Friday, October 16, 2020

Happy Fall Ya'll

 Happy Friday and Happy Fall Ya'll

It certainly is feeling & looking like Fall here in NE Ohio.  And even though I was REALLY enjoying those beautiful 70 degree temperatures I guess I shouldn't complain, after all, it is mid October and we are still having beautiful 60 degree days!

So today's creation to share with you is all about FALL . . .

Check out that shiplap background!!!  Isn't it cool??
OMG I'm having so much fun creating shiplap background panels in all colors using my new Shiplap die from The Greetery!  This was the first one I made.  I die cut from ivory card stock then sponged Tim Holtz Distressed Oxide Walnut over each panel before creating the background panel.

After seeing the new challenge theme over on Shopping our Stash, which happens to be Happy Fall Ya'll, I knew exactly what direction I wanted to take this panel in for a card design.

The dies I've used are:

Tutti Designs - Fancy Pumpkin

TUTTI-389 Fancy Pumpkin

Tutti Designs - Acorn Frame

TUTTI-390 Acorn Frame

Frantic Stamper - Fall Words

Frantic Stamper - Dies - Fall Words

Sue Wilson - Mini Expressions - Happy

Sue Wilson Designs - Mini Expressions - Happy

Coloring was done with Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers and images other than the sentiment were popped up with dimensional tape.

Other challenges to share in:

Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday October Challenge - All things Autumn/Fall (10/31)
Mod Squad Challenge - Hello Pumpkin (10/20)
A Place to Start October Challenge - Harvest Time (Red, Yellow, Green) (10/31)
Bastel-Traum Challenge #94 - Background

When I was deciding on a sentiment for today's card,
I couldn't decide which color to go with!  So first I die cut the orange
but then decided to layer it with another color so die cut the red ... Hmmm still
not quite right!  Then cut again from a golden yellow color scrap.
After switching them around several times, I finally decided on this combination.

Well that's it for me today friends!

Thanks so much for stopping by and
here's wishing you a FABULOUS weekend ahead!




  1. This is just too cool! Awesome background, my friend and wonderful dies, make this the perfect Fall card. Love everything about it! Lenaxx

  2. Love this,a great design and fab

  3. LOVE love love this card! What stunning fall colours... Sending hugs Dar!

  4. Beautifully created Fall card and that shiplap is AWESOME, thanks for enabling 'me' to buy it lol!!

  5. Gorgeous card, Darlene! I have this ship lap die and haven't used it yet, but you have inspired me with this gem of a card!

  6. That shiplap IS really cool. Like your layout too! Fab rpoject.

  7. Beautiful! Love that background.

  8. What a wonderful autumn card! You have combined the dies perfectly and once again that ship lap is a fantastic background layer!
    Hugs - Rachelle : )

  9. The is really beautiful! I love these dies and the shiplap background.

  10. SUPER cute, Dar. Your art always inspires me. Hope you're doing well. Please don't forget to link up with us at WAW when you can. I always enjoy seeing your art shared in our challenges.

  11. OMG, Darlene, this is really beautiful! I've been seeing that shiplap die and coveting it, plus I have the Tutti acorn die and I LOVE what you've done with it. Wow! Fabulous big sentiment, the layering looks awesome, and that pumpkin is outstanding!

  12. This is such a beautiful creation! Loving the shiplap background and gorgeous dies!
    Thank you so much for sharing this month at my Crafty Wednesday challenge!
    Ellibelle's Corner

  13. What a fabulous fall card. I love that Shiplap die, it's wonderful. I also love all your die cuts here, such a beautiful creation. Great take on the challenge, thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge
    Judy~ Mod Squad Challenge Designer
    {Judy's Happy Place} Stop by and see me!!!

  14. your lovely Autumn scene looks great with the shiplap, fun die isn't it!
    Love how the orange just pops from it, beautiful!

  15. Wow, Darlene, what a work, your background is really a fantastic construction and gives your card the perfect finish!

    Thank you very much for joining us at the bastel-traum Challenge.

    Hugs and good luck
    DT bastel-traum challenge

  16. wow, great cards.... Thank you very much for joining us at the bastel-traum Challenge.

    Hugs and good luck
    DT bastel-traum challenge


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