Saturday, September 6, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving for CCC11

We've been off school this week on vacation and having a wonderful time taking day trips to the Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory, an Exotic Zoo in Johnson City, Texas, eating out, doing a little yard clean-up and best of all just relaxing together as a family!

The Creative Challenge Club this week is a color challenge and wow did it leave me stumped!
For several days I had mixed emotions about what I came up with but I think it's growing on me the longer it sits on my desk. ha!

I'll jump right in and share what I came up with:
 (Sorry for the slightly blurry picture and shadow!)

I started off with a card base in Crushed Curry and layered on some DSP featuring Island Indigo and Whisper White. I embossed the "vintage" tree in white on water color paper and then did a water color wash of Island Indigo (bottom), Crushed Curry (middle), and Pumpkin (top). Using my sewing machine I did a little machine stitching three times around the edge of the water color paper, scuffed the edge with my finger nail to roughen it up a bit and curled the top right edge over on itself. The sentiment is cropped with the banner framelits and clipped on with a mini paper clip with a knot of Island Indigo ribbon tied to it. 

Here's the Banner for this week's challenge:
If you create a card using the color challenge don't forget to link up for a chance to win free Stampin' Up! product. See their website for details!

Happing Stamping!

 I lOVE sharing what I make with you! If you would like to use any of my pictures on your own blog, please directly link back to me and give Christina Thurlow credit!

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