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Monday, 18 September 2017

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 196

Our theme at Crafty Cardmakers is Autumn. My mind always goes to Autumn leaves, and this is what I came up with.

I stamped the tree using Clarity stamps and Memento ink. The background was sponged on using Pan Pastels with some cloud shapes used as templates cut using a Sizzix die. The result seemed rather misty to me, so the wording idea came from there. I think that's a CardCraft UK stamp, and I stamped it using Versafine ink as I wanted to make sure it would stamp clearly over the Pan Pastel. The matting is a wood-grained paper I've had just about forever. The background paper is from Papermania (again, very old) and the leaves were taken from my first (unsuccessful) attempt at an Autumn card and were cut using a Sheena Douglass die.

I hope you can join us with your Autumn creations!

6 comments:

Angela Radford said...

Very stylish Josephine. Happy crafting, Angela xXx

Kim x said...

Fabulous Josephine. I always think leaves too lol. Hugs Kimx xx

crafty said...

Love the dreamy effect you have created.
Mary

Glenda Atkins said...

Love how you chose to interpreted the autumn challenge with that magnificent tree and wonderfully coloured background. Fabulous card!
hugs
Glenda

Judy McKay said...

Very pretty Josephine. Love the softness of your card. Have a creative week. Judy

Chriss America Real said...

This card is just so lovely & elegant!

Hugs,
Chriss

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