Saturday, 28 September 2013

Autumn Leaves


Hi, I bought a new sentiment stamp yesterday and really wanted to use it. I usually leave them to languish in my drawer for ages!

I cut the leaves from watercolor paper, gave them some veins and shaped them a bit with my stylus tool.
I coloured them with a few distress inks.

I'm going to link up to the following challenges.( I'm borderline CAS I think, so I appreciate the feedback if my card is too busy.)

CAS-ual Fridays to use fall colours and a leaf.
CASology where the cue card is Autumn.
Addicted to Stamps & More where the theme is Clean & Simple.
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge where the theme is Anything Goes.

Materials used: Tim Holtz tattered leaves die: Memory Box branch die: Kaisercraft True Friendship stamp; Versafine black ink and superfine gold ep; distress inks.

Thanks for visiting :)


21 comments:

  1. those leaves look real! Fantastic Cathy - love it x

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  2. Great leaves - very realistic - and a lovely sentiment too... Mxx

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  3. Oh and congratulations on joining the Addicted to CAS wall of fame in September - Hugs Mxx

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  4. Hello Cathy, What a beautiful card, its definately CAS and stunning, simple but so effective. The leaves are so vibrant but I love them, and they co-ordinate perfectly with the stamp (which I must look out for).
    luv
    irne
    xxxx

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  5. Beautiful card Cathy-The leaves are gorgeous and what a lovely sentiment :)
    Nessa xx

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  6. Just gorgeous! Those leaves look just like the ones that fall around here. So pretty.
    Lynn

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  7. Brilliant job with the water coloring of the leaves, Cathy! They look totally real!!

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  8. Oooh how beautiful, I love those leaves and autumn colors! Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week!

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  9. Beautiful card love those leaves! huggles hun Sue xx

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  10. The sentiment is beautiful and so are the leaves! Happy Weekend, Shirleyx

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  11. Wow - the leaves practically glow and the colours are stunning! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

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  12. The leaves are simply amazing!! Great colouring, well done! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM xx

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  13. Beautiful leaves, Cathy, the colours are amazing! IMHO this is definitely CAS ... uncluttered and with loads of 'white' space ... yum! Anita :)

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  14. What gorgeous leaves hanging on that twig!

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  15. Very CAS and not too busy at all...in fact, it is gorgeous! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

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  16. A lovely sentiment and those big leaves are fabulous! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  17. Those leaves are gorgeous! They look so real!

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  18. Gorgeous!

    Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge ~ Laurel

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  19. This is wonderful. I love how you used your stylus to create the veins. Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  20. Hi Cathy, just saw your name on a blog comment, and popped over to see what I've been missing. I can see I shall be back again later this afternoon (gotta stretch my go-to-sleep legs!) but just had to say this leaf card is really sharp. Love the DI on your shaped autumn leaves. They really pop on the somber background. So very beautiful. Back later. TFS

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