BLOG HOP & GIVEAWAY: How to make a Thanksgiving Tea Light Easel Card


Welcome to my Stamp It Demonstrator’s Group Thanksgiving Theme Blog Hop. We’re all really excited to unveil our “sneak peek” projects, and announce a new contest give-away (below).  To continue on your journey through our projects, simply use the BLOG HOPPERS links below.


My share for our Thanksgiving Blog Hop is this super cool Stampin Up Vintage Leaves tealight easel card. It’s surprisingly easy to make, and it’s not just a card, it’s a decoration that they’ll want to leave out all season long.

I’ll share how to create this easel card, how to cut out the leaves and an easy stained glass vellum technique on this video tutorial.

Inspired by Mary Deatherage.




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  1. Wow, so creative and unique! What an awesome card and gift in one to give! #stampitcontest

  2. Great Idea, combining card and gift. I love tea lights around holidays. #stampitcontest

  3. Jerilyn Ann Blaufuss says

    What a creative card. Thank you for the idea. #stamp it contest

  4. Tammy Nickel says

    Love how the light behind shines through. Another great card, Tami #stampitcontest

  5. Oh so pretty. Perfect for Thanksgiving. #stampitcontest

  6. Pam Walston says

    Luv this card !!! Awesome idea. Beautiful and I can’t wait to make it. #stampitcontest

  7. #stampitcontest Great idea for thanksgiving! Thanks for the video.

  8. Mary Anne Stahl says

    Stunning!! TFS #stampitcontest

  9. Debbie Reemtsen says

    Lovely card!

  10. #stampitcontest

    Fun! Fun!

    (loved Balleyseede!!!)

  11. Tranny barnhouse says

    Love this card can’t wait to try it u have such great ideals

  12. Julie Schoonover says

    Awesome idea!! TFS! #stampitcontest

  13. This is just lovely. It would be cool for place settings #stampitcontest

  14. so pretty with the light behind it. #stampitcontest

  15. Sue Ann Miller says

    So beautiful for the fall! I love that it’s easy to do and such an outstanding finished card. Thanks for sharing all your ideas. #stampitcontest

  16. Mary Beth Chojnacki says

    Love the card/light, just beautiful! but not surprising though. #stampitcontest

  17. Alison King says

    I am loving this cooler fall weather and am so looking forward to the holidays. Thanks for sharing this project. I am always looking for new crafts to try. #stampitcontest

  18. Gaylene Clarkson says

    I absolutely love this Thanksgiving easel card. i am going to make some for my sons and their families and my brother and sisters for Thanksgiving. Thanks for sharing.

  19. I’m so inspired by the tea light card. Going to my stamp table now and CASE it. Thanks for the idea. #stampitcontest

  20. Laura Kelly says

    Love the leaf easel card! It looks fun and easy to make. Thanks! Laura

  21. So simple but so beautiful! Thanks! Pat

  22. #stampitcontest

  23. Karen Zornes says

    Amazing card. I am just starting now that I am retired. Looking forward to making my own cards.

  24. Carol Smith says

    As always, your project was outstanding. I like the idea of a tealight card. This can be adapted into so many holidays and events. Thanks for sharing.

  25. Awesome Tealight card! Love it! #Stampitcontest

  26. #stampitcontest

    Love the card but couldn’t see the video but listened to it. There was a large white square blocking the video. Thanks for sharing this beautiful idea and card!!

  27. Judy Ottenstroer says

    Where did the acorn stamp come from in your latest newsletter? Is that from paper pumpkin? Love it! Must have it!

  28. Wow! I absolutely love your tea light card! So fabulous! #stampitcontest

  29. Cindy Casique says

    Beautiful card, I love fall stamping. #stampitcontest

  30. Vickie Peterson says

    love this tea light I want them I all my bathrooms so my guest can enjoy them as well

  31. Michele Corey says

    Wow! Amazing card! Love it!#stampitcontest.

  32. Anita Falcone says

    Tea light cards are one of my scorecards to do. #stampitcontest
    Thanks for sharing.

  33. Tiffany Lozier says

    Love it love it love it!! Such inspiration!!!

  34. This easel card is wonderful. #stampitcontest

  35. Suzanne Foster says

    Love this idea! #stampit contest

  36. debra groves says

    Love this card! Beautiful and will be perfect for the holidays! Thank you for sharing this! #stampitcontest

  37. #stampitcontest Lovely

  38. Sue McNeill says

    #stampitcontest – can’t wait to try this tea light card!!!!!!!

  39. Bev Mortimer says

    #stampitcontest – Love this tea light card!!!!!!!

  40. What a fabulous tea light card! #stampitcontest

  41. Annette Bridges says

    What a beautiful card! I love tea light cards.

  42. Cindi Bennington says

    unbelievable card lovely. #stampitcontest

  43. #stampitcontest – what great ideas! love how you share all these great cards/projects with us! Thanks so much.

  44. Peggy Manning says

    Gorgeous card…love this #stampitcontest

  45. Shelley Lard says

    I’m a newbie to the art of scrapbooking and card making. Thank you for the inspiration! This is beautiful, and great decor for the season! #stampitcontest

  46. Tobey Warnock says

    Loving the videos, ideas are fun. Look forward to many more. #stampitcontest

  47. Jacqueline Volk says

    Really pretty what to make that thanks for showing me

  48. Cindy Thick says

    #stampitcontest. Beautiful tea light.

  49. Lynnette Hallbick says

    love that card.

  50. love the card, of course I love all your cards.