Saturday, October 7, 2017

A CAS Thanksgiving Card

Hello friends!

I am back with a clean and simple card created with the "With Gratitude" Stamp and die recently released by Altenew.

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For today's card you "need" both stamp and die...

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 I took a simple approach-Rules of Three. I did the dry-embossing first with the embossing mat. After stamping the lovely maple leaves, I made the die cut and arranged them accordingly.

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I kept the outline and sentiment brown and keep the theme in neutral.
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I decided to stamp the sentiment INSIDE the maple leaf!!
How do you like it?

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We are celebrating Thanksgiving with our family from US and will be visiting my father-in-law in his retirement home. It has been a year with changes (with my mother-in-law's passing in April)...
Nevertheless, we are grateful and blessed.

I saw it on ALTENEW

With Gratitude Stamp & Die Bundle
I saw it on Simon Says Stamp

Altenew WITH GRATITUDE Clear Stamp Set ALT1885
I saw it on ALTENEW

With Gratitude Stamp & Die Bundle

16 comments:

Lynn said...

Happy Thanksgiving Virginia! Love the patterns on the leaves. Gorgeous card.

Denise Bryant said...

Love the beautiful fall colors and the textures with the dry-embossed leaf die!

rcwidow (Linda) said...

Love this! Great idea.

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

That's a lovely fall card ! I really love embossed dies.

Purple Princess said...

So pretty! I love the embossed background!

conil said...

You know how I love dry embossing...so classy and rich looking. Here you've created a lovely tumble of gorgeous leaves...so appropriate with the kraft/brown elements. I'll call it the perfect Fall/Thanksgiving card. Happy Thanksgiving...I know I'm late but I do hope you had a wonderful day of sharing.

Helen Gullett said...

What a beautiful CAS card with those embossed leaves on the background.

Arlene said...

What a beauty. Clean and bright and LOVELY.

Harriet said...

I very much like your sentiment inside the dry embossed maple leaf. Actually, this card sings to me. The dry embossing is spectacular, the maple leafs are stunning. All in all a perfect card.

Sheila H said...

The embossing on the card is a nice touch. Those leaves are beautiful.

Lisa Elton said...

What a pretty little CAS Autumn card!! Happy Thanksgiving!!

Angela Walters said...

This is beautiful, Virginia! I love the embossed leaves, especially around the sentiment. The embossing adds a wonderful touch to this card!

Sue LD said...

Love the colorful leaves and the embossed background.

alexandra s.m. said...

Another show-stopper my Friend! and how perfect for this week-end!
Happy Thanksgiving to you and to the family.
Hugs~

Miriam Prantner said...

Love the mix of embossed and stamped leaves here!

cm said...

Time is passing too quickly, so apologies for popping in late! Your falling leaves card: oh my stars, Virginia! This one has catapulted to the top spot on my favourite Autumn card of all time! Clean, crisp, plenty of white space and then...those pops-of-colour faceted leaves! Swooning! LOVE this!
Hugs~carol