Friday, October 31, 2008

So Thankful For You

Edited to add.. This card is now available as a Class Kit, please click here for more information.

I fell in love with the "Harvest Expressions" clear stamp set from Inkadinkado the minute I saw it. I think it is so beautiful!! So far I have made three cards using this stamp set, all of them for my upcoming "Be Thankful" card class at Cranberry Hill Mercantile. Just in time for Thanksgiving.

Today I will show you one of the cards. This card measures 5 1/4" x 5 1/4".

I used Cuttlebug Maple Leaf cut and emboss combo. With the embossing folder I embossed leafs four times, one in each corner. I sponged red ink over the leafs to make them stand out more. From yellow cardstock, I cut out the leaf and stamped in brown ink inside of it. The tree and the greeting are the one single stamp. I then sponged the leaf with orange, red and a little bit of brown ink.

Brown square and green scalloped square were cut and embossed with Nestabilites. The leaf is attached to the brown square. This layer is popped up with dimensionals.

I am very happy with the way this card has turned out (if I can say so myself ;-) ).

This class is scheduled for:

Tuesday, November 11th, 11 am to 2:30 pm
Wednesday, November 12th, 11 am to 2:30 pm

To sign up for the class, please call Cranberry Hill Mercantile at 408-736-9151.

:) Irina


Cynde said...

Irina your card is so very Beautiful!! I too love it....
What a nice way to show thankfulness!
Thanks for the beautiful inspiration....

Anonymous said...

I check your blog everyday! I absolutely love your card creations and this one is wonderful! thanks for sharing!

Janet said...

Irina, this is a beautiful card -- so creative! If I weren't traveling, I would definitely attend this class.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card. Great colors compliment it.



c_feige said...

So "Irenaesque" (My made-up word to mean: "Irena's lovely, layered, complex yet clean, gorgeous card style.) I hope you will be able to teach an evening class for these Thanksgiving cards. I went right on over to Cranberry Hill to sign up for a couple of your other classes and ask to start a "Please open an evening class." list when I saw this one.

Anonymous said...

Irina, I finally made it to the web site. I love all the information and your cards are just beautiful. I never did find the black and white bird card. See you at class tomorrow. Rose

c_feige said...

Just had to say, "Thank you for teaching us how to make such beautiful cards!!" Every time I take another of your classes I learn something new and greatly improve my skills. It takes a good teacher to enable students to do that. After the Autumn card class I decided to emulate the card with the big leaf. I made minor changes, the main one being making the base card a size that would fit the standard size khaki envelopes I already had. The cards were as beautiful as the model, and all my relatives loved them. Thanks again for teaching us.

Looking forward to more classes,

Carol F.