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August 29, 2009

Pumpkins at the Palace

It appears we are harvesting pumpkins at the Doodle Palace today! And this huge one should win a farmers award! It's from the recent Thanksgiving Set release.

I decided to use the paper piecing technique this time with some MME papers. The circle sentiment is from the SU! set, seeing spots! I chalked in a sky and some grass and added faux stitching. I even found a button to match!

If you haven't been over to the new Doodle Palace website, now is a great time to go! They're having a mega sale...(click the banner)

...to celebrate their Grand Opening! yay!

And I have an announcement....
I always knew I was a princess, but now's it's official........lol!

There are challenges every Tuesday at the Palace blog with digis to win! The current challenge is a recipe of sorts~ use pastel colors and daisies~otherwise anything goes! No product restrictions! The Palace blog is also where you will see new images being released and Freebies to snag!

Great fun, huh? Well, stay tuned to this blog because I have so much more to share with you, lots up my sleeve, so to speak! And it's all just for you!

Now let's look at some challenges for this card!
The first one is a New one to me...
La-La Weekly Wednesday chall~stitching.
Monday Lunchtime Sketch~the sketch.
Scrappy Frogs~paper piecing.
Creative Inspiration(Sun)~stitching.
Crafty Creations~a farm theme.

Ok, I think that's it for today....we have a busy weekend and are away today shopping and picnicing...I hope the rain stops! Praying you have a day of Son-shine and laughter! Abundant Blessings!

39 comments:

Aud said...

Fabulous fall card! Love the colors and papers! Your details are superb!♥

Have a wonderful weekend!

Hugs,
Aud

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

i love the pumpkin! the leaves on top are great and really stand out.

have a super day!

hugs,

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Oh wow!! This is just adorable Maria!! I love that plumb pumpkin!! :) Fabulous papers too!! TFS!! HUGS

Saskia said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge with this beautiful card! very elegant work!

Saskia :)

Donna said...

Hey Maria, fantastic card, love the huge pumpkin and the way you have paper pieced it, fab chalking too, a really brill card :) hope you had good weather for your picnic :) Donna x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Maria.

Hugs Riet.x

MJ said...

Just darling! I love that pumpkin and the cute little leaves laying next to it. Thanks so much for playing along with my challenge. Hope to see you again next week.

Regina Easter said...

what an adorable pumpkin card....

Kim Y. said...

Awesome card, Maria! Thanks for playing at La La Land Crafts!

Alanna said...

Maria, this is such a great card. I love how you paper pieced the pumpkin. Congrats on being a princess. I hope your day of shopping and picnicing is lots of fun and that the rain subsides.

Nilla said...

Fantastic card, love the pumpkin, Love it! I left you something in my blog! Hugs Nilla

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

This is fantastic maria! I love this!!

Jessica G. said...

How fun to paper piece the pumpkin -- it adds a wonderful, subtle pattern! Yummy color combo, too!!

Elena said...

Fantastic card, Maria! Love the paper piecing you did!
Congratulation on the DT!!! Looking forward for your coming projects!

Rose said...

what a great card for autumn!! love your colors and it makes me long to live where there are 4 seasons. ok maybe just 3 as i do not let snow touch me at all!! lol :)

Deb Neerman said...

Congratulations, Princess!!

LOVE the card ... that pumpkin image is just wonderful!

Hope Jacare said...

Great card - that is one fab pumpkin - love it! Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations. Cheers Claire x

LOUISE said...

Great card Maria, love the bog fat pumpkin, and the faux stitching is fab. Thanks for joining us again on Creative Inspirations Challenge. Louise x

Marcea said...

Hi there sweetie, what a great card for the coming season .... just fabulous!! Glad you popped over to say hi, has been so long since I visited .... sorry.
-x-

Paul said...

5 challenges in 1 - wow. Thanks for joining in with the La La Land Challenge and hope to see your work again in the future ones.
TFS
Paul

Denise Clark said...

Terrific Fall card! I hope the pumpkins in our garden turn out that well! Love the stitching on your card! Great job!

Irina said...

Maria, what a cute card!! Thank you so much for playing along at La-La Land Crafts!!
Hugs!!
:) Irina

Linda said...

A really beautiful card and I love how you've done the paper piecing - something I must try more of.

Thanks for your lovely comments on my blog, greatly appreciated.

Ellie said...

Love the card, Maria. The sketch is gorgeous.

There is an award waiting for you on my blog.

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good evening Maria, wow more gorgeous makes since my last visit and im loving them all! i love the pumpkins, wont be long till halloween, where has the time gone? i hope you and your family are well hunny enjoy bank holiday monday, hugs Linda x

Debby said...

You. Are. Indeed. A. Princess!!! Princessa Maria. Nice ring no? Love the pumpkin. Love the colors. Love the faux stitching. Off to check out the digis!

Maureen said...

Congrats on your DT spot and love your card! The paper piecing is great! Thank you for joining us at La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge!

Joan Ervin said...

Your pumpkin card is sooo cute, Maria....absolutely adorable!!!! Congrats on becoming a princess, too....the digi images are just precious!!!! I will have to go check out the sale!!!!

Karin said...

Gorgeous card Maria.
Love the papers, colours and beautifull pumpkin image.
Thanks for joining LLWWC.

xoxo karin

Whoopsie Daisy! said...

Yummy card! Love the pumpkin and the stitching! Fabulous fall colours. Thank you for playing along with us at La-La Land Crafts! xx Jane

PS. Love your daisy cursor! :)

Beth said...

Maria I love your card makes me think fall which is the kind of weather we are having this morning.
Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment.

Carole said...

fabulous card and perfect paper piecing.
Hugs
Carole x

Karen said...

Maria....great card...love it!!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

Just lovely... and makes me long for autumn!

Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at La-La Land Crafts! We hope you come back again!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Your card is beautiful! I love the stitching and cut outs. Thanks for all those great links too!

acreativeneed said...

Great Autumn card Maria! Thanks for playing the Crafty Creations challenge!!!
smiles,Deena

Queenie said...

Great card Maria,beautiful pumpkin and stitching.
Thanks for taking part over at creative inspirations.
hugs
Tracy
xxx

Nicola said...

Fabulous card Maria, super paper peicing and stitching and so perfect for the fall.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-

Sue from Oregon said...

Sorry for the late comment but wanted to thank you for joining out challenge last week at La-La Land Crafts blog with this wonderful digi card...cute stuff for sure!