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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Fall Thanks

This looked much better in my mind than as a finished card.  Oh well...   I used bits of DaisyD dp that I have had for several years - I like it a lot but it always looks like fall, and I do not make many fall cards. The rick rack is true vintage - I got it at a yard sale and the package is marked $.25!  The flower is by Petaloo.  I embossed the gold cs with a fall leaf folder by Sizzix.
Favorite things - I have so many.  Here they are represented by the dry embossing (I doubt I could create many cards without the Cuttlebug and now the Vagabond!!); fall colors, patterned paper, and being thankful:
The sketch:
Giving thanks:
Fall colors (espresso, cajun, mustard - my substitutes):


  1. Very pretty, love the embossed BG. Happy you could join us at SSW.
    Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

  2. Hi Dorothy this is a very sweet image and could be used for numerous cards. Pretty colours and design papers, I do love you Vintage Rick-Rack. Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
    Kathie SSW-DT

  3. Hi Dorothy, I love this darling image and the added embossing. Thanks for sharing your card with us.
    Nancy SSW-DT

  4. Such a beautiful card Dorothy! I remember that image, I think I have that stamp set!! Love the ric rac!! Gorgeous papers too. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


  5. Your card is so cute, and I am blessed beyond words that you have shared your art in our challenge this week at Word Art Wednesday. We consider it a privilege to visit your blog and have you play along with us. I just became your follower, and would love to have you stop by and follow my blog as well. You can find me here:

    Thanks again for sharing your sweet art in our challenge, and I look forward to having you play along with us again next week.
    Karen L
    Word Art Wednesday

  6. Hazel, what a truly pretty card. It was obvious that you enjoyed making it. Embossing always perks and pops the paper. I loved seeing the ric rac, it seemed to have a character of it's own. I admire anyone who can color so beautifully. Thank you so much for playing with us.
    Psalm 91 Blessings,
    Carole Robb Bisson
    Word Art Wednesday

  7. Well I think it is a lovely fall card! I especially like the sparkly rick rack and flower. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again next week :)

  8. Love all the wonderful details you have added to your card.

    Thanks for joining us as Dutch Dare Card Challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

  9. Beautiful card! I love, love, love that embossed background! So glad you shared with us this week at Sunday Stamps :)

  10. Your card is lovely, Dorothy!!
    Thanks for joining DDCC! Lilia DT

  11. I like all the texture you added to the card and the bit of bling too! Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps this week.

  12. It's a wonderful card - love all the texture you've created. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps this week.