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