Sunday, November 1, 2015

Craft-Dee BowZ November Challenge

It's November and the holiday season is just around the corner!  The time when we begin to reflect on everything we are thankful for during the past year and staying warm! 

These two topics were the inspiration for my Craft-Dee BowZ November challenge card.  The sentiment and warm colors remind me how thankful and blessed I am.  This month, the Design Team is creating with fall colors and lots of texture by using burlap and foliage on our designs.
Here's my inspiration...

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This 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" card is packed with layers, layers and more layers!  The card base has six layers of cardstock and patterned papers. The leaves are cut from various colors including burlap and gold glitter paper.  The sentiment is stamped with coordinating ink on white and matted with cardstock matching one of the base layers.

I kept long tails on the bow, created with my Craft-Dee BowZ, and adhered them around all of the cardstock layers except the black base.  The striped pattern in the ribbon was almost a perfect match to the stripe in the patterned paper. I arranged the leaves in a fan-like fashion around it, topping it off with a lovely flower.

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Be sure to check out and play along with our October Challenge, "Anything Goes and Include a Handmade Bow".  You could be our challenge winner and receive a Craft-Dee BowZ Badge to display in your blog.

Visit my fellow team members for more inspiration...

Participating in the following challenges...
Friday Mashup - #232/Use Leaves (11/4)
Moving Along with the Times-Leaves/Trees (11/11)
The Paper Players - PP269/Let us give thanks (11/6)
The Ribbon Girl - Anything Goes with Ribbon (11/14)

Thanks for stopping by to see my October Craft-Dee BowZ DT project! 


Gail said...

This is outstanding! The colors are so vibrant and beautiful!! I adore how you used our ribbon under that fabulous flower. What an awesome card! Hugs, Gail

Beth said...

Amazing Vicki!! Pretty enough to be framed.

Beth said...

I hope this works this time. Haven't been able to leave comments on blogs for a while... but this is so pretty Vicki, pretty enough that it should be framed!!!

Claire Broadwater said...

Vicki, this is gorgeous! I love the burlap leaves! All the texture os stunning! So happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX

LeAnne said...

So very's more a work of art than a card! LOVE your beautiful flower and leaves! Thanks for playing with the Papers this week, we loved seeing what you created!

SewPaperPaint said...

Oh I love these loops of ribbon! What a clever idea with a flower! Beautiful!

Lisa said...

Wow, lots of leaves and colors! Wonderful job!

Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup!

Lisa Elton said...

Lovely layers and textures, such a pretty fall card! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

Craft buddy said...

Beautifully autumnal, I love your layers and textures and heart-warming sentiment. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week, it was a perfect theme for your project! x Jessie

Wendy L said...

Well this definately fits our theme, lovely card, thanks for joining us at MAWTT. xxx

Ribbon Girl said...

Gorgeous colours, the ribbon goes so well with the flower - it's a lovely card - thank you for joining in with the Ribbon Girl November Card Challenge - good luck - Mary x


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