Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Autumn

Time for another Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop!  Our theme this month is Autumn.  I created this pretty card using the Soft Seedling Stamp Set and love how it turned out!  I created this card for a recent sketch challenge.  I learned that this is a Maple Leaf and the little image that I thought was a spinner is called a "key".  I guess a Canadian should have known that :)!

I coloured the leaves using Sponge Daubers with Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Soft Suede and Pale Papaya ink. Such and easy technique.  I cut the image out and then popped it up on the card base.


  1. Cut Soft Suede card stock 4 1/4" x 11" and score at 5 1/2".  Fold on score line to form card base.
  2. Cut Pale Papaya cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  3. Emboss using the Leaf Fall Embossing Folder
  4. Adhere to card base
  5. Cut circle from Soft Suede cardstock using largest circle die from Stylish Shapes Dies
  6. Adhere to the card base.
  7. Stamp image on Very Vanilla cardstock using Sponge Daubers and Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Pale Papaya and Soft Suede ink.  
  8. Cut out using Paper Snips
  9. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  10. Cut Soft Suede card stock 3/4" x 3 1/2"
  11. Stamp sentiment using Soft Suede ink
  12. Cut banner ends
  13. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  14. Cut Very Vanilla card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  15. Stamp image on bottom right corner using Soft Suede ink.
  16. Adhere to the inside of the card.

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  1. Great card as always Melva. What a great colour combination with the So Saffron and Soft Suede

  2. Beautiful card Melva, love how you have coloured the leaves x

  3. Love the soft colours you used Melva! Perfect on this card 🙂

  4. Gorgeous card Melva - Love the colour combo

  5. The circle behind the leaf and seedlings really makes this card stand out!

  6. Beautiful card. Love what you did with the circle behind the leaves.


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