Wednesday, September 10, 2014

September Pals Blog Hop! Join Us!

Welcome to the September Pals Blog Hop. This month we are showing off our favorite new products from the new Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. We hope you enjoy our projects!

You may just be starting the hop or may have come from Kathy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping, #9 on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you can see all of the amazing creations.

My daughter and her family just moved into a new place. Of course I had to make them a card! I used the Wondrous Wreath stamp set from the new Holiday Catalog. Most of the work is done for you because the wreath is stamped in three parts. All you have to do is decide what colors to use. The sign for the door that says, "A New Home" was made using the Alphabet Rotary Stamp and Neutrals Candy Dots.

I chose to hang my wreath on a "door" with a window. I made my door from Early Espresso card stock which gets is woodgrain from the Woodgrain Embossing Folder and the Big Shot. Next, I cut a large oval from the top of the door using the Oval Punch. I cut two 1/8" strips and crossed them for the window panes. 

The wreath base is stamped onto Crumb Cake card stock using Mossy Meadow ink. The accent leaves were stamped over the base using Garden Green ink. Instead of using the third wreath shape, which is berries, I used the small flower stamp from the set for my accents. They are stamped in Blackerry Bliss. The two tones of this purple color are achieved by "stamping off." They are expertly cut out using the Wonderful Wreath framelits, as is the Blackberry Bliss bow and it's Mossy Meadow matt bow.

The door knob plate is achieved by punching a So Saffron Little Labels shape and adding the Brushed Gold circle for a knob. I used the Owl Builder Punch for the perfect-sized circle.

What I love about the Wondrous Wreath stamp set is that it is NOT just for Christmas!! There are so many possibilities with this set. Those darling die cuts in the Wonderful Wreath Framelit sets are too much fun!
I'd love to know what you thought of my favorite items from the new Holiday Catalog. Won't you leave me a comment? They always make me smile. Consider subscribing to my blog so you won't miss a post!

The next stop is #11, Jackie Diediker at Stampin' Jackie. Thanks for visiting and I hope to see you next month!


  1. Kim Czenszak at LiveLoveStamp
  2. Natalie Bradley at Natalie Bradley Events
  3. Susan Lankford at Stamp and Create With Susan
  4. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  5. Becky Gifford at The Social Stamper
  6. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
  7. Kelly DeTommaso at Kelly's Creative Corner
  8. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  9. Katy McGloin at Just fun Stamping
  10. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  11. Jackie Diediker at Stampin' Jackie
  12. Shannon Jaramillo at
  13. Sherrie Gross at Stampin' Sunshine
  14. Jane Knudsen at see jane stamp
  15. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  16. Katie Ferguson at Cottage Paper
  17. Beth Beard at My little craft blog
  18. Amy Hoptay at Inking of You!
  19. Amanda Merrill at Inkflair
  20. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin'
  21. Mary Fish at Stampin' Pretty
  22. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  23. Amy Williams at Stamps and Spice
  24. Rae Harper-Burnet at
  25. Diane Roberts at Score at Four and a Quarter
  26. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  27. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space
  28. Kerry Willard Bray at Peonies and Paper Chains
  29. September Gray at
  30. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven's Retreat
  31. Debbie Crowley at expressivelydeb...
  32. Angie Valle-Peters at Paperluxuries
  33. Peggy Noe at prettypapercards
  34. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  35. Lynn Kolcun at Stamping with Avery's Owlery
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Debbie Mageed said...

Patti, your card is beautiful! I love your wreath and the colors all work so well together. Your windowed door is great - and I so love your cute details in the door knob! Love it! I hope your daughter will enjoy her new home!!

Elisha said...

What a wonderful keepsake for their new home - I'm sure she'll treasure it:-). Beautiful card!

lisa808 said...

Super door card!

Natalie Bradley said...

I love this wreath with the door and the colors you chose are simply perfect for this fall! I haven't seen this combo like this before - I just love it!

Unknown said...

Debbie beat me to the punch, Patti!! I have to just ditto all of her remarks. And the door knob is PERFECT for your card... so sweet!

RnR Stamping said...

Wow Patti, your daughter will love receiving this card. Each detail is perfect. I love the door knob!

Diane Roberts said...

WOW! Love the colors!

Rae said...

Beautiful! Love the purple flowers as an alternative to the berries.

Dawn tidd said...

How fun, Patti! I know your daughter will love receiving this card!

Anonymous said...

What a great idea to showcase a non-holiday use for this set. Gorgeous!

Windy Ellard said...

Love the purple you used here and will case...thanks for the inspiration!

Anonymous said...

So pinnable! I love this card!

Susan Lankford said...

Love your card, Patti...very cute!

Sherrie Gross said...

Gorgeous! I love this set and you rocked it with this color scheme.

Terri Orr said...

This is a perfect welcome home! One would never expect this wreath was "intended" to be for Christmas--great job!

Carol Carriveau said...

Admittedly I have not personally been overly fond of this wreath set, at least not til I saw your card...LOVE IT!!!! The colors you used against the very wonderful and old fashioned door...fabulous!

Jane Knudsen said...

Gorgeous! I love the color combinations and the fact that you introduced another use for the stamp set! I am digging this holiday catalog - I cannot pick a favorite! Beautiful card!