Wednesday, November 16, 2011


Good morning! Oh my goodness is Thanksgiving really next week!??!!? ~insert panic here~ Where does the time go? Before you know it it will be CHRISTMAS! ~faints~


I got carried away there :) 

Nothing like a fresh, new challenge and yummy prize to bring me to my senses! hehe! This week is all about being THANKFUL.

You use the word "thanks" or "thankful" on your paper project. "Thank you" works too. But if you're not sure, please read the fine print to be sure your entry qualifies.

Fine Print:
We want to see the word "THANK" in there somewhere! Unfortunately, we are having discount a lot of entries when it comes to selecting a winner because they don't follow the challenge. A layout with a picture of your beautiful family (who you're thankful for of course) but the page title is "At the beach" and the journaling is about making sandcastles and catching rays will not qualify. Clear as mud? We want to see your THANKS ;) Thank you.

Back to your regular scheduled program! lol! Meet a returning sponsor to The Paper Variety.. Miss Emma from My Creative Time! wahoo!

She is providing our winner with (how appropriate) her "Just a Little Note to Say" stamp set! Thanks Emma!

Stop back Friday to hear more about My Creative Time!

Our Team B designers have OUTDONE themselves this week. Every single project blew me away. Click on the designers name to go to their blog and see more photos and details, too!

I was going for a warm, cozy, fall look on this card. I used my Silhouette for the index card shape and the "so thankful" words, and punched the leaves out of some packaging. I also used a wonderful Ali Edwards stamp-but you might have to zoom in to see it. :)

I decided to make an altered frame for a close friend of mine.  I love the earthy textures in the burlap and ribbon and that gorgeous flower was handmade by a dear online friend of mine.  The pops of aqua in this year's fall collections are just beautiful -- don't you agree?

I started out saying that I was thankful for my 8 years of marriage, but ended up with FAMILY. ;-) Perfect opportunity to scrap this photo of our anniversary.

I enjoyed making this card. I love these colours, they are my favourite combination. I found the inspiration for this card in a magazine, and it was actually quite quick to put together. This card is to thank a brilliant group of people who I did work experience with last month, I hope they like it.

I have been wanting to make a slimmer card with a banner that went "over the edge" for a while. I really like how it turned out! I used scraps on my desk from a layout I made last week using We R Memory Keeper's "Maple Grove" fall line. Love when I can do that ;)

We looking forward to visiting your blogs and galleries! Show us a project with THANKS :)

One entry per person please. Link up before Sunday evening for a chance to have your blog/project featured and before Tuesday at noon for a chance at the prize from

Have a great week!


  1. Great challenge and great work by the DT!

  2. LOVE these projects by the DT! I have linked up a LO I recently completed...I hope it counts! :-)

  3. have i ever talented the TPV design team is? are! i always enjoy seeing your creations and get so inspired.

  4. Thanks for the fun challenge Always nice to stop and give thanks.
    DIANA L.

  5. Wonderful creations by you & your DT. Entered my Be Thankful Card.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  6. These are all so pretty! Great projects!



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