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November 26, 2015

Giving Thanks

It's Thursday so that must mean it is time for a new challenge at Creative Knockouts.  The theme this week is Festive Fun.  Simple and so much fun.

I have used Butterfly Harvest from A Day for Daisies.  I don't usually think of butterflies when I think of Thanksgiving, but I loved this stamp!  I colored the stamp with Copics.  The card base was cut using a Silhouette cut file.  I just welded two shapes together to make the fold.  I also removed the stitches from the back piece. =P

I decided I wanted to add the small tag and I really wanted the tag to say "thankful".  With all of the stamps I own, do you think I had a small thankful stamp?!  Of course not!  But obviously I did stamp thankful on that tag, so how did I do it?!  The word "thankful" came from a larger stamp from a Stampin' Up! stamp set called Lots of Thanks.  It was the perfect size and the perfect font.  I actually cut the word from the rest of the phrase and stamped it by itself.  I can easily pop the word back into the rest of the stamp.  I did a test run and you can't tell the difference.  I got the idea from a tutorial I saw ages ago, but never tried it until now.  I will say I was holding my breath until I tested the stamp.  I love being able to make my stamps even more versatile!

Our sponsor this week is A Day for Daisies.  You could win a $12 gift certificate for the shop just for playing along.  Click the badge below to head over to the shop and have a look around.

Won't you come have some festive fun with us?

DRS Designs is having a Let the Holidays Begin Challenge.  The butterflies are going to flit over and share the harvest in that challenge.

Moving Along with the Times has a Give Thanks challenge.  The butterflies are thankful for their harvest bounty and will be joining the challenge.

Sassy Studio Designs has a Thanksgiving challenge.  The butterflies are in charge of bringing the cornucopia so will be visiting that challenge.

Going Grey with Scrap-Creations has a Thanksgiving challenge.  The butterflies are going to bring some corn and play in the challenge.

Simon Says Stamp has a Thanksgiving challenge.  The butterflies are going to pop over and give thanks for their harvest.

Card measures approx 5.5" x 5.5"
Silhouette Cut File Nested Stitched Fancy Labels by Sarah Hurley
Making Memories paper tag
Stampin' Up! Lots of Thanks stamp set
Stampin' Up! Chocolate Chip ribbon
Bead Treasures glass beads
Bead Gallery butterfly beads
flowers from my stash


Wendy L said...

Gorgeous card, great image and fab design, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, zzxxxxx

Judy V said...

Beautiful card Rae Ann! Love it! Thanks for joining us for DTBST at Sassy Studio Designs!

Sandra said...

Wonderful shaped card. The image is so pretty colored. Fabulous. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

nwilliams6 said...

Oh my, this is gorgeous! Love the colors and the details you added. A very special card! Thanks for sharing it with us in the DRS Designs Challenge, Rae Ann.

Cards by Beckie said...

Beautiful card, I love the colours you have used. Thank you for sharing at Moving Along with the times. Rebecca x

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Wonderful card. Love the shape and elements you chose. Thanks for joining us this week at SSD. AJ SSD GDT

Kim Kelley said...

Very pretty...beautiful coloring. Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS


Kelly Schelske said...

Rae Ann, this is absolutely gorgeous! Fabulous layout and elements but equally fabulous coloring of this wonderful image!


nwilliams6 said...

Congrats on winning the DRS Designs Challenge with this card! I still love, love, love it!

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Love your card Rae Ann...sorry I'm a little late visiting.
Lynn aka Lynnpenguin, DT Teamie

Claire Grantham said...

Love this card, it's gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this time. Claire DT