Monday, October 22, 2012

Thank You

Two cards posted in one day...amazing!  I wanted to get it entered into one of the challenges and it's done earlier than I thought.  Yeah, I'm definitely not time oriented...I'm task oriented!  Wish I had an equal dose of both!  Today's card is a special thank you to my parents for letting us use their house up north for the weekend for a fall color tour and Christmas card stamping weekend. :)   It's wonderful to have a place to stay that doesn't cost a small fortune for the weekend!  I've kind of had the idea for this card in my mind for a bit and finally sat down and made it.  Of course I wanted fall leaves since that was one of the reasons we headed north. :)  It also happens to go with a few challenges out there...

Less is More - Week 90 - Theme AUTUMN

Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge 140 - Inked Embossing Folder

The Paper Players 118 - Frames


For my inked embossing folder I actually did the reverse of what is normally done.  I wanted my frame highlighted, so I used my Stampin' Write marker to color in the depressed part (if that's even a word!) instead of using the brayer on the raised part of the folder.  It didn't color the frame completely, but I really liked the vintage look it gave the frame so I left it like that. :)  


  
Thanks for looking and have a great day!

Stamp Sets:  French Foliage & Blooming with Kindness
Card Stock:  Very Vanilla
Classic Stampin' Pads:  Tango Tangerine, Cherry Cobbler, 
Daffodil Delight, Old Olive & Soft Suede
Stampin' Write Marker:  Soft Suede
Embossing Folder:  Woodgrain
Twine (retired)
Neutrals Designer Buttons
Shimmer Paint:  Champagne Mist
Sponges

11 comments:

  1. I like what you did with that frame! It's really pretty and rustic looking, and the leaves are so realistic. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing at HSS! Erika

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  2. So I would have never thought to use those frame folders...genius! I love how it looks with those leaves...which are beyond fabulous! Thanks for playing with us at HSS.

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  3. I'm a real fan of French Foliage stamps, super card Sara!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    Less is More

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  4. An absolutely gorgeous card, Sara! I love how you framed the sentiment and accented with the leaves! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

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  5. Very Cute!! Pretty fall colors!!! Great job of the inked folder- very neat!!! Thanks for playing along with Hand Stamped Sentiments, Diane

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  6. Gorgeous card, beautiful background, i like the colours for yours leaves perfect autumnal card.
    Hugs from Palma de Malloca Spain, i hope to see you soon.

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  7. Simple and gorgeous! Great job with the challenge. Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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  8. Just lovely! Love the focal image leaves, and the way you did the frame is great. They will love it.

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  9. Love how the frame turned out and the whole card is fantastic! The leaves are gorgeous!!

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  10. SO fabulous for fall, Sara! Love the clean design to really let those awesome details shine. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! :)

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  11. Absolutely stunning Sara. Love the pretty leaves & great frame on the crisp background! Thanks for playing along with The Paper Players. :)

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Thank you for your comments. I read everyone! If you ever wonder how I've made something I'd be glad to let you know! Sara

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