Friday, September 25, 2009

Stamp Simply #106 - RICH AUTUMN LEAVES



Happy Friday Everyone!! ... I'm really excited about this weekend. My friend Sandy Egbert & I are headed to Mooresville, N.C. to checkout a couple awesome stamping stores she's familiar with down there and I get to finally meet Dawn Burnsworth (MyStampingThyme), (SCS: flowergal36) in person! How cool is that!!! Okay ... more on that later (with photos, LOL).




Now onto today's Stamp Simply Challenge #106 over on Sharon Johnson's (NoTimeToStamp) Blog. The challenge today is Rich Autumn Leaves. Working with fall colors is always fun and today was definately NO exception. I decided to use some of the FALL background paper I made myself using the Ink, Spray & Smash technique. If you're not familiar with this technique, you can check it out HERE.



Recipe for this creation:

Stamps: SU Fall for All, GinaK Whimsical Autumn (Carolyn King)

Papers: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Really Rust, Very Vanilla, More Mustard, Whisper White, Homemade designer paper

Inks: Versafine black, Refills: Summer Sun, Real Red, Old Olive

Accessories: Spellbinder Shapeabilities Fall Leaves, Prisma Pencils, Gamsol, Creative Memories corner rounder, dimensional tape




Be sure to pop on over and play along with this fun challenge!! Sharon's always coming up with AWESOME challenge ideas ... check it out!! Thanks so much for stopping by today!

18 comments:

The Rubber Maid said...

Cute card...love to watch the kids play in the leaves each year & of course I wish my bones would allow me to join them. Have a great weekend Missy. Pat

Amy Johnson said...

What a pretty fall card! I love how you made your own background paper. What a sweet, fun image too! Love the leaves. I'm so jealous you get to meet Dawn. Say 'Hi' to her from me!

Jenny Gropp said...

Those kids look like they are having fun raking up those leaves -- but I do not remember it as so much FUN!!!! LOL!!! Lovely vibrant colors!!!

Janine said...

Beautiful card Darlene!! Have fun this weekend and I can hardly wait to see your pics.

Betty Wright said...

I just dusted this set off and used it the other day. Beautifully done, Darlene!! Love all those die cut leaves, too!!! Great card!!!

Maria Matter said...

this is fabulous, I love those leaves!!! great job!
blessings, Maria

Jessica G. said...

Wow -- awesome background paper! It really looks like Monet's version of Autumn; it's gorgeous!!

Kim said...

Oh Darlene these leaves totally make this card amazing! The image is incredible! Wow....
Blessings,
Kim xXx

TannyP said...

Awwww! How pretty...the leaves you've added are so sweet. That background paper really rocks!!

Julie said...

Adorable card, Darlene! Hope you have so much fun this weekend--sounds great! Looking forward to hearing all about it!

chercroppin said...

Fabulous Darlene! Love the gorgeous colors and those leaves are perfect!

Have a ton of fun this weekend!

Susan (rainy) said...

What a perfect image/scene for Sharon's challenge! This is adorable, Darlene!

Alanna said...

What a fun card. I love those colors and all the fun leaves with all the texture.

Dawn B. said...

Wooohooo I had so much fun tonight talking stamp "shop". Thank you for taking the time to have dinner. Hugs to you..Have a safe trip back...
Love your whimsy card. Those nesties are awesome. I have not seen them on a card. I love fall..Great job..

Dru said...

What a sweet image - love the beautiful colors and your coloring!

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Hi Darlene!! Boy is this ever adorable!! :) LOVE the Fall colors and what sweet images!!!

Hope you had a funtabulous weekend my friend!! HUGS

rubberstampinzone said...

How adorable is this?!! I love this card. It's another smile maker. I love how the technique turned out and the leaves add such charm.
lovely card!

Lisa

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

Gorgeous leaves - I LOVE this!!!