Thankful For ... You! Thank You Card

by Joanne James23. September 2014 13:30

Hello everyone! Today I'm sharing my card for this week's challenge over at The Paper Craft Crew, for which I also used the current colour palette over at The Card Concept:

  

I thought the sketch layout with the word bubbles and the leafy inspiration photo would combine to create the perfect opportunity to showcase the sentiments in the 'Gratitude For Days' stamp set - a rather unsung hero from the current seasonal catalogue I think, but a set that I have used lots and lots. Here is my card:

I used a combination of Real Red, Crushed Curry and Wild Wasabi for my card and inked the outlines of the Just Sayin' stamped word bubbles using my markers then stamped the insides with various 'gratitude' stamps in contrasting colours. I used some little leaves cut with my Fall Fest framelits as the embellishment for the word bubbles, and gradually layered them over a Gorgeous Grunge background to achieve my finished design. I think this still qualifies as 'clean and layered' as far as The Card Concept is concerned (if you've ever wondered about the definitions of the various cardmaking styles, you should check out their site - it gives some great guidelines), maybe bordering on 'freestyle collage', although probably not random enough to truly be a collage!

Hope you like my card; I'll pop back later with another quick make today for this week's challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary, so stay posted. until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Laura Jane
Laura JaneUnited States
9/23/2014 6:58:05 PM #

Totally Fun take on the challenge! Thanks for playing along at The Card ConceptSmile

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Joanne James
Joanne James
9/25/2014 8:21:57 PM #

Thanks Laura - loved this week's colour palette. Those leaves are gorgeous!

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Angela Maine
Angela MaineUnited States
9/27/2014 4:06:41 AM #

Joanne, thank you for sharing your beautiful clean and fresh creation at The Card Concept!

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Joanne James
Joanne James
9/27/2014 11:37:02 PM #

You are welcome Angela - I try and play along as often as I can, I love the challenge of trying to really focus on a particular style and the colours and inspiration photo here were too good to pass up!

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Jan M
Jan MAustralia
9/27/2014 2:43:36 PM #

Such a pretty card Joanne! Beautiful idea to use the thankful theme and such gorgeous colours too! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Craft Crew this week Smile

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Joanne James
Joanne James
9/27/2014 11:38:26 PM #

Thanks Jan - the sketch this week was the perfect layout for my multi-sentiment gratefulness card.

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Lynn Darda
Lynn DardaUnited States
9/29/2014 1:54:36 AM #

I just love this card!  I never quite know what to do with my voice bubble stamps and die-cuts but this is the perfect solution.  Your colors match up to the photo so well too!  Thanks for the inspiration!

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Joanne James
Joanne James
10/1/2014 7:22:24 PM #

Thanks Lynn - so glad you like it and it's given you some ideas for your word bubble framelits. Thanks for popping by.

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sue t.
sue t.United States
10/1/2014 1:20:51 AM #

Love the use of those word bubbles in a color challenge! Thanks for joining us at the Card Concept!

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Joanne James
Joanne James
10/1/2014 7:22:55 PM #

Thanks Sue - glad you like my sketch and colour combination!

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Pam Staples
Pam StaplesUnited States
10/1/2014 1:31:54 AM #

Absolutely lovely card!  I love how you used the Gratitude for Days stamp set and the colors are great!  Thanks for playing along with the Paper Craft Crew!

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Joanne James
Joanne James
10/1/2014 7:24:47 PM #

Thank you Pam - I thought this was a great sketch and it worked with this stamp set perfectly!

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