Sunday, November 1, 2015

Fall Thank You, PP269 & MOJO421


Greetings, friends! I hope you all had a happy and safe Halloween yesterday. Scroll down for a photo of Ollie in this year's Halloween costume! 

Today at The Paper Players, the charming and wonderful Claire is our hostess, and she has chosen a Fall Thank You card as our theme challenge this week. 


For my CAS card, I had originally planned on some more autumnal colors, but while rifling through scraps of patterned paper I came across this little scrap and my color decision was made. The retired paper is Venetian Romance, and the stamp set is For All Things, both Stampin' Up.


I thought the tall and skinny layout at Mojo Monday would be perfect for my card. I tried these images in a circle but they just didn't look right because of the background stamp, so I substituted a rectangle. My card measures 5 1/2" x 3 1/2". 


Products Used: (All Stampin' Up)
Stamp Sets: For All Things
Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Soft Suede
Patterned Paper: Venetian Romance
Ink Pads: Soft Suede, Pistachio Pudding
Tools: 3/16" Corner Punch
Accessories: Neutrals Candy Dots


Here is the promised picture of Ollie in his Halloween costume, a dinosaur. He wouldn't sit still for the last photo and it was pretty fuzzy, so I thought I'd share a new one. Love it!

Thanks for stopping by! Please pay a visit to the rest of the Design Team at The Paper Players, and we hope you'll play along, too!

Inky hugs!

10 comments:

  1. You had me at that beautiful color combo! Love this, very pretty and the layout is perfect! LOVE Ollie in his costume, too...he matches your card, LOL! Happy November!

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  2. This is gorgeous, Sandy! A beautiful color combination--love that subtle pattern on the dsp and you really rocked that sketch. Ollie is reallt rockin his adorable costume too!

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  3. Sandy, this is just beautiful! The color combo is so subtle and the layout is perfection! You made my theme shine, My Friend! Ollie is the cutest dinosaur I have ever seen. XXX

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  4. I love the classy, clean look of your card Sandy, beautiful colors and texture.
    I adore your little furry Dinosaur, oh my.....how did you get him to wear the costume, we tried with my daughter's cats.....not happening, LOL!!
    Thank you for sharing.
    Hugs,
    Maria Rodriguez.

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  5. Wow,this color combo is SO sharp! Your card is so crisp and clean, I love it. Ollie looks mighty fine as a Dino!!!

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  6. Oh Sandy - the colors and design and choice of stamps and DSP are exquisite! Love your Fall thank you card! And O. M. G. how cute is Ollie!!??!!! :)

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  7. Your card is really lovely, Sandy! Those colors are awesome together! And Ollie is such a champ to allow himself to be dressed up like a dinosaur. You do have fun!! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. This is just so pretty Sandy - the clean lines and colour combo are just perfect, very classic. As for Ollie - so fun to see him entering into the spirit of the season!!

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  9. I love the peaceful simplicity of this Sandy, so pretty!!

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  10. Mmm... I can't see myself trying to put Charlie in a Halloween costume.... I don't think he would like that. If I did... it would have to be Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon :-) The photo of Ollie is priceless :-)

    I love the subtle colors of your card, the neutrals are relaxing and soothing and such a welcome change from the strong colors generally found at this time of year. Fabulous, my friend
    hugs
    jaydee

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