Thursday, October 6, 2011

Beautiful Warm Colors of Fall

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my Canadian friends and bloggers who celebrate Thanksgiving at a time of the year different than those of us in the USA.  May you have a blessed day with family and friends celebrating this beautiful and festive time of the year.  The beautiful warm colors of fall with the reds, oranges, browns, yellows, and greens seems to be a favorite for a lot of us with cooler temperatures and low humidity.  After such a hot summer it is wonderful to be able to open up all the windows and feel the cool and crisp air.

Finally getting back into my craftroom after what seems like forever and I'm so lovin it!!  Here are a few challenges I've designed this card for and I sure hope you like it:

Pink {INK} Sketch - Sketch (altered sizes)
Stamptacular Sunday - PHOTO Inspiration
Shopping Our Stash - Thanksgiving or Thank You Card
Paper Sundaes - Lots of Layers
Anything Goes Challenge - Die cuts/Punches or Both
Paper Take Weekly - Anything Goes - Happy 4th Birthday
Elphine House - Tasty Treats
Bells'n Whistles - Your Favorite Color Choices (Fall is mine this time of the year)
Phew, this is a lot for me.......

All of the items used on this card are from my stash, absolutely nothing new here.  The image is an Elisabeth Bell image from Bells'n Whistles named Hearty Thanksgiving and can be purchased HEREstamped with Memento Ink and colored with Copics, Flower Soft for the grass.  The DP is from a year or two ago and I think it's Debbie Mum.  I cut out and used some of the items from the paper pack for embellishments, Marianne and Spellbinder's Dies.  Here is a side view that gives you a peek at the inside:
Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope I've left you with a little inspiration today.  Oh, I almost forgot, I won the newest digi from The September Digi Bell's Hop and is she ever adorable (I'm Jumpin for Joy) - oops, not the name of the You'll be seeing her soon.

Have a wonderful day!
"Love & Hugs" Carol


Renkata said...

wow Carol,
I just love this image, I don't have it, but for sure I am going to.
You have coloured so beautifly, amazing layout and details.
Thanks for join us at EBWorld challenge.

Inkypinkydelights said...

Hi Carol, this is lovely, Love all your added details too! Judy x

Stampalicious said...

gorgeous! I absolutely love the feel of this card, thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday, hugs, martina

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card the Autmun colours, and the sweet image.Love the background paper...we had 4 seasons yesterday...yay..for spring!![not]


Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Such a beautiful image and I like how you added some burlap!

MarcyK924 said...

What a sweet card. Love all the added elements to give this a real Autumn feel! Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday! Hugs, Marcy

Shari said...

Lovely autumn card - your colors, layers and embellishments are all beautiful! I am a new follower and I found you through CMC.
P.S. The link on CMC did not work for me, so I searched the net for you - found you now you can come over to my blog and become a follower -

Cathy Lee said...

Hi, Carol. Happy Thanksgiving to you too. Love this cute card. Awesome coloring and lovely autumn presentation.

Cathy Lee

Mary Lou said...

GORGEOUS Carol!!! Just love these fall colors:) Beautiful image and coloring and lovely lovely sky ;) Perfect embellies for this time of year and that paper ROCKS!!!!!!
Happy Day

Georgei said...

Thank you Carlo for your thought
but I still like the thankgiving in the USA miss being there with my familly
And now I love you card ,like very much the image that you use and the beautiful color ,I like very much the fall cause of all the beautiful color
Keep up the good work so we can see all of your beautiful cards
Have a very good day

Gaynor said...

This is just gorgeous, thanks for sharing with us at Anything goes challenge, good luck and hope to see you again, Gaynor :)

julieprice3 said...

Very sweet, love the colors, Thanks so much for joining our 'layers' challenge at Paper Sundaes this week
Hugs Julie P

Deena said...

This card is the background clouds you made...thanks for joining in at Shopping our Stash this week!

Carla S. said...

Beautiful card, Carol! I love the warm fall colors and the wonderful image! Fantastic coloring and design! Found you over at the CMC site - I'm following now!

Patti P. said...

wowzers girl....this is stunning. Love it all. The image is so pretty and love your coloring. Those are gorgeous papers, and the inside is so pretty. You rocked this one, and I wish you luck in all of the challenges.

The Other Patti Sue said...

OMGosh... I'm so happy for you, being able to play in your craft room! Such a beautiful creation... you sure haven't lost your touch!

Rufus said...

Isn't it fun to play?! Love that burlappy ribbon

Lisa said...

Hi Carol!
I love this card! A gorgeous depiction of autumn! Love all the details inside and out.
Big Hugs!

Ciska said...

Welcome back Carol, lovely project as always :)

Amelia said...

Wow, Carol what an awesome card! Lovely autumn colours. Your colouring of the image and choice of background papers are stunning. Good luck with the challenges and congrats on the win!
Enjoy your day,
Amelia x

Sue W said...

Oh beautiful fall colours Carol! Lovely card!

Marjorie said...

Wow hun!! this is gorgeous, I too love the Autumn colours, this image is a little darling, and you have coloured them in so beautifully. Congratulations on your little win, can't wait to see her:) Have a lovely day hun, and it's nice to have you back mwah!

bettand said...

This is really gorgeous designed with the net and those leaves and pumpkin. Absolutely love the colour palette you've used for your card and it perfectly matches the Belles and Whistles image. Thanks for playing at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back sunday for a new challenge. Bettina x

Pat said...

This is beautiful Carol, lovely image, great colouring and super papers. Have a good weekend.

Pat xx

Elise said...

Ooooh this is so BEAUTIFUL! Love the coloured image and the entire feel of this card! GORGEOUS! Thank you so much for joining us at BNW!


Janneke said...

Beautyful card!
Thank you for joining Stamptacular Sunday Challenges this week ;o)

*Vicki* said...

OOOh wow Carol!!! This is sooo gorgeous sweetie!! I love the clouds you've made and your coloring is awesome!! Such fun Fall details!! :) Thanks so much for joining in our Belles n’ Whistles Challenge! Smiles, *Vicki* ~ Belles ‘n Whistles Designer

Carole said...

Beautiful card Carol. I always love to visit and thank you for the Happy Thanksgiving wishes *smile* Have a great week-end my friend. Hugs ... Carole

Angie said...

Gorgeous card love the cute image and the wonderful Autumn colours.
Thanks for joining us at Papertake weekly
Angie x

Crystal said...

What a fabulous fall card, great colours! I love your sky background too. Thanks for playing along with us at SOS Challenge Blog :)

Iris said...

Gorgeous card Carol! Love the fall colors and your cloudy background is fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at BnW!


Amanda R said...

Very sweet and I love the fall colors. Thanks for playing along this week at Paper Sundaes!

Tracey's KRAFTS said...

Hi Carol just wanted to say thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such a lovely comment!

I love your card and the colours are so warm and cosy, I love the autumn!

Tracey xx

Linda Palmer said...

Carol, this is a beautiful card. Love your image and your beautiful coloring. I also love how you embellished it. Great job! Thanks for stopping by my blog. CMC has that wonderful program of listing our blogs and I'm following you now.

Lori said...

Very beautiful colors and details on this card Carol! I'm SO IMPRESSED also that you decorated the inside!!! And you found so many challenges - way to go!!! I ADORE E Bell's images... you brought this cutie to life perfectly : )

So nice to have you as my new friend ♥ Many happy days of coloring and crafting!

Love n hugs,

Debra G Smith said...

Thank you for the joining my blog and the uplifting comment. Didn't take me long to become a follower of yours. You have some very lovely creations.
This one here is just adorable.
Thanks again..hugs,

Tinemor said...

What can I say?? This is soooo gorgeous!! looove the image! And the way you colored it! And the DP`s are just perfect!!

Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!! Hope to see you in this week`s Distressing Challenge :)

Hugs Tine

Steph said...

What a sweet card and gorgeous colours! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon! x

Audhild said...

I love your card. Beautiful coloured image. Thank you for joining us in the EHA challenge.

Hugs Audhild

Janneke said...

What a amazing card ;o)
Love the image you used.
Thank you for joining us at Elphine House for our challenge.

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