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Sunday, 22 September 2013

Autumn leaves must Fall!

Good Evening Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

We have had a beautiful sunny day here today and been quite warm too.  The granddaughters are really growing fast, Alice has started pre-school and loves it and was telling me all about it.  Little Florence is now walking and has a mop of curly hair, mmmmmmm I wonder who she got that off ;).  The is such a cheeky little monkey too but adorable at the same time, they both are.

Tonight's card I have made using one of the backgrounds I made last Wednesday at Kath's using my Gelli Plate.
This is the card using my favourite colours of Autumn


Here is a close up of the topper


Recipe

1. 8 x 8 square russet red card which I have matted and layered orange and yellow card
2. I wrapped deep red ribbon around the two layer and added to faux bows on either side.
3. The topper has been made by first using gold metallic acrylic paint I then used red paint and Imagination Crafts Acorn stencil, I cut this down to size and used one of the trees designed by Sheena Douglass.  I dotted Copic Markers over the leaf areas in red, orange, yellow and a small amount of green.
4. On a small scrap piece of card left over I stamped the leaves from Sheena's A Little Bit Sketchy Range of stamps.
5. I stamped the sentiment from the above stamp range with Memento Ink

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:


Thank you for stopping by Today
Hugs xxxxx


25 comments:

  1. it's a lovely card Linda.

    greetings karin

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  2. This is lovely Linda. Fabulous autumnal colours and love that backing paper!

    Glad you had a great day with the kids.
    xxxx

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  3. Beautiful Fall card! Love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Milk Coffee Challenge.
    Hugs, Cristina.

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  4. Beautiful with such striking fall colours.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  5. great effect, love the colours
    Kim x

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  6. lovely autumunal card Linda
    hugs

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  7. gorgeous colours Linda and a fabulous make - love it xx

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  8. brilliant background linda, love the image and design.
    pam

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  9. How very pretty! Thanks for joining us at Rogue Redhead Designs!

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  10. Great make Linda. Love the autumnal colours. The trees look fabulous and love the background.
    Mags
    x

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  11. Love this, great autumn colours :-) xxx

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  12. Beautiful autumnal card, Linda, just love the autumn colours, you've captured so well here, see your loving your Gelli plate, it is fun isn't it? Xx

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  13. Beautiful card love the colours x

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  14. Gorgeous Linda, beautiful colour, reminds me of Autumn AND Bonfire Night too!

    Elaine xx

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  15. You certainly have had your money's worth out of your gelli plate!! This is beautiful, love the Autumn colours - great card.
    xx

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  16. A very beautiful card Linda, love the Autumnal colours and also how you have used the ribbon.
    Hugs
    Janet xxx

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  17. Fabulous Autumnal card, Linda - such gorgeous colours :)

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  18. Really gorgeous hun, love the colours and that fabby background
    Lindsay xx

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  19. Wonderful fall card and a great background.

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  20. Gorgeous card...i do so love autumnal colours xxxx Thank you for sharing xxxx

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  21. This is a wonderful autumn creation, Linda. Another gorgeous background you have made with the gelli plates. Really stunning. Vee xx

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  22. Another stunning card Hugs Sandra xx

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  23. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining the RRD Rebel Challenge.

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Thank you very much for your comments. I really do appreciate them all and I do read them. I hope you have enjoyed your visit and come back again soon. Linda xxxx