Saturday, August 8, 2015

Give Thanks

I go back to night shift starting Monday but this morning I was up early and with the husband at work in Anchorage and 2 kids sleeping and 2 kids gone I had some quiet time to get a card done.

I received my big SU preorder from the Christmas catalog the other day so I decided to use one of the new sets to play along with the Freshly Made Sketches challenge. I grabbed Thankful Forest Friends, I really like the images in this set, especially the bear. I didn't break the bear out today though, I used one of the sentiments instead.

I used markers to color the sentiment and I stamped it on a piece of Whisper White. It's offset by a piece of Hello Honey and underneath the panels I put a strip of retired SU Burlap ribbon. The card base is Hello Honey and I layered a panel of Tangelo Twist on it. The sequins are non-SU but they are a Mossy Green that matched my colors so I used them. 

A nice simple fall card!


Stamps: Thankful Forest Friends
Paper: Hello Honey, Whisper White, Hello Honey DSP, Tangelo Twist DSP
Ink: Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey, Mossy Meadow, Tangelo Twist, Tip Top Taupe, Early Espresso
Accessories: Burlap Ribbon(retired), PPP Mossy Green Sequins

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful card! Love those colours and that fabulous sentiment! Great colours! Now I must put my order in! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Gorgeous fall colors! Burlap is perfect with this! Pretty card! Thanks for joining us at FMS!

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  3. This is really wonderful! What a fantastic use of this new set. Thanks for the inspiration! Glad to see you this week at FMS!

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