September 09, 2011

CAS-ual Friday Fall


Wow. 
My boys went back to school this week and it seems as if the planet has tilted and we've all been thrown for a loop. 
Some crazy flooding weather here in upstate NY, the nuttiness of school-bus timetables, numerous school policy agreement forms to sign, our kitchen remodel...and I am so busy I can't seem to find time to breathe!
Oh, and did I mention our clothes dryer died last night? *sigh*

Anyway, it's FRIDAY and the weekend is almost here!
That means a new challenge at the CAS-ual Friday blog.


For this challenge we were to use paper-piecing on our fall-themed project.
Fun, right?

Our sponsor is Scraperfect, and we also have a guest girl friday temp working with us this week, Stacy Rodriguez!


I used one of my all-time favorite stamps for this card. Wintry Owls by Memory Box, and paper pieced the circles that make up the tree. Sentiment and Hatch grid stamps are from Practicing Creativity. 

I hope you'll join us with your paper-pieced fall themed card because as much as I don't want to admit it, fall weather is on its way here in Western NY.

Thanks for stopping by,
*mwah*

30 comments:

Laura Davis said...

Stunning, I love the owls!
Hugs
Laura

iruha said...

very nice!

Elena said...

I absolutely adore this card! It's perfect!

JanR said...

Am loving this, the colours, the embossing, the bow....it's perfect!

~amy~ said...

wow...stunning...love the fab colors and embossing!

Melissa said...

This is so lovely, Dana! I love how the embossing coordinates so well with the tree and those sweet owls.

Sounds like you've got a ton going on...hang in there!!

Melissa said...

This is so lovely, Dana! I love how the embossing coordinates so well with the tree and those sweet owls.

Sounds like you've got a ton going on...hang in there!!

Dorcas said...

Wow, how awesome is this!

Emily said...

Wow.... this is one of the best cards I have seen!! I love everything about it!!!!

Keva said...

This is so cute. I really like the texture and those owls and tree are sweet!

Sue McRae said...

Fantastic colours and textures on this card!

Rhonda said...

Fab colors and I love the textures.

Kara said...

love the colors and textures on this card dana!!

Jenny said...

This is simply gorgeous Dana, love the paper pieced tree :)
Jenny x

Aimes said...

What awesome paper piecing! I love your tree! :)
Hugs,
Aimes
x

Joyce said...

Love the paper piecing, and especially the owls. Sorry about your dryer. Happened to me a few months ago, and can really wreak havoc with family life. I wish you dry clothes soon.

Diane Jaquay said...

So unique Dana, I love your style!

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

Adorable card! Love the embossed background, and your paper piecing is awesome! Love the different PP you used to create your design! Can't forget the ribbon ~ love your bow! ;o)

Marlena M. said...

Oh, I love the texture of your background,Dana! Those owls are so beautiful, and that tree is AMAZING. ;)

Pam said...

Beautiful card! I love the tree and the owls!

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Cute! Love the owls. Love the texture :O)

Laurie said...

This is gorgeous! What a fun little tree! I love how you used the papers!

Lisa said...

This is wonederful Dana...fabulous colors!

Lindsay said...

Gorgeous card Dana! I love the colors and that texture, yummm!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Fabulous card... and I'm sure I'll be spying the PC Fall leaves on one your amazing creations real soon.

Wendy said...

Love the colors and textures on this card!

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

I've always loved that owl in the trees image, too. Love the font in that sentiment, too!! Beautiful work, missy!

Lisa Lara said...

this is so extraordinary Dana. I love the colors. They just make me smile. Your piercing is amazing. Love the image you chose.

Karen B. said...

Absolutely outstanding. The colors, the patterns, the embossing, the image. Wow.

Julie Day said...

Wow-wee!! The color, the texture, the image! *Swoon* I LOVE it all! F-a-b-u-l-o-u-s :)