Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tic Tac Toe Challenge: Thankful

 I am honored to be a guest designer this week at the Tic Tac Toe Challenge!!  I was even more thrilled when I got the board and saw that it was a board full of autumn!  I used the right vertical column (Fall Colors, Thankful Sentiment, and Free).

Thankful Leaves


I've always loved the little stitched heart in this woodgrain die but I always seem to cover it up.  (Sadly, this company is gone.)  I made a conscious effort this time to have the leaves swirl around the heart - see it right below the orange leaf.

Thankful Leaves

I picked a layered leaf die so I could use a variety of fall colors with the two tones. I left the edges of the top layer unadhered for a dimensional look.  I like sparkle and I like white on my fall cards.  Fall is my favorite seasons - the beautiful colors just glow and almost seem to sparkle when the sun comes through them.  I also like the frost that adds to that sparkle.  So this card represents everything I love about fall!

Tic Tac Toe is a fun challenge.  It gives us inspiration, but it's open enough for us to be creative or go in a direction for cards that we need to be making.  I still need Thanksgiving cards so I wanted to start with either the "Thanksgiving" square or the "Thankful Sentiment" square - but I can see multiple directions that do not need to be fall or Thanksgiving!

Thank you to the entire group for letting me be a guest this week!

SUPPLY LIST

Dies: Concord & 9th Leafy Layers die, Simon Says Stamp Thankful 1, L'il Inkers Cover Up Die Stitched Woodgrain

Paper: Concord & 9th Neutrals Foil Paper Pack, Stampin' Up Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Terracotta Tile, Cajun Craze and Crumb Cake

Other: Studio Katia Pearls - Gold Foil and Arctic Breeze

7 comments:

  1. So thrilled you're guesting with us this week...always love your creations, and this one is no exception! LOVE that background!

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  2. Kim your trio of layered autumn leaves is gorgeous and the little heart in the stitched background is adorable! A fabulous CAS thankful card. We are thankful to have you guesting with us over at TicTacToe this week - so pleased you could join us!

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  3. Absolutely GORGEOUS!!! I so wish I had gotten that woodgrain die. I LOVE IT!!

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  4. Congrats Kim! Your card is darling. I love that wood grain die and wish I had purchased it when I had the chance!

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  5. Congrats on your Guest Designing over at Tic Tac Toe Challenge! Very cool and well deserved! What a pretty Thanksgiving card, Kim! Between the colors, the layered leaves, and that little heart...Oh that little heart! It's a gorgeous card. You've got those wheels in my brain turning, too. Love this card! Stay safe, Bev.

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  6. Kim, that little heart is only ONE of the reasons this cover plate is in my top 5 of all!
    It could be more perfect for your sweet layered leaves! Happy Autumn, my friend!
    =]

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  7. This is just lovely that background is brilliant with those amazing leaves xx

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