Thanksgiving Blog Hop – October 2021

Hello and welcome to the Stamp It Group’s Thanksgiving Blog Hop! My name is Christina Miller and you are visiting my blog, Christina’s Creative Corner. Whether this is your first stop on the blog hop tour, or you have hopped on over from another blog, thank you for letting me share my card creation with you today!

When it was time to decide which stamp set and/or bundle for my fall and Thanksgiving Themed cards, the Gorgeous Leaves Bundle was a must for me! I not only loved the stamp set, but I also had to have the coordinating dies, because who doesn’t love detailed die-cut leaves? Lol! The Gorgeous Leaves Bundle did not disappoint and for my first card with this bundle I will show you how I created this super cute and easy card!

The base layer is Crumb Cake cardstock, cut at 4” x 5 ¼”, spritz with water before embossing with the Timber 3D Embossing Folder, and use a Blending Brush with Sahara Sand to lightly give the embossed cardstock depth:

For the rest of the card front, you will need:

1. Use the largest layering Stitched So Sweetly die to die-cut from Very Vanilla cardstock and use the large splatter background stamp to stamp in Coastal Cabana ink three times, second and third generation off set to the right and left.

2. Use enough Gold Shimmer Ribbon to tie around the base layer into a double knot.

3. Use four of the intricate leaf dies to die-cut from Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Coastal Cabana, and Crumb Cake cardstocks.

4. You will need three Gilded Gems, one in each size, not pictured.

I adhered the die-cut Very Vanilla cardstock to the embossed base layer, tie the gold ribbon into a double knot, and adhere the large Cajun Craze die-cut leaf with a glue dot. I used glue dots to adhere the rest of the die-cut leaves, placed the gilded gems, and adhered this completed piece to an Early Espresso cardstock card base, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”, and scored at 5 ½”:

For the inside, cut a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock at 4” x 5 ¼”, stamp the sentiment from Well Defined in Early Espresso ink, and use Stampin’ Write Markers in Coastal Cabana, Crumb Cake, and Cajun Craze inks to color the trio leaf stamp to stamp along the bottom:

I really like the pop of color with Coastal Cabana combined with the earth tone color of Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, and Crumb Cake! While I made this card for my Thanksgiving Day card stash, you can easily use this for any occasion with your favorite sentiment on the inside!

Live in the USA? I would love to be your demonstrator! Contact me today to learn more about purchasing Stampin’ Up! products, hosting a party, joining my team or if you would like a complimentary catalog!

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I hope today’s project inspires you to get creative! Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed today’s blog and thanks for stopping by!

This month’s giveaway:

The winner from last month’s Halloween Blog Hop is:

Don’t forget to scroll down to leave your FIRST and LAST name and a comment with the #stampitcontest and keep hopping on the blog hop tour:


1.Tami White – Stamp with Tami
2.Linda Cullen – Crafty Stampin
3.Gigi Melone – Gigi Stamps
4.Dawn Seelhoff – Dawn’s INKlings
5.Luly Gonzalez – Painted Ladies Journal
6.Christina Miller – Christina’s Creative Corner
7.Kim Quade – Kim Plays with Paper
8.Nancy Dodge – YB Stamp
9.Sarah Schatilo – Sassy Paper Crafts
10.Pam Nichols – Just Dreamin’ Stamps
11.Oksana Semenska – Fun Stamper
12.Shannon Lorenz-Hatch – Stamping with Shannon Hatch
13.Beth Brach – Brachfam Cards & Crafts
14.JaNette Howard – Let’s Get Inky

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Author: Christina Miller

I am an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator located in Norfolk, Virginia and was first introduced to Stampin' Up! in 2004 when I attended my very first card class with my Mother-in-Law and I was immediately hooked! I first started out by making simple holiday cards and over the years as my stash has grown, so have my card and craft making skills. It has always warmed my heart when family and friends love my cards, but they actually keep them! In 2016 I decided to become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and figured I could just do it for a hobby, but now I am going to branch out for all to world to see. So grab your favorite beverage, sit in your favorite chair, and join me as I share my cards and crafts with you! Enjoy!

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