Lovely as a Late Fall Tree
I look out my windows, and the trees are all bare. What a difference a week makes. Last week I was enjoying the warm breeze coming in the window, and today I am sitting with long sleeves, an insulated vest on, and thinking about grabbing my afghan. Oh, what a difference!
So, today I was wondering what to make during my quiet moments in the craft room (not really, I had grandbaby in the swing with a cup full of snacks and the music box playing for about 7 minutes in the craft room, and came back later after she went home). I reached for my Lovely as a Tree stamp set, and proceeded to create. I had some paper on the table from yesterday that I wanted to use, and it was because it reminded me of the Challenge #138 at Just Add Ink to use Basic Gray, Summer Starfruit, and Whisper White. Loved it!! And, I used this layout the other day, but I realized that it did not meet the qualifications, so today I took another try at the Challenge #221 at Creating with Connie and Mary. I just love the little banners hanging down.
So my card was really simple to make. The hardest part was deciding where I wanted to place my salutaion that comes from Trust God stamp set. I decided to do something different, and just kind of layer it in the corner of the framed image, and I thought it turned out pretty cool.
Hope you enjoy my crisp fall card, and stop by my blog again soon.
WOWZA...your colors are so different for this image and just so fabulous! Thanks for playing along in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!ReplyDelete
I LOVE your use of that DSP, Mary Alice - it makes for a really beautiful background on your card. Great use of the challenge colours, and the sketch. So glad you could join us at Just Add Ink this week.ReplyDelete
This is really gorgeous! These colors really look nice together! And I love the patterns! The three brads at the bottom are perfectly placed! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!ReplyDelete
Fantastic use of the challenge colours at Just Add Ink this week.ReplyDelete
I really love that patterned background you have created!
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Wow, I just totally love how you combined the Basic Gray with the Summer Starfruit! Thanks for playing Create with Connie & Mary!ReplyDelete
Very pretty. The colors are great...would make a fantastic sympathy card...or for any occasion. Thanks for playing the Create with Connie & Mary Challenge this week!ReplyDelete
LOVE the colors you used with Lovely as a Tree! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with the sketch challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!ReplyDelete
Beautiful card. Love the colours and ribbon tags. The papers are gorgeous. xReplyDelete
Beautiful card Mary Alice. You just cant go wrong with making a card with lovely as a tree aye? Thanks so much for playing along with us at JAI this week.ReplyDelete
Such a beautiful color combo for Lovely as a Tree. Great mix of patterned paper. Thanks for joining us at Create With Connie and Mary!ReplyDelete