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Thankful Blooms - Dies R Us

November is the month to celebrate, and be thankful with family and loved ones. What better way to share how thankful we are than with a card? This time at Dies R Us we invite you to join our Thankful challenge. For your inspiration I made a Fall themed card, with lots of die cuts.

Dies - Spellbinders - Nestabilities - A2 Tranquil Moments / Cheery Lynn - English Tea Party Doily / Spellbinders - D-Lites - Decorative Wrought Iron / Spellbinders Donna Salazar Collection - Carnation Creations / Poppystamps - Dies - Pine Garland / Avery Elle - Elle-ments Dies - Simply Tags: Everyday / Cas-ual Fridays - Casual Vine Fri-dies
Inks - Ann Butler's Crafter's Ink: Tangelo, Sunshine, Berry / Distress Inks: Old Paper, Vintage Photo, Embossing
Stamp - Flourishes: Zinnia stamp set
Papers: Leather textured cardstocks in beige, light brown and white/ Shimmery embossed paper in green / Craft metal

Adhesives - Elmer's Glue-All / Uhu All Purpose adhesive
Tools - Grand Calibur die cutting machine / Zap! heat tool
Other: Inkadinkado embossing powder in Glam Gold / Merletto pearls and crystal stickers / Lara's Crafts Jute twine

The die cut card base sure add lots of detail to the card, but that of course wasn't enough. I layered one side of the card's front with part of a doily die cut and wrought iron die cut. I added die cut leaves, jute twine, and some handmade flowers that I colored with different inks and Inka Gold (see how to here). To finish my design I added pearls, crystals and of course a little tag with a Thanks a Bunch sentiment.

For added inspiration visit Dies R Us Challenge Blog, and check out what my teammates have created. Link up your project for a chance to win a $10 voucher to the store! Our winner and favorites will receive a badge too!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you've enjoyed seeing my card.

I'd like to submit this card to: 
Thankful - Poppystamps

Sketch #110 - Cardabilities


  1. Gorgeous and beautiful die cuts, ,Love your handmade flowers!!

  2. Just wonderful Gracie such lovely details Shaz in Oz.x

  3. Absolutely stunning Gracie! Your flowers are just incredible! Love the bit of twine you added! hugs :)

  4. Beautiful, beautiful card and I love the flowers and the colors.

  5. This is so elegant and stunning, Gracie!

  6. Great card, I love colors and flowers :)
    Thank you for playing along with Cardabilities :)

  7. Lovely! Amazing textures and you really created a mood with the card!

  8. There are so many wonderful layers and textures on your card! Thank you for joining us at Poppystamps this month.

  9. This is a beautiful card! Love, love, love all these die cuts!

  10. Just a beautiful work of art! Lovely everything!

  11. This is absolutely gorgeous! Stunning flowers - I love the detail and the color Graciellie!

  12. Amazing flowers.
    Thanks so much for playing in our ‘THANKFUL’ challenge at Poppystams


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