Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the cooler temps and the gorgeous changing colors. We are having a Tic Tac Toe Challenge this week at Make the Cards Challenge and is was the perfect time to get started on Thanksgiving cards. I often send Thanksgiving cards, as they are so unexpected.
I went with Background Stamp, Tag and Favorite Color. My favorite color totally changes with the season, but I love all the brown tones come Fall. I inked up the new Horn of Plenty stamp set and colored the image with Prismacolor pencils. My pencils were shaded with Gamsol. I then went over the image with a Gold Shimmer Brush.
Using the Tags & Tabs Thin Cuts, I cut two tags, one in my favorite burlap and the other in Espresso. In keeping with the gold theme, I tied the two tags together with gold ribbon, tied off with an Espresso twine bow. My Shortbread cardstock was stamped with coordinating Shortbread ink to give a tone on tone look for my background. While, it is hard to tell in the photos, I added gold splatter to the whole design with a Gold Shimmer Brush. Fun leaf sequins finish off the card.
All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
- Z5037 Horn of Plenty Stamp Set w/ Thin Cuts
- D2052 For All Occasions Stamp Set
- Starry Night Background Stamp-Hero Arts
- X5951 Espresso Cardstock
- Z2829 Espresso Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
- X6059 Shortbread Cardstock
- Z6530 Shortbread Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
- Burlap Cardstock-DCWV
- Gold Ribbon-Unknown
- Espresso Twine-American Crafts
- Z4298 Autumn Loose Sequins
- Z3726 Tags & Tabs Thin Cuts
- Prismacolor Pencils
I have entered my card in the following challenges:
Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope to see your creation in the gallery this week at Make the Cards Challenge!