Hurricane Irma brought widespread devastation to the Caribbean, Florida, and South Carolina. But here in North Carolina, it brought unseasonably cooler weather. Normally, September is one of the hottest months of the summer. Just three days ago, I was wearing my fleece and slippers, and adding a blanket to the bed! And when I went out to run errands, I really could have used a jacket! Then, after about a week of being able to open up the house and enjoy the cool breeze, summer is back with a vengeance. The a/c is back on as the heat and humidity are once again a daily occurrence. The forecast is for hot and humid for at least the next 10 days.
Thanks, Mother Nature. It was great while it lasted! Come back soon!
Hint: Using the Memories and More card packs is a great way to make a quick card, without a lot of fuss.
Base: Whisper White Thick Cardstock, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", scored at 4 1/4"
Layer 1: Old Olive, 5 1/4" x 4"
Layer 2: Old Olive Color Theory Designer Series Paper, 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
Layer 3: Old Olive, 4 1/8" x 3 1/8"
Layer 4: Sweater Weather Card from Color Theory Memories and More Card Pack, 3" x 4"
Layer 5: Leaves cut from Crushed Curry Color Theory Designer Series Paper and Pumpkin Pie Cardstock, using the Colorful Seasons thinlits.
1. Adhere layers 3 & 4. Wrap 5" Old Olive 1/8" Sheer Ribbon around the back and secure with glue dots. Add bow.
2. Adhere Layers 1 & 2. Add Sweater Weather layer with dimensionals.
3. Attach leaves with glue dots, just at the apex of the stem and the leaf itself. This gives it a bit more texture to the card.
4. Finish with a Gold Metallic Enamel Dot in the center of the leaves and 2 more on the card.
September 15th is a big day for RSVP's. It's the last day to register for the RSVP to my September Christmas Card Club and Early Bird Registration Ends for the November 4th Holiday Stamp Camp. Email me today to reserve your spot at one -or both!
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