Recognition

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Autumn Days

        Autumn Splendour....
What a beautiful and colourful time of the year....
Every-time I look out of my window the trees are changing colours.
I made the card inspired by the Autumn Colours 
and the last Rays of Sunshine.
Even though it's gone cold and the leaves are falling, 
the sun is still trying hard to shine.
The Mica Mega Flakes on the right hand side of the card 
is to represent the Suns Rays.

I made only one card and took photos before adding the die cut leaves 
and then took more photos after I'd popped them on...
but I didn't like how they came out...
I have tried and tried, so put the both photos on..

The background is blended with distress inks 
and mica powder on top for shine.
The tree has been stamped twice and the leaves tumbling from another tree stamp.
I have stamped a script stamp, hi-lighting some with gold embossing.
The clouds have also been stamped and hi-lighted with a brush and mica.
I stamped the sentiment and cut it into individual strips, 
edged in gold EP and mounted on foam.
I have edged the main card with gold EP 
and the black card to give faux layers.
I used a dipping pen and white calligraphy ink to hi-light the birds and the text.
I am entering the following challenges
All stamps are IndigoBlu
Leaves - 'Lollipop Tree' Stamp
Tree, birds, clouds and sentiment - 'Nature 1' stamp set
Script - 'Sarah's Choice' stamp set
Edging - 'Rugged Edge' stamp set (splats)

Mica Mega flake's and Flitter Glu-  Autumn Blaze (IndigoBlu)


I am also entering the card into
The three Autumn leaves are die cut and sprayed for colour and shine.
and
Spooky or Not...Mine is Not
and
Lots of stamping on this card
Crafty Hugs x







28 comments:

  1. Beautiful! You really captured Autumn here ... who could not love that splendour!

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  2. What a lovely fall card - so much interest on the background you created - beautiful colors and shimmer!

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  3. Hello Mac Mable - You have captured autumn in this card - it's gorgeous!! Thank you for entering the IndigoBlu Blog Challenge - good luck!! Maxine x

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  4. Beautiful card, the mega flakes really pop against the background.

    Thank you for joining us at the IndigoBlu challenge

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  5. WOW! Such a gorgeous card, I love your blended background and the golden elements and leaves! Such a harmonious composition! Thank you for joining us at ATSM this week!
    Kamila DT

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  6. Gorgeous scene , with loads of shimmer . I particulary love the clouds with the birds.Thank you for joining us at Make My Monday. Marina DT

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  7. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at the IndigoBlu Challenge.

    Hugs Wenda

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  8. This is gorgeous - I adore the colours and all the details - fabulous - thanks for joining us at Indigo Blu challenge and good luck in the draw. Hugs rachel x

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  9. The best tribute to this gorgeous time of the year. Beautiful background. Thank you for joining us at the IndigoBlu challenge :-)

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  10. Nice card. Thank you for joning us at the IndigoBlu Challenge.
    Hugs
    Lydia

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  11. Lovely card, the colours are wonderful! Thank you for entering the IndigoBlu Challenge. Kay x

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  12. LOVE the way you've combined those stamps for a truly atmospheric result here and the shine from the flake adds that final glimpse of sunshine. Thank you for joining us at Frilly and Funkie and IndigoBlu. Jenny x

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  13. Love the warm tones going through this. Thanks for playing along at Frilly and Funkie xx

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