Essentials by Ellen October Release

Hi there everyone and welcome!! We’re doing a little hop to celebrate the fabulous new Essentials By Ellen October Release. I hope that you’ve arrived here from the Mondo talented Julie Ebersole’s blog . If you need to start at the beginning, just go back and start at the CLASSroom.

I’m playing with the super wonderful new stamp and die set called Thistle which was designed by the ever-so-lovely Julie Ebersole. I just love the kind of loose interpretation of what everything is and could be.  This is really gorgeous set.

Essentials By Ellen Clear Stamps, Thistle by Julie Ebersole

Essentials By Ellen Designer Dies, Thistle by Julie Ebersole

I also incorporated a few berries and a sentiment from an older stamp set just to make my card complete. This was fairly simple stamping with multiple Distress Inks onto the stamp, stamping, then using a waterbrush, making the image look a bit more watercolor-ish.  I added a brown colored pencil to the center of the leaves. To me, it completed the look. But, it’s just a personal preference.

It would also be fun to mix and match the leaves from the Snailed It stamp set with this one. I simply chose not to.  I hope you won’t hold that against me. :)

Julie’s patterned paper was run through my Minc mini with Gold transfer foil and the gold in the card is perfectly tied together. It’s a super pretty card. And I love the die-cut felt acorns. LOVE THEM!!

This release is so beautiful and sweet. Perfect for Fall. Don’t wait too long if you want to snatch this one up. It will sell out fast.

Next up on today’s awesome hop is the wonderfully talented  Melania Deasy. I know you’re going to love what she created for you.

Thank you for stopping by today! Hope that you enjoy the hop. :) All of my supplies are listed below. (Affiliate links are used when possible.)

23 Responses to 'Essentials by Ellen October Release'

  1. Michele F says:

    Lisa, this was the first item added to my basket! LOve the leaves as much as the flowers – so happy to see them in all their Autumn glory! Beautiful card!

  2. Deborah Kaye says:

    Very pretty card! Thank you for sharing!

  3. Deepa Lakshman says:

    Oh, this card is gorgeous. I do agree I love the thistle stamp set too.

  4. Sue LD says:

    Great card for fall with the felt acorns and the foiling.

  5. Love this! I still have yet to run my Julie paper through my Minc! I need to do that!

  6. Mary Holshouser says:

    Love the gold accents.
    thanks for sharing.

  7. christi in ma says:

    the felt acorns are such a cute touch! I love that you mixed those sets to create one cohesive card.

  8. rhowell2 says:

    Pretty card

  9. Julie says:

    Perfect fall card.

  10. Carla Hundley says:

    Very pretty and
    I do,like the acornsong
    in the felt.
    Carla from Utah

  11. Laura Harding Peddicord says:

    I really like your use of both felt and felt paper on your card. That’s a terrific idea. Thanks for sharing.

  12. melissaf123 says:

    Those leaves are so pretty, even without 5e thistle flower and your felt acorns are a great pairing!

  13. memalagene says:

    Very pretty fall card! I love the felt acorns too!

  14. margessw says:

    That’s a great fall card !

  15. Dee Earnshaw says:

    love the design of your pretty card:)

  16. Anne Sturgeon says:

    No doubt for sell out….. Love the leaves and paired with acorns, perfection!

  17. jlingraham says:

    Stunning leaves

  18. Lizmca says:

    That thistle set is beautiful!

  19. Patt H. says:

    What a beautiful fall card! Love the Thistle set & your card really shows it off!

  20. Awesome Woodsy and Seasonal Fun Card! Love it!

  21. Lynn Brown says:

    I am loving the felt acorn on the front of the card. I saw you can use your die cutting machine for felt, literally on the previous blog hop, and I am so excited to see it in card form! Cant wait to get creative myself!

  22. Martha Berry says:

    Beautiful fall leaves and acorns! I love how big the acorns are in this set. Usually they are not the focal point.

  23. Katy says:

    Love the fall flowers. They really give you that fall feeling.

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