Nov 22, 2020

Acorns and Autumn Leaves

I recently made this fall themed "thinking of you" card for a friend and thought I'd better share it before  the winter season is here. I used a stamp from Penny Black with some pencil coloring and a sentiment from Whimsy Stamps.


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The image from the Penny Black set Grateful has been stamped using Versafine Onyx ink and colored with my Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. I used a this stripes stencil and distress ink (Shabby Shutters) to add stripes to the background. 



The sentiment is from a retired set by Whimsy Stamps and no longer available. I received it as part of my design team products without packaging therefore I don't know the name of the set, but I think this set would be a good alternative. 

The patterned paper is from my stash and I added some May Arts jute twine to finish off the card. This color is Parrot Green but I don't see it currently listed. 

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I'm linking up here:

Lots of "Anything Goes"

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends // We Love Chocolate Baroque Challenge // A Bit More Time to Craft // A Perfect Time To Craft // Classic Design  Challenge // Craft-Dee BowZ // Crafts Galore Encore // Happy Craft Challenge // LeAnn’s World 101 // QKR Stampede // Crafter's Castle // Crafty Calendar // Creative Moments

Themed Challenges:

Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Pattern Papers // Sparkles Forum Challenges  - Stencils // The Crafting Challenge - Add a Sentiment // Penny Black Saturday Challenge  - PB Stamps // Cute Card Thursday - Sentimental // 

22 comments:

  1. Beautifully stamped and coloured Ellie, it's a super Autumnal creation, many thanks for joining in with our Christmas theme at We Love Chocolate Baroque challenge.

    B x

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    1. Thanks Brenda. It's marked down as Anything Goes at Paper Playful. Maybe they have it wrong!

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  2. Love the autumnal theme and colours

    Thank you for sharing with us over at A Perect Time to Craft and good luck with you entry
    Claire DT
    A Perfect Time To Craft

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  3. Oh how pretty Ellie, and the leaves are beautifully coloured. Love that wee touch of stenciling in the background
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. A beautiful autumnal card Ellie. Thanks for sharing with us at We Love Chocolate Baroque Christmas challenge.

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    1. Thanks Lynn! I thought it was Anything Goes, sorry for breaking the rules. They have it marked wrong at Paper Playful!

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  5. Beautiful card! Love your coloring on those leaves
    Have a great day!
    Marilyn❤️

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  6. Sooooooooo beautiful! LOVING the leaves and the acorns!

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  7. Beautiful csrd, your highlights in your coloring are fabulous!

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  8. I tend to use nature images for Thinking of You or even Sympathy cards too. This is just lovely.

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  9. That is a really pretty card. Well done x

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  10. Beautiful card, love that realistic stamp and you have coloured it so well!

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