My Heart Is Full Of Thanks Card

My Heart Is Full Of Thanks Card

What Did I Create This Week?

When I create, I like to play. I like to surround myself with the time and space to tinker and let my imagination run wild.

But, like you, I live in the real world. I don’t have unlimited time to devote to my craft. Sometimes, all I have is a few stolen moments, here and there, to create a card.

As we approach Thanksgiving, I wanted to focus on sharing a message of gratitude in a limited amount of time. So, I incorporated a few colorful die cuts as the artwork for the card.

An oval die cut forms an autumn-colored backdrop for today’s message and for the bountiful cornucopia.

I distressed the edges for an added touch of color coordination – and to spotlight as my Favorite Technique for the City Crafter Blog Challenge.

Sometimes the best cards are the ones that are the simplest yet the most heartfelt.

Thank you for blessing me with your visits to Create With Joy each week. I am SO thankful for you and wish you the most joyful of holiday seasons!

Now it’s your turn to share what you’ve created this week. I personally invite you to share your creativity at one of our weekly parties!

  • Inspire Me Monday – we may feature your artwork!
  • Friendship Friday – you may be our next Friend Of The Week!

And, for more creative inspiration, check out the Creative Art Challenges at the end of this post!

What Are The Crafty Cats Up To This Week?

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Who doesn’t love the naughty antics of our Crafty Cats?

This week, while Dad was on kitchen duty, Magellan took full advantage of his naïveté and decided to go for a romp in the fridge! Yes, you read that right! I wasn’t around at the time of the incident, but one of our roving photographers managed to catch the event as it unfolded!

Be sure to drop by this week’s Wordless Wednesday for the full photographic scoop – and while you’re there, be sure to share your favorite photos as well!

Creative Art Challenges

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Are you ready to jump-start your creativity? Here’s this week’s list of Creative Art Challenges to inspire you (now organized by THEME)!

Color Challenges

Supply Challenges

What types of design elements and embellishments will you incorporate? These challenges help you determine which items to use on your project!

Technique Challenges

These challenges encourage you to incorporate different techniques into your project!

Theme & Sentiment Challenges

These challenges help you decide the theme of your card.

Be Creative – Anything Goes Challenges

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66 Responses to “My Heart Is Full Of Thanks Card”

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  1. aunty Sue says:

    lovely card and thanks for sharing with this week at crafty sentiments

  2. Bonnie says:

    Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Party Time Tuesday Anything Goes Challenge.

  3. Laine says:

    Love your card and your cat is adorable. Thanks for sharing with us at Speed Challenge.

    With smiles
    Laine
    DT – Speed Challenge

  4. Julie Reed says:

    Lovely thanksgiving card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun
    Julie DT
    Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Pumpkin Belly Cards}

  5. Lexie says:

    Gorgeous card. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.
    xx

  6. Poppet says:

    Great image to go with a lovely sentiment.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. 🙂 xx

  7. Sari says:

    Such a lovely thank you card, beautiful. Thank you for joining Digi Sketch Challenge, good luck.

  8. Margreet says:

    Beautiful creation! Thanks for joining us at Melonheadz Friends!
    xxx Margreet

  9. Erin says:

    Fab! Thanks for joining us over at That Craft Place challenge blog. Erin xx

  10. sharon says:

    Your cards lovely thanks for joining us at Papernest Dolls Challenge blog big hugs and Merry Christmas When it comes from Sharon DT Member xxx

  11. ~DEANNE~ says:

    Beautiful card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our MELONHEADZ FRIENDS challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O’ Paper

  12. Teighan says:

    Hello, A beautiful card and gorgeous image and colours. Thank you for joining our 2nd challenge at A Crafty Mess. We hope that you will join us again soon.

    Teighan DT

  13. Michelle says:

    What a lovely card!

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