Saturday, September 6, 2014

Blessings this Season!

Happy Saturday!    I have a card to share.  I am playing along with this week's MFT Weekly Sketch Challenge.  I am also playing along with the Curtain Call and House of Cards.  Love the inspiration from the Curtain Call and the selection of colors from the House of Cards.

I started with MFT Card Stock Sampler pack.  I used steel gray ,nightshift blue, gray grout, tangy orange, orange fizz, and smooth white).   I used Blueprints 10 to cut the nightshift blue rounded edge layer.  I stamped this panel with BG Woodgrain Background stamp with a watermark ink.  I softly sponged on some pure white pigment ink to create to depth and variation around the edges of the wood image.   Next, I die cut the gray grout and blue strips with the stitched strip dies in Blueprints 1 and Blueprints 2.     In order to create the over edge sentiment focal frame, I used the rounded edge frame from Blueprints 10.  Since it was too long for the sketch, I just lined up the die and ran it through again to shorten it.  

I die cut the leaves from LJD Fall Foliage die namics.  I stamped the leaves using the coordination images  LJD Fall Foliage.   I used the same set to stamp the sentiment. I assembled the card using foam tape, and dimensionals for added depth.   I finished the card with one coordinating button threaded some some hemp cord. #mftstamps


As always thanks so much for stopping by!



  1. Fabulous colour combo and love those big leaves.

  2. Betty, this is BEAUTIFUL! I adore the bold POP of color on top of the black! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  3. Very pretty autumn card, I love the button on top of the leaf pile and that woodgrain background stamp: fabulous! Thanks for playing along with House of Cards.

  4. Love this Betty. Thanks so much for playing along with us at House of Cards. Hugs.

  5. Such a pretty card, love it!
    Thanks for joining us at Curtain Call!

  6. Wow this is stunning and elegant! The colors, the bold leaves and your design look SO nice. I'm very glad you joined our photo inspiration Challenge at House of Cards! I hope you can join Us again soon.

    HOC DT

  7. That dark blue background makes the rest of the card pop! Thanks for joining us at the House of Cards this month!

  8. Love your choice of colors and the woodgrain on the blue; Watermark inks are fabulous! Great card, Betty! Thanks for sharing your card with us for the House of Cards challenge!

    Inky hugs,
    HOC DT
    Making Mayhem | Because Life is Messy


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