Forever Fern – Fall Themed Card | Stampin’ Up! | The Crafty Carrot Collective


It is smoldering hot here in north eastern Pennsylvania. We’ve been hit with a heat wave and it is so hot that I’m already longing for fall. The timing was perfect because last week’s online class, offered by The Crafty Carrot Collective, focused on using the Forever Fern stamp set and coordinating Forever Flourishing dies. Warning: y’all are going to see a whole lot of cards featuring these products and more – I have the full Forever Greenery Suite and I can’t put it down. When you think of ferns, you think green. But, here is another great example of how versatile the Stampin’ Up! products are – this stamp set and coordinating embellishments that can be used for any season and all occasions. This card was created during a recent class offered by The Crafty Carrot Collective and the design layout credit is owed to Cindy Sshuster (nutmeg creation). http://www.nutmegcreations.blogspot.com/

The ingredients for this card:

  • Stamp Set: Forever Fern

  • Dies: Forever Flourishing

  • Cardstock: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Bumble Bee, Blackberry Bliss

  • Ink Colors: Soft Suede, Bumblebee, BlackBerry Bliss

  • Tools: Paper trimmer or (or scissors, if you’re good with cutting straight lines based on specific measurements), die cutting machine, and the basic necessities (glue and/or foam dimensionals, and mini glue dots)

  • Accessories (Optional): Linen Thread (or any variety of trim/ribbon you have/prefer), 2020-2022 In-Color Enamel dots

  • Techniques: Stamping, stamping off (third generation), die cutting

The Crafty Carrot Collective

If you are an avid crafter and want to step up your game, there is no better team to work with than the amazingly talented Cindy Shuster (USA, nutmeg ceations), Krista Frattin (Canada, Stampin Dolce) {btw, her first name is awesome, right?!}, Jennifer Frost (Australia), and Susan Wong (New Zealand). Together, they make up The Crafty Carrot Collective. Their monthly courses focus on select products and multiple design tutorials that are loaded with tips, tricks, and unique techniques that bring card making to the Artisan level. Please visit The Crafty Carrot Collective’s website and their other social media spots (links below).


ATTENTION FOLKS: you are going to want to visit their site because you cannot miss the FREE CLASS IN AUGUST! That’s right: I said FREE! The focus for August is on The World of Good Suite (primarily the Beautiful World Bundle – page 24-26 in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog). If you don’t have those products, you still have to join this free class because the key takeaways from each lesson aren't the particular card(s) that have been made, rather they are the insightful and valuable lessons taught by this group of talented designers. So, join the free class and use what you have, or, contact me to submit your order for the bundle right now!

The Crafty Carrot Collective Online

FB: https://www.facebook.com/thecraftycarrotco/

Blog: https://craftycarrotcollective.blogspot.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecraftycarrotco/

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/frostedimagery/the-crafty-carrot-collective/

Individual Websites/Blogs:

Cindy Schuster: http://nutmegcreations.blogspot.com/

Krista Frattin: http://www.stampindolce.com/

Jennifer Frost: http://jenniferfrost.blogspot.com/

Susan Wong: https://stampingsusan.blogspot.com/ (she’s super active on IG: https://www.instagram.com/stampinsusanwong/)


I hope you love this card as much as I do AND you give The Crafty Carrot Collective a try in August. If you do, make sure you let me know so we can collaborate during the month and work on our projects together!

Best Regards & Happy Stamping,

Krista

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