10.31.2015

Sending Harvest Blessings!

Hi, friends!
Gosh, it's been forever since I've had a chance to blog or get crafty!
We are a busy group, bustling from sun up to sun down ♥
Even now I'm scrambling to get my progressive
card done since it's the last day of the month ~
I've missed nearly all of October's crafting - eeeeek!
Now that's scary :)
This card is my entry into the FTHS using the progressive image.
There is a beautiful Thanksgiving sentiment that goes with it as well,
but I did not have time to do the inside of my card like I usually do *gasp!*
This gorgeous cornucopia image is a beautiful way to share a card with
just about anyone this upcoming Thanksgiving.  
 
 You can read all about FTHS and Faith's gorgeous digital images here
and I'll enter this into the challenge for the month of October :)
However, there is a card on my blog today for another progressive challenge
that trumps mine!
 This scarecrow beauty is from Deedee's Digis, a lovely little company
that I was blessed to DT for a couple of years ago :)
But I didn't make this card - my son did!
From top to bottom, from ink to paper and glue and YES!
  Even that button!
(he is his mama's son, lol!)
I printed it out a couple of weeks ago and left it on my craft desk.
He walked in and in the midst of telling me the exciting topic of the moment,
he spied it and asked if he could color it :)
Absolutely!

See, art is not his thing - although he would occasionally hand me 3 buttons,
3 different card stocks, etc and challenge me to make a card with it :)
This time, he colored this card, picked out the paper, lined it up (the best he could, lol), added a strip of burlap, a little button 
and even put in a handwritten sentiment, 
decorating the INSIDE of his card, too!

 
 I'm so proud of this little man :)
We'll enter this one into Deedee's Digis Progressive Challenge -

Before I go, I did want to announce the winner of my Blog Candy
Asian Girl coloring contest!
By an OVERWHELMING majority, blue and green won that challenge
and it made it so much easier to chose with help from friends!
With all the names from Instagram and here on my blog,
the winner chosen at Random is SHONA!
Please email me at Kelnkids@aol.com to I can get your prize package out to you!
Thank you to everyone who voted,  I wish I could have sent a prize to all :(

Wishing you a beautiful, safe Harvest and Halloween if you are going out tonight :)
Big hugs, Bigger Blessings!
~Kelly

22 comments:

  1. Your son did a fabulous job on that card Kelly!!!! Love the background he created for the cute scarecrow too.
    Love your card as well. Such pretty coloring and really like the way you did the banners on here and addition of the button.
    Lynn

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  2. i absolutely love the layout of your card... and your son's got some serious cardmaking and coloring skills too!!!! it must run in the family!!

    lovies, =o) kel

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  3. Both of your cards are wonderful! Love the horn of plenty, gorgeous coloring! Kudos to your son, great job on his card!

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  4. Oh my gosh, your son did an amazing job, Kelly!! I love the card!! Both cards are so awesome!! The colors and designs are fabulous!! I love his handwritten message!! You need to set him up with his own craft blog ;) Love these my friend!! Have a great evening :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  5. Love these two cards, Kelly - how sweet is your son's? How old is he? I wish my kids would have shown a little interest in stamping too. The cornucopia card is awesome, I love the way you layer your papers. Always so perfectly coordinated. So glad I stopped by tonight - am I the Shona?

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  6. Fabulous two cards lovely colours and designs.xx

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  7. What gorgeous cards Kelly, yours and DS's. He has a good eye for colour, and although he may not be arty, he can surely make a great card!
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. What a beautiful fall card, Kelly. I like how you´ve colored the Cornucopia and your layout is great ! Thanks for joining our FREE Stamp of the Month Ocotber Challenge @ From the Heart Stamps !

    And also sweet is the card from your son. His coloring is fabulous ! A very talented family ;-).

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  10. Both of these are wonderful. Love how you tuck buttons behind an image. Your son's card is fabulous too and I know you will always cherish it. (Sorry I had to remove my first comment...hit publish before I was finished :-).)

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  11. Your card, of course, is fabulous as usual. Always love seeing your layouts and how you're going to use your buttons this time.

    It is wonderful that your son had that inclination to go ahead and make a card and what a fabulous creation. He really did a fabulous job from start to finish.

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  12. Kelly, I'm so glad you found a little time to get in some crafting and using your From The Heart Stamps SOTM. I can't wait to see what the November stamp looks like!

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  13. Two fabulous autumn cards, Kelly! I love your beautifully colored cornucopia and your son's delightful scarecrow! He is right! They are everywhere!!

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  14. Kelly, your card is gorgeous........... but little man's? His is the the jaw-dropper on this blog post! ;)

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  15. Morning Kelly, wow your coloring is just gorgeous, love both adorable designs.

    Hugs Diane

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  16. You did a beautiful job with your cornucopia! it may have been by the skin of your teeth, but you did get it in in time! I haven't received my November stamp yet...should be here real soon I would think.

    Your son did a fantastic job on the card! Gets his talent from you!

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  17. Wow! Your son looks like a wonderful artist!! :) I love your card as well with that beautiful Fall image!! Thanks for sharing these delightful designs!! HUGS

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  18. I have changed my blog due to a few google + issues Please take the time to follow me again... it is now here....
     { aNNie}

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  19. Love, love these DeeDee's images. Your son did an outstanding card using this cute scarecrow, beautiful dp behind the little guy, and love the orange button. Cornucopias are always my first thought at Thanksgiving, and of course I adore this one, as you've used it so well on this pretty card. Isn't Faith amazing with what she does with Photo Shop and these marvelous digis? Two great cards. TFS & compliments to your talented son. Have a great So. Fla wkend. Hugs

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  20. Two brilliant Autumnal cards Kelly love the colours and images of both two wonderful creations
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  21. Your card is just beautiful- love your coloring and your pretty layout! You sure have a knack for putting DP together! And, lil man did an amazing job creating a card! WOw- love his colors and LOVE the sentiment too!

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