Sparkly Leaves Thank You Card

Leaves in nontraditional fall colors highlight this sparkly leaves thank you card. It’s Sunday and time to play with The Paper Players!

sparkly leaves thank you cardThis week the super-talented Anne Marie is hosting our theme challenge. What a timely theme she has for us:  Let’s Give Thanks!sparkly leaves thank you card

I opted to create a card using non-traditional leaf colors and one of my favorite sentiments.  I can’t wait to see what YOU create!

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sparkly leaves thank you card

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Sometimes being unconventional can be liberating! While I could have used my “go-to” fall colors of Copper Clay and Wild Wheat, I decided to have a little fun with the Soft Shimmer colors of Berry Burst, Bubble Bath and Night of Navy.  With the addition of Bubble Bath holly leaves and icy looking sprigs, I have a “thank you” card that transcends fall and is also suitable for winter.

sparkly leaves thank you card

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  1. Joanne James - The Crafty Owl

    I love these non-traditional colours Ann – you made me look at that shimmer paper again, your card showcases it beautifully. This would make a great festive thank you too. Gorgeous!

  2. Ann, this is just amazing! I love the non traditional colors you used. The embossing the beautiful leaves and the glimmer from the silver adds so much detail! GORGEOUS! Have a great weekend!

  3. Really pretty card. The colors are so unexpected but quite lovely. Loving all the textural elements as well.

  4. Anne, I love that you went with non-traditional colors. These colors work so beautifully together and this is such a great layout, too. Fabulous card, my friend

  5. Yes, Ann, these are non-traditional leaf colors, but very nicely done! The glimmer that the silver adds is a beautiful detail.
    Xoxo, Fran

  6. I love it when I see nontraditional colors used. I don’t do it often- a bit chicken. You’ve inspired me to try it this week! Your card is beautiful!

  7. Lovely, lovely, lovely!! Uniquely lovely! Your colors are perfectly in sync. Thanks for sharing with us.

  8. I love your non-traditional leaf colors, especially with that gorgeous blue background! SO much to look at and admire!

  9. Gorgeous!!! thanks for sharing. B : )

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