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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Turkey Day!  Today, and every day, I have so much to be thankful for!  My handsome small man, a roof over our heads, food in our bellies, good health, loving family, wonderful friends...  I am grateful for all that I have and feel so fortunate that I am able to indulge in this fabulous hobby of mine on top of it all!  I've made some cards for the holiday and wanted to share them.  The first is for the current Simply B Stamps Facebook group challenge (November Challenge).  This is Little Indian Betty and she was free for those who wanted to play along with the challenge.  She is now available in the SBS shop (as is her counterpart Pilgrim Corinne).  The theme for Betty was to use feathers.  That was easy enough.  I am cutting it really close to the deadline, but what else is new?  lol

Papers are The Pumpkin Patch by DCWV.  I actually used this stack on all cards I'm showing off today.  It was just the perfect go to paper for all my Fall creations!  I matted the image on a Floral Ovals Nestabilities die cut (Spellbinders) and added my feather, flowers, and pearls.  Sketch is the current Sweet Sketch Wednesday (#234).

The next three cards all feature images from Saturated Canary: Scratch, Princess Harvest, and Cornelia.

This is Scratch.  Isn't he adorable?  The sketch is last week's Sweet Sketch Wednesday (#233).  I kept this one pretty simple.  I used a border die from My Favorite Things and a maple leaf punch.  The sentiment is from a Clear Dollar Stamps set.

Next up is Princess Harvest.  

The sketch for this one is the very last one from Crafting Life's Pieces (#64).  I LOVE these sketches and I was very sad to hear they were closing the challenge blog!  It looks like I heaped on the embellishments on this one but it's really just flowers, pearl clusters, and flower trim from Tim Holtz.  I used Labels Eight Nestabiliies (Spellbinders) to cut out the image.

And lastly, here is Cornelia.

She's sweet and simple with a couple of pearls, some flowers, and a Tim Holtz muse token.  The sketch is Papertake Weekly (#85).

I am looking forward to spending quality snuggle time on the couch with Kayne while we watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on TV in the morning.  Then we will head to my parents' for a delicious turkey family dinner!  And of course, it wouldn't be Thanksgiving without a little Black Friday shopping!  I won't venture out until after noon (no crazy doorbusting for me!) but it's a yearly tradition with my best friend that we love!  The rest of the weekend will be spent in a decorating frenzy!

To all my US readers: a happy and safe Thanksgiving!  Thanks for stopping by to see me today!  I am grateful for all my followers and for the lovely comments you leave!

Markers used: Copics



knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

All three cards are beautiful. Your coloring and embellies are as fabulous as always. Have a happy day!

Joanna M. said...

Your cards are LOVELY! Thanks ever so much for sharing all these gorgeous things with us over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

Heide said...

beautiful work on all three sketches. Love the feather that you used on this weeks sketch. Thanks for joining us.
Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

Kate said...

Beautiful Creations. Hope you and your Family had a Great Thanksgiving.

Jeannie said...

Gorgeous creations and a great job with this weeks sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

Kathie said...

Hi Regan,wow you have been busy I love your card you made for Sweet Sketch Wednesday totally stunning. Love your image and great design papers and wonderful added embellishments. Great card and thanks so much for sharing it with us over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Kathie SSW-DT

Sharon Basel said...

Regan your card is stunning. Amazing coloring on the image, love your paper and color combination and those feathers are a perfect embellishment. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
Hugs, Sharon SSW-DT

Linda Anderson said...

Wow, you have been one busy stamper! And what gorgeous cards you've created too. Love 'em all. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


Lisa said...

Gorgeous cards Regan! You've really been busy! Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly Challenge :)

Sally Dube said...

Wonderful cards Regan!! Beautiful coloring!!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
Blessings to you!!
Sally SSW-DT

Unknown said...

Stunning cards and great take on the SSW sketch.

Thanks for joining us this week.