Thankful for Fall


Hello friends !! I have been busy busy...I just packed 55 cards into a box going to Operation Write Home...whew! I am Thankful that my cards are going to a good home.

Do you send Thank you cards all year long? Do you make them with a theme according to the time of year? Bright colors for Spring, Yellows & Blues for Summer, Red & Green for Winter, or how about some Fall colors?

These great new dies - Thankful & Old Oak Leaves from Die-Versions were just the thing to use for my Fall card.


I die cut the sentiment first, then die cut the Old Oak Leaves 3 times from white card stock, and pounced with Memento inks Peanut Brittle, Potters Clay &Toffee Crunch. 
Attached in a circular pattern to make a wreath.
Back panel of card was inked in the same way.


I also inked the jute to match and added a few dollops of Liquid Pearls.

You make cards for fun, make them extra special for the recipient. Gear them to the seasons.

I have entered this card into the Monochromatic Challenge at Simon Says Stamp.



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4 comments

Anne Temple said...

Love this.

JD/ Jill said...

Very pretty! I like that die! I usually try and make some thank you cards that would work for almost anytime. So I have them when I need them.
Congrats on sending all those OWH cards! That is a lot of work. I was busy getting together 47 cards that I took down to our local cancer center last week (In memory of my Mother) and I sent off 20 for cards for a cause at SCS. plus several birthday and Anniversary cards I needed to make. My poor craft room looked trashed...smile.
Hope you are having a good week.

judkajudi said...

I am loving the fall colors and themes!! Gorgeous card! Hooray for you and donating your cards. I need a burst of your energy!!

Mandy said...

Gorgeous Autumn card Penny, such lovely warm colours and the leaf wreath looks wonderful.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
hugs
Mandy xx

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