Saturday, 1 September 2012

My Friend


It's the long weekend and I can't believe where the summer has gone!!  How can that be? 
Here is the card I am showing today...getting ready for the Fall to arrive and school to start on Tuesday.  I used the new Foliage Fancy from Penny Black for the leaves.  They are really neat because there is a solid and and an outline for each leaf in the set.  That gives you so many options in using that set.  For my card what I did was stamp the outlines first randomly around the outside of my card and then embossed with white powder.  Then I took the solid image and applied various colours of Distress inks and sprayed with water before stamping on top of the outline.  I was very pleased with the colour variations I was able to achieve.  I added the lines and the Friendship sentiment to finish it off.
I am adding this to the Movement challenge at Moxie Fab.
I hope you enjoy a wonderful wknd. and thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps; Penny Black/ Distress inks/ pearls/ fine line black marker/ white embossing powder

6 comments:

  1. Love the autumn colours - can't wait for October - my favourite month! I keep trying distress inks and water and just keep getting big splodges everywhere. I'll have to keep trying! lol! Have a great weekend!

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  2. This is absolutely fabulous, Karen! Love the colours and the technique, and the card!

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  3. I love your variagated leaves and the pretty leaves in your blog header too.

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  4. beautiful card! i love the subtle colors and veining in the leaves. perfect layout too!

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  5. A very beautiful fall card, Karen...the leaves are perfection! Have a wonderful long weekend, mf, sending hugs!

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  6. Hey Karen! Thanks for linking this up to the Movement Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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