Friday, September 19, 2014

Poppystamps and Card Maker Blog Hop: Happy Fall


Welcome to the Poppystamps and Card Maker Blog Hop!

I am super excited to be part of a an amazing group of talented ladies to bring you this blog hop.  If you are hopping along you should have reached me from Lezlye Lauterbach's blog.

My favorite season is Autumn and there is much you can do with it as a theme.  One of my favorite things to do is to reflect and give thanks.  Therefore, my offering for you today is a card themed around thankfulness.

This card is a standard A2 cardstock in a dark brown.  I layered a leafy patterned paper and then a harvest golden color of card stock.  Then I created an Autumn sunset with distressed inks on top of white cardstock.



I used Poppystamps Viva Tree Die [901] to create the tree and leaves.  I die cut the tree several times in a harvest orange, gold, green and dark brown to get extra leaves.  From there I cut of the leaves and attached them to the tree on the card.

Next I cut out a Poppystamps Woodland Fawn Die [1014] in a light brown followed by the Poppystamps Woodland Fawn Die [945].  I cut off part of the scarf that comes with [945] to create a shorter scarf for the baby fawn.

Finally, I stamped the Danke greeting on a cream cardstock and layers each size of the Classic Ribbons Die [1005].  After assembling the greeting, I trimmed off a little of the squared off end to shorten.  Then I attached it to the card with a small green bow on a paperclip.

To finish the card, I added a cream cardstock inside with Poppystamps' So Much Cling Stamp [CS308B] greeting stamped.  It may be a little difficult to see but I hand-colored the leaves, stem and greeting with markers of different colors to continue the multi-colored theme inside the card.



I hope you have enjoyed the card and are inspired to incorporate Autumn backgrounds and themes into your card-making endeavors.

Before you go, there is a contest with a great prize to be won courtesy of Poppystamps!  The prize is both the 1084 Leaf Silhouette, 1031 Thank You Background die.  To be entered you must leave a comment on each blog you visit as no one knows which blog the winner will be selected from.

You have until 26 September 2014 to leave a comment.  Poppystamps will be selecting the winner(s) from comments and announcing it the Poppystamps Blog.  Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment (and/or subscribing to my blog).

Your next stop is on the hop is Theresa Momber's blog.  If you would like to start at the beginning of the hop, please visit the Poppystamps Blog or the CardMaker Blog.


61 comments:

  1. Kimberly, it sounds like our deer may need scarves this winter!!! Beautiful card!
    =] Michele

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  2. Love this card! Thanks for being a part of the hop!

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  3. I love the look of the adorable little deer! It's a great fall card!

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  4. Wow! That background got me first - all the bright beautiful color, and then I started taking in all the details, the colorful leaves on the tree and the sweet deer. This card is amazing! You captured fall perfectly here!

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  5. SO SO pretty!! I adore the background!

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  6. Kimberly, very sweet thank you card. gorgeous background for your lovely deer and your tree certainly says Fall is here. Very nice.

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  7. oh Kim, beautiful scene!!!! Love your card!!!!

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  8. Very pretty card from your newest follower! :)

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  9. Thank you all for your kind comments! I am very privileged to be part of this hop with some very talented ladies. I appreciate everyone for taking the time to stop and comment. Happy Fall!

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  10. LOVE the dramatic colors you used!!

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  11. love the colours. a lovely card...xx

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  12. Beautiful card.
    great designing and colours.

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  13. I really like the rich colors used in this card< pretty.

    Thank you,
    Sara Tann

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  14. So very pretty. Those deer are some of my favorites.

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  15. Your autumn sunset took my breath away. Lovely!

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  16. Wow - you obviously belong on the team. Those autumn colors are a real stand-out. Glad you put the scarves on the deer.

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  17. So sweet! Love the deer and the tree!

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  18. Awesome fall card!! Love the lush colors

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  19. So pretty, I love the colors in the background.

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  20. Your card is lovely, it has a warm feeling.

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  21. Ooooooh.....I love the deer. They are so adorable and that tree....wowzers! Beautiful card; beautiful dies. TFS

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  22. Oh this is such a gorgeous background you have created, I love the deep fall colors you used . The deer look adorable! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Kimberly!

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  23. Love the tree and fawn dies! love your card!

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  24. That Autumn sunset is awesome! I love the colors. So different from so many fall cards. Thanks so much for sharing with us. Blessings, Lisa

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  25. What a great card and you are really making me want to go to my studio and create. Love trees and critters and autumn. TFS!

    kren@
    http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

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  26. This is a beautiful fall card. The changing color of leaves on the tree as well as the sunset is perfect. By the way, deer (great choice) are some of my favorite animals.

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  27. Too cute. Great fall card with adorable the deer.

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  28. Amei seu cartão, as cores de outono, os animais...ficou muito lindo!
    Marlei
    Brasil

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  29. Beautiful card. Just shines like a beautiful autumn day!

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  30. Wonderful card. Could be used any time of the year really!

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  31. This is so fun! I love the deer being used on a fall card, it works beautifully and besides, deer are so cute! :)

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  32. So pretty. The deers are one of my most favorite dies!

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  33. That is just so sweet and delicate Kimberly, with your warm, rich colours your card really evokes the right Autumn atmosphere! I, too, will miss working with you, but I'm sure we'll see more of each other in the near future ;-) Have a great weekend, Ira x
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  34. Fabulous autumn scene. I love that gorgeous background and the tree with the multi-coloured leaves.

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  35. What a beautiful card in warm colours, love the scarfes for the deers, very nice al together with the diffent coloured leaves.
    Hugs from the Netherlands, Hanny♥,
    http://tierelantijntjes.blogspot.nl

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  36. The card is exquisite and truly glows!

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  37. Beautiful card! Love the gorgeous sunset!

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  38. Nice card and the background looks like a real sunset.

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  39. Amazing card with an amazing colors!
    amantedelpapel@gmail.com

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  40. A beautiful fall scene card, love the colors and the cute deer.

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  41. Wonderful autumn scene! Love that you gave the second deer a scarf too!

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  42. Wow such a cute and warm card. Thanks for sharing.

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  43. WOW. I love this card! I love the distress-ink-background, and I love the multi-colored leaves on the tree. Beautiful!

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  44. Love this vibrant card. Truly inspirational

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  45. Oh Kimberly, you created such a lovely scenic background. Love the rich fall colors you used and those deer are adorable dies!

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  46. Gorgeous autumn card! I love the tree and the deer! Beautiful colored background too!

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  47. Such a romantic card!! I love your colour combinations. Gorgeous autumn card. xoxo Yoonsun

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  48. awwww this is s sweet card and beautiful scene!!!!!! Love it!!!!!

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