Have you ever started a project with something in mind and find that it morphs into something quite different? This card is one of those and that it fits more than one challenge is a happy accident and not by design. I had seen something this morning (cannot remember where) that I thought was a great idea for a card. As I couldn’t find it again I realized my idea wasn’t going to work but I had already die cut and paper pieced the word thanks and decided to go ahead with another idea. After prepping the card front and background layer I took a piece of white CS and laid the paper pieced layer on top of it. That led me to die cut the letters of the word again and using a curved oval piece I laid them out above the other piece in a curve. Didn’t like it so I removed the original paper piece and set it aside. Then using the same die I cut several words in different scrap paper thinking to add them in the curve shape all over the white layer. After gluing the first word at the top I started on the next and it didn’t take long to realize that I wasn’t going to get it exactly where I wanted it. Went ahead anyway only this time with the intention of having each word slightly offset from the others. Once they were glued I stamped the leaves in fall colours using 2 different stamp sets from GKD. Then I added the gems before adding this layer onto the rest. I actually like the result although it is a far cry from what I originally envisioned. Before I started the post I went through a few challenge blogs just to see what was there and discovered that 2 additional challenges were also suitable for my post. My original paper pieced bit is laid out ready for another card that I have an idea for, so tomorrow if I have time I shall finish that one as well. Thanks for spending time with me today.