Thursday, November 24, 2011

Gobble Gobble

Today is Thanksgiving Day and like many Americans we will be celebrating with a feast.  There is nothing like watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, spending a lazy day with family and relishing the promise of an amazing meal you have looked forward to all year long!

Topping my lists of blessings this year are family, friends and my blog followers.  Counting our blessings is a good thing.  I know during difficult times it is easy to think we don't have much to be thankful for, but it's important to acknowledge the less obvious things.  I know I have so much to be grateful for.

"Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." ~ Melody Beattie

This is the card I created for my brother and sister-in-law.  Here's to a Thanksgiving full of memories!

I used the pretty Autumn Spice Designer paper for the background. 

Gobble ... Gobble

A peek at the inside embossed leaves.

Card Recipe:
Stamps:  PrintWorks Gobble Gobble, PSX Happy Thanksgiving, SU Day of Gratitude
Paper:  Desert Storm, Autumn Spice Designer Paper, Cajun Craze, More Mustard, Old Olive, Very Vanilla, Turkey - Chocolate Chip, Creamy Caramel, More Mustard, Basic Black
Ink:  Chocolate Chip, VersaMark with Gold EP, Cajun Craze, More Mustard, Pretty in Pink for Turkey's Cheeks
Accessories:  Offray 1/4" Satin Ribbon in Light Orange, Nesties Labels One #3, Small Classic Ovals #2, Large Classic Ovals #2, Large Classic Scalloped Ovals #2, Sizzix Turkey #2 Die, Bow-Easy, White Gel Pen
Techniques:  Embossing, Sponging


Rosemary said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you . Wonderful card ..... love the sentiment so true.

Rizzi said...


KarinsArtScrap said...

hi donna what a beautiful thanksgiving card, love the bow too.
here in holland we don't have thanksgiving so i wish you a great time and day.

greetings karin

Elizabeth Cooper said...

What a lovely card! That turkey is absolutely adorable. :) Thanks for sharing, and Happy Thanksgiving!

Chris said...

Love your turkey! Happy Thanksgiving!

Rhonda Langley said...

Your turkey is stinkin' cute! Love the inside embossed leaves!

Ellen Whyte said...

Happy Thanksgiving! We like your cards and are enjoying our visits to your blog.

Becky said...

This is so cute, inside and out.

Anonymous said...

It even smelled like turkey. Your also a fab cook.

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