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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Going Natural at the Comfort Cafe

Wanting to embrace the Fall Season, I found the Comfort Cafe DSP and it made me feeeeeel Fall!

I used the DSP color recipe/list (I love how easy it makes to create a card!). It has Cajun Craze and Soft Suede. I grabbed the Naturals White paper as my neutral. With our Woodgrain Background stamp, the Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, from the Holiday Mini, it was a quick way to create a tree look andddd feel!! I stamped, with Soft Suede, the background on the Naturals White paper then textured it with my Big Shot.

Summer Starfruit is in the packet, not this page, but the packet. I used the 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon to add an accent color.

With my Heat Gun, Gold Embossing powder and the Comfort Cafe paper I stamped "Friend" from the Affection Collection stamp set in our Holiday Mini. I then used our Scallop Oval punch and Stampin' Dimensional adhesive to have it add depth.

I knew it needed something.... An embellishment of some sort.... I then snagged our yummy and rich Champagne Glimmer Paper and the flower from the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack. With Mini Glue dots I added 3 to the lower corner. It emulated the flowers in the DSP and Sentiment accent.

I know this card is allll Fall and has the texture to reinforce that! I hope you feel Fall, it's here! (Whoot! Whoot!)
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