Saturday, November 21, 2020

Another Purple Card!

Hello peeps, and happy Saturday!  I have another purple card...can you believe it?  This is actually the first card I made for yesterday's As You See It challenge, but I ended up in going in a different direction!  But it was still kind of cute, so I decided to share it with you today.  It also uses the colors from CAS Colours and Sketches challenge; my card isn't exactly CAS, but I'll share it anyway.  Here are the colors:

And here we go:

I began by making a "quilt" of two gingham DSPs, using my Stitched Triangle dies and a Basic Gray square as a base.  I stamped one of the gnomes and his little tree home from Gnome for the Holidays in Basic Gray ink and watercolored them in, then fussy-cut them out and mounted them on the quilt:

The sentiment from Many Mates was stamped and heat-embossed in white, then diecut and popped up. I also added a ribbon, a tiny tag from a long-retired set and some Pinewood Planks embossing on the background!  I think this would make a cute birthday card, so it's going in my stash for the next one that comes up!  Thanks for popping in today!

We have so many trees around our property, it would be impossible to rake all the leaves that fall, but we do try to rake up the ones on the front yard so they don't kill our grass.  After blowing them into a looong pile, John brought the tractor and wagon over for me to load up.  

Cassidy used to like to jump into the piles, but my other "child" made up for it:

He's just a big kid at heart!  Enjoy your day and be blessed!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Gnome for the Holidays, Many Mates, Tiny Tags (ret)
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Shimmery White, Basic Gray, Blackberry Bliss and Purple Posy Gingham DSP (ret)
 Ink Basic Gray, Purple Posy, Blackberry Bliss, Gray Granite, Petal Pink
Accessories Dimensionals, White Embossing Powder
Tools     Big Shot, Stitched Rectangle Dies, Tasteful Label Dies, Tiny Tag Punch (ret), Aquapainter, Heat Tool, Pinewood Planks EF


Vickie said...

Ha! Never go motto. Love it and love your Purple card...always a good color

I Card Everyone said...

John, you're a kid after my own heart! Move over! I'd like to have a turn, LeAnne!
I DO believe it... purple seems to be growing on you! And I gnome this cute little guy appreciates it!
ps what a gorgeous piece of PA paradise you have there, my friend!

Carol L said...

ohhhhh, I just LOVE this card! Purple is my favorite color, and I love the gnome and stitched triangles indicating a quilt! Simply fabulous! I can relate to John - my most favorite thing to do in autumn while growing up was rake leaves into a big pile and jump into them again and again! It kept me occupied for hours :)

Denise Willerton said...

Such a sweet card LeAnne...and love the purple.. I created a highland heather card the other I guess we're on the same page! I love it when our men remind us that they are boys still..haha.. so much fun! Have a blessed day ♥️😊

Kampin' Karen said...

I absolutely adore your creation! John is a kid after my own heart. It's one of the reason we want to move to NC so we can rake leaves...NOT! But they are fun to play in and burn.

JulieP said...

Your gnome looks fabulous in this color!! Loving that gingham too. Thanks so much for playing along with us at the CC&S challenge blog!

Shannon Lorenz-Hatch said...

Gnomes! I love the gnomes! The gingham patterned paper cut with the triangle dies is a great touch as well. Leaves are very popular around here, by appearances we don't have nearly as much front yard and you guys, however, my youngest (12) still insists on blowing them into a pile so she and her older brother (16) can pounce in them. Both are still very much kids at heart. Thanks for the memories and for joining us this week at CC&S.

Lisa Elton said...

As cute as your purple gnome card is... John steals the show tonight! He looks like he had fun!

Bonnie said...

I love your gingham quilt, LeAnne! The gnome looks quite happy on it too! I have a card sitting on my desk that says "you are never too old to play in the leaves." Guess that's true.