Sunday, 19 October 2014

Time to Be Thankful

It is about this time of year my sister puts in a request for some Thanksgiving cards for her American friends, so I thought this year I would get a head start.  First the Sizzix Fern embossing folder was used on white card.

Distress Ink was applied and built up in layers, the embossed areas coloured with Promarkers and  leaves stamped around the edges.  The stamped leaves were partially coloured in.


Treasure Gold was lightly rubbed over the embossed area and smeared more along the edges.

Two set of leaves were stamped, cut out, coloured and curved using an embossing tool on a foam mat.  More Treasure Gold was applied to the edges of the leaves.

Distress Ink was used to create a co-ordinated coloured background on a card blank and the leaves adhered with silicone glue.  The wording was cut on an Original Silhoutte digital cutter.  And there you go!

 Recent events have given me reason to reflect and be thankful I have such a great life.

Materials used:
Sizzix Embossing Folder: fern
Distress Ink: weathered wood, dusty concord, salty ocean, squeezed lemonade, fired brick
Woodware Clear Stamps: Leaves and Swirls
Promarkers: tulip yellow, gold, pumpkin, orange, berry red, lush green
Treasure Gold: white fire
silicone glue and adhesive tape


  1. The colours are fabulous Claire and such a great step by step 😊

  2. Wow, you have such a great talent for mixing and using colours.You create such a warm card, I think your sister's friend will love it!


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