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Fall Fun Blog Hop

Fall is truly one of my favourite times of year. I love the chilly breezes, the changing colours, the rustling leaves. Snuggling up with a warm quilt and a cup of hot tea is truly my idea of paradise, and fall comfort food? Oh yeah – stews and soups and casseroles abound in the Blissful kitchen! Living in the prairies, our fall is brief and really just a fleeting harbinger of the cold winter to come. Some day I hope to end up somewhere with a real fall season, but until then, I have to enjoy it while I can!

I was wasting time on Twitter a couple days ago, and my lovely crafty pal Chelle tweeted about an upcoming fall-themed blog hop. I’m in desperate need of cardmaking inspiration, so I decided to get in on the fun! I don’t normally make seasonal cards “just because”, I’m in the rather uninspiring habit of making cards for particular occasions. I thought this would be a good challenge, to get me thinking outside of the usual birthday-baby-christmas cards that I usually make. I’ve been sitting on these two stamp sets for a while, and sinceI feel they’re really just perfect for fall it’s time to bust them out!

Autumn Leaves
Cardstock & Paper: Stampin’ Up Pumpkin Pie, More Mustard, Riding Hood Red, Whisper White
Ink & Markers: Stampin’ Up Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, More Mustard, Riding Hood Red, Old Olive
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Trendy Trees
Other: Sheer brown ribbon, modern label punch, word window punch, Cuttlebug Forest Branches embossing folder

Simple Shrooms
Cardstock & Paper: Stampin’ Up Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White
Ink & Markers: Stampin’ Up Always Artichoke, Riding Hood Red, Creamy Caramel, Chocolate Chip, More Mustard, Close to Cocoa
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Funky Four, Trendy Trees
Other: Brown satin ribbon

To keep on going on this blog hop, click on over to Cindy at The Crafty Frugalista to check out what inspires her about fall!

And here’s a list of all the bloggy participants, in order!

1. Lydia 13. Dana 25. Cathy 37. Eva
2. Libby 14. Joan 26. Mary 38. Kerri
3. Kim 15. Maren 27. Julia 39. Cheryl
4. Michelle 16. Teresa 28. Bridget 40. Neva
5. Lee 17. Hannah 29. Alison 41. Marianne
6. Sara 18. Dina 30. Leslie 42. Samantha (Me!)
7. Yapha 19. Wanda 31. Sue 43. Cindy
8. Lisa 20. Korin 32. Michelle
9. Jimmi 21. Taylor 33. Misti
10. Jeanne 22. Monika 34. Judy
11. Bev 23. Harriet 35. Jenna
12. Shannon 24. Kim 36. Tammy

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