Friday, November 16, 2012

Getting Cricky Design Team Post - Thankful

Happy Friday!! Another weekend is upon us, and another week where I have no idea where the days went...they are flying by!! It's my turn to post a design team project at Getting Cricky, and I have a Thanksgiving card to share with you.


For my Thankful card, I used a couple of different inking techniques. The base of the card is kraft stock, followed by Canvas Corp heavyweight white cardstock. Another piece of heavyweight white cardstock was cut with a Spellbinders Grand Rectangle. It was sprayed with Mister Huey's Color Mists in Overdue, Pumpkin Spice and Estate Green. It was then misted with water to merge the colors together, and then dried with a heat gun. Tattered Angles Glimmer Mist in Iridescent Gold was spritzed on next to give it a sparkly sheen. The edges were inked with Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink.


I tried to get a close-up of the Glimmer Mist shimmer. It is really pretty in person.


A Spellbinders Deckled Rectangle was cut from heavyweight white cardstock and then inked with Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Fired Brick, Spiced Marmalade and Peeled Paint while it was still in the die so that the edges stayed white. It was then misted with Tattered Angles Glimmer Mist in Peach Delight. The leaf is a Spellbinders Foliage die, inked with the same Distress Inks and spritzed with Glimmer Mist in Iridescent Gold. It was attached with foam tape for dimension. The burlap is from Joann Fabric, the twine and button from my stash. "Thankful" is from K Andrew Designs Fall-O-Ween stamp set. I just checked, and unfortunately this set is sold out, but there are still a few sets left that are on clearance at 60%...click HERE to get yours before they are gone forever!!

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Simon Says Stamp - Thanksgiving/Thank You
  2. Little Scrap Pieces Fun Friday - Happy Thanksgiving
  3. DL.Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - Anything Goes
  4. Sunday Funday #3 - Linky Party
  5. Tuesday Alchemy #40 - Anything Goes
Thanks so much for stopping by today!! Have a fabulous weekend :)

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65 comments:

  1. Lisa your card is beautiful! I love the technique you used to keep your white edge, very clever. The burlap ribbon goes well with your design. It does seem like the weeks are running together. Happy weekend. :)

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  2. Gorgeous...love the burlap and the design!! Lee-Ann :)

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  3. Beautiful colors! I invite you to share this at Tuesday Alchemy for our ANYTHING GOES challenge here: http://tuesdayalchemy.blogspot.com

    Lots of crafty joy to you,
    Corrinne

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  4. Wowzer Lisa~ So so beautiful! love the colors, the burlap the different shades on the leaf. Awesome card!
    Enjoy your Friday and crafty weekend ahead...

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  5. This is such a beautiful technique Lisa. The pretty inking and glimmer mists give it such depth:) Very cool idea and once again very creative my friend!!
    Hope you have a wonderful wknd:)

    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  6. This is beautiful!! Sounds like a lot of work on each piece but is really gorgeous!!

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  7. This is gorgeous!! OMG LOVE the CAS look, the burlap and the beautiful colors!!! AWESOME job my friend!!
    TFS and have a GREAT Friday!!

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  8. Fabulous card my beautiful friend^_^
    Gorgeous details and all this red^_^
    Have a sweet weekend sweety^_^
    Hugs,
    SOnia

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  9. So Beautiful! I love the shimmer! the burlap adds such beautiful texture to this wonderful fall card!

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  10. Lisa this is so gorgeous. I have never tried using mist, and probably never will, but this card sure makes me want to try using them..love the burlap, simply a beautiful card .. I so agree I don't know where the time is going ..this year has just flown by. I hope you have a wonderful week end my friend...

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  11. Stunning card!!!!! Really love the watercolor look!!!! Just beautiful :0
    Have a simply fabulous weekend Lisa!!!!!

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  12. This is so beautiful! I love the bright, bright colors and the inking is fantastic!

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  13. Beautiful card and fantastic autumnal colours, so vibrant. TFS

    http://karonskraftykorner.blogspot.ca/

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  14. You never cease to amaze me. You can pull off CAS as beautifully as you do fully blinged up. This is absolutely gorgeous. Have a great weekend friend.

    Cheri
    www.djssundries.blogspot.com

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  15. OOOOO...lovely.

    Be blessed, Beckie
    http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com

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  16. Gorgeous card Lisa, I love the colours and the details.
    Kevin xx

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  17. gorgeous colors! i have a painting in my dining room in those same colors. it's vibrant and beautiful and makes me happy like your card! :)

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  18. Beautiful card Lisa. I love all the inking techniques you used and the glimmer mist :)
    Have a great weekend!!

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  19. WOW!!!This is truly AMAZING!!Beautiful!!The glimmer mist shimmer is Gorgeous!Love the bright & cheerful colors!Awesome!The deckled rectangles are a must have on my list.I am a blast with Spellbinders.Thanks my Friend!I am Thankful to have a Bloggie friend like you!!
    Have a wonderful weekend.Sending bloggie love to you,
    M'

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  20. Wow... love this beauty! So simplistic, but lots of different techniques! Very lovely!!!
    Hugs!

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  21. Such a beautiful card and thanks for sharing the tutorial with us - you did a great job tfs!!!

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  22. My sweetest friend, this is gorgeous! And it looks exactly like color-misted sugar cookies I recently saw! :o) You did a stellar job with the mists. I love that you used a deeper colored base so the beautiful leaf stands out gorgeously. The textiles beneath it are such marvelous accents. Burlap works so harmoniously with nature-themed projects. This thankful card will surely be treasured. :o) Another stunning creation, my dear Lisa! (Are you done being mad at me yet? Teehee!)

    Hugs and blessings!

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  23. Very pretty card, love the inking you did!!
    kristan
    sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

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  24. This card is so beautiful! I love the colors you used! So Gorgeous! Have a great day! Your Friend, Sarah

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  25. This is so stunning. I love it, the red is incredible and the leafis perfect great card.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART ANYTHING GOES November Linky Party
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  26. Hi lisa what lovely rich colours - fab card

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  27. Pretty colors!! Love it!! Thanks so much for joining us this week on Tuesday Alchemy!!

    Cheers!
    Kelli

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  28. WOW Lisa. This is SOOOOO BEAUTIFUL!! I love the colors!! What a awesome card!!
    Gerda.
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  29. Such a gorgeous card!! Love the vibrant colors combined with the rustic burlap!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  30. Hi Lisa I love the contrast to the two papers. You do great things to white paper

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  31. Lisa its so pretty! I just love the Burlap! I got some from CTMH a while back and haven't used it yet. You have inspired me to pull it out..lol
    TFS

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  32. Your card is so pretty! You have inspired me to make a card with all my distress inks and glimmer mist, thanks Lisa, hope you have a great weekend:)

    Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
    Monica L.

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  33. Fabulous card! I love the inking & the burlap with twine is perfect:)

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  34. Beautiful card. The colors are just gorgeous!
    Ashley

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  35. Gorgeous card! I love the explosion of color!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  36. What beautiful, rich, bold colors you were able to achieve with your fabulous inking techniques! Your card has such depth...simply beautiful! And, I love the touch of burlap!

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  37. Oh wow so pretty, the inking and misting look really nice!!

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  38. Hi Lisa, your work always has such a professional look. The inking and misting technique looks great and something I will now have to try. Your Card is beautiful. I'm having a great time with die cuts (Spellbinders and Hero Arts).
    I'm still not big on coloring though.
    Have a great weekend!
    Dee B

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  39. Hi lisa ,

    great card love everything about it .

    Have a nice weekend Jenny xx

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  40. that inking is amazing love the lay out. Had to pin this one it's so lovely. You are just so creative and talent always a feast for the eyes at your blog. I agree don't know where the days are going and since the time change I can't seem to stay awake past 9...have a great weekend. Karen

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  41. Lisa you sure put a lot of work and love into your projects.. this card is absolutely beautfiul!!! I love Angel glimmer mist so I know it would just shimmer in real life...I love how you did the leaf!!! Beautfiul job my friend!
    We are having a blog hop today!!!!! Drop on by if time is on your side!! hugs

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  42. I love that background you created. Very nice!!!

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  43. Wow this is such a gorgeous fall card!!!!! The leaf is beautiful!!!!!! Way to go again Lisa!!!!!

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  44. Oooh this is gorgeous! I love all the inking techniques you used. The fibers add the perfect texture.

    have a great weekend!

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  45. This is GORGEOUS LISA, I love the glimmer mist effect!
    I'm so with you - I can't believe the week is over....WAY TO FAST!
    Hope you have a super weekend my friend!
    Shelly

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  46. Wow, Lisa, your inking is simply stunning. I just never think to mix so many colors - you have such an artist's eye. I love the leaves and the dies you've chosen. The burlap and twine are the perfect additions. Just gorgeous, my friend.
    Hugs,
    Larelyn

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  47. Wow, this is beautiful. Great job at your inking techniques!

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  48. GORGEOUS job with your card Lisa!the colors are AMAZING,your inking is perfect my friend!I hope you are having a great weekend!!!:)

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    1. This is so pretty. Love all the colors and mist you used. I just posted a card using mist too. Hope you have a great week. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

      Tara

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  49. Awesome card, Lisa! I love everything about it.

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  50. Gorgeous card.love the sprayed mist used.Beautiful colors.

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  51. Wonderful card!! Thanks for joining Tuesday Alchemy!

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  52. omigosh, lisa. this card is absolutely stunning! love the depth you got will all the colors. fabulous job, as usual!

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  53. Gorgeous...love how you have used all the mists...that's why I love coming here, not only to see your beautiful creations, but you always, always inspire me to use my "stuff"...haven't had my mists out in months, so now you have gotten me thinking about them!!

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  54. Love the simplicity of your card.....gorgeous rich colours and I love the added texture with the burlap. xx

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  55. So pretty! The inking is amazing! I've tried mists before but am not very good at it yet. The burlap looks great too! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  56. This is so beautiful! I love what you did with the mists and the burlap is just perfect! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

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  57. Wow Another Beautiful Card. The colors on this looks amazing.

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  58. What a beautiful background! Haven't ever tried the mists yet but I certainly want to now!! Love that you left the white border on the leaf to make it really stand out. So very very pretty!

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  59. Love your inking and misting.The card and colours are just wonderful.
    Jayne x

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  60. Beautiful, love the leaf section of your card, stands out so well.. thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

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  61. The colors here are incredible. I love adding burlap to projects too, it's such a wonderful texture to incorporate. Your card is a real work of art!

    Lisa

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