Hashtag Grateful

Thursday, November 13, 2014

I took a break from some Christmas themed projects I've been making lately to make one with some warm, fall colors courtesy of the Cupcake Inspirations Challenge.  Sometimes you just have to mix things up right?  The layout for my card today comes from the sketch at Cardabilities.



This card looks a little messy to me.  I was trying to create some trailing leaves while incorporating some color but I think I went overboard.  Plus I wish I had layered the little flag with the sentiment on some Baked Brown Sugar so that it showed up a little more.  Am I the only one who sees things that should be different after the whole card is put together??

Thanks for stopping by and special thanks for leaving a comment!

Supplies:
Stamps:  Gorgeous Grunge, French Fusion, Off the Grid (SU); Hashtags (Tim Holtz)
Paper:  Dove Gray (WPlus9); Chocolate Chip, Baked Brown Sugar (SU); Vellum (Papertrey Ink)
Ink:  Hot Fudge (My Favorite Things); Baked Brown Sugar, Pumpkin Pie (SU)
Accessories:  Leaves die (Penny Black); Chloe Stem die (Memory Box)

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15 Responses to “Hashtag Grateful”

LeAnne said...

You are your own worst critic! I LOVE it and have not heard of the Cupcake challenge, so thanks for the info! Your card is just beautiful, just the way it is! I love the eclectic splashy style and the colors are perfect.

Lisa Lara said...

Very cool card Jen. I love your layers.

Deepti said...

Beautiful :) colors look perfectly balanced!

Shelly said...

Not messy at all!!! It's beautiful!

dstandard said...

Such a beautiful card! Love it!

Patti said...

I wanna be just like you when I grow up! wowie your card is a work of art! Patti

Karren said...

This is breath-taking! The die cuts are resplendent in their autumnal hues and your placement of each element is an excellent example of a well-formed card :)

Kim S said...

Fabulous collage of elements - yet still beautifully fresh and clean!

VanessaB said...

awesome card! i love the collage of fall colors :)

Mrs Frizz said...

Fabulous interpretation ... love the end result.

thank you for playing along with us at Cardabilities.

Narelle Farrugia said...

Absolutely stunning Jen! I can't stop looking at it!

Srebrnolistka said...

Fabulous card :) Thank you for joining us at Cardabilities :)

Sandy said...

Very Pretty! I love the clean look. Thank you for joining us this week at Cupcake Inspirations.
-Sandy, DT Sweetie

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Oh it's perfect Jen!!!! Love the warm colours!

Deanne :)

Tina said...

beautiful
thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

Tina
sweetie dt