Monday, September 2, 2013

My Favorite Things: Choose Joy with Autumn Colors

I love, love, LOVE autumn colors.  (Have I said that dozens of times before?)  I had decided to play along with the sketch at My Favorite Things and while digging through my stash of uninked stamps, I saw this charming Sunflower Girl.  I was actually making this card yesterday morning and it was unusually gray out and a little rainy.  With all of that, my need for rich fall colors went into high gear!

Today, Choose Joy

I had also just purchased the MFT Western Borders set so I ignored the pretty scalloped border and added some barnwood!

Also adding to Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes challenge.

If you are in the U.S., I hope you are having a happy and relaxed Labor Day!
  • Stamps: My Favorite Things Sunflower Girl, Western Backgrounds
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Crushed Curry and Crumb Cake, Little Yellow Bicycle Feels Like Home 6x6 dsp
  • Ink: Memento Black and Copics
  • Accessories: MFT Fishtail dies, May Arts twine, misc charm and gold buttons on her shoes


  1. An early morning visit to your blog has me starting the day in awe once again! Beautiful card that most definitely captures rich fall colours in a most delightful way. The little girl - adorable! Your papers - especially the barnwood - eye-catching. Kim - another fabulous, amazing piece of art!

  2. Ooh this is so pretty with the rich colours!

  3. She is adorable in her Fall finery! Love these colors!

  4. Just darling, Kim - love your little banners! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  5. Adorable! Love the sweet PI image and fall color combo!

  6. Me again: congrats on being selected as a GD for Avery Elle! FABULOUS! I don't have any of their stamps, yet..but I'm sure you'll inspire me to order some! You are just rocking with creativity!!

  7. Aw, so sweet, Kims, so perfectly executed!

    I see what you were talking about earlier to me! Congratulations to you, too, for making the WALL OF FAME at ATCAS! Geez, what a huge honor, huh?! I'm thrilled for all of us!! Hugs, Darnell

  8. We have one love in common... other than CAS designs... I also ♥ Fall colors!
    Just can't figure out why I so seldom use it to make cards!
    Inspiring card ... as always Kim!

  9. So pretty, great the leaf charm too!!

  10. Oh these colours have me wanting fall to come so much! Cozy nights by the fireplace inside, crisp cool air out!!! Ahhh my fave time of the year! Beautiful card done to perfection!

  11. Simply adorable Kim!!! My new fave from you, love this one to BITS!!

  12. Ha, ha, I soooo much loved the 'let's ignore the scalloped border' part!
    Well as for your card, she's sweet indeed! And the colors you used are rich fall colors and autumn is such a great time of the year, just like winter!
    Fall and winter are my favourites!!!
    So I can relate to you. :-)
    And the tiny golden leave is such a great detail, love it!!!
    And the new barnwood stamp is great too! Great choice.



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