October 15, 2011

Fall Thanksgiving {PPA 115 challenge}

Well hi everyone.  I've been out the country and out of blogland working in Mexico, so I was happy to get back in time to be able to play along with the Pals Paper Arts challenge 115 this week.  The theme is Fall/Thanksgiving, and here is my card.
 I started with a Cajun Craze base and added some yummy "Spice Cake" DSP for the background. LOVE that DSP!
I used a masking technique on very vanilla for the pumpkins from "Autumn Harvest" using Cajun craze, pumpkin pie and more mustard inks. I little filling with a blender pen and a few more leaves stamped in the wind. The "Hand-Penned Holidays" font is one of my favorites and stamped that in early espresso ink on top of the images. Seems to be blowing in the wind as well.
I doubled matted the very vanilla piece with a pool party mat and added a snippet of pool party ruffle ribbon with a leaf brad from my stash. Then added to the card with a few dimensional to pop it up.
I hope you like my Fall/Thanksgiving card.

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Diane

7 comments:

Pam~ said...

Such a pretty and elegant fall card! Love the added touch of the leaf brad! Glad to have you back in blog land! :)

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful, Diane! The brad is the perfect touch! Welcome home!

Anne Marie said...

Hi Diane! Welcome back to blogland! You certainly made a trumphant return with this beauty of a card! Wowza! Your coloring is gorgeous and the leaf brad is a fantastic touch. Very pretty! Hugs! :)

Judy said...

This is a really pretty card ! Love the brad .

Nancy said...

Hi Di, of course I Love this card...it was fun to make it at your house before I left MI. Good luck at PPA!

Linda Callahan said...

Gorgeous! You brought lots of mojo back with you :)

Julie Marshall said...

Diane, this is so pretty! I love how you masked the pumpkins and the pop of blue is just perfect. TFS!

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