Monday, October 14, 2013

TSSC284 - Truly Grateful

Happy Monday!! It's time for a Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge with the Technostamper! This week's sketch (TSSC284) is below:

Can you believe that we are nearly half-way through October? I will be carving and designing pumpkins with the kids this week since we are in the middle of Fall Break. I have had Fall on the mind lately with the cooler weather and shorter days so of course my card this week has a Fall theme!

I have to say that the patterns and colors in the Sweater Weather DSP are GORGEOUS together. I loved the fall patterns Stampin' Up! carried last year but these cooler colors and softer designs are so perfect for the change in seasons we are going through!

I have had burlap ribbon for so long and finally opened it up to make this card. Burlap is such a perfect fall and holiday medium. I did try to have the flag tip on the burlap but I really liked the frayed edges on my ribbon. 

Did you notice the "twine" in the button? I removed the stitching from the edges of the ribbon and used the little strings I pulled out from the burlap ribbon and used it as twine. I think I should have used more! I can't wait to share this card with one of my newest customers, Frances! 

Supplies used for this project:
  • Stamps: Truly Grateful
  • Paper: Soft Sky, Chocolate Chip, and Very Vanilla card stock; Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper
  • Ink: Chocolate Chip, Crushed Curry, and Tangerine Tango
  • Accessories: Designer Naturals Buttons, 1-1/4" Burlap Ribbon

We would love to see what you can create using this sketch! Head over to Mary Jo's blog listed below and enter your project using the sketch. Don't forget to check out all the other wonderful projects created by the design team this week!

Mary Jo Price-Williams - Technostamper
Nicole Tegrul - Be Creative with Nicole
Robbie Rubula - Inked X2
Tanya Bell - Stamping T!
Jonia Smith - Stampin For Me

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  1. We were just saying we have not done pumpkins in a few years as my son was bored with it--he is 13--but I think I am going to get a few and just make him do it--he will have fun once it starts. I know I will, lol. You card is beautiful. I love those colors for fall cards. They just bring me a feeling of comfort for some reason. Thanks for being such an important part of the TSSC team.

  2. Loving all the pretty things with the fall DSP. I just wish I could love fall more. I love the leaves and the colors but HATE that it means cool and colder weather and lots of rain!