Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Colours of Autumn

Hello there,

I'm here today to share a card with you that I've made for this month's challenge over at 'Stamping Sensations' and their theme this time is the 'Colours of Autumn.' 

I started by stamping onto peach card with a Big and Juicy (Spice) ink. The stamps that I used for this are by Chocolate Baroque and I especially love the fern stamp which creates a lovely bold print.  As a contrast to this, I wanted to give the main focal image a sense of space by using just a single image in the middle and leaving lots of open space around it.  The tree and sentiment stamps are both by Inkylicious and I've stamped them using the same Big and Juicy ink pad to keep the colour consistent.  After trying various colours to mount the card on, I felt that the deep red worked best of all.  I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:

16 comments:

brenda said...

A totally lovely card Sandra, super stamping on the background and the colours carried through to the focal tree beautifully - such a shame they stopped making Big and Juicy as they are great ink pads.

Many thanks for joining in at Stamping Sensations and Penny Black and More challenges.

B x

Joan said...

Lovely card Sandma, love that stamped background and the beautiful colours

Joan

cotnob said...

A gorgeous card Sandma, such beautiful autumn colours.
Pauline
x

Lynne K said...

Beautiful, Sandma! Love the fern background and gorgeous colours. Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.

Lynne

francesca said...

beautiful card!!
I'm doing my first GIVEAWAY over at my blog! Be sure to check it out!! :)

pam said...

Gorgeous card Sandma, beautiful image, love your fern background and colours.
Hugs
Pam x

Valerie-Jael said...

Gorgeous project, thanks so much for joining us at TIOT, Valerie

Gerrina said...

Oh wow; these Autumncolours are great like you stamped them!!And also a great tree! Hope you have a fun weekend planned! Hugs, Gerrina

Deborah Frings said...

Grogeous card. I really like the falling leaves in the background and the lovely sentiment with the tree. Thanks so much for playing along with our Autumn theme challenge at The Male Room!

Bee and Dee said...

A beautiful autumn card, thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge hugs Bee.

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Mrs.B said...

Wonderful card Sandma, love the background and the stamping with the Big & Juicy ink, gives a great effect.
Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
Avril xx

Chris Parker-Barnes said...

I love the way the colour changes on the tree and the the background fern, and yes, the deep red is gorgeous and highlights the colours beautifully. Gorgeous Autumn card. Thank you for sharing your card with us at The Male Room.
Chris (DT)

Lucyna Marynowska said...

A gorgeous card Sandma, such beautiful autumn colours.
Thanks for playing with us over at TioT challenge.

Sally H said...

A beautiful Autumnal card, Sandma! Thanks for joining us at stamping sensations this month and good luck!

Whisper said...

Oooo what a fabby Autumnal scene and thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More this month, Luv Sam x

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