Sunday, 7 September 2014

Autumn Hues

Is the weekend over already? Where does the time go? Thankfully, I found some time to make this card.


I stamped the trees in Versamark and heat embossed them with white powder, and sponged over them and a Post It note sun with the Fall colours, I did the same to some leaves on a strip of white card, but also added some randomly stamped leaves. I embossed some stripes on brown card and laid this by the side of the stamped card with 3D pads on a base. Instead of ribbon, the cards were wrapped with plated raffia of the three colours for a more masculine feel, and the trees and sentiment were added also on 3D pads.

I am entering these challenges :

The Autumn colours come from Color Throwdown 

and the theme of 
FALL at Paper Players,


The Male Room also have a FALL theme

Just Add Ink want a card for DAD                                           


and lastly, Friday Mashup have this sketch, and want to see the

EMBOSSED RESIST technique









Supplies :
Card - Crumb Cake, Melon Mambo, Whisper White, and base FMS
Stamps - Lovely as a Tree, French Foliage, Loving Thoughts, and Fabulous Florets
Inks - Versamark, Black, Crushed Curry, Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie, and Crumb Cake
Tools - Big Shot, Framelits Labels, Sizzix Textures, and Heat Gun
Extras - White EP, 3D Pads, Post It, and Raffia in Yellow, Orange, and Magenta.

Buttercup is still with us, although she thinks she is a dog instead of a donkey!? She wont drink from a bucket yet so is still being bottle fed, much to my sister's annoyance as she isn't getting much sleep. I will be going to see her on Tuesday so I'll see how much she's changed over the weekend.

Until next time, thanks for dropping by








13 comments:

  1. What a great fall card! I just love the embossing and sponging, so pretty.Thanks for joining us this week at The Paper Players!

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  2. I like the boldness of the colours on the leaf panel down the side, Bev; it's a nice complement to the main panel. Plaited raffia is a clever touch! Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week!

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  3. VERY pretty! LOVE the white embossing on the sponged background! Thanks so much for playing the Color Throwdown!

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  4. Very nice, the colors are perfect for fall.

    Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup!

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  5. You have created such a beautiful scene with the tree stamp and white embossing...I absolutely love how you used the colors!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

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  6. Your fall card is so pretty, Bev. Love the colors you used with the emboss resist technique...just lovely. Thanks for playing with us at the Friday Mashup.
    Sara

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  7. Lovely bright colors. I really like the leaf panel down the side. Chantell JAI

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  8. This is a really beautiful card Bev, love the plaited raffia. Such a beautiful scene....thank you so much for joining the challenge fun at Just Add Ink this week. x

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  9. Bev, how can you go wrong with Lovely as a Tree? You did a wonderful card with this stamp- unique take on the sketch and technique. It is fun to see another great way to use the stamp! Thanks for playing along with the Friday Mashup this week!

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  10. Lovely card, Bev! I love you use of the emboss resist technique and the stamped leaves. Thanks for playing along with us week at The Paper Players!

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  11. I really like this. The shading over the trees is super and I love the texture with the raffia trim. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room this week!

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  12. Great to see your in The Male Room Bev - it's a lovely card - love the twisted raffia too - thanks for joining in - Jacqueline xx

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