Give Thanks

Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using Quietfire Design Give Thanks  and Spellbinders Mary Border Strip  -
Good morning blog friends, I have a sweet new sentiment by Quietfire Design called Give Thanks  and you guessed it, I’m using it for a Thanksgiving Card.  Normally I’m off to dinners at a friends house over the holiday, so over the course of the season I make a couple of elegant cards to bring along for the occasion.  This card has been languishing on my work table for a couple of weeks while I second guessed if the border could live on the left hand side or not.  Lol, I’m being brave today!  I’m always looking for some way *not* to make the same cards over in any case, I absolutely love the Spellbinders Mary Border Strip this is my first time to use it!

Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using Quietfire Design Give Thanks  and Spellbinders Mary Border Strip  -
The pennants on the card were simply cut with scissors.  To get the border in place I simply cut  four border strips then used the border to cut the left edge of the card.  I glued the gold edging on top of the cream on the inside and outside of the card.  :-)  Can’t wait to try this out on the bottom of a card too!

Rubber Stamps  Quietfire Design – Give Thanks 
Craft Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White – 80 lb smooth, Gold Cardstock
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black and clear embossing powder
AccessoriesSpellbinders Mary Border Strip, Cream Grosgrain Ribbon, Paper Studio Button, Paper Studio Pearls

Be blessed friends, thanks so much for stopping by!


  • CynthiaNovember 3, 2014 - 8:19 am

    Oh, Becca! This is so very beautiful! Thank you, for the inspiration. I needed it, this morning~ Much joy to you!ReplyCancel

  • Karen WallaceNovember 3, 2014 - 8:22 am

    This is beyond gorgeous, your links to the border all go to the stamp not the border though. Beautifully done card and I may have to use this on some of mine. Thanks,ReplyCancel

  • Elaine JohnsonNovember 3, 2014 - 8:26 am

    Stunning and so very elegant! You always do such beautiful work. A wonderful
    season of Thanksgiving is my wish for you.ReplyCancel

  • Beth NormanNovember 3, 2014 - 8:33 am

    Wow, that side die is gorgeous. It’s so pretty in the gold. You are a truly talented ladyReplyCancel

  • lewNovember 3, 2014 - 8:38 am

    Gorgeous card. Can’t wait for the die to become available in the US.
    Wish you would list in your accessories under each card what your embossing background is. Some of them are so very pretty would love to be able to get them. Being fairly new to card crafting, still acquiring supplies. lewReplyCancel

  • Sherry LowmasterNovember 3, 2014 - 8:38 am

    WOW!!! love that border die! so gorgeous!!ReplyCancel

  • BunnyNovember 3, 2014 - 9:03 am

    Amazingly beautiful card.ReplyCancel

  • Claire HNovember 3, 2014 - 9:09 am

    I love the card! I love neutral colors as well and the Quietfire sentiment is perfect for Thanksgiving. Just a note to you Becca, when I click on the Spellbinders die listed in the Accessories section of (Crafts Supplies I used) and the link under the first picture of the card, it goes to the Quietfire site not Spellbinders site. The Quietfire link also goes to the Quietfire link.
    Your bows are so fantastic as well! You are truly an inspiration!ReplyCancel

  • Joni StonekingNovember 3, 2014 - 9:18 am

    The left border work beautifully, and the card will be a treasure to whomever receives it. I’m confused about attaching it, though. From looking at the product, it appears to me that it cuts the border out completely, so I am curious about how you got one that was left attached to the gold paper…..would love to know how you did that!

    Thanks Becca,

  • pam dugasNovember 3, 2014 - 9:30 am

    An absolutely beautiful card. I’d love to see a video tutorial on how to make this beauty!ReplyCancel

  • margaret driscoll UKNovember 3, 2014 - 9:31 am

    Hello Becca
    So pleased to see the Mary Border I have that on Pre order now I can see that it is beautiful!
    Love the card and the sentiment!
    Take care Becca
    Love MargReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenNovember 3, 2014 - 9:32 am

    How BEAUTIFULLY ELEGANT Becca! Your friends I’m SURE, look forward to your coming & to you lovely gifts! :DReplyCancel

  • MaryannNovember 3, 2014 - 9:38 am

    WAUW so gorgeous work here again Becca. I absolutely love, what you´ve done here, it looks amazing and so beautiful hun.ReplyCancel

  • Barbara PhillipsNovember 3, 2014 - 9:53 am

    Gorgeous card!
    You never fail to amaze me with your beautiful designs. Would love it if you could do some video tutorials!!!!ReplyCancel

  • May humeNovember 3, 2014 - 10:00 am

    Hi Becca, such an elegand card absolutley stunning as always. The sentiment is so true I love it xxReplyCancel

  • Clare WNovember 3, 2014 - 10:11 am

    You are most welcome to come here for dinner if you bring one of your masterpieces! It’s a bit of a long way to go though ehh! Seriously, love what you have done with this card – it’s pure class.ReplyCancel

  • Blue RoseNovember 3, 2014 - 10:30 am

    Gorgeous card, love the colors, the sentiment, and that bow, wow…the whole card is wow. FYI, your active link to Spellbinder products is not working properly. Also, would it be possible for you to do a video on how you did this card…I’m a wee bit confused on how you put it all together…I’m a visual person. Amazing job.ReplyCancel

  • Jacquie JacobsNovember 3, 2014 - 10:41 am

    Stunning Becca, Happy thanksgiving to you and your family ( when its here lol! early I know but so I don’t forget!!!) Love that boarder too.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  • Nancy LorenzNovember 3, 2014 - 10:44 am

    Becca, as usual you don’t disappoint and bring out the best in your creative spirit! I love the awesome card and so appreciate you sharing it with us! Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • ChelseaNovember 3, 2014 - 10:47 am

    Oh goodness, that is so pretty! The lace on the side was what instantly caught my eye. Love it!!! The entire card is so elegant and beautiful – the sentiment is wonderful. Love this card!!!ReplyCancel

  • Margie LuttrellNovember 3, 2014 - 10:51 am

    It is gorgeous ! Would make a beautiful wedding card, too !ReplyCancel

  • Cathy HomanNovember 3, 2014 - 10:55 am

    Beautiful card. One I would love to receive! You did GOOD!!!ReplyCancel

  • ShazzaNovember 3, 2014 - 10:58 am

    just stunning xReplyCancel

  • Rosie WaldtNovember 3, 2014 - 11:02 am

    Becca, love all your creations, however, I clicked on the link for the L. side border and got the text. Where do I find the die cut and what is the Spellbinders name? Please email me at the above email, would you?ReplyCancel

  • Rebekka KNovember 3, 2014 - 11:06 am

    WOW! This is just stunning Becca! I love the border..ReplyCancel

  • Maureen KNovember 3, 2014 - 11:14 am

    Good afternoon Becca,
    I have one word for this – perfection xxReplyCancel

  • Dottie DavisNovember 3, 2014 - 12:14 pm

    This card is absolutely stunning! Beautiful creation, Becca. I like Joni and Blue Rose can’t figure out how you got the gold border to stick to the cardstock border you cut out. Perhaps a little glue but still can’t figure it out.
    Thanks for helping us with the details which to you are a “piece of cake!”ReplyCancel

  • Theresa GoodwinNovember 3, 2014 - 12:29 pm

    Ohh Becca. If this is what you come up with when you are playing all I can say is WOW.
    And do you want to play at my house if you ever visit England. TxReplyCancel

  • Ruth UKNovember 3, 2014 - 12:59 pm

    Such an elegant card Becca , beautiful .
    That die is rather fabulous!

  • Karen M. RothNovember 3, 2014 - 3:27 pm

    Absolutely Beautiful just like you, My Dear {{{hugz}}}

    Thank YOU for being such a sweet gentle Inspiration to us all not just in Card making, but also in day to day living. I love how you are so honest about yourself.Thank You.

    In your honest humble opinion, which is the best Embossing & Die-cutting machine to buy ?

    I want to save up for one I saw the Sizzix Big Shot Pro and am liking it but I want your opinion of it first.ReplyCancel

  • Sonia StephensonNovember 3, 2014 - 4:35 pm

    Hi Becca. Wow this is stunning. I love how you have used that gorgeous border :-) Hugs xxxReplyCancel

  • MaryNovember 3, 2014 - 4:59 pm

    Wow–what a gorgeous card. I love the inventive way you attached the border!ReplyCancel

  • Marilyn ClarkNovember 3, 2014 - 9:44 pm

    Stunning card. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Kelly FlahertyNovember 3, 2014 - 10:59 pm

    Becca, this card is so very sophisticated and elegant. I would love to copy your idea for the left-side border, but I wasn’t clear on how you attached it to the card. Or did you just use the die to cut out the left side of your card and then cover it with the gold cardstock?ReplyCancel

  • Kelly FlahertyNovember 3, 2014 - 11:09 pm

    One more question sweet Becca – the patterned paper used on your background (I’m assuming it’s patterned paper) do you remember who makes it? I realize you have several tons of paper and you’ve horded some over the years, so it may be one that is not being made any more, but thought I’d ask! I still have a FULL patterned paper pack that I bought in 2001 that I have not used at all – it’s too beautiful and I just can’t seem to bring myself to cut any of it!!!ReplyCancel

  • Mrs June SmithNovember 4, 2014 - 1:38 am

    Morning Becca and all crafters out there in craft land, oh such a beautiful card today, I love it, it has elegance and beauty, gorgeous, one that I will have to have a go at.

    Have a great day everyone, stay safe, healthy and happy. hugs, June Smith from UK xxxReplyCancel

  • ElaineNovember 4, 2014 - 1:44 am

    Hi Becca
    How utterly gorgeous is your card and such a lovely sentiment , i love it all .
    Take Care
    God Bless.
    Elaine H XReplyCancel

  • KatyNovember 4, 2014 - 3:50 am

    Simply stunning. No more words needed.
    Katy xxxReplyCancel

  • Shirley TerrettaNovember 4, 2014 - 4:09 am

    Hi Becca,

    Stunning, just stunning. Not seen that die before, hope its not long before its in the UK. Thank you.

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxxReplyCancel

  • caroleNovember 4, 2014 - 4:29 am

    Stunning! xxReplyCancel

  • Patricia HowarthNovember 4, 2014 - 4:52 am

    Morning Becca, Wow !! I’m absolutely loving the border die-cut, and this card is absolutely fabulous !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xxReplyCancel

  • Norah McPheeNovember 4, 2014 - 5:13 am

    Good morning Becca,
    What a beautiful card and the border is so pretty and makes a stunning card. Thank you Becca for bringing beauty to us and to the lucky recipients of your mini masterpieces,
    love and crafty hugs
    Norah, (Glenochil Village, Scotland)ReplyCancel

  • Beck BeattieNovember 4, 2014 - 6:02 am

    WOW amazing as always Becca, just adore this xxxReplyCancel

  • ConniecrafterNovember 4, 2014 - 7:21 am

    Another Wow card, absolutely Gorgeous, it looks fantastic, so creative!ReplyCancel

  • RonnyNovember 4, 2014 - 9:09 am

    Such a beautiful elegant card. I too would like to see a video of how to make this card. Please?ReplyCancel

  • Loretta LockNovember 4, 2014 - 10:05 am

    I think this is my favourite border strip too. They are all lovely, but this strip is special, and I love how you made it extra special using that magnificent shiny gold cardstock!ReplyCancel

  • CraftysusanNovember 4, 2014 - 1:48 pm

    Love the card Becca and the border is beautiful. The sentiment is lovely too. xxReplyCancel

  • Rosemarie GreenbankNovember 4, 2014 - 9:31 pm

    Hi Becca,
    what a lovely card. Thank you for the inspiration and sharing.
    Hugs, Rose (Chester, England)ReplyCancel

  • Peggy GeeNovember 5, 2014 - 1:03 am


  • Mrs BNovember 5, 2014 - 3:01 am

    Hi Becca. Gorgeous, I love it : ) Take care.ReplyCancel

  • […] things first, I will be doing a tutorial on how I attached the border on the card from Monday HERE.  :-)  I’m tied up right now and have a release to get through, but I promise I will do it […]ReplyCancel

  • Dotty ANovember 5, 2014 - 10:12 am

    This is just Beautiful… !
    I’d love to make some of these and was hopping you would show us how you attached that beautiful border…. I enlarged the pic but still not sure just how you managed it…
    Thanks again.ReplyCancel

  • Anne (UK)November 5, 2014 - 10:58 am

    Absolutely fabulous!! The cream/gold combination exude pure elegance and sophistication. You are mistress of your craft, Becca!
    Anne (UK) xReplyCancel

  • Bonnie TipckeNovember 8, 2014 - 2:19 pm

    I would like to add my comment about how beautiful this card is and, along with several others, ask if you would please show us how you did the border.ReplyCancel

  • Delphia Kay McbrideNovember 10, 2014 - 7:57 pm

    Love it, gotta have it but have not had any luck finding it. Great job look forward to a tutorial!!ReplyCancel

  • BeeBee CortezNovember 20, 2014 - 4:37 pm

    Everything you do is so very beautiful.I could look at you cards all day.ReplyCancel

  • PeggyGeeNovember 25, 2014 - 9:34 am

    A tutorial would be greatly appreciated by all !!
    Thank you.ReplyCancel

  • KarenDecember 2, 2014 - 1:33 pm

    Yes, please, a tutorial!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :0)ReplyCancel