Monday, September 19, 2011

Fall Basket of Blessings

Here is a new "Holiday Basket" I did inspired by a photo of a fall basket online that had the different strips stained in gorgeous fall colors! I used E07 for the brick colored vertical strips and YG91 Putty and W-3 on two rows of the horizontal and E13 on the other two. Just alternate between strips to make the pattern consistent. The I used the same reddish brown and beiges on the puppies. Cardstock is Pure Luxury Kraft, Lipstick Red, and White. I used Basic Grey Manila for the sentiment tag and paper piecing the liner of the basket (that and the dogs are from "Basket Buddies") Use some W-3 on either side of the patterned paper to add dimension to the piecing. Greeting is from "Basket Blessings", I thought that went so sweetly with the puppies and flowers. The blessings make it a nice card for Fall/Thanksgiving. :) These two sunflowers are trimmed out of the flower bunch in "Holiday Basket" and popped up on foam dots.

I pierced a row of dots with my Scor-Bug and Scor-Buddy at the top and bottom, across the wonky layers, and added some Taupe May Arts silk ribbon that matches the Kraft, making a nice bow with the Bow Easy (secured with a glue dot).

Have a great week!


  1. Thi is adorable! Love the fall colors along with the sweet puppies.

  2. Oh my goodness, Melanie! This is just darling - cute as can be! I think I am going to need this set! I volunteer at our local No-Kill Pet Center, and am always looking for something to create and donate for the center's thrift store to sell! lol...amazing how much it costs to be a volunteer :) Beautiful card, my friend!!!

  3. This is just adorable!! Love the colors in the basket and the puppies
    are darling. Your coloring is always
    so exquisite!

  4. Oh so very cute!! Love this card!!!

  5. Really sweet card! Beautiful combo of fall colors.


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