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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

A Pumpkin Shaped Card with Shabby Bow

Coffee of the Day - Maple Fudge

Hello, all of you ribbon lovers!

Today I have a cute pumpkin shaped card to share with all of you. it's actually part of a gift set. I'll be sharing the other portion with all of you next week.

My husband and sons will quickly agree with me when I tell you that I save even the smallest ribbon snippets. (I save LOTS of neat things to use on my projects, but that would be enough for another post entirely! grins!)

Have you ever cut the tail from one side of a bow that was just a smidge too long? yes, I save those. or maybe you have a piece a few inches long from the beloved piece of crochet trim that started out many yards long, but you've been using portions and parts on specials projects.

I keep all of those pieces on my craft desk so that can come to life again in what can easily be called 'shabby bows.' just gather the small pieces and tie them into your bow. it's so easy to do, but adds such a pretty, shabby chic look to your project!


Here I have used the Autumn Diagonal Stripe Grosgrain from Really Reasonable Ribbons to tie pieces of  Silky Crush Olive ribbon and Tangerine Shimmer Satin with Gold.  I also added a variety of flowers by Wild Orchid Crafts - cosmos, 10mm open roses, 15 mm open roses, and rose bud.

digital papers are by Far Far Hill, digi image is no longer available, but was from Whimsy Stamps, pumpkin card template is by Shape EZ by TLC, doily die is from Sizzix, and leaf flourish die is from Cheery Lynn. both the actual doily and the doily die cut were sprayed with kraft glimmer mist. the milk cap and buttons are vintage. sunflower centers on main image are covered in distress stickles.

Thank you so much for stopping by! I'll see you next week with the rest of this gift set. :)
Jennifer

Challenges:
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Dream Valley - shaped cards
Ribbon Girl - use any image
Scrapper's Delights - anything goes
Di's Digi Designs - tic tac toe (bow, die, flowers)
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Polkadoodles - autumn/fall colors
The Stamping Boutique - fall
Cute Card Thurs - birds or animals (little crow on scarecrow's shoulder)

14 comments:

Becca Cruger said...

Crafters are not hoarders, we just like to save things we KNOW we'll use again someday... three years from now... if we can find it again. hehe! Your project is so warm and crisp - just like fall!

Nancy said...

Fantastic card, Jennifer! That pumpkin shape is great, and I like all the pretty ribbons! :o)

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute. Thank you for sharing your lovely creation with us at Dream Valley Challenges.
Hugs
Cathy DT Member
xxxxxx

Gaby Dierx said...

Love this pumpkin, love the bow!!!
Hugsss, Gaby

HandmadebyTLC said...

Way to show off the puppy kin template Hun! I adore the stamp image too!! The Hank you for using my Shape EZ file with your project! Bi afore seeing them in creations!

Bad Kitty said...

very beautiful card
have a nice day
hugs
>^.^<

Tammi Cremeans said...

Beautiful!! Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Craft Your Passion this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Regards,

Tammi
Craft Your Passion DT
makememories4life {My Blog}

Dawn Lancaster said...

Love this Jennifer! The pumpkin shape is great & I love your ribbons!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Lynda said...

wow stunning. I love love love the pumpkin shape and the pretty ribbons. Thankyou for joining us over at Di's digi's for our TIC. TAC, TOE challenge, hope you join us again Lynda DT xx

Scrappy Scatty said...

Lovely card
Thank you for joining us for our *Autumn/Fall Colours* Polkadoodles Challenge
xx

Kandy's Krafts said...

A truly stunning card. Loving your image. Thank you for joining us at Crafting from the Heart challenge

MagsB said...

I love your pumpkin card, Jennifer, and the ribbons are fab!! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

love Mags B x

Penny said...

Great design, Jen! Love the fun image and all the fab embellies! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Troppo Stella said...

FABULOUS CARD!!! WWWOOOOWWW :-)))))
Thank you so much for joining our challenge at Scrapper's Delights! Good luck :-)))
Troppo Stella DT