Thursday, August 11, 2016

Thoughtful Branches {Gypsy Wagon}

If you didn't happen to see my blog post yesterday, click here to see how I used the leaf canopy die from the limited time Thoughtful Branches bundle to make a very fall looking pumpkin. In an effort to continue to think outside the box with this amazing die/stamp combo, my first thought was a Cinderella coach made with the pumpkin idea. However, every since I saw an actual gypsy caravan a few years ago, I am completely enamored with the beautiful colors and artwork on the wagons. There were 3 of them in a line going down the side of the highway in front of the office I used to work at. thing lead to another. The Cinderalla coach idea transformed in to making what I hope looks like a little gypsy wagon. 

I have used various stamps and dies to make this project. Everything is Stampin' Up! except for the tiny bead I used for the door handle. In addition to the Thoughtful Branches bundle, I used dies from Swirly Scribbles thinlits for the wheels. Dies from the lovely Umbrella Weather framelits  were used for other various pieces of the wagon. Can you pick them out? I used a small die from the Layering Ovals Framelits to cut the door. I also embossed the door with the Woodgrain textured embossing folder. I had a blast making this project and I hope you have enjoyed it! If you love the Thoughtful Branches bundle as much as I do, please do not delay in making your purchase. These will only be available through August 31 or until they are gone. See info below for how to get free shipping when you order it from me. 

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As always, let me know if you have any questions about the project or the products used. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Artfully Yours,



  1. Kim, this is so brilliant and beautiful! I'm pinning!

  2. So beautiful, Kim!!! You are amazing!

  3. Kim, I love both the beautiful Pumpkin and the beautiful Gyspy wagon. You are amazing. I love all the details you put into your work of art.
    What did you use for the background of the Gyspy wagon card. Have a great day, Hugs, Ellen Hinds

    1. Thank you! I used the Stampin' Up! sponge brayer and regular sponging to apply the color.

  4. Well, as soon as I saw it I said Cinderella's coach!! Having never seen a Gypsy wagon I'll have to stay with Cinderella! How clever!!! I love the wheels!!!

  5. Kim, this is absolutely creative..thanks for sharing.

  6. Love this card. I am always amazed at the creative things people do with some ink, stamps and punches/dies

  7. Drop-dead gorgeous card! You are extremely creative. TFS.

  8. OMG!!!!! What a beautiful card! My husband works for the Mouse, my husband loved your card also! He ask me to make about two dozen of these cards using Disney colors.
    I'm also a SU! demonstrator. I've not been a demonstrator for long. As you said it's a passion.
    I just really wanted to thank YOU so much for passion that led you to this beautiful card! Your talent is beyond measure!


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