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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

A time to give thanks


Good morning my friends, another fortnight has flown past and it's time for a new challenge over at Creative Moments..  We have two lovely sponsors this time...Digistamps4joy and Decosses Dynamite Doodles. The optional theme for this challenge is 'Thanksgiving'. I live in the UK and we don't celebrate Thanksgiving here so I opted to make a 'Thank you' card instead, can never have too many of these! I used my own stamp, a beautiful Lavinia fairy one, and kept the design very simple. First I stamped my fairies across a square of pretty DP that looks like a shaded inky background and  adhered it onto a black card base.Then I cut two corners off another identical piece of DP and stamped the tree on one and the sentiment on the other, matted both corners onto triangles of black cardstock, then mounted them in place using foam pads. Quick and easy ...but I really like it!
For more inspiration please check out the Challenge Blog to see what the rest of the DT have created.
Thanks for visiting
have a lovely day
Chris
x
Challenges entered:
craftingbydesigns -thankful
craftygalscorner #149
Fairytale #180
tuesdaythrowdown. TT369
addicted-to-stamps #157
cagichallenge Thank you/thankful
simplycreatetoo #133

17 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

FABULOUS raised corners Chris, looks very effective and 3D, great stamping of the fairies too.xx[aNNie]🎄

Pamellia Johnson said...

So beautiful Chris!! I love the blend of colours from yellow to blue and the hint of aquas in between! The black accents really pop and your amazing line of dancing fairies are quite magical! A stunning way to say thank you! hugs :)

Karen Knott said...

Stunning card, the paper is gorgeous and the pretty fairies
Hugs Kaz xx

Lisa said...

Oh, I just love this!! The stamps are stunning and they look amazing against the beautiful colors of the background!! What a gorgeous card, Chris!! So, so beautiful!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Chris I love the silhouette stamps you have used also the lovely soft background colour
hugs
lorraine x

Kathleen said...

This is really lovely, a great design and a super background.
Must admit when you said you had used your own stamp I thought it was a stamp you had made yourself doh.

Kath x

Terri Winske said...

Your card has such a lovely design....I really like the raised corners! And what beautiful images!! You are right....we can never have too many "thank you" cards! So happy you joined us this week at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge!

Claudia said...

Hi Chris, this is so lovely. Your idea with the layout is great.
Hugs Claudia

Donna Ellis said...

wow! Look at those fairies on the diagonal like that! What a fantastic design idea, Chris! Beautiful card in every way! Chris, I am grateful to you for using a large font on your posts. I'm not very blessed when it comes to vision, and your posts make it much easier for me to read the words. So thank you! hugs, de

Pat said...

Oh this is so beautiful Chris, love all your gorgeous fairies and fabulous design. Have a good weekend.

Pat xx

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card Chris. A lovely design, colours and I love the dancig fairies! Stunning! Thanks for joining our challenge at Addicted to Stamps. Marlies

Mia said...

What a beautiful fairy dance, Chris! I LLLLLOVE your fabulous card! Have a great weekend, my friend.

Jasmina said...

What a beautiful card. Love the silhouettes of the fairies. Thanks for joining us this week at Come and Get It.

Janis Lewis said...

So cute! Thanks for sharing at Simply Create Too.
Janis, Design Team Member

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely card and thanks for sharing at our USE MORE THAN ONE STAMP challenge at Addicted to Stamps, hope to see you again next challenge..♥
{aNNie}DT Addicted To Stamps Challenges

Chrissy said...

Beautiful dancing fairies what more could you want...beautiful card Chris, love your design...

Luv CHRISSYxx

Bianca said...

What a stunning card! Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge! xx Bianca