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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Leaves Thanksgiving Card

Used Autumn colors to create this card.

Used Basic Grey stamps: leaves, squirrel & acorns. Used VersaMark ink to stamp the leaves for background.

Used Tim Holtz Thanksgiving embossing leaves border.

Stamped studio g 'happy Thanksgiving' sentiment.

Added small brown pearls & gems to the embossed leaves area. Added twine.

Supplies List 

gems: 2 yellow gems added to bottom embossed leaves area
ink: VersaMark, Memento - Rhubarb Stalk, Rich Cocoa
paper:  cardstock - Kraft, orange
pearls: 2 small brown pearls added to bottom embossed leaves area
Spellbinder: Nest Hexagons
stamp: Basic Grey leaves, squirrel, acorns
Tim Holtz: embossing - Thanksgiving embossing leaves border 

Entering this into the following challenges:

9/28 Cupcake Insp Ch229 Woodland Critters 3E(#2) 9/22

9/28 Kraft Journal Ch139 "Fall Color" theme 2E(#2) 9/23

Here is our color challenge this week.

9/29 MFP Friends of Speedy TV Ch91 Animal(s) 5E(#1) 9/23
9/29 Stamped Blessings Pearls & Gems 2E(#2) 9/22

9/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Sept Linky Ch Anything Goes unlim 9/5
9/30 Just B Creative Anything Goes lim1entperday 9/1
9/30 Loves Rubber Stamps Wk71 Fall Colors unlim 9/24

10/1 Crafters Cafe Ch30 Die Cuts and/or Punches 2E(#1) 9/25
10/1 Divas by Design Monochrome 2E(#1) 9/25
10/1 Paper Pretties Wed PWC277 Make Proj w/o Designer Paper unlim 9/25
10/1 Simon Says Stamp Wed Anything Goes 5E(#1) 9/25 
10/1 Word Art Wed Ch99 Anything Goes 5E(#1) 9/25

10/4 Basic Grey Ch103 Autumn Colors Photo Insp 3E(#3) 9/21

10/4 Dream Valley Ch66 Autumn 3E(#3) 9/22

10/5 Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes unlim 9/22


  1. The embossed leaves area looks gorgeous and Thank you so much for the kind words on my Pyramid Tutorial

  2. Very cute! Love that squirrel! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday

  3. Like the leaves, squirrel and embossing - nice colors and ready for Thanksgiving!

  4. great fall card. Thanks for sharing at Loves Rubberstamps.

  5. A beautiful card. Those leaves are really pretty :-) Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  6. Very pretty! love the emboss. Thank you for sharing your creation with us at Cupcake Inspirations.

  7. What a great autumn card! So glad you shared at Cupcake Inspirations!

  8. Beautiful Card!!! Thank you for playing along with us at CCCB.


  9. So stinkin' cute! I'm loving the little squirrel! Thanks for playing along with us at The Kraft Journal!

  10. What a cute Autumn card, Melissa. Thanks for sharing with us again this week. Your art is always SUCH a blessing to us!
    Word Art Wednesday

  11. Thanks for sharing your card with us in this week's Color Challenge at The Kraft Journal. We appreciate you sharing the challenge inspiration photo, too!
    The Kraft Journal

  12. fabulous card! so pretty and great colours. thanks for sharing with us at the Crafters Cafe this week! Mo CCCB DT xxx

  13. Great card

    Thank you for joining us at BasicGrey Challenges this week

    Jo x

  14. This is a very nice creation Melissa - I love that squirrel and of course the leaves and the color choices of your card - thanks for linking up at FOSTV this week - I wish you the best in the draw - Gail FOSTV DT

  15. Perfect for fall! Thanks again for playing along with my Amusing Challenge this week!

  16. Fabulous CAS card. Thanks for playing at Loves Rubberstamps!

  17. Hi Melissa,
    This looks fab. I love the simplicity of it & I just love squirrels! Thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week.
    Andie xx