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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Autumn So Much to be Thankful for Card

I'm into a 'Not' Clean & Simple card creating mood. Used a sketch to create this card which you can see below. Used several items including Doodle Pantry digi, Birdie Pumpkin w/ DP digi sentiments. Recycled a leftover embossed piece of 'thanks' sentiment. Added glitter dots, metal glitter leaf brads & ribbon.

Supplies List 

brads: Harvest crafts Glitter Leaves 
digi: Doodle Pantry Birdie Pumpkin including sentiment
misc: Dress it Up Fall's Promise - 2 small glitter round dots
paper:  scrap piece of Leaf pattern scrapbook paper, cardstock - Kraft, brown, orange,white
punch: Fiskars corner rounder
recycle: leftover piece of embossed 'thanks' sentiment 
ribbon: ribbon trends Fall Leaves
Spellbinder: Nest Leafy Squares
Stampin' Up: punches - decorative label, scallop circle - 1 3/4", 2 3/8"
Tim Holtz: Distress ink - spiced marmalade

Entering this into the following challenges:

10/4 2 Sisters Ch163 Anything Goes unlim 9/28
10/4 Allsorts Wk226 How does your garden grow 3E(#1) pumpkins are grown in  a garden 9/28

10/5 613 Avenue Create Ch39 Anything Goes w/ Opt Twist - Create your own Ch 3E(#3) 9/29
10/5 Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes unlim 9/22

10/5 Kraft Journal Ch140 Sketch 2E(#2) 9/30

10/5 Pile It On #39 Leaves unlim 9/29

10/6 Incy Wincy Give Thanks Ch 5E(#2) 9/30

10/6 MFP Friends of Speedy TV Ch92 Favourite Colours 5E(#5) 9/30

10/7 Crafty Sentiments Fav Technique or Colors 3E(#3) 10/1
10/7 Loves Rubber Stamp Anything Goes unlim 10/1
10/7 Paper Take Wkly Anything Goes w/ opt extra to make Halloween treat holder 5E(#5) 10/1
10/7 Tues Throwdown Colors of Fall 3E(#3) 10/1

10/8 Word Art Wed Ch100 Anything Goes 5E(#2) 10/2

10/9 Crafty Ribbons Ch64 Anything Goes W/ Ribbon 5E(#1) 10/3
10/9 Cute Card Thurs Ch32 Signs of Distress unlim TH inking 10/3

10/10 Frosted Designs Fri Ch Add Texture 1E(#1) 9/27
10/10 Simply Create Too Ch47 Fall/Autumn 3E(#3) 9/27

10/13 Craftin Desert Divas Craft it Up & Link It Up Linky Party Anything with a Sentiment 6E(#6) 9/30

10/13 Twisted Tues Lots of Layers Twist Metal 3E(#2) 10/1

10/14 Clear It Out Thanksgiving Stash: left over sentiment 3E(#1) 10/1

10/16 Creative Time For Me Pumpkin 3E(#1) 10/3

10/24 Doodle Pantry Ch39 1E(#1) 10/1

10/31 DLART Thankful Thurs Oct Linky Ch unlim 10/3 
10/31 Just B Creative Oct Just Because Linky Party Anything Goes 1 link per day 10/1
10/31 Ribbon Carousel RCC86 Fall & Halloween unlim Fall 10/1


  1. Beautiful Autumn card; like the way you "anchored" the paper strip at the bottom with the leaf brads. Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

  2. Lovey Autumn card, thanks for playing at craftyribbons

  3. Beautiful Melissa! Love all of the elements on this card!

  4. Great autumn card, love the colours...


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  5. Melissa: Love your 3rd entry too--love the beautiful colors.

    Simply Create Too Team Member

  6. thanks for sharing your fab creation with us at CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol

  7. Gorgeous card and lovely leaf paper! Thanks for playing along in Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge 39!

  8. What a stunning creation. Love the rich colours. Great job. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

  9. Love the fall colors on this beautiful card! Thanks so much for linking up at Clear It Out Challenge! Karen N, CIO-DT

  10. What pretty Fall colors and I love the embossed sentiment! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs AND Loves Rubberstamps this week! We hope you play along again with us BOTH soon!

  11. Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Anything with a sentiment“ Linky Party.

    Craftin Desert Diva's

  12. Just popping by to thank you for sharing your project with us at Allsorts this week!

  13. Beautiful Fall card!
    Thank you for joining in on the Creative Inspirations paint challenge!
    Michelle, dt member

  14. Beautiful Fall card! The colors of Fall are just gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at My Creative Time Designer's challenge! Hugs, Leanne

  15. Wonderful fall card Melissa, love the leaves and your die cut frame! Thanks for joining us at the Doodle Pantry Challenge #39!

  16. Melissa - thank you for entering 5 creations at FOSTV this week - Best wishes on the win! Enjoy your week!

  17. Such pretty colors! Thanks for joining us in the My Creative Time ~ Designer Challenge. :)

  18. Gorgeous card, Melissa. Such fabulous fall colours! Glad to have you celebrate Autumn with us.
    Asha - Tuesday Throwdown DT
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  19. love those dies!! Thanks for playing with us this week at Incy Wincy! Hope to see your work in our next challenge!
    Karen C

  20. Thanks for sharing you card with us at crafty sentiments
    Hugs Kelly DT

  21. Very pretty Melissa. I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.


    Tuesday Throwdown DT

  22. Very nice. Lovely autumn colors. Thanks for joining us at the Clear It Out Challenge blog. Good luck!

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  23. Very nice fall card. Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

  24. Beautiful design! I love all the layers! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps

  25. Your creation is so beautiful with it's vibrant fall colours. This is sure to bring a smile to any face and help to remind someone that there is lots to be Thankful for. Thanks for playing along with us at Doodle Pantry Blog Challenge.

  26. another cute card Melissa
    Thanks for sharing and playing along with us over at The Kraft Journal! We have a new challenge that begins tomorrow, hope to see you join in :)

  27. Very sweet!! Thank you SO much for playing along in my pumpkin challenge over at My Creative Time!

  28. Beautiful card! I love all the fall colors! Thank you for taking on our texture challenge at Frosted Designs!

    barb :)

  29. This is lovely...Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments, and good luck.

    Caz xx

  30. Sunshine Honey Bee: Your cards are beautiful!!.. Perfect picture layout for autumn!!

    Thanks for playing with us at Simply Create Too!!
    Simply Create Too Team Member

  31. Really pretty fall card Melissa! Thanks for playing with us at Papertake Weekly :)

  32. What a lovely card! Fall colors are my favorite -- nice job! Thanks so much for joining us for the texture challenge at Frosted Designs :)

  33. What a pretty fall card!! love the colors, thank you for joining us at Frosted designs. channa

  34. Beautiful Autumn card love the colours and beautiful paper and love the die frame- thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday
    Carol DT x

  35. Beautiful card!! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!!

  36. Awesome card!
    Wonderful colors
    Thanks for joining us, at Doodle Pantry, and hope to see you again next month.
    Lorianna DPDT