Friday, September 25, 2009

Give Thanks


Today's card is for Pals Paper Arts Picture Perfect Inspiration Challenge PPA-9. The rules are simple. Make a project using this picture as your inspiration. You can use colors, photo elements, or overall theme. I chose to mimic the brown table and the green pottery.



For this card, I started with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Very Vanilla card base.
  • I cut a piece of 1 x 5 1/2 Chocolate Chip and adhered it to the bottom edge of the card base.
  • I then cut a piece of 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 and 2 1/2 x 2 Merry Moments green striped DSP.
  • I layered those pieces on to 3 3/4 x 1 3/4 and 2 1/4 x 2 3/4 Pumpkin Pie. These two layers got adhered to the card base offsetting each other.
  • Next, I took the "Give Thanks" stamp from the Holiday Best stamp set and colored it with Crushed Curry, Soft Suede, and Dusty Durango to give it the look of changing leaves. I stamped it in the upper left corner.
  • Finally, I cut out a purple, dark green and red leaf from the Autumn Harvest DSP and layered them on top of each other on the card.
  • Done!
Be sure to stop by Pals Paper Arts and try the challenge for yourself. You never know how much fun you will have. Thanks for visiting and have a great weekend.

-Roberta

5 comments:

  1. I love how you layered the cut-out leaves, Roberta! And the inking on the sentiment is so pretty! Thanks for playing @ PPA!

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  2. Beautiful job with the Inspiration Challenge, Roberta! I love how you used several colors on your sentiment! Great idea to snip the leaves out, too!
    Very pretty!

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  3. On behalf of the design team, thank you for playing @ PPA.

    Join us for our next challenge on Thursday, October 1, 2009.

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  4. I really like the leaves and the statement. Looks like this layout would make a great scrapbook page. I can see pictures of the kids in the large space and some journaling on the long strip.

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  5. Your colors are great together. Love the leaves and the coloring of the Give Thanks. I'd never thought of multicoloring it.

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