of design on the cardstock. One reason I really like the spritzed cardstock is that I can create lighter or darker cardstock depending on how much ink refill is added to the Stampin’ Spritzer. To get this color of cardstock, I filled the Stampin’ Spritzer with about 5 drops of refill to a tube of rubbing alcohol. 

Stampin' Up! Hostess set You're Delightful. Perfect card for teens. With Naturally Eclectic paper. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

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Making cards for teens can be a challenge, but I have found that the You’re Delightful set may be a perfect set for teen cards. The set has a nod to social media with the little speech bubbles.

Stampin' Up! Hostess set You're Delightful. Perfect card for teens. With Naturally Eclectic paper. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Cards For Teens, You’re Delightful, and Naturally Eclectic

I have three teens and another son that will be a teen in October, so that will be four teens at once. This may be the craziest time in my life! I don’t think you can tell teens they are the best enough and think is card will be perfect for my daughter.  

I cut out the little heart speech bubbles stamped on white cardstock, cut out, and popped up on a Dimensional. Then I added a bit of shimmer with the Clear Wink Of Stella. I added a bit of Fresh Fig 1/8″ Sheer ribbon to finish it off.  Come back tomorrow for another teen card made with this set.

Stampin' Up! Hostess set You're Delightful. Perfect card for teens. With Naturally Eclectic paper. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

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Do you want the Quilt Top Embossing to stand out a bit? The Quilted Christmas Designer Series Paper has a white core so you can make it pop out with a bit of sanding. The Christmas Quilt Suite included in the Holiday Mini-Catalog is wonderful.

Stampin' Up! Christmas Quilted Christmas Card. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Sanding Block, Quilt Top Embossing Folder, and Quilted Christmas

It is easy to accent the embossing from the Quilt Top Folder with a bit of sandpaper. I used a piece of red patterned paper from the Quilted Christmas stack and ran it through the Big Shot with Quilt Top Folder. Lightly brush over the paper and the white core will pop out.

Sand embossed Designer Series Paper. Stampin' Up! Christmas Quilted Christmas Card. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

The Stitched Shapes Framelits coordinate perfectly with the Christmas Quilt Bundle. I love how the stitching around the sentiment adds just a bit and looks like it is quilted. Embellishment with a bit of holly and you are good to go.

Stampin' Up! Christmas Quilted Christmas Card. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

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It’s Pumpkin Spice Latte season! Do you get excited for Pumpkin Spice Latte? I do like a good pumpkin latte. When I saw the Merry Cafe set, I was so glad that I already have the Coffee Cups Framelits to use the with the fall coffee images.

Stampin' Up! Merry Cafe Pumpkin Spice fall card. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

Merry Cafe And Colorful Seasons Bundle

I wanted to add a layer under the Pumpkin Pie coffee wrapper so I traced the die and on to the Crumb Cake cardstock and cut the piece out so it matched the die-cut piece.

Trace the die from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits to create a cardstock mat.

I was trying to decide how to embellish the coffee cup piece and thought that I would add a few of the leaves cut with the die from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits.  In order to match the leaves with the colors of the coffee cup, I die cut the leaves from Very Vanilla cardstock and then sponged them with Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, and Cajun Craze inks. 

Stampin' Up! Merry Cafe Pumpkin Spice fall card. Find supplies at www.shopwithmystamplady.com

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