Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Cornucopia and Turkey

     I'm almost done with my Thanksgiving cards but I don't have all the posts scheduled yet so you'll be seeing them throughout the next couple of weeks.   This one I did using one of my favorite cornucopia images which comes from Doodle Pantry.  I love that it's combined with a turkey.

I based this on the sketch from Try Stamping on Tuesday
but flipped and the horizontal strip (I used ribbon) is higher.
I also used scallops instead of flags.

     This is a pre-colored image which I die cut using two different curved border dies from Spellbinders.  I layered it onto some orange CS which had been run through my Linen embossing folder.  I rounded the corners with a hand punch.

     The leaf embellies were also done with a hand punch.  The ribbon is glittered and has been in my autumn stash for who-knows-how-long?  The striped background is actually fabric.  I used iron-on interfacing on the back to make it more stable. The sentiment is also from Doodle Pantry, hand cut and matted with dp from DCWV.

Cards in Envy
Classy Cards n Such
Corrosive Challenge
Craft-Dee BowZ
Crafting from the Heart
Craft Your Passion
Crafty Boots
Di's Digi Designs
Dragonfly Dreams
Glitter n Sparkle
Julia Spiri
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
Moving Along with the Times
Not Just Cards
Ribbon Girl
Sweet Stampin'

    Can you tell I'm actually getting back into my routine?  I did lots of crafting and cardmaking over the weekend so I finally have a chance to post each day.  Happy Stamping. NanaConnie 


Donna Hanley said...

Connie, I love this curved panel and it seems to fit the entire card so well. I did do a couple of Thanksgiving cards, which is big for me to have them done ahead of time.
Have a fun day.

*Vicki* said...

This is such a beautiful Fall design NC!! I love the stripes in the background and the image looks fantastic with your die cut shape! Great take on that sketch as well!! HUGS :)

Lori m said...

Very pretty, the scalloped background really makes your beautiful image stand out, very pretty.
Hugs, Lori m

Linda Simpson said...

This is wonderful and loving the topper a magnificent turkey. Loving your bow and sentiment.
Linda xxx

Jennifer Bradley said...

I love how you have used the dies on your image, its fabulous. Great backing paper and bow. Thanks for sharing with us in our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty friends and we would love to see you again soon. Jennifer DT member x

Sandy Trefger said...

Beautiful Thanksgiving scene on this card!Love the bow! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy for our Gratitude card challenge!

Wendy L said...

Fab image on your lovely card. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xxx

Dee's Craft Room said...

Fab thanks giving card, lovely image and the background looks great. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


Dawn Lancaster said...

Gorgeous image & a great take on the sketch NanC! I love the colours too!
Dawn xx

jimlynn said...

That's an awesome image! LOVE the way you framed it out with those dies too Connie. Just beautiful!

Lady Anne Milnes Howard said...

Such a great looking card Connie great image which you have coloured so beautifully, what a handsome turkey he is. Thank you for sharing with us at Dragonfly Dreams, hope we see you again soon...
Love and Hugs ~ Lady Anne
Dragonfly Dreams
Anne's Paper Dream's Blog

Lady Anne Milnes-Howard of Glencairn, Caithness Scotland.

Teresa Arsenault said...

What a beautiful image. This card is gorgeous and I love the scripture too.

Jenny L said...

what a great card, and a super image.
Lovely design, and wonderful leaves too.
Thank you for joining the MAWTT challenge.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. DT

Anna said...

Fabulous card!!!
Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Craft your Passion this week!
Anna Dt

Super Stamp Girl said...

Oh what a stunning cornucopia/Thanksgiving image. I can see why you like their designs so much. Thank you for joining us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday. Crystal

Wedgie said...

Fab Thanks Giving card - I love the rich colours you've used.
Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin, Wedgie xxx

Chasing the Dream said...

Fab and more fab. In fact, fell in love with those dies, just love the curves.

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Absolutely gorgeous image, thank you for sharing with Sweet Stampin'. Hope you can join our new challenge tomorrow. Have a lovely weekend, sweetie.

Love and hugs

Anonymous said...

Thank you for joining us at
Stamps by Julia Spiri
Hugggs Lori X x X

Lisette Baker said...

Love that image and how you have incorporated it into your design. Fab ribbon. Thanks for joining in with Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

Lynda said...

What a lovely card, I love your stunning colouring. Thankyou for joining us over at Try Stampin for our sketch challenge, Hope you join us again on Tuesday. Lynda DT xx 

Helen said...

Love the way you've used the sketch for this - very pretty.

Thanks for joining us at Julia Spiri.

Helen x

Patricia Hays said...

The traditional turkey and cornucopia image is so appropriate for Thanksgiving. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Cards in Envy.

Tina said...

I just love this card. the texture and everything about it. Thanks for joining us over at the Julia Spiri challenge blog. Hugs Tina DT x

barb hendrickson said...

A beautiful Thanksgiving card and a wonderful take on the sketch challenge. Please join us again at Try Stampin On Tuesday!

lalkygirl said...

What a fab card love what you did with the sketch
Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee BowZ and good luck
Tracey X

Lori said...

Beautiful image and beautiful card! Great take on the sketch. Thanks so much for joining us at Try Stampin' On Tuesday!

Dawn Frost said...

Hi NanaConnie! I love your card, great take on the sketch. Thanks for joining us for Doodle Pantry's AIMPDC#11 I hope you join again and good luck! Dawn Doodle Pantry DT