Sunday, 16 November 2014

Falling Leaves


A slight departure from making Christmas cards this am as I needed a birthday card.  This card would easily translate into a Thanksgiving card or even a Christmas card by replacing the leaves with snowflakes...mmm...may have to try that!  All stamps used on my simple card are from Penny Black.

I began by masking off an area at the bottom of my card and sponged on Antique Linen Distress ink.  I then stamped over that with the script called Letter Background.  It gives another level of depth to the bkg. especially if you use the same colour of ink.  
I inked up the leaves from the Lush and Lavish set using Distress inks (Fired Brick, Squeezed Lemonade, Rusty Hinge, Ripe Persimmon, Dried Marigold), sprayed with water and stamped.  

Adding my card to these challenges:

Addicted to Stamps- ANYTHING GOES

Brown Sugar- ANYTHING GOES


  Moxie Fab World- Tree-MendousTree Challenge


Thanks for much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Penny Black/ Distress ink/ Mini Mister

18 comments:

  1. Simply stunning, Karen! LOVE this elegant card x

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  2. Wow great gorgious card!!! I really love it, great colours and image!!!Super!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  3. Stunning with beautiful colors. Thanks for sharing with us at the Brown Sugar Challenge. Barb

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  4. Wow Karen that is really beautiful!! I love the wonderful way you did the colors, looks SO real!!

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  5. Love your card and you're right, you could adapt it to any occasion or season! Also wanted to tell you how much I adore your blog header (love stars)!

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  6. Those leaves are gorgeous Karen. Love the colours .. and look great on the sponged and script background. Loll xx

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  7. Hi, Karen.

    This card is gorgeous -- simply stunning! Love the background dimension you created with that stamped tone-on-tone text. I'll have to keep that in mind. :)

    Thanks so much for joining our November challenge at Words 2 Scrap By!

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  8. Love this stunning inking! Thank you for sharing at ATSM.

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  9. WOW WOW WOW Karen, fantastic card.

    Hugs
    Anke

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  10. Oh, Karen, how beautiful! Just love the fall colors and great masked background with the script! And those leaves and how you've positioned the sentiment are perfect! Yes, it's great for any holiday! Hugs, sweet friend!

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  11. This is gorgeous, Karen! I always love spritzed autumn leaves, and these look fabulous on the sponged/text background.

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  12. So pretty! I love the multicolored leaves and the masked background that the words escape from.

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  13. Ah! So beautiful, thank you for sharing with ATSM

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  14. Beautiful leaves and colours, Karen! Thank you for joining us at ATSM..

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  15. Chiming in to add my voice to the others: a gorgeous fall card, that captures the splendour of the season beautifully. The person receiving this will adore it, as do I! Thank you for sharing this gem at ATSM!
    ~c

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  16. Love the masking and beautiful colors! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Words 2 Scrap By!

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