Thankful Card

By  Jolene Johnston 

size: 7"x5"

  • Thankful Card


  • Cardstock: smooth white, Bazzill Basics Paper Dark Brown
  • BoBunny Press Papers: Apple Cider Collection Stripe, Double Dot Collection Chiffon Vintage
  • BoBunny Apple Cider Collection Buttons
  • BoBunny Harvest Spice Collection Floral Ribbon
  • Dark brown embroidery floss


  • Stamps: Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Autumn Blueprints Stamp Set, BoBunny Apple Cider Collection Stamp Set
  • Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Acrylic Grid Blocks
  • Ranger Ink Pads: Archival Jet Black; Tim Holtz Distress Inks Wild Honey, Fired Brick, Spiced Marmalade
  • Clearsnap ColorBox Chestnut Roan Chalk Ink Pad
  • Prismacolor Colored Pencils
  • Ranger Inkssentials Ink Blending Tool and Foam
  • Paper blending stamps and odorless mineral spirits (Gamsol)
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, detail scissors, ruler, pencil
  • 1. Make 7"x5" Dark Brown top-fold card.
  • 2. Cut smaller stripe and dot paper panels. Use ink blending tool to sponge paper edges with Chestnut Roan ink. Center and adhere panels together.
  • 3. Stamp Jet Black blueprint maple leaf onto layered panel. Color leaf using pencils. Dip paper blending stump into odorless mineral spirits and use it to blend colors. (Note: Gamsol breaks down wax in pigment, allowing it to blend.)
  • 4. Stamp Jet Black pumpkin onto white cardstock; color using blending tool and Distress Inks. Detail cut pumpkin and adhere to card, overlapping leaf. Stamp Jet Black sentiment above pumpkin.
  • 5. Wrap ribbon around right end of panel, adhering ends at back. Tie on ribbon knot. Adhere panel to card front.
  • 6. Tie floss through acorn button; adhere to card using Glossy Accents. Let dry.
  • Tip
  • 1. For a subtle effect, stamp maple leaf image directly onto cardstock using watermark ink. For shine, heat emboss with clear detail embossing powder.