Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Leafy Thanksgiving

Those leaves, they are a fallin'! I got in the mood to make a card with this image from Wandering Words as the leaves blew by my window the other day. I think it turned out pretty well!

  • Stamps: Wandering WOrds, Grateful Greetings
  • Paper: Dusty Durango, Soft Suede, Naturals Ivory
  • Ink: Soft Suede, Dusty Durango, Ruby Red, Old Olive, Pmpkin Pie, Crushed Curry
  • Other: Brayer and texture plates and Leaves die with Big Shot, Crushed Curry polka dot ribbon, Old Olive taffeta from Mistletoe Ribbon Originals, Vanilla Hodge Podge hardware ribbon slide, dimensionals, Spritzer tool, Champagne Mist shimmer paint with sponge dauber, distressing tool from cutter kit
  1. Ink up the Damask texture plate with Dusty Durango, run DD paper thruogh Big shot with it. Cut to 4"x5-1/4" 
  2. Ink up the stamp image with markers as shown. Stamp onto 1-7/8"x4-1/4" piece of Naturals Ivory. Distress edges. Mat onto 2-1/8"x4-7/16" piece of Soft Suede.
  3. CUt out a Ruby Red leaf with die. Run thru the Big shot with the Distressed textured plate.Spritz with Soft Suede. Sponge with Champagne Mist shimmer paint. 
  4. Make faux stitching as shown. 
  5. Put Ribbon slide on a 6" piece of Old Olive ribbon. Apply both ribbons as shown to the DD textured piece. Adhere to card base. 
  6. Adhere the matted main image to the card base. 
  7. Place dimensionals on the lower portion of the leaf and apply to card. Ink edges of card with Soft suede. Sponge edges of card with Shimmer Paint.
  8. Stamp your greeting for inside the card on Naturals Ivory and mat with Dusty Durango. Adhere to inside of card. All Done!

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