Monday, September 24, 2018

Thanksgiving Greetings

     A couple of weeks ago, I saw this card on Jane Willis's blog, Onions and Paper, and was so impressed with it that I just had to CASE it!  Thanks for the inspiration, Jane!


I love the simple design, striking background paper,
and wonderful autumn theme.

     Here's how I used that inspiration.


     The sentiment/image is from my growing collection of Victorine Originals stamps.  I actually added the little pumpkins on each side (also Victorine) so the main stamp is the sentiment.

     I used ProMarkers to color, then cut it into the long rectangle.  I inked the edges to make it stand out.  The argyle plaid paper is a digital paper and I really don't remember from what company.  It was a leftover scrap large enough to cover my card front and had gorgeous autumn colors.

    After putting on the sentiment piece, I added glittered ribbon above and below and knew instantly that the card was finished.  

     Challenges:

     Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

15 comments:

Beatriz said...

Beautiful autumnal card! Thank you for sharing with us over here at Crafty Sentiments designs and best of luck with your entry. Beatriz DT

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Nana, it's interesting when you Case a project, how your inspiration leads you into the same direction but different results. Beautiful card and loving the plaid background. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and please come back and share a "Creature Great or Small" with Double Trouble and Brown Sugar.

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow you've done a wonderful job with your CASE Connie! I especially love the strips of glitter and those papers are stunning! Such a happy and pretty Fall design!

coops said...

Gorgeous autumnal card, I love the image on the central panel and the rich colours are stunning .
Thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

The Crafty Den said...

Another gorgeous card Connie. I love the images/sentiment you have used and your colouring is perfect. The layout is fantastic and the papers are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week for our 'anything goes' challenge. Hugs, Denise x

Creaine said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends. Very nice and Good luck!
Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

Teresa Arsenault said...

Beautiful cards.

Billie A said...

Beautiful card. I like how your created the card from the example. Fun image and great background paper. Thanks for sharing over at Creative with Stamps
Billie A
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Beth F. said...

How exciting to see those Victorine Originals stamps on your card! It is wonderful. Thanks for entering the SumMore Fun challenge.

Diane Louise J said...

Hello… Thanks for joining our ‘Autumn Colours’ challenge with your lovely card…
Diane Louise
[Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

papercraftingprincess said...

Thank you for joining us at Double Trouble...you have CASed a great card. I hope you'll come back and join us with a critter card as well.

Caz said...

Lovely creation...Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Friends, and good luck...
Hope to see you again soon..

Caz xx CF DT

APeeling Papercrafts said...

Beautiful! Love that background paper! Thanks for playing along with us at Creative with Stamps - Pam DT.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Both of your cards are fall beauties! Thanks for sharing your talent with us in the SumMore Fun Mood Board Challenge!

Pippa said...

Firstly apologies for the lateness of this comment, it's been one of those months. I love your take on the inspiration you found, that central image goes so well with the background. Thanks for sharing with us at Path of Positivity. Pippa DT