Saturday, October 18, 2014

Warmest Thanks

How can you not be inspired by the gorgeous fall colours at this time of year?
I especially love seeing all the fall-themed cards online, which always end up inspiring me to make one myself.  This week, I'm playing along with Verve's Inspiration Challenge, where the theme/inspiration is fall:

Here's my fall-inspired card. I wish you could see just how sparkly it is IRL with the shiny sequins from Verve (which I just LOVE), the sparkly gem on the bow, and the sheen from the leaves: 

 One thing we love to do as a family is discover and explore nature trails, especially during this time of year.  We had a particularly fun time on this trail we found in Stouffville, Ontario last week :)

My son and brother-in-law are avid amateur photographers:

My son was super excited about finding this tree frog, which is kind of like find a needle in a haystack, since it's the size of a thumb:

He also found this bullfrog:

And what a nice surprise it was to come across these horses!

Finally, here's Bailey, my nephew's new puppy, who joined us on the trail.
Isn't he just adorable?!!!

~Thanks for stopping by~
Happy Fall, Y'all!

Supplies Used:
Paper: CTMH White Daisy & Kraft
Stamps: Verve's Artful Elegance
Ink: CTMH Creme Brulee, Autumn Terracotta, Cranberry
Other: Verve's Charming Oval Die; Verve's Shine Bright Sequin Mix; Jolee's Boutique Brass Leaves; The Crafter's Workshop Mini Bricks stencil; sponge; Cuttlebug; Memory Box Bramble Circle die; ribbon and gemstone from my stash.

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