Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving

A couple of challenges are asking us to make Fall cards and I am happy to switch from my Christmas prep to Fall cards. 

I'm using my beloved Huntington paper pack to make my card:


It is based on the sketch from Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge:


It happens to qualify for the color challenge at Heart 2 Heart challenges - Barn Red, Sunset, Gypsy and Cashmere.  Well, I didn't mean to use Gypsy, as purple does not appear to match with the color scheme, but I like how I've made the flower pop out more with a Gypsy ring here.  To tone brightness down I've sanded the paper to expose its white core and I think it is not too odd.

I have put three gems on my card.  These mocha gems have been in my stash since they were released years ago.  They were so cute and pretty that I just had a difficult time to part with them.  Interestingly I have no problem to part with sparkles but have been very indecisive in using pearls/gems.  My card is thus entering Clear It Out Challenge to show my mocha gems.

My card is also entering the challenge at
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Fall colors/ patterns
Paper Playtime - Use three different papers

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10 comments:

  1. Loving this card! Love the sketch, the colors and I completely understand about the gems!! I have the same issue using mine! Thanks for joining us at the Clear it Out Challenge Blog, best of luck :)

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  2. What a gorgeous card you have made here. It fits our challenge this week well of “anything goes”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

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  3. Beautiful card, I love the Huntington pattern paper and the floral accent - thank you for joining us at H2H

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  4. Love these rich colors. Just beautiful. Thanks so much for playing along with my sketch challenge this week.

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  5. Great use of the colors in our color challenge. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at H2H!

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  6. Stunning card! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments, good luck in the draw and hope to see you again real soon! Susan x

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  7. Great take on that sketch Joyce and fab autumn colours !! Thanks for playing at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

    Good luck sweetie !!

    hugs Diane xx

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  8. Fab use of fall colours Joyce! Thanks for sharing your card with us at Crafty Sentiments. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

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  9. Fab card and thanks for sharing at Crafty Sentiments

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  10. Love the addition of the Opaques and what you did with the colors! Thanks for playing along with H2H this month!

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