Always Grateful With Celebration Tidings TTT84

by Joanne James1. October 2020 18:00

It's Thursday and time for a new challenge over at TicTacToe! It's the turn of Team X to host and I am the featured designer this week. I chose lots of autumnal elements for my board: 


I used the same layout on today's card as the one I used for Monday's Christmas card (you can see that card here if you missed it). I went across the first row of the tictactoe board, with Plaid-Pumpkin-Thankful and I embraced those fresh Color Dare colours to make a bright autumnal thank you card - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I stamped the pumpkin image from the 'Celebration Tidings' stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black onto a stitched rectangle and coloured this image with my Stampin' Blends, using a panel of bright Plaid Tidings designer paper for my background and some retired Old Olive ribbon from my box to add in a little more green. I used Mango Melody cardstock for my cardbase and Pumpkin Pie for my mat layer - I love how bright this card looks, compared to if I'd used darker, richer colours. Good news on that Plaid Tidings paper too - it, along with many other designs, is on sale for the whole of the month of October as part of Stampin' Up!'s Designer Series Paper sale - more details to follow on that in another post later!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

A tictactoe board offers so many creative possibilities - how does this week's board inspire you? Why not have a go? We would love to see you in the gallery and who knows - you might be selected for Designer's Choice and be eligible to be a guest designer on a future challenge. 

Enjoy your day; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (4) -

Vandra Stenton
Vandra StentonAustralia
10/2/2020 3:00:08 PM #

Pretty use of the colours. I love the way you decorated the envelope too. Thanks for joining us at Colour Dare Challenge. I hope you can join us again soon.


AllisaUnited States
10/2/2020 6:43:11 PM #

Such an adorable fall card, love the ribbon detail!


Steph Mortimer
Steph MortimerUnited Kingdom
10/3/2020 8:38:26 AM #

Beautiful autumnal card. I love the use of the plaid background. Thanks for playing along with Color My Heart Color Dare. X


JaydeeUnited States
10/3/2020 1:48:49 PM #

Joanne, this is just the card I needed to see on a dark, damp fall day.  It's a wonderful ray of sunshine and cheer.  I love the plaid and the little touch of ribbon, too.  Fabulous card, my friend


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