Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Ode To Fall

Today is a beautiful fall day in the Pacific Northwest and it is Once Upon a Wednesday at the Pixie Cottage! Mid week does not get much better than that :)
Today at the Pixie Cottage we have a sketch from the lovely and talented Aud Nordheim. Along with our sketch we would like you to use the color Orange. As always there are awesome prizes to be won so go and dig out your orange!
The little tag is removable and has a fall poem that reads:

I love fall! Fall is exciting.
It's apples and cider.
It's an airborne spider.
It's pumpkins in bins.
It's burrs on dog's chins.
It's wind blowing leaves.
It's chilly red knees.
It's clouds in the sky.
It's fall. That's why...
I love fall.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: The Pixie Cottage- Apple Hannah by Sandra Hammer
Paper: Scenic Route DP, Bazzill CS, Strathmore Watercolor
Ink: Distress Ink (Tumbled Glass, Vintage Photo), Versafine Onyx, Tombow markers
Accessories: Sewing Machine, water brush, Sponges, Cuttlebug embossing flolders, gingham ribbon from RRR, Madeira thread.

One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes x
Incy Wincy - Anything Goes x
Make It Crafty - Anything Goes x
Stamp Something - Fall colors x
Meljens - Fall Colors x
Stamptacular Sunday - Colors of Fall x
Creative Stamp Friends - Autumn x
Craftalicious - Autumn Colors x
Drunken Stampers - Fall x
A Crafty Little Place - Autumn :)
Flourishes - Autumn x
Tuesday Taggers - Autumn sponsored by The Craft Barn x
Stampin For The Weekend - Tag It x
Digi Doodles Shop - Emboss It x
Stamp Insanity - Emboss x
A Spoon Full of Sugar - Anything Goes x
Wild Orchid - Ribbons and Bows x
Simon Says - Autumn x


Aud said...

Such a sweet and beautiful card!♥


Chris said...

Great poem and card too!

artish said...

you're making me want apple pie! lovely card. fabulous embossing!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Great image and texture.

Jill said...

Bonney just love your card. All that stitching is so nice and you have coloured the image really well. Thank you for playing along at Make it Crafty this week and hope to see you next time. Jill

laney said...

Fabulous card!!!
thanks for joining at OSAAT this week would love to see you next week too

Sally said...

Gorgeous Card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at A Spoonful Of Sugar...
Sally, (GD this week)

Good Kardma by Jules said...

Such a lovely card! I like how you put the poem on a tag and the embossing really adds a great touch. Thanks for joining us at StampInsanity!

Birgit said...

What a lovely card. The colour orange is perfect and the little girl is so sweet. Once again everything is just beautiful

Sharon said...

Absolutley beautiful card Peggy. That poem is fantastic and well done for fitting it all onto the tag.
Love the embossing on the background paper - and your image is so gorgeous.
Sharon xx

uksharon said...

Great card - love these Pixie Cottage stamps. Like the texture of your design.
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

Edith said...

Beautiful card, Peggy! I love your colors and textures you added. Thanks for the poem, I love fall too:)
Hugs, Edith

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

Sweet image and love the tag! Great colors and texture too! thanks for playing along with SS!

Rebekah said...

What a stunning creation! Thanks so much for joining us at OSAAT thiw wk hugs Rebekah xx Ps I have blog candy at if you are interested!!

Karen said...

Really lovely Peggy, love the colours you've used and your colouring is great. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.

jo said...

Fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us this week at DDSB! :)


Beth said...

Wow - gorgeous! Beautiful job!! :)) Thank you so much for sharing with us at StampInsanity!!

Nicole said...

Wow, Peggy, this is amazing, the embossing, the stitching the ribbon, wow! thanks for joining us at ACLP! nicole - dt

Danielle Champagne said...

Hello Peggy, what a darling image. Love your coloring and how you showcased it. Gorgeous embossed background, and such a lovely idea to print the sentiment on a tag,
Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge and hope to see you again soon.

Sprytebyrd said...

Oh, what a lovely card! Wonderful layout and beautiful embossing!
Thanks so much for playing along this week at Stamptacular Sunday and Meljen's Designs ♥ Good luck on our Autumn challenges!
Dee (Spryte)
Sprytebyrds Spot

Lauretta See said...

this is beautiful!! love the colors on that dress :) Thank you for playing with us on the meljens challenge, hope you will join us again this week, good luck!

Tanya R said...

Oh my, this is just so gorgeous. You work wonders with The Pixie Cottage Stamps.

Nickys-kleine-Bastelecke said...

Was für eine wundervolle Karte einfach genial.

Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Kreative Stempefreunde-Creative stamp Friends.
LG Nicole

Kreatives von Andrea said...

A beautiful card, a great design and wonderful colors.

Thank you for your participation at Creative stamp Friends.

A nice greeting Andrea from germany

Padster said...

Fabulous card - thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week xx

Nikki Schmaltz said...

Fabulous coloring and such a pretty image. I love how you tucked the tag underneath. Thanks for joining in at ACLP:D

Gemma said...

Stunning card, love the image and the colours you used, fabulois colouring and what a great poem to go with the card. Thanks for joining us at SSC this week and happy crafting, Gemma

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful card!! Love the embossing!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ACLP!!

Christine said...

You have created such a sweet card. I love all of the texture and that stamped image is the cutest!! Great coloring and card design too!!
Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog this week! xoxo, Christine

Piali said...

So Pretty!! Love all the dry embossing...and image is fabulous.Thanks for playing along with us at ACLP!!

Zoe said...

Gorgeous card with all the finer details you added. I especially love the embossed flowers across the bar. Thanks for joining the fun at Make it Crafty. Hugs xxoo

Crafteezee said...

Hi Peggy, such an adorable card and I just love that Pixie Cottage image. Thanks for joining us at Craftalicious.
Hugs Tracy x

Tasha said...

Such a pretty card Peggy :-)
Thanks for joining us over at Craftalicious

Pam said...

This is colored so beautifully. YOu have the watercoloring with the distress inks down to perfection. I still need a lot more practice. Gorgeous.

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