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Monday, November 7, 2011

Thanksgiving PSC05 and November Monthly Challege

Well, here we are at the start of another week.  I had a very quiet weekend.  My "Gateway" modem crashed Friday night during the night so I woke up Saturday morning with no TV or Internet and found out later that my printer didn't work either since it's WiFi.  After my initial frustration and a call to my provider, I got busy with other things.  I had started working on this challenge and between Saturday and Sunday night, it all changed around so the finished product is not how I initially visualized my card.
I get to use this for 2 challenges this time.  The images I used from SU Day of Gratitude were in the card kit that I sent out to everyone for the Monthly Challenge on SCS and, of course it's for the Perfect Sentiment Challenge for this week.

The Challenge: create a card that portrays a sentiment of Thanksgiving/Fall.
The Twist: use brads or eyelets. If you don't own any brads or eyelets you may substitute with any type of metal embellishment.
 
I used SU Crushed Curry for the base of the card and really like the 5 1/4" x 5 1/4" square card.  The dp is from my stash, but it was perfect for this card.  The images are from SU Day of Gratitude.  They are stamped on white c/s and then cut out and popped up on the card with dimensionals.  The "ribbon" I used is fabric ribbon that I purchased some time ago from reasonableribbons.com.  It was also perfect for this card.  I love that Hunter Green color.  I was having a hard time figuring out how to add the sentiment and found these alphabets from Tim Holtz.  They fit very well and added just what was needed.  I ended it off with a little bling and the sparkley brad in the center of the image.   All in all, I was pleased with the result.  Again - no Copics this time, but I'm sure they'll be back soon.
 
Thanks for coming by.  I appreciate all comments.  Have a great day!

9 comments:

  1. Your end result is wonderful!! I love the colors of this and that hunter green was an excellent choice for this!! An excellent creation!!

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  2. Maggie, this is soooo pretty! It's a great layout, and I love all the embellishments you chose. That wide ribbon is super pretty. GREAT job (as always!) on the challenge! Thanks so much for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment!

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  3. Again Maggie, your cards are so beautiful...
    I love all that you are doing to add a touch of detail or extra some thing here or there...
    this is a wonderful expression of "THANKFULNESS"

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  4. Maggie, what a beautiful card. I love the layout of it and the colors are so pretty together. I love the green in the middle as it pulls it all together. Very nice.

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  5. Maggie, this is really really cute! the stamp is FANTASTIC! i'm glad you made it back to play with us again this week :)

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  6. This is very pretty! I love how you did your sentiment and I love that hunter green ribbon. Thank you so much for joining us this week at The Perfect Sentiment :)

    Stacey

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  7. WOW, this really came out incredible. Love that big flower and leaves. Thanks for joining us at the Perfect Sentiment.

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  8. great job - I like everything about this card

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  9. great card maggie love the sentiment's presentation. Thank you for playing along with the Perfect Sentiment.

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