Happy Thanksgiving!



Yes! A Thanksgiving Oddball


Happy Thanksgiving from Annapolis!

Do you have any Oddball Thanksgiving traditions? We have a pretty odd one. Since there is never cooking going on at our house, we head to Laurel Park and meet up with other non-cooking friends to watch the ponies run and bet a little. Best part? They give everyone a pie. So we always bring what my husband calls “track pie” to wherever we land to feast on turkey! This year our youngest son and daughter-in-law will be the lucky winners of the pies.


I have to tell you that I debated on posting today. I had decided to post this card to Instagram since it is a Thanksgiving card. I also did not design this card. It is one that I did earlier this month in a card class. My good friend Nancy who is Rowhouse Greetings, teaches the BEST classes!


I am very thankful for the Friendships card making and Copic coloring in particular have brought me.


I assembled my card at home and changed it up a bit. You all know I adore layers so I added some gingham paper to mine, and embellished my envelope!

The diamonds across the top are washi tape! This particular pattern is made especially along with a couple others for The Queens Ink. I do not use washi that often, mainly because I feel it does not stay stuck. But, if you use a bit of Coccoina glue stick on it……bingo! stays put.

Copic Marker List

  • Hat: BV25, BV23, BV20, BG75, BG72, BG70
  • Hair & Turkey: E25, YR27, YR23, YR21
  • Skin: E11. E51, E50
  • Skull & Turkey Frill: BV20
  • Leaves: YG67, YG17
  • Plate: YR21
  • Dress: BG75, BG72, BG70
  • Stockings: BV20, YR21
  • Shoes: BV25, BV23, BV20, YR23

Card Details

  • White card base
  • Echo Park gingham layer cut with Lawn Fawn Stitched rectangles, adhered with Kokuyo tape runner
  • White layer with sentiment stamped on it, washi tape adhered with coccoina glue stick, adhered to card base with fun foam and 1/4 inch double side adhesive
  • Image stamped on Hammermill and colored with Various Copic Markers, Cut out with Brother Scan N Cut, adhered with foam squares
  • Silver gel pen added to shoe and hat buckles
  • Dew drops added with tonic Deluxe adhesive
  • Envelope embellished with coordinating patterned paper and 6 inch double side adhesive

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Curious to what I take to classes with me? I keep a bag packed with supplies, that I only have to add things specific to the class to. Click here to see My Travel Go-Tos.


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