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Friday, November 9, 2018

SIP 175 Give Thanks

Happy Friday evening, wet, rainy, cold, damp Friday evening!  I don't usually post two posts in one day, but I wanted to squeak this card in for the Stamp Ink Paper gratitude challenge:


I haven't played with them for a while, and I just had to use some of the Authentique scrapping papers I bought recently....I always think they're so beautiful and then I never use them!!!  So I forced myself to make a Thanksgiving card with this sunflower image and some other goodies that I just got:


The embossed layer is some retired Confetti Cream, embossed with a Fun Stampers Journey folder called Cozy Knit; I gave it a little color with a sponge dauber and some Crumb Cake ink, just to bring out the pattern a bit.  The diecut sentiment is also from FSJ, stamped in Mossy Meadow.  I stamped just the word "give" from a retired SU set inside a little stitched circle and punched it out  tuck behind the "thanks".


I love the big bold image with the big bold sentiment!  Thanks for popping in this evening!

No Cassidy pictures, but I snagged this wee bit of moss growing in my driveway...it's only about an inch across, but it was glowing against the drab pavement of my drive:


Isn't nature resilient...and tenacious?!  Enjoy your day and be blessed!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Harvest Wreath (Fun Stampers Journey), Good Greetings (ret), Stitched Borders (Close to my Heart)
Card stock & Papers     Mossy Meadow, Confetti Cream (ret)
 Ink Mossy Meadow, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake
Accessories Dimensionals
Tools     Big Shot, Harvest Wreath Dies (FSJ), 1 1/4" Circle Punch, Cozy Knit EF (FSJ), Sponge Daubers

7 comments:

Kampin' Karen said...

That is such a beautiful sunflower.

Cherie said...

Had to chuckle when I saw the moss! It's Granny Apple Green! TFS!

The Farmer's Wife said...

What a beautiful sunflower image! Nice work!

Doris said...

How clever to match your card color to your driveway! LOL!

lisa808 said...

Gorgeous card!!!

Carolyn Lindenmayer said...

Hi LeAnne, what a beautiful sunflower and a beautiful card. I think it looks awesome against the textured background. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper. Carolyn xx

Lisa Elton said...

What a marvelous sunflower, this is pretty!