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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Thankful for YOU! :)

Coffee of the Day - Eggnog

Why yes, I am thankful for YOU! grins! y'all put up with my long absences, and I really appreciate you hanging in with me. all of you so rock the casbah! :)

the Simply Betty group over on Facebook has a challenge to use this cute image, add pleats, use autumn colors, and then frame the sentiment that comes with the image. phew..... that is a bunch of stuff to do, especially for someone like me who does not do well with adding those fine details to my watercoloring. but I did try. must say it is not one of my best efforts, but try I did. ;)


the frame for the sentiment comes from Graphics Fairy. isn't it gorgeous? papers are Basic Grey Indian Summer. I am gonna be crying in my coffee when I use the last of this precious collection. it is one of my all time faves. the fabby embossing folder is by Sizzix, and the oval die is Spellbinders. everything else is from my stash.

Hope to be back, if at all possible, with another project before Thanksgiving. y'all take care! much love to ya!


Challenges:
Tuesday Morning Sketches - current sketch
Great Impressions - Thankful Thoughts
OSAAT - Giving Thanks
Robyn's Fetish - use a digi
Sentimental Sundays - Heartfelt Thanks
Catch the Bug - photo inspiration
Jo's Scrap Shack - Happy Thanksgiving
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Preparing for the Holidays/Fall
Open  Minded Crafting - Grateful
Paper Pretties - Be Thankful/Thanksgiving
Simon Says Stamp - Thanks/Thanksgiving
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Clear it Out - anything goes
Cuttin' and Stampin' - Thanksgiving
Die Cuttin' Divas - Happy Thanksgiving
Going Gray with Scrap Creations - Give Thanks
Card Mania - use a digi
Craft Your Passion - pumpkins or turkeys
Dream Valley - anything goes
Melondeadz - add a sentiment
Perfectly Rustics - embossing

28 comments:

Nazeema Calypso Thompson said...

Oh and I am thankful for knowing you!!! You are inspiration of strengthen and wisdom. I am grateful to have you in my circle of crafty friends. Thank you for entering this gorgeous card into our challenge this week at Sentimental Sundays. Love the BG paper and that gorgeous image too!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

Lynn's Place said...

Great take on our challenge here @ CIO Challenge blog...stop by and play with us again <((><

Debbie said...

Beautiful!! So many wonderful elements and textures!!
Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

Rhonda Miller said...

This is beautiful and I think you've done a fabulous job with the pleats.

Vickie Y said...

What an adorable thankful card! Thank you for sharing with us at Cuttin' and Stampin' Thanksgiving Challenge.

CA Scrapper said...

That's a very sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas Thanksgiving challenge.

Leslie

Nikki Byrne said...

Beautiful card and the image is gorgeous. Thank you for joining us this fortnight at OSAAT and good luck. NIKKI DT

Jessi Fogan said...

That is a long recipe for a card! I'm not sure I can follow that many directions for cooking :) I think it turned out beautifully, Jennifer!

Stef H said...

my coffee today is pumpkin spice! we are a pair... of coffee drinkers aren't we? i LOVE eggnog too.

love the card. great EVERYTHING!

wishing you a truly blessed thanksgiving.

hugs :)

Desire Fourie said...

This is a wonderful creation with great attention to detail and perfect for our ‘PREPARING FOR THE HOLIDAYS/FALL’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
Hugs
Desíre
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Margaret said...

Lovely Thanksgiving card. Thanks for joining us at DS4J for this challenge.
Margaret, DT

Helen said...

Beautiful card - very elegant.

Thanks for joining us at Word Art Wednesday.

Helen x
GDT

Michelle Kinder said...

Your card is lovely. Thanks for playing with us at Cuttin' and Stampin'.

chanya13 said...

Beautiful !!! Love colours. Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

Teresa Kline said...

darlin card, fabulous coloring! I am thrilled you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, join us again this week for the fun!

sparkle & shine *~*

Mynn xx said...

What a sweet card! I LOVE the fun image and the amazing texture! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Miss Emerald said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

Laurence said...

Very nice card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge.
Laurence DT

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

Your card is simply precious! Thanks for joining our challenge at Bugaboo Stamps this week, here's hoping your card comes up as a lucky winner. Please join us again soon!
love
Jen Leeflang
Bugaboo Stamps

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Love what you have done! Hope you had a fabulous Thanksgiving and I'm thankful for you too!!!! :)

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

Pillan said...

Nice! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.
/Pillan

Tracey said...

Hi Jennifer {waving} I hope you are keeping well my friend.
This is such a lovely card as always :o) & thank you for sharing it with Sentimental Sundays.
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Kim Butterworth said...

Great card, I really like your part embossed background. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

jonim52 said...

Lovely design. Thanks for joining for our thankful challenge at Great Impressions.

Indy said...

This is darling! So glad you joined Cuttin' and Stampin' for our Thanksgiving challenge! Hope to see you again for our new challenge!
Hugs,
Debbie, DT

Milnie said...

Your card is super cute, I love the gorgeous colored image!
Thanks for sharing your card and your talent with us over at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge.

Hugs,
Milnie DT

Hanne M. said...

Really lovely card with so many details. The text with the frame is gorgeous!

Thank you for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge and Good Luck! Hope to see you soon again.

Hanne, DT

Bad Kitty said...

Gorgeous card