Aug 19, 2009

Autumn Leaves

Good evening!

Tonight's card is packed with autumn goodness! I adore the colors of autumn and decided to focus on oranges and yellows since I am in love with GinaK's newest Pure Luxury color: Pumpkin Spice. Right now it is only available through her Signs of Autumn stamptv kit, but it will go into regular inventory during the next release - which is next Thursday, August 27th already!

I paired Pumpkin Spice, Chocolate Kiss, and Ivory with Stampin Up's More than Mustard and some K&Co. patterned papers that matched. The sentiments are from GinaK's Thanks a Million stamp set (available through the STV Signs of Autumn kit only) along with a Martha Stewart Leaves stamp set I recently found at WalMart. After stamping & coloring with Copics, I inked my SU Twill background stamp in Mustard ink and stamped over the entire image to age it a little.

The colors are a little strange in this next photo - but I like how it shows all the textures going on with this card...

You can see that I used a Fiskars Border punch, a Nestability die as well as a Stampin Up Sizzix embossing folder to add texture to everything! I also used my Sanding block quite a bit to age everything a little more and make the white core cardstock distressed a little more.

Did you happen to see Gina's newest StampTV video? She is using my all time favorite glitter pens - the Sakura brand - to make a super sparkly flower image which makes a huge statement on her card! I LOVE the sparkle!!

Also - my Spirit of Christmas class is coming up! It will be available on Friday - for more details, see this discussion over on StampTV.

Have a great rest of your night and I'll see you tomorrow!


Tina said...

Ohhhh so peaceful looking. Love those fall leaves.

Unknown said...

Simply beautiful, Jess!

Jennie said...

Love the colors and the way you stamped over with the Twill BG. Great texture and beautiful card!

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Norine said...

just so pretty love autumn

Jessica Diedrich said...


Kay S said...

So pretty, Jessica! Love the fall colors.


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