Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Autumn Collage Leaves

Who doesn't love Autumn? Funny though, here is Florida I actually look forward to the cooler days of WINTER!
 
We are still in the high 80's here, so the air conditioner is still very important.
 
Today, with all the rain, I needed some sunny colors to brighten my day, so I took out the leaves I stamped and cut last week at our community Card Making Club. I call this technique,
 "collage stamping".
 
 
They are so beautiful. I just wanted to use all of them and frame them with black so they would totally POP!
 
I stamped them with Stamper's Anonymous' "Falling Leaves" stamps, along with "Windsor" and "Perfume" Clear stamps by Kaisercraft.
 
 
But first, I took some Distress Ink Pads and dragged them across the white card stock. I used Spiced Marmalade, Peeled Paint, and Mustard Seed, along with a bit of Fired Brick. I also stamped some of the images with Walnut Stain.
 
The banners are by Tim Holtz...Tattered Banners Die. The sentiments are by CTMH. I also used some twine by them.
 
 
I also used some Glossy Accents to make little shiny dots on the black as well as the leaves.
Plus, the background is embossed with some leaves in clear embossing powder over Versamark watermark ink.  They are difficult to see.
 
 
I haven't made a fancy fold card in awhile...a LONG while. This was fun. I need to do more.
Hope you like it.
 
Enjoy the Journey,
 


18 comments:

  1. Great card. Love the leaves and colors. Thanks for joining our Fall Colors Challenge at Created With Love Challenges

    ~~Chris

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  2. Love the techniques you have used to make this stunning card. Such a fabulous creation. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

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  3. What a wonderfully eye-catching piece of artwork Bev and such lovely warm vibrant autumnal colours.

    Thank you so much sharing your creativity with us at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

    B x

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  4. very neat card! Thank you for linking up with us for Tara's linky party at Craftin Desert Diva's We hope that you will join us again for the next linky party!

    CDD DT Robin
    Cut One Designs by Robin

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  5. Oh this card is fantastic, Love the way you did the leaves it is wonderful. Great inspiration.
    Thanks for joining us at Created With Love Challenges this week.
    Linda K. DT

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  6. Very beautiful autumn card! Thanks for sharing with us at The Crazy Challenge and hope to see you again in our challenges.

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  7. A stunning card Bev, I love your design and fabulous colour scheme - what wonderful vibrant leaves!!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  8. Wonderful card. Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.
    /Pillan

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  9. Very fall like... =) A great card, thank you for sharing with us at the PND challenge blog, xo Nikki DT

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  10. Very cool! Thanks for joining us this week at Created With Love Challenges for our Fall Colors Challenge!
    DawnD

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  11. Wow, great card, those leaves really do pop against the black. So artistic! TFS at DCD's challenge this week.

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  12. FAB, great fold!thanks for playing along with us at DCD!!

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  13. Adorable card, love the leaf colors!! Thank you for join us at Created With Love Challenge this week, hugs Kate (DT)

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  14. This is awesome! I love the way the leaves pop against the black - very striking! Thank you so much for playing along with us this week at Loves Rubberstamps! We hope you will play along with us again soon!

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  15. Fab card! Thanks for joining us at CYP! HUgsxx

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  16. Great fun fold! Those leaves are stunning against the black! Beautiful! Thank you for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

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  17. Such a beautiful make, vibrant and a true vision of Autumn.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Vintage Stamping Challenges.

    Crafty hugs from Shirl x x

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