Thankful For You

Hi there. Cardz 4 Galz had started a new challenge with a new theme. Caz has chosen the theme of ‘Autumn/Fall Leaves‘. Here is my card:

I wanted to make a card with this kind of sentiment on it for a good friend who has been absolutely invaluable to me over the past few weeks. I’ve needed someone to help with some things – and she has been right there. She has run me around and generally kept in touch when I needed a boost – I am so, so thankful for her. She’s an absolute gem.

I started by stamping the Concord & 9th turnabout onto a Kraft card stock, using four autumnal colours from Gina K. The turnabout jig is a must for me to be able to line things up – thanks to the Concord & 9th Summer Camp I ‘virtually’ attended – the jig was included in the kit, and Cathy Zielske showed us how to use it…..

Once the background was stamped, I used the leaf die to cut the large leaf out of white card stock, but I added some colour by stamping the small splotch stamp so it wasn’t quite so stark. I also decided to add the panel to a white card base to bring it together.

I also decided to add some sequins so I hunted through my stash and found a Catherine Pooler sequin mix, but when I open it some of them just kinda fell onto my card – so I stuck them down where they fell. That’s one way to decided where they go, isn’t it?

I hope you can come and join us with your girlie autumn/fall leaves creations – I look forward to seeing you in our gallery. xx

I shall be entering the following challenges:

Simply Create Too fall leaves

The Four Seasons Challengeanything goes FALL

Crafty Calendar Challenge anything goes

Cards Galore Encore Anything goes

Die Cut Divas anything goes with die cuts

Simply Create Too Challenge Blog
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