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Monday, September 23, 2013

Thanksgiving w/ fence & BG pumpkins Card

Used Autumn colors to create this card.

Used Basic Grey pumpkin Give Thanks stamp.  

Used Tim Holtz Thanksgiving embossing folder, TH Thanksgiving embossing fence border, TH paper distresser & TH Distress Ink. 

Check out the detail cuts I made in the fence using the cutter hubby gave me. I think it was well worth the carefulness & time cutting the fence. 

Added some twine.

Supplies List 

ink: Memento Rhubarb Stalk
paper:  core'dinations cardstock - brown, cardstock - Kraft, oranges, yellow
stamp: Basic Grey pumpkin/Give Thanks sentiment
Stampin' Up: punch - 1 3/8" circle
Tim Holtz: embossing - Thanksgiving embossing folder & fence border,
   Distress Ink - walnut stain, paper distresser
twine: Vintage red/brown

Entering this into the following challenges:

9/24 Simon Says Stamp Wed Celeb STAMPtember & use a prod from Simon Says Stamp Store 5E(#5) item in Simon store - TH embossing folder/border 9/18

9/25 MFP Insp Ch29 Fun Cupcakes 5E(#3) cupcake 3 inspired me to use colors orange & browns 9/19


9/28 613 Avenue Create Ch38 Anything Goes or Twist - Create Your Own Color Ch 3E(#2) 
   chose Anything Goes w/ no twist 9/22

This week's optional twist is to use this Create Your Own Color Challenge chart

 Column A = white, gray or black
Column B = pink, purple or red
Column C = orange, yellow or green

You should only use ONE color from each column for a total of 3 colors used.

9/28 Glitter N Sparkle Ch51 Male Cards 3E(#3) 9/22

9/28 Kraft Journal Ch139 "Fall Color" theme 2E(#1) 9/23

Here is our color challenge this week.

9/29 Incy Wincy Picture Insp 5E(#1) 9/23

9/29 Kaboodle Doodle Ch190 Use Orange 3E(#1) 9/23

9/29 My Craft Spot Mon Ch#112 Pinterest Insp 1E(#1) I used pumpkins & Autumn colors 9/23

This week's challenge is Pinterest Inspired!
(Use some element of this photo for you project - color, design, an item in the photo, etc.)

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

10/4 Basic Grey Ch103 Autumn Colors Photo Insp 3E(#1) 9/21

10/4 Dream Valley Ch66 Autumn 3E(#1) 9/22

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


  1. HI Melissa - your fence is totally great - lovely card and of course I love those Basic Grey Stamps too! Have a blessed week!

  2. Beautiful card - I love the fence! Thank you for joining our Autumn challenge at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  3. Congrats on winning the A Muse Studio Challenge Melissa! My apologies, I posted the wrong email address. The correct one is luckydogstamper at gmail dot com.

  4. Hi Melissa. Thank you so much for your very nice comment you left on my blog this morning. I appreciate your time and thoughts! Your Thanksgiving card is so pretty. Have a great week! <3 Candy

  5. A very pretty, Thanksgiving card. I really like the fence. Thanks, for joining us for the Speedy TV Inspiration challenge.

  6. Very nice CAS design and a great way to combine the elements of several challenges! Very nicely done! Thanks for slipping this under our door here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  7. Thanks for joining us on the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog! Wonderful card!

  8. What a lovely card thank's for joining us at Incy Wincy this week hugs Nikki

  9. I'm back again! Another great card - love your fence! Thank you for joining us for our "male cards" challenge at Glitter n Sparkle. Best wishes in the draw, and I hope to see more of your work in the future.

    KT Fit Kitty, DT Glitter n Sparkle

  10. Lovely card, Melissa! The embossing and pumpkins are the cutest! Thanks for joining us at The Kraft Journal this week!

  11. Great card, love your embossing
    Thank you for joining us at BasicGrey Challenges this week

    Jo x

  12. Awesome card! Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot this week!


  13. What a fabulous fall card! I especially like that wonderful little fence border!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  14. A great card - fab colours! Thanks for joining our Autumn challenge at Dream Valkey. Susie x