Sunday, August 26, 2012

Home Is With You

I was playing at that same friend's house yesterday.  The friend that I mention often with her VERY large stash of Stampin' Up supplies!!  I do wish she blogged her Stampin' Up cards - they are truly amazing, but her real passion is vintage/collage ATCs.  She does have two blogs if you are interested: Nostalgic Collage and A Nostalgic Halloween.  She finds a lot of vintage images - particularly for Halloween - and it can be great fun to download those images for your cards.  This card from last year uses one of the images on her blog.

Anyway, she and I share a passion for all things autumn - and she had out all of the autumns colors and stamps.  The stamp that I selected could be used anytime, but I thought it was a great fit for the sketch and colors...

Home is With You

I used the sketch from this week's retrosketches.  I had intended to cut the image panel as it is on the sketch, but I liked it too much.  So I shaved the card down about 1/4", then let the panel hang over the edge.
  • Stamps: Stampin' Up Forever With You
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Early Espresso, Old Olive, Very Vanilla, Orchard Harvest dsp
  • Ink: Stampin' Up Raspberry Ripple
  • Accessories: Stampin' Up In Color Dahlias, Glimmer Brads, Naturals Buttons, Island Indigo ribbon, framelits


  1. Gorgeous card Kim, I love that ribbon and the stamped image panel is amazing!

  2. This is such a lovely card! Love the color story and the beautiful sentiment panel!

  3. Glad you left it hanging, looks fab this way. x

  4. Kim, this card is wonderful...I love the patterned papers and the pretty ribbon!

  5. I love these papers and that you cut the card down instead of the pretty label. Great decision! Looks like you had a fun sharing time.

  6. what a wonderful and pretty card!

    love the dp!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  7. This is fantastic, Kim! I love those colors together and adore anything plaid. Perfecto!!

  8. Stunning card, love the plaid paper & the colours are lush. TFS x

  9. So pretty and perfect for fall! Love that plaid paper and the trio of embellies. :)

  10. Thanks for the shout out Kim! Love what you did with this card!


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