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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Come to Me Autumn....... plus a hugey huge announcement!

Coffee of the Day - Pumpkin Spice, of course! ;)

What a truly glorious day! God is in His majesty, of that I am most certain! of course He would be even if it were pouring down rain, but the sun is shining, the birds are singing, the colors of Autumn surround me with so much beauty as I gaze out my windows...... there is so much to be thankful for! :)

I want to share a card with you that I hope reflects just a bit of what I feel as I see the colors of this most awe-inspiring season. and with it I get to make a humbling announcement as well. I have been asked to join the ranks of some of stamping's most talented EVER ladies by joining the DT of Shady Tree Studios! Honored doesn't even begin to express the way I feel!

I used the stamp set, 'Come to Me Autumn', with the image stamped directly onto my patterned paper. For this special card, out came the much hoarded Daisy D's! ;) I intentionally gave the image a muted feel, lightly adding color with my SU! inks and water color brushes rather than going bold with markers. The tag, polka dot ribbon, and glitter leaf are from Making Memories. The lace and buttons are from my vintage stash. The card base was edged in saffron craft ink. of course I had to get some distresing in there! ;) The little bit of twine is actually a bit of a tea tag that soaked while I was making tea one day! repurpose repurpose! The tag is popped up on foam tape for more dimension.

Please do check out the Shady Tree blog, store, PCP group, and of course the DT members' blogs for TONS more inspiration! Nancy has sneaky peeks starting today for next week's big release, so you for certain don't want to miss any bit of that! :)

11 comments:

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Great autumn project with a vintage feel, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful!! Such lovely fall colors and a great layout!
And, congrats to you!
Thanks so much for joining us in our Tags challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥
Sprytebyrds Spot

Nancy (Shady Tree Studio) said...

I love this card, Jennifer!! It's beautiful! Welcome to the STS team!!

Ros said...

Lovely card with gorgeous autumnal colours Thanks for playing along at CCCB

Kathlene said...

Beautiful fall colors on your very pretty card. TFS!

Dianna said...

Breathtakingly beautiful tag!

Many congratulations on making the DT at Shady Tree Studio.

Thanks for participating in the Tag Challenge at Meljen's Designs!

Dianna, DT Member @ Meljen's Designs

Joan B said...

I'm so glad you are joining the team! beautiful card!

Linda Robinson said...

Your autumn card has such a wonderful vintage feel. So glad you joined us at CCCB!

Cheryl Nelson said...

Truly LOVELY!! thank you for playing along at CCCB

Roxie said...

Very nice collage Jennifer, great job with the new images!

Sandy Ang said...

Oh charming !