Stampin' Up! Inspired By Nature Crafty Cupcakes Team Blog Hop

Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Gemma Clarke -

Hello everyone

Welcome to the Crafty Cupcakes Team Stampin' Up! Blog Hop for October 2017. Each month members of the Team take part in our Team Blog Hop to share with you our cards and projects made using the fabulous Stampin' Up! products. You are currently visiting (enter name and country) and below you will see the full list of everyone taking part. To move to the next blog just click the name after mine in the list. This month our theme is Inspired By Nature. Thank you for visiting my blog today.

For this months theme being inspired by nature I have been inspired on my daily school run with my two boys and how much fun they have kicking up the fallen leaves. So I decided to use a leaf that we collected to stamp with and here is my card.

To stamp with the leaf firstly I made sure it was clean and dry, Then to ink the leaf I laid it over my open ink pad and used a sponge brayer to gently roll over the leaf and ink it up. When I put the leaf onto my cardstock I used a piece of scrap paper on top so I could use the roller to pres it down. I chose to use Daffodil delight and Tangerine Tango for my leaves then added a strip of DSP from the Painted Autumn stack and punched out some labels with the Pretty Label punch in Early Espreso to match my card base and whisper white. On the whisper white label I stamped a sentiment from the Painted Harvest stamp set again in Early Espresso ink.
I just love the pattern from the stamped leaves with the veins, they are truly unique and nature at it most beautiful

Thank you once again for visiting my blog and taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration you don't want to miss so make sure you carry on hopping through the list. Remember that currently you are at my blog Made By Gemma Crafts so check the blog hop line up list to see who is next.

 Happy crafting!
  Gemma xx


  1. I just love what you did with the leaves, so beautiful! xx

  2. This is a beautiful card Gemma, thank you for sharing the techniques. xx

  3. Wow so clever and such a great technique Gemma! Love how you've done this card xx

  4. Gemma this is a clever idea using fallen leaves a beautiful card chum ❤️

  5. Love this effect Gemma. Must try this Wendy xx

  6. Wonderful card Gemma I love this technique thanks for sharing it with us xx

  7. Beautiful card, as always, Gemma xx

  8. Thank You everyone for your lovely comments x