such a perfect day

Fall inspired cards are definitely one of my favorites!

I was in a local scrapbooking shop that is closing up shop.  I picked up some of the Carta Bella Perfect Autumn collection:
paper:  carta bella/perfect autumn  stickers: carta bella/perfect autumn  other: mft die, melissa frances german glass glitter, stampin’ up veneer
See that wooden element?  It’s from Stampin’ Up that I covered in German Glass yeah, love that stuff.  Anywho’s their veneer comes in plastic containers {yes to great storage!} in sets of 36 pieces for $4.95, can’t beat that!

Last week I played along with the Fusion inspiration photo, this week I’m taking the sketch on:

I absolutely ADORE the color trio over at

Thanks for poppin’ by!

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39 thoughts on “such a perfect day”

  1. Love your card, Amy, love all the miniature bits! Great idea covering the wood with glitter! Have a beautiful fall Tuesday!

  2. Total perfection in a card! Glad to see you haven't forgotten the little owls! And yes, fall is the best!

  3. Amy, this is such a fun Fall card! I love the little owl peeking out! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players this week! XX

  4. Great card Amy! I hate to hear of another scrapbooking store closing up shop though. We have lost all of the small independently owned ones in our area and all I have left is Hobby Lobby. Just makes me sad!

  5. ah yes, the great "catch22" of craft economy: the shop is closing… (DANG!) …but the stuff's on a GREAT sale… meanwhile this is an AWESOME take on the fusion sketch, totally making me want to have another try, i HATE when a sketch "beats" me, lol!!! 🙂

  6. Eeek, this is soooo cute, Amy! I love the little trio of windows and am dying over the peekaboo owl! Gorgeous soft colors and papers, too. Love the glass glitter on the leaf. Love it all!

  7. I just hate hearing of yet another store closing — I enjoy the instant gratification of walking out with something in my hand 🙂

    Cute card!

  8. Love that glitter you adhered to the wooden leaf, it just sparkles! Great job on the sketch and colors. Thanks for joining us this week at The Paper Players!

  9. How cute is this?! Love those little peekaboo windows, Amy, especially boasting images of fall!

  10. So very cute! Love the little owl peeking out! Thanks for using our colors this week and sharing this with us at the Paper Players!

  11. Adorable card and great use of the sketch. Covering the wooden leaf with glass glitter is genius!! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!

  12. This is absolutely adorable, Amy! That little owl is the cutest and I love the glittery leaf. Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Paper Players!

  13. Oh I love the new papers and you used them perfectly with this adorable card. And love the idea of glitter on the veneer, I'm so trying that!

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