November 20, 2009
key ingredients challenge
Happy Friday! Today I'm so thrilled to be showing you a little snippet of the November Key Ingredients kit, available today at Taylored Expressions! Once again, Taylor has coordinated the perfect papers and accessories to make all of your fall projects super easy and since it is the time of Thanksgiving here in the states, I thought it would be really nice to make a fun and simple Thank You card. We are travelling this Thanksgiving and are staying with family in New Mexico - this year we are staying with my husband's cousin and her wonderful family and I wanted to make something special and heartfelt for them to let them know how much we appreciate their hospitality.
So what is the challenge for this month? We need to use Skeleton Leaves on our "Giving Thanks" project. Have you ever used Skeleton Leaves? I have to say, this is the first time I've used them and I'm hooked! I love the simple texture they add to a card or project and they are transparent, so you see all the detail behind them. I layered the leaves in my card over the leaf flourish from Celebrate Life. To add a little more detail, I added some Wine Rhinestones around the image and on the bow.
The November 20th Key Ingredients include 12 sheets of 8.5" x 11"card stock (2 of Desert Coral Dark, Birchtone Dark, Rose Dark, Wizard Light, and Candleglow Dark with a Snow White neutral), 20 sheets of 6" x 6" patterned paper from the Basic Grey Indian Summer collection, 5 yards of coordinating ribbon (1 yard each of 5 different styles), an assortment of coordinating skeleton leaves, and a package of Kaisercraft rhinestones. You can participate in this month's challenge - just stop on by Taylor's blog for all the details! More fabulous projects are waiting for you from:
stamps: celebrate life (taylored expressions)
paper: prism desert coral dark, rose dark, choice snow white card stock, indian summer patterned paper (basic grey)
ink: memento rich cocoa, versamark
accessories: wine rhinestones (kaisercraft), white embossing powder, pink organdy ribbon, petite ovals & scallops nestabilities (spellbinders), skeleton leaves, sponge daubers, stampin' dimensionals