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Since it’s been awhile since I have created and posted a video for you, (you can read about why HERE if you missed that post)  I decided to do exactly that for today’s post.

The card I created today uses only Stampin’ Up! Products & the main stamp set and punch I used are from the Holiday Mini Catalog.

I incorporated a variety of different techniques. First off, to create the acorns – I stamped the top and bottom images one at a time, and punched them out.  In the video I share a quick tip for minimizing cardstock wastage.

Once the images were stamped and punched I then added some gloss to them, by heat embossing them with clear embossing powder.

For my main panel – in order to add some texture to the card I dry embossed it with the Woodgrain embossing folder.  Prior to doing this though, I stamped my sentiment on the cardstock – this is a great way to get a stamped sentiment on a dry embossed panel because you can’t stamp after you emboss.

Adding a white embossed panel to a white card is probably one of my favorite ways of creating texture and dimension in my cards while still keeping them clean and simple.

So now that I’ve given you a quick overview of what I did – here is the video tutorial:

If you enjoyed this video and would like to see me create more, please leave me a comment below.  If there is something in particular you would love to see – please let me know!


  • Stamps: Acorny Thank You
  • Ink: Early Espresso, Cajun Craze Classic inks
  • Paper: Whisper White CS, Whisper White Thick CS
  • Accessories: Acorn Builder Punch, Gold Sequin Trim, Woodgrain Embossing Folder, Big Shot, Glue Dots, Mono Mulit-Liquid Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Oh, and if you haven’t already – don’t forget to enter the give-away for my new SUO Christmas Card Class by Email HERE.

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