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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Time to give thanks

Hello everyone.  I hope your enjoying your weekend.  This is our Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, and what better way to celebrate than to say Thanks to all my followers.  Without you, I wouldn't be posting, it's comments and visits to my blog that keep me going. So a big Thank you from the bottom of my heart!!

The weather was perfect today to get all the yard work done before winter (did I really say that word!) - patio furniture put away, flowers pots cleaned out, grass cut etc. Then I made a big pot of vegetable soup - simply delicious.  I love making homemade soups.

And of course I have a card to share with you as well.  I made this back in August for my sale basket and it was scooped up in no time.

I don't remember all the colours I used, I never kept track, but I stamped the image on cream card stock using brown memento  and coloured with copics.



I then cut the image out using the Justrite vintage labels three,  I also stamped the sentiment on a piece of green c/s and used the vintage labels three to cut this out as well. I then layered this onto a piece of terra-cotta card stock cut out using Spellbinders decorative labels twenty-eight, which was first stamped with a  flourish using versamark.  The background paper is from Bo-Bunny.  I layered this onto a piece of cream c/s, wrapped some twine around it several times then tied off in the front. My base card is chocolate brown.   To finish off I added some Bella glitter dots to the corners.

Supplies:
stamp - Justrite - Autumn vintage labels three
Ink - black memento,brown memento,versamark,  copics
dies- Justrite vintage labels three, spellbinders - decorative labels twenty-eight
paper - Bo Bunny, terra-cotta, cream, green, chocolate brown
Misc - twine, Stamping Bella dots

Well that's about it for me for today.  I'm off to have a bowl of that delicious soup!
Thanks for the visit - up next a Christmas card.

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends,

Pauline

6 comments:

  1. Now why in the world would they scoop this card up so fast? Duh...because it's gorgeous! You shouldn't be surprised and I bet you have a hard time keeping anything in that basket. Lots of wonderful layers and autumn colors. Enjoy your soup and the rest of your weekend! Hugs!

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  2. Well, of course it was scooped up! It's gorgeous! The beauty of your cards always leaves me in awe. A beautiful stamp, wonderful warm colors and coloring, and the perfect design. I like those corner dots. Looks like wood or cork, perhaps. They're just the thing for your card. The twine is perfect, too. When do you ever make a card that's not perfect?

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  3. Pauline, I really meant to say happy Thanksgiving weekend, too. It sounds like it was a perfect day. Our weather has been gorgeous here, as well, and I had such a nice day in and out, here and there. Very relaxing. I made soup, too. Beef noodle. There is rain in the forecast, so I hope to do some of that garden clean up tomorrow. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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  4. Hi Pauline,

    I would be so pleased to receive this gorgeous card. Hope you had a really great weekend.

    Much love,

    Shirley T.xxx

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  5. Good morning sweetie, this is just simply gorgeous, huggles Pops x x x

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  6. Happy late Thanksgiving (catching up hee hee) beautiful fall wreath, love the dies you used for frames. Beautiful card for fall!

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