Make a Card of Thanks with Basket of Wishes

You can make a lovely card of Thanks with the Basket of Wishes stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  Although most people don’t actually give Thanksgiving cards, you’ll find you need a Thank You card at any time.  When that time is in the fall, you can take advantage of beautiful fall-themed stamps to get your message across. 

Handmade card of Thanks from Stamping Madly, using the Basket of Wishes stamp set from Stampin' Up!

Basket of Wishes is a fantastic set if you like to color stamped images.  The set is versatile enough to use for many occasions throughout the year, and will give your cards a country flavor.  You can see another sample in this post:  Thankful Basket.  Just imagine how many ways you can use these stamps:

Click here to order the Basket of Wishes photopolymer stamp set from Stampin' Up!

Design tips:  If you’re looking for ideas for interesting texture in your handmade cards, this card will give you some inspiration!  The artwork is strong enough that it holds its own in front of everything else on the card.

  • The background layer was stamped tone-on-tone with a stamp from Touches of Texture.
  • In front of the background are strips of 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon on a piece of Crushed Curry Cardstock.  This “ribbon” is quite stiff, so it doesn’t fold around the edges of cardstock well.  Try adhering it flat to your cardstock with some Fast Fuse or Tear & Tape Adhesive.  The burlap has a bit of shimmer due to the very fine nylon thread that holds the strands together.
  • In front of the burlap is a mess of Gold Baker’s Twine, found in the Holiday Catalog in a Trio Pack with Cherry Cobbler and Garden Green.

If you like country-themed stamps, you’ll love to make a card of Thanks with the Basket of Wishes stamp set from Stampin’ Up!

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2 Responses to Make a Card of Thanks with Basket of Wishes

  1. Janelle September 29, 2016 at 6:40 am #

    I love the texture you achieved on this card.

    • Sage September 29, 2016 at 8:34 pm #

      Thank you, Janelle. It was fun using the different kinds of texture.

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