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Saturday, 22 September 2012

Tilda in Leaves

Hi dear blogging friends,

Today I have a very autumnal card to share with you.  There are so many challenges about at the moments asking for Autumnal colours I thought I would have a go.

This card took me ages, it started off as one of those "fantastic ideas" but then it didnt materialise how I had imagined, it was going to be a gate fold card but it didnt quite work, then I decided on a double step card but that didnt quite turn out either - boo!

I ended up with this -

 
I'm not entirely happy with the card but I think its because it didnt end up the way I planned.
I left the bunting bare so I could add a sentiment when I know who it's for.
 

 
Ingredients:
 
Images: Magnolia & Make It Crafty (Background digi)
Colouring: Pro Markers & Prisma Pencils
Dies: Marrianne, Whimsy
Punch: Woodware
Cardstock: Coredinations, Centura pearl (handmade base card)
 
 
 
Here you can just see how I laid accetate behind the tree die so I could cover it with punched leaves.
 
 
Inside I kept really CAS, just matted coredinations and used the negative of the tree die as a stencil.
 
I do hope you like my card and I really appreciate any comments you may leave.
 
 
Love and hugs xx Cara xx
 
 
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
 

 




10 comments:

  1. It's still a nice card, thanks for joining in with the Papertake Weekly Challenge, Mary G x

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  2. Your card is really great, beautiful autumnal colours and all those leaves are so effective.

    Many thanks for joining us at Craft a Scene challenge this month.

    B x

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  3. Wow that is stunning I love your layering and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  4. so stunning cara.really love your fantastic design and colours and the image is gorgeous :D

    xx coops xx

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  5. Hi sweetie this is fabulous I love the colour & of course the image. Truly gorgeous.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  6. I think you are too hard on yourself - the card looks great and so does your tree. Thanks for joining us this month at Craft a Scene. NancyD

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  7. OMG. this is fabulous, I LOVE the dimension and the colours.

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  8. hello,
    this is a beautiful scene. the background is so great. there is nothing wrong with your card. this is beautiful.
    greetings Dora

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  9. This is a great card, so much beautiful details! If I had not read the story I wouldn't know that this was not how you planned it, it is a stunning project! Thanks for joining us at Craft a Scene, Anja

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  10. Oh this is just beautiful. I LOVE that tree and the coloring is amazing. What a great use of colors too. ;) Thank you so much for playing along with us this month at Alota Rubber Stamps.
    Hugs,
    Raven

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