Monday, August 19, 2013

Harvest of Thanks

Harvest of Thanks is one of the new fall themed sets in the Holiday catalog and immediately caught my eye!  All four of the pieces in this set match a Framelit which makes them quick and easy to cut out and use!  No fussy-cutting there!

The card base is Tangerine Tango, cut 8.5" x 5.5" and folded in half.  Next is a layer of Chocolate Chip cut 4" x 5.25".  On that is a 3-13/16" x 2" layer of Crushed Curry print DSP from the Sweater Weather pack in the upper area and a 3-13/16" x 3" piece of Sahara Sand in the lower area (these pieces will overlap a bit).  The Sahara piece was first stamped with the woven chevron design stamp from the Truly Grateful set then spattered with Tangerine Tango ink and my AquaPainter filled with alcohol.

 I sponged a length of Chocolate Chip 7/8" Chevron Ribbon with Crushed Curry ink to blend it into the color scheme better and adhered it around the card where the layers overlap.  Next I stamped the "Thanks" image onto Tangerine Tango cardstock with Chocolate Chip ink and die cut it with the matching framelit from the Apothecary Accents Framelits set... so easy!  I also stamped one onto Very Vanilla, sponged it lightly with Crushed Curry then hand-cut the "Thanks" area out and adhered it to the label.

Lastly I punched out three small flowers with the BoHo Blossoms Punch, punched out 1/4" Chocolate Chip circles with a hand punch, layered them onto the flowers and centered them with Tangerine Tango Candy Dots from the Brights Collection!  Have you tried those?  They are the "cats pajamas"!  Love 'em!

Remember this is Preview Week over at Create with Connie and Mary!  They are offering free tutorials, blog candy and the opportunity to subscribe with the Early Bird Special lower price!  This week only!  Hurry over to the blog to see who's offering the free tutorial and blog candy TODAY!  (it changes daily!)

Thanks for visiting!  Come back tomorrow for another card for preview week!



Cynthia said...


Cynthia said...


Kim said...

Lovely card!

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