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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Emma in the Leaves - MMSC70

Even though the temperature was almost 90° yesterday, Fall is right around the corner.

This card was made with a Digi image from Fred She Said called “Emma in the Leaves.” This image is on sale until Monday at 30% off. This reminds me of my 3 yr old granddaughter. Like I said, the temperature yesterday was 89° and she wore her snow boots to my house.

The card was also inspired by the sketch challenge from Midnight Madness. I have honestly never used so many brads on one cards in my life. But, I didn't have enough bitty brads nor tiny pearls for it so I used mini brads. The Fall Leaf Buttons I had in my stash for at least 8 years.

The papers are from a new paper pack from Close to my Heart called “Olivia”. This is the prettiest fall paper CTMH has had in the past few years.

The Hand Stitching was done with matching Embroidery Floss.

Other challenge blogs for this card:
Fab 'n' Funky - What 'eva
Freshly Brewed - Some Brown
Paper Pretties - Brads or Eyelets
Wild Flower Patch - Scallops & Buttons
Tuesday Throwdown - Celebrate Fall


Dori said...

How adorable is this card?!! I love it. You totally rocked the sketch.

Tricia said...

Nancy! this card is just beautiful!!! I love the sweet image and how you've colored her, and the paper is gorgeous and the layout, perfect!!

Jennifer {jennifer-g} said...

Love this!! It is fabulous, love everything about it, all the brads are PERFECT and those leaves too! What an adorable image. Thanks for playing with us at Paper Pretties!

Connie M. said...

Oh Nancy, this is just so this adorable image, and all the wonderful leaves!! Thanks so much for playing this week in the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge! Hugs!!


Heather said...

Your card is absolutely incredible! Thanks for playing along with the Paper Pretties challenge!

Chrissy D said...

GORGEOUS- each window is beautifully designed, colored- WOW! Nancy - you rock!

Heide said...

This is adorable!

Lovely Linda said...

Oh Nancy Nancy Nancy - this is just so-o-o adorable - definiately a favourite with me this weel! I love the darling inage and the colours you have used!! Those leaves are divine! Love it! it is great to have you play along for this weeks Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and would love to see you again! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

Heather said...

Oh Nancy!
This is stunning. I cant stop looking at it. So many eye catching beauties! I love the brads, stitching, layers ,leaves, the image is beyond sweet... I am sooo longing for Fall and this made my longing even stronger. Great card

Thanks for playing along at Freshly Brewed Challenges.
Heather Dennis
Fresh Brewed Designs

~Michelle~ said...

this is simply the most gorgeous fall card! Love how you presented Emma! :)

Jacqueline said...

This is absolutely stunning!! Thanks so much for playing along with The Wild Flower Patch!

Lauren said...

This is so cute! I love the fall colors! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!


Valerie said...

Such a lovely card!

Denise @ kc242 said...

What an adorable card. Love the colors that you chose. That image is sooooo cute and you have colored her beautifully. What a wonderful take on the sketch challenge. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Midnight Madness!
I also have blog candy if you are interested!

Tracey Lynn 'Fred' Miller said...

Fabulous!!!! Are those leaves buttons... they look familiar, must check my stash! Now I have a reason to use my leaf buttons!.. if I can find them LOL