Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Give Thanks

There are so many things to be thankful for and I know many people keep a gratitude journal.  I started one once but I'm not good at remembering to write things down.  I do speak in prayer about the things I'm grateful for every day.

One thing I'm grateful for today is: No more political phone calls and ads. 

I have a Give Thanks card today for a slew of challenges. 


The leaves are a border cut from Straight from the Nest.  I cut them from photo paper ( I have a ton of 4 x 6 pieces that I got free one time with printer ink).  This paper takes Distress Inks very well and gives a great shine.  I printed the sentiment directly on the striped paper, added an embossed strip of matching green and this simple card is done.

It will be entered into the following challenges:

Fantabulous Cricut Fall Harvest - use leaves
Paper Players Autumn Colors
CardzTV I'm so Thankful
My Sheri Crafts Fall

17 comments:

  1. Beautiful card I love the leaves. Caroline xxx

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  2. LOVE your beautiful fall leaves in distressed inks and that plaid paper really says "Fall"!!! Thanks so much for sharing with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!! ;-)

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  3. Love your card, the leaves are great! Thank you for joining us this week at FCCB!
    http://scrapqueen141.blogspot.com/

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  4. I love the leaf border! I've been doing a lot with leaves lately too! Great colors!

    mimi2trentdrew.blogspot.com
    Cardztv Design Team

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  5. The color of your leaves looks terrific!! Thanks for joining us this week at FCCB!!!

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  6. Very pretty, nice job on all the different patterns, thanks for joining CTVS!

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  7. Love your plaid paper...so pretty! I, too, am very thankful for no more political ads! LOL! Thanks for sharing it with us this week at the Paper Players!

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  8. Wow -- the leaves are GORGEOUS!! I'm gonna have to try that with some photo paper!! GREAT card!! :)

    Thanks so much for joining the FUN at Paper Playtime this week!! :)

    BIG HUGS,
    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    Paper Playtime Design Team

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  9. Love those leaves! Thanks for joining our challenge!
    <3 Pam
    Pause Dream Enjoy Design Team

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  10. Your leaves are BEAUTIFUL! Such pretty colours!!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Paper Players!

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  11. Your inking on the leaves is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

    Janea
    Recollection Alley

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  12. Oh wow...those leaves are so pretty! Love how they turned out. Thank you so much for creating with us at Cardz TV :)

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  13. Simply beautiful !! Thanks for sharing with us at FCCB this week xhugsx Nikki

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  14. Love your card. It's simple yet beautiful. Love the colors and how the two patterned papers go so well.

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  15. What a beautiful card! Those leaves are gorgeous!! I love the multi-color on them. Thanks for playing with us at Cardz TV Stamps :) Hope to see you again soon.

    michelle
    http://mumoftwoblog.blogspot.com

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  16. What a stunning card. So lovely design. I like the colors you have used and those leaves are great. Thanks for sharing.

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