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November 6, 2012

Enjoy Simple Beauty - RCC74

Welcome to another challenge from the Ribbon Carousel Blog!  Thanks to those who played along with last months challenge, the theme at the Ribbon Carousel Blog for the month of November is Thanksgiving or Fall.

I created a Fall themed card for the challenge, inspired by this weeks Mojo Monday Sketch, using images from the Artistic Outpost Old Grist Mill plate.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Old Grist Mill
All pattern papers are from The Farm House Paper Company Sugar Hill Collection.  All stamped images were stamped on scraps of pattern paper.  The Old Grist Mill was colored with STAEDTLER Ergo Soft Colored Pencils, the leaves were stamped in Ranger Wild Honey Distress Ink and Jenni Bowlin Chili Powder, cut out and sponged with Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.  To embellish I added Walnut Brown Vintage Seam Binding tied into a double bow, a button tied with Brown Jute and a bit of Natural Jute.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Old Grist Mill
Ink - Ranger Coffee Archival, Ranger Wild Honey Distress Ink, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink, Jenni Bowlin Chili Powder
Card Stock - Kraft, Espresso
Other - Gamsol, Blending Stumps, The Farm House Paper Company Sugar Hill Collection, Glue Dots, Dimensionals, Walnut Brown Vintage Seam Binding, Button, Brown/Natural Jute, Ink Blending Tool, Prima Distress Tool, Staedtler EgroSoft Colored Pencils, Becca's Peg Bow Maker 

To play along, simply create a project with a Thanksgiving or Fall theme and be sure to include some ribbon or twine! You have until November 27th to add your creation to this post at the Ribbon Carousel Blog.  One Random Challenge Participant will receive one of these wonderful Ribbon Carousels!

For more inspiration, click here to see the other DT Members projects.

Thanks for stopping by!

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Words and Pictures said...

Love your coloured version of the Old Grist Mill - wonderful, rich colours altogether on this great card!
Alison x

SmilynStef said...

What wonderful Autumn colors for the mill ... and what pretty leaf accents ... beautiful card.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Love it! You know fall is in the air when I get to turn off the a/c for 2 days in a row!!!

Basement Stamper said...

Gorgeous fall card, love the colors.

Danni said...

Gorgeous with such rich autumn colors!

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Imply beautiful Lisa, love the added ribbon, twine and leaf. The image is so eye catching as are the colours. Tracy x

Evelyn S. said...

It's such a rich card, Lisa! Wonderful colors, patterns and details.

Terry said...

Love this, Lisa! Papers are stunning and that image! Love how you tied in the leaf! Have a great day!

Suzanne C said...

Just beautiful, rich and warm colors!

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