Friday, 2 September 2011

Autumn Leaves

Miria picked the theme of the challenge over at Polkadoodles today and she wants you to show us your creations using Autumn Leaves as your inspiration. Your project doesn't have to be an Autumn subject, you can just use the colours of Autumn leaves, red, green, brown and gold, if you would prefer.

Now, these are not my favourite colours to work with so I struggled a little with my card, but after changing my mind about a million times, over what papers, graphics, layout to use this is what I ended up with.



I have made an easel card using one of the girl images from Magical Winter CD1, I've re-coloured her to make her more Autumnal, the wall is made from a paper on the Not For Girls CD and everything else comes from Sundae of Seasons, I have layered up the sunflowers, the girl and the bird, and added some orange glitter, I wanted something more coppery, but this was all I had. I have also decoupaged the buttons on the sentiment and then covered them with glossy accents. The ribbon is from stash.

Make sure you head over to the Polkadoodles challenge blog and check out the inspiration from my teamies.
You have until Sunday 11th September, midday (GMT) to get your entries in.


I am entering this card into the following challenges.

Aud Sentiments Challenge - card/sentiment for a girl
Charisma Cardz – Anything goes
Craft Us Crazy - Autumn Colors and/or Favorite Embellishments (got to be glitter LOL!)


14 comments:

Daniele said...

this is amazing Colette, so many details
hugs

Jo said...

Absolutely fab card! I love sunflowers and the little girl is adorable. Jo x

Kristel said...

This is a stunning card Colette!
Hugs Kristel

Scrappy Scatty said...

Lovely card, thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week
Love Jan
xx

Miria said...

Stunning creation, Colette, a gorgeous take on my challenge, Miria x

Rosietoes said...

It doesn't look like you struggled Colette, the card is gorgeous and I love those colours.
Your Polkadoodles cards in the new mag are fab too. I got mine today and it's brill.

Edna x

Lou said...

Hi! a really gorgeous card,love the image and colours too.
hugs Lou.xx

Karen said...

I love Autumn as a season, but Autumnal colours are not usually my favourite thing, but this is a lovely card Colette. As usual, everything complements each other perfectly. Karen x

Michelle B. said...

Your card is beautiful, love the easel! Autumn is my fave season, love all those natural colors. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this week!
Michelle

Jilly said...

Fabulous card. The layout with all the embellishments is adorable. Your coloring is stunning. Work of sunflowers, the little girl and a bird looks interesting.
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Leah the Orange said...

fabby little easel card, and i love the soft colouring and your choice of images... the buttons are the perfect little embellies - just the right size and simplistic so as not to take away from the gorgeous card! thanks for sharing your project with the Charisma Galz! xo

Di said...

Hi
I was just looking at the Dt's cards for forever friends and i just love your baptism bows card may i please use it on my digi site?
love your cards!
Di xxx
diane.carubia@ntlworld.com

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a fun easel card you have made here. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

Terry said...

Best card work you shared with us. I also so much crazy to draw cards of winter sessions, I have so many collection of winter sessions cards. You remind my old data.
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