This was a long weekend for me so I finally attacked my craft room. What a mess!! I did not get as far as I wanted so my hallway, living room, and den are a disaster. I pretty much pulled everything out and am putting it back a little at a time and doing some rearranging. It will take a bit but will be sooo worth it. The hard part is trying to actually make cards.
I escaped to my friend, Bonnie’s, on Saturday. She lives up in the mountains and the drive was beautiful. The leaves are starting to change and the weather was perfect. My friend, Susan, came with me and we had a wonderful time creating together. Bonnie showed us how to make a very special project which I can’t wait to show you, but it is not quite finished so I will have to. I think you will love it.
Here is something I can share – another fun Fall card. I love Fall colors because they are so deep and rich. I used the front and back of some decorative cardstock for the background and diecut flower. The cute little scarecrow is from the Harvest Scarecrow stamp set from Sparkle N Sprinkle. I stamped and heat embossed it in black and colored it with Pearlescent Watercolors. I cut it out using the Harvest Scarecrow Cut File. I also created a narrow shadow layer to put behind it. This is popped up on top of a layer created with a leaf stamp from Sparkle N Sprinkle Fall Leaves Stampette set. I stamped it repeatedly with some new purple distress ink and heat embossed it with Amethyst Spray Embossing Powder, and used the Pearlescent Watercolors to color them again. I added a purple felt flower, orange buttons, and some seam binding ribbon that I stained purple.
Well, it is back to the craft room to put more things away – at least enough to see my table. I had to finish the above card on a clipboard in my lap.
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This card is entered in the following challenges:
Stampin Sisters In Christ Challenge #111 – Use 2 of Everything
Everybody – Art Challenge #163 – Halloween
Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge Recipe #41 – Orange and Purple
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #134 – Anything Goes
Phindy's Place Challenge #77 - Halloween!
Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge PWC175 – Halloween Inspiration
The Pink Elephant Challenge TPE120 - Inspiration
Paper Cutz Challenge #113 - "Stars, Circles and Diamonds, Oh My”/Halloween
Fussy and Fancy Challenge 46 --Fall or Halloween!
Delightful Sketches Challenge – Colors of Fall
Crafts and Me Challenge #56 – Orange
CES Challenge #58 – Forever Autumn
Anything Goes Challenge #51 – Dies Cuts/Punches or Both (Dark Orange Background Flower)
Totally Gorjuss Challenge #102 – Bingo! (Flowers, Buttons, Bows)
Simon Says Stamps Challenge – Halloween/Goth
Speedy the Cat's Friends Challenge Week 77 - Seeing Double (Leaf)
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 186 - Tree-mendous!/ feature a tree/leaves
Creative Card Crew Challenge - Spooky Fun/Halloween
Crazy 4 Challenges C4C109 – Holiday Card/Heat Embossing