Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Ever So Thankful



As we move into Autumn with the falling leaves and the harvest season, we have many reasons to be grateful to God.  Red Rubber Designs' theme this month is Thankful/Grateful.  I love, love, love this beautiful stamp called Ever So Thankful.  It is a collage stamp and seems so elegant. 



I've colored it with Copic markers, sponged Palette Cognac ink on the edges and used Crystal Effects on the word "thanks".  Recently I've discovered how great burlap is for adding texture on a card, and I thought it worked well with this autumn layout.  Also the dark brown card base is embossed with Spellbinders Flora embossing folder.



Blessings to you and your family this fall and season of thanks.

Lady Anne's Challenges - Anything Goes 
Forever Friends - Halloween/Autumn
Caboodle Doodles - Trick or Treat/Fall Projects  
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13 comments:

Donna Ellis said...

Lovely card, Paula-Kay. Looks so pretty to have the leaves in the foreground like that. The burlap looks amazing! Very rich colors, too. TFS

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, PK. The burlap adds to the feeling of autumn and enhances your image beautifully.

Faye said...

Oh Paula-Kay this is simply gorgeous. I really love it. X

butterfly said...

Just gorgeous, Paula-Kay, so richly coloured... those leaves absolutely glow with late autumn sunshine! Love the burlap setting it off too...
Alison x

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Trick or Treat /Anything Fall” Challenge!

Kath
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

Tanya said...

Beautiful autumn card, the colour palette is so rich and warm and those leaves are gorgeous :)

Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends Challenge Blog Fortnightly Challenge :)

Tanya xx

Kate said...

Lovely texture! Very natural look. Lovely coloring!

Sharon said...

Beautiful card, love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Lady Anne's challenge.

Louise (KardKrazy) said...

Simply beautiful! (Like you, I've been pulling out the burlap.) Gorgeous color as always.

Cheryl said...

Beautiful card! I LOVE the burlap!! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Gorgeous autumnal card, thanks for joining in with our halloween/autumm challenge over at Forever Friends and good luck
Julie x
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Meihsia Liu said...

This is such a gorgeous card. Love the layers and embellishments. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week... :)

Julia said...

Great card! Awesome creation and colors.
Hugs,
Julia