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Friday, November 1, 2013

Autumn #2 Turkey Farm Animals & Leaves Card

Created this Autumn card similar to one I posted the other day w/ exception that I added stickles for glitter color to some of the leaves.
1. used sketch which you can see below
2. stamped turkeys for farm animals - a friend of mine has a daughter that has a farm and they raise turkeys, they use to raise peacocks but now they raise turkeys
3. used a fav Autumn embossing folder
4. used Tim Holtz Distress Inks for Autumn colors on the embossing
5. added some Autumn Leaf ribbon
6. stamped a Mark's Finest Papers sentiment
7. added stickles for glitter on some of the leaves

Supplies List 

embossing: Sizzix Fall Set embossing folder
ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper:  the Paper Studio - Fall Leaves, Pumpkins - scraps of scrapbook paper, 
   cardstock - Kraft, orange/brown, white
punch: Fiskars 1 1/2" circle
ribbon: ribbon trends Fall Leaves
stamp: Mark's Finest Papers Autumn Splender sentiment, Stampabilities - Turkey Silhouette
stickles: gold, red
Tim Holtz: Distress Inks - dried marigold, spiced marmalade, wild honey,
   Distress Stickles - frayed burlap, vintage photo

Entering this into the following challenges:

11/1 MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Ch183 Make a Farm Scene 5E(#2) farm animals - turkeys 10/26

11/2 Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes unlim 10/20

11/6 Brown Sugar Things w/ Wings 2E(#1) wings - turkeys 11/1 
11/6 Crafty Ribbons Ch68 Anything Goes w/ Ribbon 5E(#3) 10/31
11/6 Cute Card Thurs Ch36 Sparkles unlim 10/31

11/10 Victorine Stamp Ch#71 Fall or Thanksgiving unlim 10/28

11/11 Cuttlebug Mania Autumn 3E(#2) 10/29

11/13 Creative Time For Me Thanksgiving Theme 3E(#2) 10/31

11/14 Cardz TV Go-To Galz Ch#39 Thankful 1E(#1) 11/1 
11/14 Wags N Whiskers Ch116 Fall Colours 2E(#1) 11/1 


  1. Very nicely done, thanks for joining CTVS!

  2. Thanks so much for sharing your Thanksgiving card with us at Cardz TV.

  3. Very pretty and elegant and such wonderful Fall colors. Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends.

  4. Beautiful! Love the embossing folder and the stickled leaves!!! Beautiful layout! Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends.

  5. I love your sparkly tree. Another lovely entry into our Cuttlebug Mania Autumn challenge x

  6. Melissa, your card is so pretty, I love the fall tree. Thank you, for joining us in the Speedy Fox challenge.

  7. Great creation, thanks for sharing with us at crafty ribbons
    Hugs Kelly

  8. Pretty card. Thank you for joining in with our Autumn challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

  9. Hi Melissa; thanks for participating again with Crafty ribbons, you should get a VIP-something for frecuent participation and lots of imagination!
    La Vikinga, DT at Crafty Ribbons

  10. The glittery leaves are a fun addition to this card. Hugs- Glora