Thursday, October 23, 2014

Cute Friends

This is my post on the Classy Cards 'n Such blog today!!

Hello Classy Friends
Diane here with you today on the Classy Cards 'n Such blog.
Is the weather getting cooler in your neck of the woods?
It is here in Michigan (known as the winter wonderland).....
but before winter sets in, we have Fall...
my favorite time of the year, and what better way to celebrate
then to have a Fall Kitty Picnic!!!

Using our newest challenge inspiration photo below,
I came up with the following card!

When I purchase my products from Beverly, I try to look
at each item in many ways, getting lots of use out of them for each season.

 The Wild Rose Studio Kitty Picnic stamp was no exception.
By using fall colors, I was able to turn a summer stamp into fall!!
I paper pieced both the picnic basket and dress.

This cute stamp has both lady bugs and a butterfly on it.....
being fall I covered them up by first using
Twinkling H2O's Autumn Brilliance painted on card stock

I love the shimmer the H2O's give the leaves...just like real ones!!
I placed the small leaves over the butterfly and ladybugs and
viola' I have a fall card!!

For my background, I cut strips of paper from "Kaisercraft" Lady Rose paper pad.
For a bit of interest I used Stickles on the flowers and hat!!
Adding a satin bow, a button (and a few more of those shimmery leaves)
and my card is complete!!

Did you know we have a weekly challenge??
It is always a fun inspiration photo and you could be our weekly winner!!!
Thanks for stopping by!!

Entering the following challenges:
Color Throwdown .... #315
Red Rubber Inspirationals .... Anything Goes, Focus on Stamping
Cards and More ....Leaves
Just Inspirational Challenge .... Fall


Ros Crawford said...

I LOVE those leaves!! Such a cute image too! All makes for a beautiful card Diane!

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous, Diane!! I love the sweet image!! The background papers are beautiful!! And wow, the leaves look gorgeous!! I'm going to steal that technique...I love the look of them!! So, so beautiful my friend!! Have a great day :)

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Leslie Miller said...

Oh, that is just beautiful for fall, and what a cute stamp! I love how you did the leaves, too. Fall is usually some of our prettiest weather and perfect for picnics!

Julie B said...

Those die cut leaves are so pretty and I like the paper piecing on the little girl.
Thanks for sharing with us at CUM. :)

Darlene said...

OMG such a cute creation! LOVE those leaves! I bet this card is amazing IRL!! Great job my friend! Enjoy this week's Indian Summer ... you know what comes next! LOL!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

What a wonderful card you have created. The leaves are beautiful! Thank you for joining my challenge at the Red Rubber Inspirationals this week! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

Lori said...

Lovely design! The fall leaves you created are fabulous. Thanks for joining us at The Color Throwdown!

Primitive Seasons said...

Love the leaves! ....and the technique to create them.


Beth Brovold said...

Hi Diane!!
Oh this is WONDERFUL...such a sweet image...beautifully coloured!! I love all your extra details...those leaves are FABULOUS!!
Take care,

Monika/Buzsy said...

Such a pretty card Diane. Love the darling image and the coloring. The fall leaves look wonderful. Thank you for playing along with us at The Color Throwdown this week.

Jodi Collins said...

What a sweet image and I LOVE how you created the leaves! Thanks for joining us at The Color Throwdown!