Thursday, October 21, 2010

Divine Diva Inspiration Challenge #38

Sorry to be a little late joining the challenge this week. I've had this card essentially done for days, but I was waiting for a little bit of last minute inspiration to tell me how what embellishments to add. Well, inspiration never came, so I'm taking that to mean that this card doesn't need any embellishment. Anyway, that's my story, and I'm sticking to it!

Lori gave us a couple of different photos to choose from this time, mostly involving apples and pears. I only have one pear stamp and no apples to speak of...hmmm, maybe I do need more stamps? But I digress. I did have my DoodleFactory Gourds and Pumpkins (from Starving Artistamps) out on my desk, though. Done up in the right colors and looking at them with my eyes squinted, they sort of look like the apples and pears on this cake to me!

In the inspiration photo, the fruit is surrounded by luscious chocolate so I surrounded my fruits with a chocolate brown frame and placed everything on a ground of cocoa brown.  My gourds and pumpkins are paper pieced from scraps and then shaded with Copic markers.  The wood grain background I used is also from Starving Artistamps.

The other Divas always come up with divinely inspired projects so be sure to take a few minutes to visit their blogs and have a look.


Hope you are inspired to come and play along. Just leave a comment on Lori's blog with a link to your card. We can't wait to see what you create! The keyword for uploading on online forums will be DDIC38.  Have fun and look for the next challenge on November 4th.


  1. This is gorgeous, Donna! I love the way you framed your image! I think it fits the inspiration pic perfectly:)

  2. I just love the paper piecing on this card, and that wonderful frame. No embellishments needed, GF!!

  3. This is wonderful, Donna! Love the woodgrain bg and the fall images are fabulous. Love the paper piecing.

  4. This is gorgeous Donna!! I love the wood background and your frame!! Perfect take on the inspiration with your fall images.

  5. Super cool card! Love the frame and paper piecing - it's perfect for the challenge! Totally awesome!

  6. wowzers, what a great card based on the inspiration photo. Love it!!


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