November Blog Hop

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Thank you for joining us for the November Pals Blog Hop. We are thankful you are visiting today and hope you enjoy our thank you inspired projects.  

You should have just left stop number 17 on the Pals Hop - Susan Itell at Simple Stampin'   If so, you are in the right spot.  If you get off track, the full blog lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

As I have mentioned many times before, Thank You cards are my favorite type of greeting card to make. There is always a reason to thank someone and brighten his or her day. To me, the unexpected greeting cards that I receive are the best ones! This Thank You card is specific to Thanksgiving. I guess the turkey was your first clue...

 

It is the time of year dedicated to counting our blessings and finding gratitude in our everyday lives.

Happy Thanksgiving to each and everyone of you.

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I used the Very Vanilla card stock as the base to tone down the overall brightness of the card. The Epic Day This and That designer paper has a white background. I wouldn’t normally mix the white with vanilla but I found that it worked and dared to be different. I cut a strip 5” x 3 3/4” of the designer paper to place upon a 5 1/4” x 4" piece of So Saffron card stock. The Scallop Trim Border punch was used along the edges on the side and Baked Brown Sugar 3/8” Taffeta Ribbon was placed along the top and the bottom edges. I used the circle framelits to cut through both layers and also to cut out the So Saffron circle border. The border was used to frame the turkey that was stamped in Baked Brown Sugar, using a portion of a stamp from the Harvest of Thanks set. I added dazzling diamonds and sponged on top with Baked Brown Sugar. The label was made using a die from the Apothecary Accents framelits set. The edges of the label and the edges of the designer paper were sponged with Baked Brown Sugar. Basic Gray, Baked Brown Sugar and Calypso Corals were the inks used in the greeting, to tie into the background. Dimensionals were used to pop the greeting and to give it depth. I also pierced along the label edges for added texture and added some basic pearls for the ta-da factor.

The next stop is Donna Kopenski at Craftycardmaker, stop number 19 on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting – and I hope to see you next month!

Posted on November 12, 2013 .