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Thanksgiving Leaves

>> Wednesday, November 21, 2012

With all of the Thanksgiving preparations underway, I was looking for a quick and easy card to make for today's post.  The first line of DRS Designs Thankful For the Little Things Greeting (071H), "Leaves of red, orange, and gold," inspired me to create something with leaves to use with it. I decided on a wreath made out of leaf punchies for the focal design on my card front. I thought since I didn't have to color an image I could get it done quickly--wrong! Punching all those little leaves and trying to arrange them in a circle probably took me just as long to do as coloring an image. However, my frustration slowly went away as I saw how elegant this card became with a little distressing, some matted layers, a border punch, some craft glue, and a beautifully tied bow!

 I hope each of you has a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving! 
 Thanks for stopping by! 



VicR said...

What a beautiful card, and worth all the extra effort!

Shelia said...

Jennifer, this is such an elegant card!! Your punched wreath is beautiful! Happy Thanksgiving!!

Sue said...

WOW! What an impressive leaf wreath! You have the patience of a saint, but well worth it! A beautiful, beautiful Thanksgiving card!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

What a beautiful fall wreath, Jennifer! The colors and layout are wonderful.

Pam said...

What a sensational job you've done....doesn't look easy to me:) Love the colors. Happy Thanks giving.

Samantha said...

This is gorgeous, Jennifer! Outstanding job on the wreath!

Karin said...

Love, love LOVE the fall wreath you made! The colors are just outstanding and so perfect for the season!

Janett said...

Beautiful card. Love the wreath.

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