Monday, October 5, 2015

Simon Says: Autumn Is In The Air

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Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

This week the challenge is

 Autumn Is In The Air

Autumn well known for the cooling temperatures and the changing of the scenery. The trees  are transformed from glossy shades of green to gorgeous shades of  red, brown, orange and gold. It is also a time to celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving, there are so many options you can choose from!

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

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I made a card using the lovely colours or Autumn


Autumn is a time for jumping in puddles and stomping on piles of crunchy leaves, you are never too old to do that you know! 
 I made this using Simon's Real Leaves Stamp And Die Set, the grainy texture on the leaves in this set make it perfect for autumn projects I made my own shimmer spritzer using Vintage Photo Distress Ink  and Gold Perfect Pearls to create a lovely subtle glimmer when sprayed over the White Paste Embossed Woodgrain Stencil background.



The shimmer shows a little better from this angle



So now it's YOUR turn, Happy Crafting


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You have until Monday 8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in 

Challenges :
Crafting from the Heart    Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion     Anything Goes
Crafty Boots    Gold or Silver
Ooh La La    Kraft Card




Hope you all have a great week :-)
Happy Crafting
Luv Lols x x x

17 comments:

Janeen said...

This is so pretty and soft. I keep wanting to use my postage stamp die and I keep forgetting it.

Edith said...

This is beautiful, love the natural look!
luv Edith

Sarah said...

You have really captured autumn here. great colour and texture xx

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful fall card. Love the texture with the hint of spray over the background and those lovely leaves!

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Pretty, Lols! Love the metallics :)

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Barbara Schiassi said...

Wonderful fall card! Metallic cardstock give a special touch ! Great work! Barbarayaya

francesca said...

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

Kandy's Krafts said...

Lovely card. Lots of texture. Thank you for joining us at Crafting from the Heart Challenge. Good luck

Avril Watson said...

Lorraine this is fabulous, love the Organic look to this card, brilliant texture here, thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La Creations, best of luck xxx

Meihsia Liu said...

Love your sweet card, Lols. The layers and the texture are so beautiful. :)

Sue Hickey said...

Lovely card thank you for joining us at Ooh La La Creations Hugs Sue DT xx

Sandra said...

Such a fun card, Lols. The texture is so fun! Hugs, Sandra

Maura Hibbitts said...

Lols, love all the wonderful layers to your card! The twine wrapped around it and the felt leaves are perfect!
Hugs!

Emma Williams said...

This is such a beautiful card, Lols! It's so full of wonderful layers and I adore the natural colour palette ~ just perfect! Hugs x

Anna-Karin said...

This is so beautiful Lols! Wonderful neutral colour combo and great textures.

Andrea Ockey Parr said...

You did a lovely job on this card and I really like how you combined that grungy edge on top with the postage-stamp type of edge on the layer below. It's fun to see these combinations of clean-cut with a bit of scattering and drizzling and distressing mixed in! I also like how the sequins give it some bling and how that pairs with the rustic realism of those leaves. I can almost hear them crunching! Great work!

Dee's Craft Room said...

Great Autumnal design and fab choice of colours. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne