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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Falling Leaves

Hello everyone! (A second post for the day.) This post is for a challenge over at Simon Says Stamp and Show, where the theme this week is Leaves.  I worked with three different stamps to create my card.  The leaf panel in the background started as white card stock. It was sprayed with Dylusions Spray Inks in red, yellow and orange inks.  The falling leaves stamp by Northwood Rubber Company was stamped over the prepared panel, trimmed and mounted to the card base.  The sentiment by The Stamp Pad Company was inked with Persimmon Distress Ink and distressed with Vintage Photo and Persimmon Distress Inks.  The young lady, one of my all time favorites, by Rubber Stampede, seemed to fit well with the sentiment.  She is stamped with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and mounted to brown and copper metallic paper and layered over a distressed doily on the card base.  Embellishments include bronze lace, photo corners, copper liquid pearls, a vintage button, burlap string from the Funkie Junkie Boutique and paper leaves.  Thanks for stopping by.  I'm also submitting my card to Sunday Share at the Frillie and Funkie Blog.Your comments and visits continue to encourage me.  Best wishes, Yvonne

11 comments:

Fliss said...

This is really spooky Yvonne as I have the same stamp sitting awaiting inking for a creation I'm making too.
Just love what you did with the gorgeous dreamy image and her little leafy frame looks stunning.
Great sentiment too.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Mrs.B said...

Stunning card Yvonne, love the layout with this beautiful image, as Fliss said, so dreamy.
Can I ask the make of her?
Avril xx

Ephemera said...

Hi Yvonne, what a beauty, so rich in those autumnal shades and those leaves and the quote are stunning. xx

Meggymay said...

Stunning card, the image is beautiful.
Yvonne

Sandra said...

Wonderful card! Love the warm beautiful colors you've used! Those leaves are gorgeous and that ladie is very pretty! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

lynne said...

You have completely captured the essence of Autumn with those intense, rich colour tones, gorgeous Yvonne.
Wishes
Lynne

Julia S-W said...

This card is beautiful Yvonne! I love the stamped image; she really is stunning. Your colours are just so perfect.
Juliax

Terry said...

So beautiful for Fall! Love how you added the leaves around the image! Gorgeous!

Maria said...

I love the rich colours in this, it'a a beautiful card Yvonne.

Maria xxxxx

Dan said...

This is lovely, your rich, golden autumnal colour scheme is so lush and opulent! Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

This is a stunningly beautiful piece of work, Yvonne! Your color palette is just gorgeous and the whole collage effect is wonderful. Thanks so much for sharing it with us on Sunday Share over at Frilly and Funkie.

Hugs,
Linda