Sunday, October 26, 2008

Season of Fall

I purchased Season of Friendship a month or so ago and was instantly in love with it! It has so many possibilities! Plus, it was a perfect replacement for the Trees Three set I sold recently!

Since I needed some additional Fall cards for my November birthday list, I went to town. I decided the leaves needed some dimension, so I used the rock and roll technique to jazz the edges. I also used the stamped off image of the leaves to make the ground cover! I did not want the leaves that fell off the tree to compete with the focal point, thus I decided they needed to be a little lighter.

I continued with my trend of using vellum for the sentiment! No messing with the white craft ink this time, however! Amazing how quickly the normal ink dries! In addition, I cannot seem to steer clear of the Chocolate Chip cardstock! I am really starting to think I have a subliminal thing going on here...apparently, my stamping mimics my life because I do LOVE chocolate! Or maybe it is just that you cannot see my chocolate fingerprints on dark colors (must stamp with M&Ms!) :)

Polished the card off with some brads and a little hodgepodge hardware and ribbon.

Hope you are enjoying your weekend!

Stamps: Season of Friendship, Hugs and Wishes (SU)
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Always Artichoke, Pumpkin Pie, Summer Sun, Not Quite Navy
Paper: Naturals Ivory, Always Artichoke, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip, Vellum
Accessories: Antique Copper brads (CTMH), Hodgepodge Hardware (SU), Ribbon (SU)

14 comments:

Laura said...

cute fall card!!!

jennifer said...

Loooove this!! Beautiful stamping job and the sentiment on vellum is such a nice touch. It's a great way to add in a sentiment without covering up that gorgeous tree!

fishlips said...

What a sweet card and I'm just loving the bird, I'm kind of a nut for birds... Love the image!!!!

scrappinmominky said...

Cute card. I love the saying on the vellum. I love this stamp set and seem to reach for it often since I've gotten it.

Traci said...

Great card! Love that little bird! I think your leaves look so pretty! Chocolate is definately my favorite food group and one of my favorite colors also!

Dawn said...

what a lovely way to use this stamp set! great job

Connie said...

This is very pretty. Love the tree with the leaves falling.

Connie J.

thescrapmaster said...

Great card! I love the fall theme and colors. It is just beautiful!

~Samantha

Heather said...

I love this card! It is beautiful! I have got to hurry and get this set!

Liz said...

What a beautiful fall card... this set is on it's way to me now, and I can't wait to play with it! Thanks for the idea!

Jen said...

Love your card! That blue bird looks so good sitting in those fall colors:)

CathyRose said...

I love the vellum! I have this set and have been struggling with fitting it on a regular size card because there is no room for a sentiment. This is a great solution!

Bonnie said...

Very pretty! I love the additional birds. Nice coloring.

gale said...

What a cute card! I love everything I've seen with this set.