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Friday, November 22, 2013

Turkey Thanksgiving Card

Created this Thanksgiving Card using Thanksgiving Cricut cartridge. Used a sketch which you can see below. Used aluminum non galvanized roof flashing for metal. Embossed the roof flashing metal and cut out 'Harvest' word. Used Tim Holtz Distress Ink on the embossed metal. Added stickles to the Turkey. Added Sunflower buttons & ribbon.

Supplies List 

buttons: Dress it Up Fall's Final Blooms 2 Sunflowers
Cricut cartridge: Thanksgiving 3" Turkey
ink: Memento Rhubarb Stalk
machine: Sizzix BIGkick 
metal - aluminum non galvanized roof flashing
    scrapbook paper - 
      Authentique - Harvest Acorn, Pioneer Plaid, the Paper Studio Pumpkins,
   cardstock -browns, yellows

ribbon: the Paper Studio Turkeys
Spellbinder: Shape Ribbon Banners 
stamp: studio g - sentiment 'happy Thanksgiving'
stickles: Diamond, Xmas Red
Tim Holtz:  Distress Stickles - ripe persimmon, embossing - Thanksgiving Background
wiggle eye: 3mm

Entering this into the following challenges:

11/22 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#26 Anything Goes UE 11/15

11/23 Pile It On Ch46 With Thanks UE 11/17
11/23 Robyns Fetish #186 Use Metal Real or Faux 3E(#2) 11/17
11/23 Sentimental Sun Ch181 Giving Thanks Card 3E(#2) 11/17
11/23 Stamped Blessings Thanksgiving/thanks 2E(#2) 11/17

11/24 Bitten By The Bug 2 Turkey Ch UE 11/18
11/24 Craft Your Passion Ch189 Buttons Galore 3E(#3) 11/18

11/24 Kaboodle Doodle Ch198 Thanksgiving 3E(#3) 11/18
11/24 MFP Friends of Speedy TV Ch99 Thanksgiving 5E(#2) 11/18
11/24 The Pink Elephant TPE226 Color Ch: Brown, Orange & Cream UE 11/18

11/25 Die Cuttin Divas Ch145 Thanksgiving 3E(#2) 11/19
11/25 Paper Take Wkly Giving Thanks 5E(#2) 11/19

11/26 Crafters Cafe Ch38 Heavy Metal 2E(#1) 11/20 
11/26 Divas By Design Make it Pretty 2E(#2) 11/20

11/26 Simon Says Stamp Wed Use Heather's Sketch 5E(#4) 11/20

heathers sketch 2

11/26 Word Art Wed Ch107 Anything Goes 5E(#5) 11/20

11/27 Brown Sugar Ch69 Anything Goes 2E(#1) 11/22 

11/28 Crafts 4 Eternity R#151 Glitter & Sparkle 3E(#1) My Glitter & Sparkle - Sunflower Buttons 11/22
11/28 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#27 Thankful UE 11/22 
11/28 QKR Stampede Ch65 Give Thanks - Thanksgiving - Thankful 3E(#1) 11/22 
11/28 Totally Papercrafts Ch194 Add a Bow 3E(#1) 11/22

11/30 Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes UE 11/17
11/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Nov Linky Ch UE 11/7
11/30 Just B Creative Nov Linky Party lim1perday 11/1
11/30 Ribbon Carousel RCC87 Holidays & Celeb Ch UE 11/5

12/3 Paper-Craftung Journey Bling It Up 5E(#1) 11/21


  1. Great card Melissa! I love your turkey and I love your take on the sketch! Your papers are fabulous and I love that shiny embossed "harvest"! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2;-)

  2. love the card and the turkey thanks for sharing with brown sugar this week Rachel DT

  3. Lovely Thanksgiving card Melissa - perfect and I love the colours too.

    Thank you for joining us over at Papertake Weekly this week - I wish you the very best of luck.

    I hope you will come and join in the fun with us next week.

    Have a great weekend.

    Toodle Pip

    Hazel x

  4. gobble gobble - your design is so cute. have a great Thanksgiving and thanks for joining us at BBTB2


  5. Great card Melissa! Love the embossed 'Harvest'. Thank you so very much for joining our 'Your A Turkey' challenge at BBTB2!!!! :)

  6. Great Thanksgiving Card Melissa. Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Hugs, Janine xx

  7. Fun card Melissa! I really like the banners and the bow on the turkey is a super cute touch!!! Thanks for sharing with us at BBTB2!!!

  8. Great card..thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly..Hugz Gayle xx

  9. Great card, love the roof flashing, thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week. Jac x

  10. Sorry Melissa, I missed this for JFFC-thanks for sharing this awesome card with us on our challenge of Any Goes;-)

  11. The embossed metal adds such a nice rustic touch to your turkey card. Nice job. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

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  13. I'll try again, hit the wrong button, Great card, thanks for joining us at Robyns Fetish Challenge this week.

  14. Great card thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodle and good luck x

  15. Wonderful design with beautiful image also Nice coloring with metal embellishments........what a great job.........thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge this week............Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!


  16. How cute the turkey looks with the bow round his neck.Love the warm sunny feeling of the colours and the embossed piece is a great addition. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x

  17. Great card...Thanks for playing along with us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Wendy xx

  18. What a cool technique , I love the how the Harvest word cake out ! Thank you so much for joining us at Pile it On Challenges and at BBTB2 !

    Mayra DTM

  19. I am liking that metal and that bow on the cute Turkey - Thanks for coming to the FOSTV this week and I wish you the best on the draw! Gail SR DT FOSTV

  20. What a cute bow on your turkey! Thanks for playing along!

  21. Such a fun creation. Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at Paper Crafting Journey.
    Laine - DT

  22. Really beautiful card!
    Thanks for playing with us this week at QKR Stampede...
    Ardilla :)

  23. Wow! So many fun thanksgiving patterns going on here. Love the metal. Thanks for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Use A Sketch challenge this week on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

  24. Super adorable Thanksgiving card! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Word Art Wednesday and look forward to seeing more of your lovely creations again soon. Have a blessed week! Laura

  25. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  26. What a cute turkey. Love the design with the ribbon and added dp. Thanks for playing at QKR Stampede and good luck. Hope to see you back friday for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at QKR Stampede!! xx