Friday, August 31, 2012

Joan's Gardens Challenge #32

Time for another fun challenge at JOAN'S GARDENS!
This week it's all about FALL and the requirements are:

  • Fall card (possibly with a pumpkin)
  • Tree
  • Polka Dot back Ground
  • Grass

  • I started this card last evening but it wasn't coming together for me so I sat it aside and started back on it this morning.  My brain seemed to be working better today!!  Here's what I came up with . . .

    I created my own background using SU 'pumpkin' ink and Versafine black ink and the All Nite Media 'splatter pattern' rubber stamp.  Next I added the tree - Stampscapes 'Oak Branch'  #203G.  Next came my pumpkin which is a Shelly's Images digi called 'fall friends'.  There is actually a cat with the pumpkin in this awesome digi set but I 'cut him out of the picture' since I just couldn't get him to fit in properly.  Coloring was done with Prismacolor markers.  My grass is a Memory Box 'grassland border' #825 which I purchased at Joan's Gardens.  And lastly are my embellishments ... Halloween wire ribbon from Michaels and a Cricut cut spider from the DoodleCharms Cricut cartridge.
    Hope everyone is having a FABULOUS day and looking forward to a fun HOLIDAY weekend.
    See you soon!


    1. Very cute card Darlene! I like the splattered background.
      Thanks for joining us at Joan's Gardens for our weekly challenge.

    2. Darlene this is adorable! I'm not suprised as I'm always taken with your designs! Good luck in the challenge!

    3. Great Card! I like it very much Dar! Have a great weekend girlfriend! Thanks for helping me today with my blog - I appreciate all of your time out of your day you spent with me on the phone - God Bless you ~ Gail

    4. Darlene this is just beautiful. All the elements woks so perfectly together. Wishing you a fab weekend.
      Doing Life
      Digistamps4Joy DT Member
      Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member

    5. hi darlene what a fun card and such a happy pumkin....super use of colours marvelous work my friend hugs sassyxxx

    6. I love your card. the pumpkin is so cute.

    7. Darlene,
      Very festive and funn card!! Love that tree and pumpkin.
      Terrific job.
      Thanks for sharing

    8. Very creative the background....need that grass border die...thanks for once "again" enabling!!


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