Lawn Fawn - Thanksgiving Shimmer


Happy Thursday, friends! I hope you are having an awesome week so far! Well, I was able to create another set of cards "just because" this week! And they also fit with the current Lawn Fanatics challenge to use bling! {Honestly - when do I NOT use bling?! Lol!}

I diecut all the pieces about a week ago when I had a small moment of time, and then had about an hour yesterday in my schedule. I should have done some cleaning...but it was WAY more fun to put these two cards together. I know I'm not the only one with a super busy schedule, so do you do this too?

I did a similar set of cards last year for my Crafty Comeback Party post with Lawn Fawn. I knew I wanted to revisit these items, and this time I wanted to keep everything bright white! Last year I inked the papers with Antique Linen distress ink, and while beautiful...I've found that I prefer bright white. Check them out!

As I mentioned above, the first thing I did was diecut all of the pieces from glitter paper, patterned paper and white cardstock. Next I stamped the sentiments - one to a diecut banner & the other to white cardstock which I then trimmed into a thin strip.

Next I created (2) A2 cards, one from Blueberry Sour & the other from Robin's Egg (these are both from the Bazzill Basics Card Shoppe collection).  Then I mounted the embossed woodgrain panels to the front of each card with a full block of foam adhesive.

Then I started arranging all the diecuts to the front of each card. I started with the circle wreath card, then added all the leftovers to the second one. I had diecut all the tiny dots to act as berries, but I ended up not loving them as that option. I wasn't completely sure what to do with them, and a couple dropped onto that second card as I was grabbing them to put to the side. It gave me the idea to add them as polka dots to that second card...and I think it turned out so whimsical & fun! When I showed the cards to Josh, I laughed & said I gave the card glitter pox. He rolled his eyes, but totally laughed...friends, I've still got it! Lol.

Here is a look at the two cards separately.

The final step to creating these cards was arranging the sentiments to the front, then accenting with my signature jewels tucked here & there! 

That is all I have for you today, my friends! Before you move along with your day, I wanted to invite you to follow me on social media. I hang out on Instagram a lot, and share my work in progress in my stories...along with REALLY cute photos of my dogs! :) And of course, I would love for you to subscribe to my YouTube Channel.

 
Have a wonderful rest of your Thursday!

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Comments

  1. I'm thankful that you shared these beautiful cards with us! Wonderful to see 'cute' transformed into 'classy'...which is yet another hallmark feature of LF products (in the right hands...those being yours, of course!). Lovely palette...need to check out the DCWV glitzy papers!
    ~carol

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  2. Beautiful cards! Love the simple diecuts against the lovely background 😊

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  3. I love both cards. The blues you chose are perfect together with the golden glitter cardstock ! By the way ... I'm so sad I cannot order from Michael's ... (they don't send abroad) ... but I'm sooo happy I ordered this exact same background die some days ago !! Now I can't wait haha :)

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  4. I am on overload with all of your beautiful inspiration.

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  5. Gorgeous cards, Lea! The designs are so tasteful. Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawn Fawnatics!

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  6. oh my gosh!!!!!!!! these cards are STUNNING!!!!! the colors are drop dead perfection! and the sparkle...swoon!! i'm really in AWE of these!!! Thank you so much for playing along with the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge blog! :)

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  7. Your cards and your photography are beautiful! Thanks for sharing. Smile BIG! :)

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