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Saturday, November 23, 2013

Thanksgiving Card made using homemade Chipboard

Created this Thankgiving card using homemade Chipboard & mostly Tim Holtz products.

Recycled a cardboard food box to make the homemade Chipboard. Cut 3 of the acorn & pumpkin dies using Tim Holtz dies. Cut only 1 of the TH Leaf die. Distressed the acorn & pumpkin using TH embossing folder & Cuttlebug embossing folders. Added stickles to the acorn. Added a bow to the pumpkin. Stamped a Hero Arts sentiment on the Leaf.

Supplies List 

embossing: Cuttlebug Argyle embossing folder
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Tim Holtz Vagabond
    scrapbook paper - 
      Authentique - Harvest Acorn, scrap piece of Leaf paper ProvoCraft Fluttery Things
   cardstock - brown

ribbon: Harvest crafts
stamp: Hero Arts Days to Celebrate - sentiment 'Happy Thanksgiving'
stickles: Gold
Tim Holtz: dies - Mini Acorn & Pumpkin, Tattered Leaves,  
   Distress Inks - gathered twigs, spiced marmalade, walnut stain,
   embossing - Burlap embossing folder

Entering this into the following challenges:

11/23 Pile It On Ch46 With Thanks UE 11/17
11/23 Sentimental Sun Ch181 Giving Thanks Card 3E(#3) 11/17

11/24 The Pink Elephant TPE226 Color Ch: Brown, Orange & Cream UE 11/18
11/24 Victorine Stamps Ch#72 CAS with a Fall Theme UE 11/11

11/25 Die Cuttin Divas Ch145 Thanksgiving 3E(#3) 11/19
11/25 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch79 Shabby Chic or Vintage UE 11/19
11/25 Paper Take Wkly Giving Thanks 5E(#3) 11/19

11/27 Craftitude Ch53 Anything Goes or Falling Leaves 3E(#3) 11/15

11/28 Crafts 4 Eternity R#151 Glitter & Sparkle 3E(#2) 11/22
11/28 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#27 Thankful UE 11/22 
11/28 MFP Tutorial Ch76 Making Your Own Chipboard 5E(#1) 11/22
11/28 QKR Stampede Ch65 Give Thanks - Thanksgiving - Thankful 3E(#2) 11/22 
11/28 Totally Papercrafts Ch194 Add a Bow 3E(#2) 11/22

11/29 2 Sisters Thank You UE 11/23 
11/29 Catch the Bug Nov Photo Insp 3E(#1) Insp  by the Autumn Colors 11/23


11/29 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR125 Thanksgiving 3E(#1) 11/23

11/30 Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes UE 11/17
11/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Nov Linky Ch UE 11/7
11/30 Ribbon Carousel RCC87 Holidays & Celeb Ch UE 11/5


  1. This turned out really nice!
    Thanks for joining us at TTSTV.

  2. You always manage to take it up a notch . Good job ......Lis

  3. Awesome, Melissa! Great Thanksgiving creation!! Thanks for joining us to play on TTSTV!

  4. Nice job. Thanks for joining TTSTV

  5. Cute fall card! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

  6. Very crafty ! I love reusing materials ! Thank you so much for joining us at Pile it on Challenges !

    Mayra DTM

  7. Love the chipboard pieces you created, thanks for joining us on TTSTV!

  8. This is super, Melissa! Love using cereal boxes for chip board too! Great job! Thanks so much for joining us at HIMCR this week!!!

  9. Great idea using the cereal box. Fabulous design. Great job. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

  10. Super cute! I love the die cuts and the great colors. I use the backs of the paper reims we get in at work for my chipboard. So much cheaper than buying it and it's the same thing! Love this idea as well, thanks for the tip. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  11. Really cute Melissa! So pretty with the embossing. Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly :)

  12. Very cute! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps this week! We hope to see you play again soon! Good luck in the draw! :)

  13. Great use of texture and dies on this project, Melissa. Wonderful recycling. I also really like the sentiment placed on the leaf...cute idea. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes/Falling Leaves challenge at Craftitude this fortnight. I hope you join us again soon.

  14. very cute card
    thank you for participating in the challenge this week on Craft 4 Eternity.

  15. awesome recycling!!! Love the texture you have added as well.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Craftitude challenge. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky

  16. What a great project, very cute!! We appreciate you taking the time to join our November Photo Challenge at CTB! I hope you can join us again very soon!

  17. What a GREAT Thanksgiving project!!!! So cute and creative!!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Hiding In My Craft Room for our Thanksgiving challenge. Hope to see you again for the next one! (and Good Luck!!!)

    Kathy HIMCR DT

  18. Thank you so much for linking up with us in our “Photo Inspiration” challenge at Catch The Bug! Please join us, again, next time, for a new sketch and more chances to win! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

  19. great project! thank you so much for playing at catch the bug with us this week!