Paper Craftin with Erica

Thanksgiving Cutie

It's time for another blog hop with The Angel Company!  Since this is a Fall 'hop' I made a cute card with a couple of techniques.  The majority of the cute little Indian is colored with Prismacolor pencils and OMS.  However, the best "skin look" is favored by Copic markers…. so… of course, I had to use them.   However, because I didn't use 'compatible' paper, I had to be very careful so it wouldn't feather.  I also highlighted some areas with my Copics.

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I used a discontinued stamp set to stamp the leaves and the "hello fall" saying.  Here's the kicker… I used bleach to stamp some of the leaves (the whiter ones).  How cool is that?  The cute little Thanksgiving darling is from the Thanksgiving Cuties set.  It's the same set I used on my centerpiece project.

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17 comments… add one
  • Tricia T October 29, 2010, 11:18 pm

    Cute card, Erica! I like your background. šŸ™‚

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  • Yuki October 30, 2010, 1:21 am

    Love how you used bleach for some of the leaves! Cute card!

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  • Shirley Hotop October 30, 2010, 6:09 am

    Love the leaves bleached – cute cute and the little fishing Indian is great.

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  • Suzanne October 30, 2010, 7:13 am

    Too stinkin cute!

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  • Paula-Kay Bourland October 30, 2010, 7:30 am

    Nice card, and I like the bleached leaf background.

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  • Carol N October 30, 2010, 8:14 am

    Very nice! The bleached background is great! We played with bleach last night in our stamp club. Been a long time since I used it.

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  • Teresa Jenkins October 30, 2010, 8:20 am

    Love the bleached leaves, so neat. And cute little indian!

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  • Karen Seifert October 30, 2010, 8:43 am

    Wonderful card , and I love how you created your own background paper.

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  • Chelsea Comer October 30, 2010, 10:56 am

    AWESOME card … love the bleached and regular leaves together as the background!

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  • Angela Kelley October 30, 2010, 11:09 am

    Cute! TFS!!

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  • LaurieU October 30, 2010, 11:24 am

    Love the bleached leaves!

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  • Kim Sears October 30, 2010, 3:17 pm

    To Cute! I love your bleached background!

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  • Mischelle Smith October 30, 2010, 8:27 pm

    Very nice!

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  • Anna October 30, 2010, 8:59 pm

    Adorable! I love this set!

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  • Maria Van Stratton October 30, 2010, 10:25 pm

    Great job with this one.

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  • Christina Franco October 31, 2010, 11:57 am

    What a cute little indian…love it

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  • Danielle Hayes November 3, 2010, 7:10 pm

    Lovely as usual!! What kind of paper do you use to make it not feather?

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