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Friday, September 20, 2013

TH Acorn Blueprint Autumn Card

Used Tim Holtz/Sizzix Acorn Blueprint stamps & die set to make this Autumn card. Embossed the top & bottom with TH Thanksgiving embossing Border. Gave the acorn dimension by cutting the layers using the dies. Recycled a Valspar paint card for the body of the acorn. Used Cork for the top of the acorn. Distressed the Kraft paper with TH paper distresser & TH Distress Ink walnut stain. Stamped the sentiment tag border & sentiment. Cut out the sentiment tag with die. Added acorn buttons, string & twine.

Supplies List 

buttons: JHB acorn
cork: Canvas Corp adhesive cork sheet - top of acorn
ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
paper: cardstock - Kraft, tan
recycle: Valspar paint card Brilliant Metals Molten Penny - body of acorn
string/rope: brown - threaded thru acorn buttons & added to bottom embossed area
Tim Holtz/Sizzix: die/stamp - Acorn Blueprint. Distress Ink - walnut stain,
   embossing - Thanksgiving embossing border,
    paper distresser
twine: Vintage browns

Entering this into the following challenges:

9/21 Creative Insp Paint Autumn Colors unlim 9/8 

9/22 Craft Your Passion Ch180 Autumn/Fall Colours 3E(#3) 9/16

9/23 Crafty Sentiments Fall/Autumn Colours 3E(#3) 9/17
9/23 {PIN}spirational Ch#75 Hello Autumn 5E(#3) 9/17

9/24 Aud Sentiments Ch89 Autumn but not Halloween 5E(#5) 9/11
9/24 MFP Simple Salutations Autumn 5E(#3) 9/18
9/24 Perfect Sentiments PSC92 Find Me Some Fall Card 3E(#3) 9/18
9/24 Simon Says Stamp Wed Celeb STAMPtember & use a prod from Simon Says Stamp Store 5E(#4) 9/18
9/24 Word Art Wed Ch98 Anything Goes 5E(#4) 9/18

9/25 Brown Sugar Ch60 Shades of Brown 2E(#1) 9/20
9/25 Delightful Sketch Buttons and/or Bows 1E(#1) 9/18

9/26 Little Scrap Pieces Ch133 Fun Fri Linky Party 1E(1#1) 9/20

9/27 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#18 Anything Goes 3E(#2) 9/20

9/29 Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party #15 Autumn/Fall 6E(#3) 9/16

9/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Sept Linky Ch Anything Goes unlim 9/5
9/30 Just B Creative Anything Goes lim1entperday 9/1


  1. Cute card. Love the blueprint!! Thanks for joining our Buttons and Bows Challenge at Delightful Challenges.


  2. Now that's a very cool card!! That blueprint is super neat!!

    Thank you for sharing with us this week at Craftin Desert Divas!

  3. great card thanks for joining us at brown sugar

  4. Another wonderful Fall card you've made! Love the image and colors! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments!
    Jackie W

  5. Beautiful Autumn card. Thank you for playing along with us at MFP Simple Salutations Challenge.

  6. Very nice. Thanks for sharing at Brown Sugar Challenge!

  7. You couldn't get more autumnal than this! Great choice of an acorn image and I love the little acorn embellishments. Perfect for our challenge.Thank you for joining us at Pinspirational Challenges. Come back next week!

  8. acorn and leaves perfect for an autumn card. thanks for playing at MFPaHC simple salutations
    stamping sue

  9. Very elegant autumn card, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

  10. I really like that set and you have aced it. It reminds me of how magnificent oak tress have their beginning.
    Thank you for taking time to post this beautiful artwork with us this week at WAW. Please join us on our Facebook page for lots of fun, prizes and inspiration.
    Carole Robb Bisson
    Word Art Wednesday

  11. Beautiful fall card, Melissa. I love the acorn...great use of materials. The twine and button element is so cute. Thanks for joining our Fall/Autumn Colours challenge at Craft Your Passion this week.I always enjoy my visits.

  12. Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Fall/Autumn“ Linky Party.

    Craftin Desert Diva's

  13. Lovely autumn card Mellisa and we should all be thankful !! Thanks for joining us again this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

    Good luck sweetie !!

    hugs Diane xx

  14. Lovely card thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

  15. Very pretty and rustic fall card. Love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Jo's FFC!

  16. what a lovely project!
    Thank you for participatin in CYP challenge!
    Craft Your Passion DT

  17. Fab autumn card.

    Thanks for sharing at Crafty Sentiments this week.


  18. Wow - you could totally sell a pretty card like this one. You have portrayed the feeling of fall well with this card. I love everything about it. Thank you for joining us at {PIN}spirational challenges. <3 Wio

  19. This card is such fun. Love the acorn!

    Thank you for participating in the {PIN}Spirational Challenge this week!

  20. Beautiful card and gorgeous autumn colours. Thank you for joining in the Crafty Sentiments challenge this time.
    Cathy xx

  21. Fantastic!

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    XOXO ~ Laurel

  22. Beautiful Fall card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper