Friday, October 7, 2011

Thankful Thanksgiving Card

 Happy Friday Friends!!  Gosh, it's beginning to feel like fall.  I dropped my daughter off at the bus stop this morning and it was 43 degrees.  It's probably colder where you are at but 43 is chilly to me.  I worked on a Thanksgiving card yesterday.  I decided to give it a more shabby chic appearance using lace, crochet flower and a stick pin!

 I came across my Penny Black rubber stamp with the cute mouse and pumpkin and I actually had a different design in mind initially but it evolved into this shabby chic style.  I'm going to be honest with ya'. . .many times my card design is a result of whatever material I have at the top of my pile of craft goodies.  I don't like digging through containers because wow, it can be a big mess so if it's easily accessible, that ends up being the materials I use on my projects.  From time to time, I'll be motivated to look through my things and find something interesting to use.  

I had dyed the crochet flower a while back and decided to use.  I also had worked on a few stick pins using opal heart beads and used one of them on my card.  I rubber stamped the  image on to watercolor paper and colored the image with my Copic Markers.

I glued on the Prima flower on to the crochet flower and added lace to the card and that's basically it.  Anyway. . .that's it for today!  I hope you all have a fabulous Friday!!!

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Esther Asbury said...

What a BEAUTIFUL fall card! I just love that little mouse and the crocheted flower!

SuiLan said...

Pretty card Maria... I love all the elements!

Maria Luisa- scrap said...

beautiful card!!
Maria Luisa

Sudha said...

Cute creation.


Martuska said...

sooooo cute!!!!

Beth Norman said...

Beautiful. I love all the elements you put onto your card. Very eye catchin.

Queen Mary said...

Maria, love the papers on this!

Riet said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

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