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Monday, October 10, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

Today is our Thanksgiving Holiday in Canada

I created this card as DT for Herazz Scrapbooking, a Canadian online store

For the frame, I used Distress Woodgrain cardstock, inked with
Pumice Stone, Hickory Smoke, Brushed Cordoroy and Walnut stain

Autumn leaves Sizzix thinlits die on 140lbs watercolor paper
Distress Inks: Wild Honey, Mustard Seed, Rusty Hinge, Spiced Marmalade, 
Fired Brick, Peeled Paint and Crushed Olive
I also added some Autumn Leaves Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flakes 

For the blackboard, I used Black pearlized cardstock
Stamps 3 times using Picket fence distress ink
Misti works great for this.

Entering my card
Fab N Funky - Include word Happy
Lets Craft and Create - Halloween/Autumn/Fall
Crafting by design - Anything goes
Crafty Gals - Punches/dies
Deep Ocean - Favorite Season
4 Crafty Chicks - die cuts
Creative Knockouts - Thankful thoughts
Emerald Creek - Falling into Celebration
Allsorts Challenge - Colours of Autumn
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Inspirational picture 
Dies R Us - Leaves on trees
Open-Minded crafting - Thanks/Thanksgiving

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day


Marlies said...

A beautiful Autumn creatin Louise. The leaves have lovely autumn colours and the blackbord background makes them stand out. Thanks for joining our challenge at Stamping Sensations. Marlies

Kathleen said...

Stunning creation, such lovely colours and the use of some great dies.
Thank you for joining our Colours of Autumn challenge this week at Allsorts.


Darlene said...

WOW this is awesome! I really thought you started out with a chalk board (wooden frame) ... love the fall leaves clustered in the corner! GREAT JOB! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘The Leaves on the Trees’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

brenda said...

A really glorious creation for our Autumn themes at Allsorts and Penny Black and More challenges, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Lori Turner said...

Wow! What a gorgeous card! Thank you so much for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks for our "DIE CUTS" challenge! Hope you will join us again soon! xoxoxo

Unknown said...

This is a card??? It totally looks like wall art! It should be wall art! Its beautiful!! Hope you had a great turkey day!! We did a ham and cherry pie here in AB in the snow!!
Thanks for playing with us at Crafty Gals Corner this week!!

Kathy Krug said...

Love how you framed the chalkboard sentiment the spray of leaves is fabulous. and Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Dies R Us Challenge Blog. We hope to see more of your creations.

Jean said...

What a work of art, one amazing card.
Thanks for joining us over at CRAFT for our Anything Picture Inspiration Challenge. Hope to see you again.
Good luck.
Jean Design Team xx

Vicki said...

Wow, this is a stunning Thanksgiving card! I love the chalkboard effect. Beautiful cluster of leaves. Thanks for joining the Dies R Us, "Leaves on the Trees" Challenge.

SewPaperPaint said...

I absolutely LOVE this project! The chalkboard is tremendous and such a great element. I love your beautifully arranged leaves. Hugs, Autumn

Kim Klinkovsky.My Kraft Kloset said...

Congratulations on the Challenge Win! A stunning card, just amazing. I love it!

Tracy said...

Fab creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

susiestacey said...

Beautifully decorated frame, lovely details.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Colours of Autumn' challenge and good luck x Susan x

Unknown said...

That is a fabulous card! I love all the colours! Thank you for joining us at Lets Craft & Create Challenge. We hope to see you again :) Mary DT x

maureenjscott said...

Wow! I love the chalkboard style, fab embellishments too. Thanks for joining in our Anything Goes challenge at Crafting by Designs this month! mo x

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Wow, that is amazing! It truly does look like chalk on a blackboard! Love the gorgeous garland of Autumn leaves. Stunning creation, truly stunning. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Thanks for joining the fun with the Sweet Stampin' crew last week. So glad you did. Hugs, Wends xoxo SSDT

Lynda said...

wow this is stunning. I love the colors, they just pop right out at you. Thankyou for joining us over at Open Minded Crafting Fun for our 'Thansk, Thankgiving' challenge. Hope you join us again Lynda xx

sarascloset said...

Wow! At first glance, I thought this was a real chalk board and real leaves! Beautiful project! Thank you for joining our fall challenge at Emerald Creek Dares! Hugs! Sara Emily DT

Deb said...

Gorgeous card, love the faux chalkboard and all the wonderful fall foliage. Thank you for joining us at Emerald Creek Dares! Deb xo

Cathy - CMP Designs said...

Absolutely love the idea of using a chalkboard!! Your colours are so rich and deep! The leaves look so real it's like you got them right out of your back yard. Thank you so much for sharing with us over at Emerald Creek Dares Challenge!
Cathy - DT at Emerald Creek

Pammejo said...

Stunning blackboard and truly a fabulous Autumn addition to any home decor. Thanks for joining us on the Emerald Creek Dares Blog! Pam DT

LeslieT said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing with us in the Let's Craft and Create's "Halloween or Fall/Autumn" challenge!
Leslie, Let's Craft and Create DT
Love To Scrap!

Unknown said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Louise! The frame is awesome and I really love the leaves. Great work with inks!!! Thank you for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge, good luck! Hope to see you soon again.

Hanne, DT

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