Stampin Up! Paper Pumpkin Alternative Card

 Created while watching Law and Order True Crimes: Menendez Murders 

Created while watching Law and Order True Crimes: Menendez Murders 

I thought I was creating this card for a SugarPea Designs Mix It Up Challenge but I still have no idea where I saw the sketch for the challenge.  I went to link it up and it was a totally different challenge and I couldn't find the inspiration sketch.  So...I'm just calling it a Stampin Up! Paper Pumpkin alternative card since I used three different paper pumpkin supplies.

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I still love these leaf clusters from the Stampin Up! Paper Pumpkin September 2017.  I used a leftover banner for the sentiment and a wood veneer from the August 2016 Paper Pumpkin.  The sentiment is from the May 2017 Paper Pumpkin stamped in Island Indigo.  I used my new  Stampin Up! Scalloped Tag Punch to create the teal tag from a Bella Bohemia paper pad and some gold polka dot vellum.  I used some Nuvo Sunkissed Copper gilding flakes that I've been dying to use to add a little metallic flair and ground the tag.

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The card base is made from 150 lb. Canson Illustration paper.  I like to use art stock for my card bases because they often have a nice cotton feel, have a slight texture, and are nice and thick. They are also very reasonably priced when you get a pad at 40 percent off at Hobby Lobby. I used a Spellbinders die I found at Tuesday Morning and cut it from Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate stock.  I thought it needed a little more interest so I dry embossed it with a Paper Studios woodgrain embossing folder.  I stamped Papertrey Ink Fine Linen stock with a woodgrain background stamp in Champagne Versamark Ink.  

I wanted to tie in a little more gold from the gold leaf in the Stampin Up! leaf cluster so I added some gold confetti on the two corners.  

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Thank you for checking out my project!  I hope you're left inspired.