Thursday, September 14, 2017

Harvest Hello's

I have been working steadily on Christmas cards and needed a little break,
so I looked around blogland at some of the challenges and found
this one at Impression Obsession that sounded fun
'Harvest Hello's'.



To create my card I started with a much neglected embossing folder
from Sizzix 'Come In', I don't think I have ever used this folder
before but thought it would be a fun base for all my fall 'decorations...
kind of welcoming, don't you think?

I inked the edge of my door panel with TH Distress ink 'wild honey'.
Next came all the die cutting.
The cat and I (Chloe) sat on the floor at 3am and die cut all these fun
little dies...(it was one of my insomnia sleepless nights).



For the wreath on the door I used Small Leaves Die Set DIE030-S
and Leaf Cluster DIE066-C.
I added a little hemp bow to finish.



The rest of my 'door scene' was made using
Bushel of Apples DIE204-B (I cut the apples from a red foil paper),
Pumpkin Patch DIE-202G and the little squirrel is Squirrel Set DIE-213D.
A few leaves left over from the wreath above were added as well!



Chole and I had a lot of fun creating this card and the dies have a lot of
embossed details that my camera just didn't want to pick up.

Don't forget to stop by my blog at 9pm tonight for the 'reveal'!!
You won't want to miss it!

Entering these other challenges as well:
Craftaholics R Us .... Pumpkins
Always Fun Challenges .... Create A Scene
Pause Dream Enjoy .... Apples
Scrapyland .... ATG with a Die

11 comments:

Darlene said...

WOW! What a welcoming card ... love it! I wonder if I can emboss using a door die cut to get the affect of your embossing folder ... this is such a sweet card! LOVE your fall wreath, your yummy looking basket of apples but UH OH watch out for Mr. Squirrel ... he will be stealing those shiny apples! LOL FABULOUS idea and design my friend! WELL DONE!!!

Lisa said...

What a gorgeous fall card this is, Diane!! I love the scene you've created!! The leaf wreath is beautiful!! The little squirrel is such a perfect touch!! Love it, my friend!! Thank you so much for playing along at Scrapy Land!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Judy Woodland said...

Oh, this is so pretty. Love your fall wreath and all the sweet elements around the "door". Genius!!! Well done!

kahaulani said...

very pretty!! thank you for joining us at Craftaholics R Us DT elecia

Janis Lewis said...

Beautiful card.
Janis
Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges Owner/DT
Craftaholics R Us Owner/DT

Cindy van Oorschot said...

Thanks for joining us for our challenge at Pause Dream Enjoy, Love the details of your card, and great use of all the die cuts. the details are perfect.
Cindy

Ros Crawford said...

Love that door with your cute scene! No one does that around here... I would love to see the homes decorated for autumn... Better than Christmas to me!

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, Diane, sorry about yet another sleepless night. Wednesday night was one for me, but I didn't do anything creative. Just tossed and turned till 4:30 am. What you did is fun and fabulous, though! I would love to have all this at my front door. Love those shiny apples, and the embossing folder is awesome!

Donna Phelan said...

Oh what a beautiful Fall front door scene you have created! Now come on over and do mine! Loving that pretty leaf wreath! The pumpkins, apples, squirrel....all fantastic!

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Craftaholics, good luck!!! Amy DT

Jackie Cornfield said...

Wonderful fall harvest card! Wonderful that you have shared your great artwork with us here at PDE. Good luck hun and do come back again!
Jackie DT