Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Thanksgiving Card

I must admit, I LOVE making fall themed cards. I get to make a few Thanksgiving cards to send out to relatives that live out of town that we won't see. I like our family to know we're thinking about them even when we can't all be together during the holiday.

I knew I wanted to use the new Stampin' Up! Autumn Traditions Designer Series Paper in the current catalog to create these cards. I couldn't decide which design because I love them all, so I narrowed it down to 5 of them. When you can't decide, use them all. Why not?!

The leaves nestled into the ribbon are from the Stampin' Up! set Falling Leaves. I stamped them on Very Vanilla card stock and carefully trimmed them with Paper Snips (who can live without these?) leaving a little border around them. Leaving a border pops the colors more. You can find a complete list of supplies at the bottom of this post.

My three (almost four) year old son told me last night he wanted to blog. I asked him what his site would be called? He said "Brandon's Cardtique". Sounds like a plan to me!

Have a great day and happy stamping!!!

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Recipe (all supplies from Stampin' Up!):
Stamps: Falling Leaves (#115368)
Ink: Soft Suede, Elegant Eggplant, Ruby Red, More Mustard
Card Stock: Soft Suede, Very Vanilla
Designer Series Paper: Autumn Traditions (#115668)
Accessories: Very Vanilla 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon, brads
Tools: Modern Label Punch (#116630), Word Window Punch (#105090)

12 comments:

Kris Kilcoyne said...

Thank you for sharing this layout!!

Another perfect way to use my hoarded DSP.

Love your card and colors.

luv2scrap said...

Too cute! Let us know when your son's blog goes live!!

Cards by Gina said...

I love, love, love this card! Terrific idea! It's going right into my idea File. Thanks so much for sharing.

Mary Fish said...

Fantastic layout and use of the stamps and colors. I adore every inch. So modern and pretty. Hugs, M

Carla Bazhenow said...

I so love this card, love the layout and colors. Hugs,

Patti MacLeith said...

Tiffany! Just so lovely! Those papers are fantastic and I adore the popped out leaves. Wonderful way to put together a Thanksgiving card.

....Linda.... said...

I LOVE this! What a great way to showcase the DSP - ooooh I am so going to copy it! Great fall card!

Melissa said...

I adore this layout! How wonderful! I have this set and I WAS stumped! That got my mojo going!

The snipped leaves are perfect!

Kim said...

GREAT card Tiffany! Love the snipped leaves tied in with the bow - cute!

Ann Schach said...

Congrats on your Nancy Riley iPICK! Great card! I love how you used the DSP and I love this layout!

Char in So Cal said...

SHAZAM!! This card ROCKS!!

Kelly said...

Congratulations! I just wanted you to know that your project will appear on the Yahoo Group Late Night Stamper’s blog finds of the day Thanksgiving Edition. Want to receive your own copy of the blog finds of the day? Join us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/stampinuplnstampers/