Wednesday, September 4, 2019

ICS Blog Hop, Gather Together

Hi Crafty Friends!
It's such a fun time of year in the crafting world. The 2019 Stampin' Up Holiday Catalog is LIVE! 
It's time for holiday crafting. Christmas crafting, Halloween crafting, and Fall crafting. Fall crafting is what we are sharing with you today on the ICS Fabulous Fall Blog Hop.

I'm sharing a project made with the Gather Together Bundle. I love Fall, the colors, the cooler days, and the sentiment of gathering together (and the pumpkin everything!). This bundle has a stamp set with lovely sketched leaves and pumpkins and some beautiful sentiments. There is a die set, with dies that can cut out some of the stamped images, PLUS three embossed leaf dies.

I decided to play with the embossed leaf dies and our new Delicata Metallic Ink Pads.

I think this card is simple and sweet, and it's pretty easy to make too. 
The leaf is made by inking the embossing and cutting die. So cool! This was not an idea that came from my head, but I saw another demo post it and wanted to give it a try. 

This is the new gold ink. I definitely think I need to order the copper now!

Push the die down a bit to get good coverage. 

Then place it inky side down on your paper and run it through your die cutting machine.

When I was finished, I just rinsed the die off with water and dried it well.
So maybe you'll give this technique a try? Let me know if you do!

For more inspiration, click HERE or the next button below to see what Terri has to share.

We'll be making this card in my Just Cards Class on September 13th at 9:30am and 18th at 7pm. You can see the details about this class and my other offerings on my website.

If you don't already have a demo, I'd love for you to shop with me!
Contact me for more info,

Best wishes on all of your holiday crafting!
Stay Crafty!


  1. Awesome technique Audra! I definitely going to give this technique a try. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I too am loving the new metallic ink pads and love how you used it on your card. Great technique!

  3. Love your technique...will be trying it for sure!

  4. What a fun idea, I’ll definitely need to try this. Thx!

  5. Beautiful love how you did the leaf! Thanks for hopping with us this month, appreciate you!

  6. Great technique - it's new to me! I though your card had a red heart on it and was confused on your design...then I realized it was your logo! LOL

  7. Thanks for sharing the inking step photos.

  8. Beautiful! I love your leaf and tips for using the metallic ink on a die! That's awesome! TFS!

  9. The metallic pads are great for inking the dies! Great idea!

  10. Absolutely stunning! Love this technique!