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September 26, 2010

Abundant Overflow

Happy Sunday!

In Everything Give Thanks ~ 1 Thess.5:18

Stamps: Doodle Pantry (Let Us Be Thankful)
sentiment - SU! Happy Harmony stamp set
Papers: SU! cs, Basic Grey dp
Ink:  Copic/Prisma markers
Other: Nesties, MS border punch,
Offray ribbon

Cornucopias always remind me of abundant overflow!   I always want to be thankful!!  Yes, life is not perfect and there are struggles, many at times, but that is not my focus.  I choose to look up, not down, and see the brighter side of the situation!   Thankfulness changes the heart, softens it and that is a very good thing!   Praying you all may see many reasons in your own lives to give thanks!  Always!!

Abundant Blessings to you all!

BasicGrey  - sketch
Stamptacular Sunday - fall colors
Marks Finest Paper - pumpkin
Crafty Little Place - brown, green and orange
*Creative Card Crew - autumn or fall
Everybody-Art-Challenge - autumn
*Paper Playtime - autumn
*Creative Belli Blog - B Themed Embellishments...bow
Crafty Creations - Falling Leaves
Your Next Stamp -Give Thanks
Sketchy Colors - colors
Scrappekammeret - recipe




Tenia Nelson said...

Love this!!!!!!!!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Talk about perfection! You colored this image perfectly. Beautiful card, Maria. Enjoy your week!

Joanne Travis said...

Such gorgeous coloring on this lovely harvest image!!
Thanks for sharing with us and for joining Speedy's Friends this week!

Claudine Poch said...

Beautiful papers and coloring of your overflowing harvest!

Christine Riley said...

Ooooh, this is gorgeous Maria, I love your beautiful coloring.
Hugs and Blessings, Christine

Dawn Frost said...

Wow love the fall colours!! Especially the corn it draws the eye right to the image. Lovely paper, Maria your card is awesome!

Anki said...

This is wonderful! Hope you and the rest of your family is doing great. Sorry for not been around leaving comments lately - but it's been too much on my plate for some time. Now things are back to "normal" - and that gives me more time for the fun stuff! Have a wonderful Sunday! Kram - Anki

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful Fall card!! Love the image and great punched border!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at A Crafty Little Place!!

Holly said...

Beautifully colored Maria and I really love the layout you used.

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Oh Maria, this is just gorgeous!!

Lynn McAuley said...

Gorgeous work with this amazing harvest image, Maria!!

Thanks for creating this exquisite card to toss into Speedy the Cat's pumpkin patch for this week's challenge!!

Fern said...

Hi Maria, you are such a sweetheart... Thanks for stopping by today... Your card is absolutely gorgeous!! The coloring is beautiful and I love the shear ribbon!!! Hugs!!!

Patti J said...

Maria, you never disappoint! What a gorgeous creation! I love the verse, and your coloring is perfect! Beautiful work, my friend!

My Sheri CRAFTS said...

This looks awesome! The coloring is fab!

Justine said...

Maria this is outstanding, love your perfect coloring. Great job using those papers, I never can decide what to do with mine

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Your coloring is absolutely AMAZING! The depth and vibrancy of your image is really top-notch. Love your design and the ribbon too. Great to see you here.


Saskia said...


Your card is so beautiful and elegant!!
Great to see your work at Crafty Creations Challenge! Thanks for joining us and good luck!

Sweet greetings, Saskia
(guest designer)

Nicole said...

What a beautiful creation! your coloring just rocks!!! Be sure to tune in tomorrow to see the new challenge at ACLP! Thanks for joining us!! Nicole-ACLP DT

Jenny said...

Gorgeous card. The colouring is perfect.
Thanks for joining EAC.

TaraG said...

This is just gorgeous! Love the image and the beautifully colouring and the BG Off Beat papers are the perfect compliment!
Thanks so much for joining us at the BG Challenges!
Hugs,t and the BG DT

Jeanet said...

Oh I totally agree with your words, and your card looks great! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations this week! Hugs, jeanet

Alanna said...

This is so gorgeous. What a lovely image.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Wonderful coloring!! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Sprytebyrd said...

This is just beautiful, Maria! I love the border and you've used the wonderful fall colors so well!
Thanks so much for playing along this week at Stamptacular Sunday ♥ Good luck on our Season's Change challenge!
Dee (Spryte)
Sprytebyrds Spot

~*Joni said...

Congratulations on the win this week Maria! What a beautiful Autumn card, I love all the colors and warmth of it all. Thank you so much for joining us at ACLP this week with our color challenge!
~*Joni ACLP DT

coldwaters2 said...

WOW Maria this is absolutely gorgeous what a beautiful image which you have coloured beautifully, and I love the papers this is fabulous.
Lorraine x

Marlene said...

Beautiful!!! Love the way you've colored this! Very nice!

Shannon - Desert Designs said...

Stunning! I love the colors and the scallop mat - nicely done!

LindaC said...

This is a really pretty card. Thanks for joining us at YNS. Linda-DT

Anette said...

I love the colors you've used in this card!! A beautiful card!! Love it ;)
Thanks for joining us at Scrappekammeret!
Anette :)

Virgo5 said...

Beautiful card and beautifully coloured!

alicaz said...

So prettyyyy! Wonderful coloring and great papers too!

Guro said...

Wow, this is gorgeous!!! Love the colors, perfect for autum :-)
Thank you for playing along at Scrappekammeret.
Hugs Guro

JD said...

Wow! This is one of the prettiest Autumn cards I have seen yet!!!

Jerusha said...

Oh wow! This is beyond beautiful. This is just simply gorgeous!!

Maya said...

Such a wonderful card!
Love the design and the image is beautiful!!
Thank you for playing with us at SC this week,
hugs from Maya