Thankful For You Seasonal Snapshot Project Life Card

by Joanne James3. November 2015 14:45

Today is a special day - I received my badge and pass for Stampin' Up's Onstage Live Event in the post today and I am SOOO excited; only 8 more sleeps to go! I'm looking forward to spending some quality time with some of my teamies, getting a sneak peek at lots of new SU! product and attending my first Centre Stage Live.

Today's card is another on the theme of thankfulness, but with something of a twist! I was documenting some Project Life at the weekend and decided to use one of my cards from the 2015 Project Life Seasonal Snapshot kit to make a card. This is something I do rarely, as I usually want to use everything in my PL documenting, but decided it was a good idea so that you can see  the sheer versatility of the Project Life product range. So here is my card:

 

I'd like to say this card took me ages, but that would be so untrue! It uses a PL card for the cardfront, with one of the wooden embellishments from the Seasonal Snapshot accessory kit adhered to the front with glue dots, and the words and letters and little leaves are all self-adhesive elements from the accessory pack that I adhered directly to my base, popping the 'thankful' up on a couple of dimensionals for a little lift. I added a black candy dot and some SAB Tangelo Twist thick baker's twine from my stash and my card was complete! So easy and yet so effective - I love the rich colours of the plaid and the negative space leaf really draws you in. The leaf itself made it into my Project Life folder with my photos  - bonus! Project Life sets are great for cardmakers too - if you can bear to part with them of course! 

It's remix week over at TGIF Challenges so I decided to use their theme - thankful - and sketch for my card, which I am also linking up to SUO Challenges as it fits with their theme too and the inspiration over at Curtain Call where my background looks just like their rug! 

        

I am thankful for many things, but today I am mostly thankful that the carbon monoxide detector that set off its alarm this morning is nothing serious and that our relatively new gas boiler has not sprung an unexplained leak. The National Grid engineer that came out on the emergency call determined it was simply a blip - at least we know the alarm is working!

I'm off to get some jobs done before heading out on the school run and then to take one of my little pianists for a piano exam - wish Rebecca luck! Back tomorrow with another project - Christmas this time! Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
03/11/2015 20:38:54 #

Oh my, this is just so lovely and fall-ish!  I did not notice this in the PL stuff....I tend to gloss over it (although I want it ALL).  I think you should enter it at this week's Curtain Call challenge!  It would be PERFECT!  

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
04/11/2015 20:59:45 #

Thanks for the tip LeAnne - I caught up on some blog reading today so did link up with Curtain Call - I can't quite believe how similar the plaid colour was in the inspiration photo to my card! I so love the PL stuff - can never bring myself to use it for cards though as I want it all for my documenting!!

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Julie Gearinger
Julie GearingerUnited States
04/11/2015 07:51:29 #

What a fabulous way to showcase the versatility of Project Life!! Love the plaid, the fall colors, leaves and all of your fun details in this cute card!! Have fun at the On Stage event and thanks for sharing with us at SUO Challenges Smile

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
04/11/2015 21:02:19 #

Thanks Julie - I just love Project Life and nice to use it in this way for a change! I As for On Stage - I am beyond excited to find out what's in store for next season!!

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Michelle Bala
Michelle BalaUnited States
04/11/2015 11:36:45 #

Fabulous card!

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
04/11/2015 21:01:00 #

Thanks Michelle - glad you like it!

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Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
04/11/2015 19:30:02 #

Joanne, I LOVE this!!!!!! Plaid perfection!  I am going to CAS your card for some Thanksgiving cards!  Thank you, My Friend for a fabulous idea!  XXX

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
04/11/2015 21:00:36 #

CASE away Claire - you'll get those cards tuned out in no time, and some lovely bits and pieces in the Seasonal Snapshot kit!

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Mercedes Weber
Mercedes WeberUnited States
05/11/2015 23:35:15 #

Totally Fab! Perfect mix of PL elements! Thanks for playing along with us this week!

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Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
06/11/2015 16:56:06 #

Oh, this is fabulous! I love how the diecut leaf shows the background pattern! Wonderful take on the inspiration photo!

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KAREN BARBER
KAREN BARBERUnited States
08/11/2015 14:06:34 #

Sweeeeet!! And fast too?  This card rocks!

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Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
08/11/2015 19:09:11 #

Gorgeous!  I can't believe I completely overlooked the PL items this time...so many great little gems in that package!  Thanks for playing along with the SUO Challenge this time!

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Margaret Raburn
Margaret RaburnUnited States
09/11/2015 18:58:43 #

Joanne, this is outstanding!  Love how you used the aperture of the framelit to let the plaid shine!!  Love it!

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