Thursday, September 9, 2010

Fall Wreath Thanks

A fall thank you card.  I pick up this free digital image from Designed 2 Delight.  I love all the fall leaves and used my markers to color in all the wonderful colors of fall.  I can't wait to smell the cool, crisp air of fall.  I used Mercy's sketch to design my card.  I used paper from the Amber Autumn Card Stack by DCWV and added some hand stitching on the left side of the strips of paper with embroidery floss.  The main image is popped up with foam dots and I added a little tag for my sentiment from Studio G.  Just a little button, which started out white and I colored it red with my marker to match finishes off this fall card.

This card will be submitted for the following challenges:
Tuesday Throwdown 16 - celebrate fall
Digital Tuesday - dots and stripes
Your Next Stamp - Anything Goes
Stars and Stamps - Fall Thank You card
Fab 'n' Funky - What'eva'
Delightful Inspirations - use provided image
Southern Girls Challenges - Anything Goes
Paper Play - Autumn

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"All seasons are beautiful for the person that carries happiness within."
~Horace Friess~
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Lori said...

Beautiful! Love the warm fall color scheme.

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Oohhhh, I love this! The colors, they layout, the image, your coloring, nice detail. Just beautiful! Thanks for playing along with us at Operation Write Home!

Sherrie Conner said...

Great card! Love all the bold Autumn colors!! Great layout!
Thanks for joining us this week at the Designed2Delight Artist's Challenge!! :)

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Hi Pat, I had to leave another comment and tell you how much your card inspired me. Looking at yours I made several using your sketch layout. Thanks for the inspiration!

Paula said...

Wonderful coloring job on this pretty wreath and I love the cross-stitch details too! Thanks for posting this over at OWH.

Marianne said...

Such great card. You colored the leaves really great in those fall colors!
Thanks for playing along at cowgirl sunday challenge!

Heather said...

Oh what fun! I love the wreath. I have said it before, but will stress it until it happens... I want it to be Fall so badly! The smell of the leaves, the coool crisp air. sigh. OK... back to your card :D I love the image and your stitching. Wonderful creation

Thanks for playing along at Freshly Brewed Challenges.
Heather Dennis
Fresh Brewed Designs

Poppet said...

Great card Pat, the colours you have used look fab and I like the clean and simple layout.

Thank you for sharing your card with us at CSSC and we hope to see you next week for our Christmas Cards for Soldiers event. :-) xx

Deirdre said...

Beautiful - love the added stitching too.

Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week. ♥

Patricia said...

Very pretty. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls.

sue said...

Lovely colours and the stitching makes it! Thanks for joining us at SGC.

Emma H said...

What a lovely fall card, I love that wreath! Thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky

Ginny said...

lovely, good luck with the DT

Anonymous said...

Love the warm autumn colours. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls this week.
Sam xx

Louise said...

This is lovely, really elegant and I love the earthy tones. Great freebie from designed to delight and made a gorgeous job with it.
Thanks loads for joining us for our very first Southern Girls Challenge, hope you will play along again next time.

Carisa said...

this is really quite beautiful! i love the fall colors & the stitching you added. thanks for joining us in our first challenge at Southern Girls!

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