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Friday, November 11, 2011

Thanksgiving Card - Acorn

I guess I need to get a couple of Thanksgiving cards in the mail so have been feverishly working on that.  This card was inspired by one of my favorite Thanksgiving Hymns: For the Beauty of the Earth.  It is just a lovely song with a sweet thankful meaning.  I love the earth I live on..it's beauty is breathtaking everyday.  I have two beautiful trees outside my bedroom window that are gorgeous no matter what the season, but especially lovely in the fall.  Hope you enjoy this season and this card!



I used papers from Kraft, Core'dinations, DCSV, and MME.  Cricut Cartridge: Give a Hoot for the leaves;  Twine in Honeydew, Mandarin, and Cappuccino; VersaMagic ink in Jumbo Java; Jolee's Boutique for the acorn (don't you love the stitching on it) and the bling inside.  I am entering this card in the following challenges:
I realize that is quite a list, but everyone is in the Thanksgiving mood!  Thanks from dropping by.  I appreciate all the lovely comments. If you are not a follower...hey come follow my blog, I want to get to know each and everyone of you!  HUGS

18 comments:

Micki said...

Oh this is gorgeous. You should create this for a frame....I love it. Thanks so much for playing along with us in The Sisterhood of Crafters.

Sharon said...

How beautiful!!! The leaves and acorn are great. Love the bg papers. And the song and sentiment are awesome!! Thank you for joining us at Exploring Cricut!!!! :)

Leslie McGhee said...

Your card is really lovely. I like your attention to detail. Thanks for joining us on Come and Get It Challenge Blog this week.

Kim Duran said...

What a wonderfully thought out creation. The leaves are positioned so pretty, as if they've just fallen quietly from the tree. Thanks for playing along with us this week at The Kraft Journal!

Cheryl said...

What a gorgeous card! Thanks for taking the challenge at Kaboodle Doodles!

Shell~AK Stamper said...

Great card! Thanks for playing along this week at CGI Challenges

Shell~Alaska♥

Jayne said...

Beautiful card Cindy.Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot.
Jayne x

Georgiana said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful! Love the colors, inking and leaves. It all fits together perfectly. Keep an eye out for our upcoming challenges. The twinery is sponosoring one! Thanks for sharing at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

Georgiana
Carson's Creations

Beth Moore said...

Thank you so much for sharing this beautifully composed card with us at The Kraft Journal. We will be showcasing your card on our next Feature Me Friday post scheduled for Friday November 18. Be sure to stop by the blog to pick your Featured Artist button on that day and thank you for playing along with us at The Kraft Journal too!

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Absolutely fantastic! I'm sure the recipient will be thrilled receiving this beauty!
Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood 'Give Thanks' challenge and please come back again soon!

Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
MY BLOG

Karen said...

Hi Cindy what a lovely Thanksgiving card I adore that beautiful sentiment. Your colors are wonderful love how you have the accent of orange on the corners with the twine and the pumpkin. Having a challenge at my blog again this week would love for you to link up one of your amazing creations if you get a chance. Karen

Diane said...

Love your card and thank you so much for joining us this week at Exploring Cricut.

Cricut Couple said...

Wow! This is STUNNING! Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot!!!

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Gorgeous card love the design and the tiny leaves..

Thank you for joining us at Anything Goes Challenge blog this time. If you are interested I have some blog candy up for grabs Posh Cat Crafts
Hugs
Tamara
Anything goes DT

Cheryl said...

oh this is just gorgeous just love that sentiment,and gorgeous colors too bless you for playing at anything goes,this week hugs cherylxxxx

Sentimental Scrapper said...

Beautiful card!! Your acorn and leaves are so pretty! Love the sentiments! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!

Kimberly

Kate said...

What a gorgeous, gorgeous card! The words of the hymn are so fitting and you've framed them so beautifully with your leaves and acorns. Fabulous job!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!
Kate
Small Bits of Paper
smallbitsofpaper @ hotmail.com [remove spaces]

Bamabel said...

Just beautiful! I love how crisp and clean everything is and wonderful choice of papers! Thanks for playing with us at My Craft Spot!

Aymee