Friday, November 8, 2013

Thanksgiving Card ~ Leaves a Fallin' (post #1)

I had a little time to play today and got a few cards finished.
For the first one I used the sketch on Jo's challenge as my guide.
It worked perfectly with the Verve shape challenge.
I wanted to use a Paper Nest Doll image and found two that I wanted to create with.
{The second one is in the next post.}
Knowing that I wanted to go with the thankful, Thanksgiving and fall themes I got out my Cuttlebug cut and emboss to cut these sweet little leaves.
I colored up the image with Copics then cut it out with a circle punch.
Next I cut the scallop circles to finish up the frame effect I was going for.
The back ground is embossed to give it a little texture.
And to finish it off I die cut the banners and added the sentiment.
I hope this will express how thankful I am to have the recipient in my life.
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*Card base 5.5 x 4.25 in.
*Sleigh Ride Ellie image from The Paper Nest Dolls.
*Circle cut using a  Marvy Uchida punch.
*Scalloped circle cut using the Spellbinders Lacey Circles die set.
*Background embossed using the Cuttlebug Wicker Weave folder.
*Banners from the Flag It Die Set from Verve Stamps.
*Sentiment from the Happy Days stamp set from Cardz TV.
*Leaves cut and embossed using the Cuttlebug Halloween Cut & Emboss set.
*Copic markers E000, E02, E15,Y21, YR04, & G19.
*Stazon Timber Brown stamp pad.
*CTMH New England Ivy stamp pad.

May your day always be filled with love.
Crafty hugs,
D~

Please join me and play along with these terrific challenges!
Verve Stamps Shape up
Jo's Scrap Shack #24 Sketch
The Paper Nest Dolls #16 Anything
Little Scrap Pieces Fun Friday linky party
Cardz TV #39 Thankful
Cardz TV #8 Happy harvest/Thanksgiving
Path of Positivity #8 Thankfulness
Cuttin and Stampin #44 Giving thanks
D.L. Art Nov. linky
Connie Can Crop #16 Leaf it up to me
Word Art Wednesday #105 Anything goes
Loves Rubber Stamps #77 Anything goes (Paper Nest Dolls)
Creative Inspirations Paint Inspired by Thanksgiving
Curtain Call Welcome home
Cut It Up #31 Thanksgiving
Polkadoodle Week 3 Autumn colors (PND digi)
Every Day Is An Occasion Sunday funday #15
Scrappy Moms Stamps Autumn blessings
2 Creative Chicks #8 Thanksgiving
Crafty Creations #247 Autumn colors

23 comments:

  1. This is just adorable!! a darling image and awesome job in coloring!
    Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

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  2. I love the fall colors. Just so cute. Thanks for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.

    Sarah

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  3. An adorable card, a cute image. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge. Marlene DT.

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  4. Really nice, crisp embossing. I love the colors that you used! Very vibrant.

    Thanks for joining us for our Cut it Up Thanksgiving Challenge!

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  5. Gorgeous card I like the sweet image, Thanks for playing along with us at Digi Choosday, Good Luck,
    Kevin xx

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  6. What a darling card. Love the image and the embossing. Thank you so very much for joining the Cardz TV Go-to Galz 'Happy Harvest' Linky Party!!!! :)

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  7. Beautiful as always D!! And I love the added Paper Nest Doll's Stamp! Her images are awesome!! Thanks for joining! Scrappy hugs, Connie
    http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com

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  8. So very cute - love the embossing! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

    - Mel

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  9. Adorable card! Love the cute framed image and those pretty leaves. Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

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  10. So pretty. Loving the leaves. This is so perfect for our THANKFULNESS theme this month. Thanks for sharing your talent with us and good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Path of Positivity DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  11. Adorable. Great use of the sketch. TFS and joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

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  12. Love this one, too. Beautiful embossing and I love that green and brown.

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  13. Beautiful. Love the design and cute image. Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

    Have a creative day.
    Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

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  14. wonderful card ... thankyou for joining us at the paper nest dolls challenge x jane papernest dolls design team x

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  15. Beautiful card love the image
    Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday
    xx

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  16. What I said before....
    Thank you for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

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  17. Love the falling leaves :) Thanks for joining us at The Curtain Call!

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  18. Your card is sooo cute, great job!
    Thanks for joining us at CardzTV:)

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  19. This is so super cute!!! Love the cute image and the great leaves and design! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  20. Such a cute card! Thanks for joining Loves Rubberstamps Challenge :)

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  21. What a pretty card! I really like the image and the leaves. Thanks for joining us at Word Art Wednesday.

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  22. Great card-- love those leaves and the little girl is adorable!

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  23. Very pretty card.... thanks for sharing your thoughts on thankfulness as part of the Path of Positivity Challenge...

    Thanks for joining us at Path of Positivity...

    Sandy S
    PoP DT

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D~