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So before Christmas..it’s THANKSGIVING! – PPA57, SR34

August 27, 2010

GOOD EVENING EVERYONE!  Tonight was my scrap and yak and my a good friend of mine came over to do some scrapbooking for her wedding!  I must say..there was much more YAKKING than scrapbooking! lol  I’m still trying to pick out pictures for my NYC scrapbook!  I think we’re going to continue our scrap and yak into Sunday since Kent is busy that day i get to spend the whole day crafting! Hoo ray!! 🙂  I love my boyfriend to death…but sometimes it’s nice to have a FULL DAY in my crafting corner 😀  I’ve been a super girlfriend yesterday..why do you ask? because I helped him clean his apartment! lol  It wasn’t pretty….but it had to be done

Well one with tonight’s card!  I gave up my scrapbook page lol and decided I needed to make a Thanksgiving card!  In Canada Thanksgiving falls on the 2nd Monday in the month of October, so this year it falls on October 11th.   Now I know I’ve been really excited about Christmas, but Thanksgiving is important too! 🙂  So I thought I’d use some inspiration from Stampin’ Royalty and Pals Paper Arts.

This week Stampin’ Royalty has a monochromatic challenge.  it basically means that I pick a color and use all the different shades of that color… lol and of course an awesome sketch challenge from Pals Paper Arts:

Here’s My creation:

I knew what I wanted this card to look like…but when I was making it…..things just didn’t seem to ‘fit’ right..what do you think?? I’m still not 100% on it…..

I do like how my pumpkins turned out though 🙂

maybe it’s the ribbon?  or the Bitty Buttons on top? hmm I can’t really put my finger on it… ah well… I’ll do better when i’m not so distracted hehehe

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. August 27, 2010 5:00 am

    This is such a cute new set! Love the colours and the PPA LO is awesome. Your pumpkins are perfect!!
    Thanks for joining us at Stampin’ Royalty!
    Smiles,
    Lesley 🙂

  2. August 27, 2010 5:15 pm

    I love the layers in this – nice job!!

  3. August 27, 2010 7:39 pm

    Love the paisley…..and the colors rock it!!!

  4. August 29, 2010 2:49 am

    Love the rich colors and the texture! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing @ PPA!

  5. August 29, 2010 6:00 am

    The image is perfect. Great take on monochromatic neutrals. Thanks for playing with us at Stampin Royalty this week.

  6. August 29, 2010 9:27 pm

    Beautiful fall colors and great texture! Thanks for joining us at PPA!

  7. August 30, 2010 1:09 pm

    Love how you used those paisley pumpkins. Thanks so much for playing the PPA!!

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