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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Tuesday Trigger: Fall is in the Bag

At the office: Whoo hoo, staff meeting today! Ok, ok. Let's be honest. I'm whoo-hooing because of the free lunch (Qdoba), but I thought it was a very productive meeting, seeing as I was able to get some answers to questions I had and found ways to put my 2 cents into the discussion.

Card: Here's my take on this week's Moxie Fab World's Tuesday Trigger challenge. I did something that I rarely do in my cards, which is include my own handwriting. I guess I don't think it's as nice as other card markers' handwriting, but at least it's legible. That's more than I can say for the notes I write for myself at work. I sacrifice aesthetics for speed. The pattern on the purse reminded me of a tree stamp that I had, so that was my starting point for this card. Then I added other fall-y elements to the card, ta da!
Card Specs:
Ink: Colorbox chalk ink in Ocean, Tangerine, Chestnut Roan, Yellow Ochre. VersaMagic chalk ink in Cloud White.
Stamps: Studio G (tree), Inkadinkado- Tree Clear Stamp Set (leaf)
Paper: My Mind's Eye- Countdown to Christmas
Punch: Fiskars Scalloped Sentiment border punch
Stickers: Basic Grey Micro Mono Stickers from the Basics collection
White Gel Pen: Uni-Ball Signo Broad White Gel Pen
Other: Brown Sharpie Ultra Fine Point marker

6 comments :

cards4ubylouise and other treasures said...

Interesting, picked up a card magazine at the grocery store and was thumbing thru it and the jest of it was being inspired by different things and turning that object into a card. Like you just did with the purse......interesting, was going to buy the magazine, maybe next time I'm in the store I will.

Jen W. said...

So cute! Love the little faux stitch trails behind the leaves!

Linda said...

Fun fun! TFS!!!

Rae said...

Very nice. I like your take on the trigger!

Helen F. said...

Great card, Tina! Love the colored trees and faux stitching :o)

Cath said...

Hey Tina! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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