- Any of the Arnold Grummer™ paper making kits
- A sunny window
- Blender, cello sponges and soft towels
- Personal paper cutter, scissors
- Beacon™ ZipDry™, Double sided foam tape or foam dots
- Scraps of rusty brown paper (think junk mail, etc.)
- Dies: Spellbinders™ fall leaves, decretive tag
- Autumn themed embossing folder
- Spellbinders Grand Calibur™ Machine
- Paper sanding block
- Scrap of autumn toned paper
- Scraps of autumn toned magazine pages/ junk mail etc
- Scraps of glossy white card stock
- Scrap of golden colored handmade paper (for the decretive tag)
- Scrap of chip board large enough for the “(Happy Thanksgiving” word dies)
- Ink pads: Kaleidacolor™ Creole Spice
ColorBox™ dark brown and olive green ink pads
- ColorBox™ Stylus handle and soft tip
- Large “Thanksgiving” word stamp (or computer generate it)
- “Happy Thanksgiving” stamp to fit the tag die
- A2 envelopes (or make matching envelopes using the AG envelope template)
- Follow the directions found in any of the Arnold Grummer™ paper making kits to create several sheets of rusty brown/burnt orange heavy weight paper.
- When the sheets of paper are dry, cut the sheets in half (8 ½” x 5 ½”).
- Score at 4 ¼” and fold in half to create the card bases.
- Use autumn themed embossing folders to emboss the fronts of all the cards.
- Stamp the large “Thanksgiving” word onto the scrap of autumn toned paper with dark brown ink.
- Stamp “Happy Thanksgiving” onto the scrap of golden tone handmade paper with the Kaleidacolor™ Creole Spice ink.
- Apply Creole Spice inks to scraps of glossy card stock with the Stylus™ tool.
- Use the Stylus™ tool to apply the olive green ink to the scrap of chip board
- Die cut the decretive tag from the stamped golden scrap.
- Die cut the oval from the stamped autumn toned scrap paper.
- Die cut the fall leaves from the inked glossy card stock.
- Die cut the pumpkins from the scrap magazine pages/junk mail
- Die cut fall leaves from the scrap magazine pages/junk mail
- Die cut the words “Happy
Thanksgiving” from the inked chip board
(Always save your scraps for other projects.)
- Use the paper sanding block to lightly sand the inked glossy card stock die cut leaves.
Assembling the cards: