Thursday, 6 October 2016

Bouquet of Leaves

Welcome back!  This card came together over a couple of evenings after work.  I had some leaves left over from this card so I pulled them out to make a card using the sketch at Mojo Monday, the Nature theme at Cardz 4 Guyz, and the Leaves themes at The Male Room and Just Us Girls.


I used Antique Linen ink and my Scribble Script stencil to stencil on both the card base and the ivory panel.  With the already-prepared leaves I spritzed them with Antiqued Bronze Mica Spray and also flicked some on with a paint bruch.  I gave the same treatment to some die-cut foliage cut from brown cardstock.

I stamped the sentiment which is actually a speech bubble but I masked off the "speech" part and then arranged all the elements onto the card and adhered everything with glue.

Finally, I placed a black tag and a smaller leaf to mimic the banner and tag in the sketch and added some twine.


Thanks for visiting.


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Products used:

Stamps:  Leaf Prints (PTI), So to Speak (Clearly Besotted)
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black, Peeled Paint, Fossilized Amber, Rusty Hinge, Bundles Sage, Scattered Straw, Festive Berries, Vintage Photo, Antique Linen Distress Inks
Cardstock:  Ivory, Black, Watercolor, Early Espresso (SU)
Dies:  Leaf Prints (PTI), Fall Foliage (Tim Holtz), Leaves (Impression Obsession), Basic Stitch Edges (MFT)
Accessories:  Scribble Script Stencil (Donna Downey), twine, Antiqued Bronze Mica Spray (Tim Holtz)

Cheers
Karren


18 comments:

Sharyn Polesel said...

I love the stencil on the background and those leaves are stunning! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Us Girls!

Wanda Cullen said...

Karren, this is drop dead gorgeousness!! I'm totally loving every detail on this beauty! That stencil is on my wish list thanks to you - lol - and the touch of bronze is perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at Mojo Monday!

Jane Willis said...

Gorgeous! Those leaves are wonderful. Thank you for sharing at Cardz 4 Guyz
Jane

Bobby said...

Those leaves are so realistic that I would have sworn you picked them up from the ground, Karren. You've done a beautiful job with this card. I'm so glad you shared it at Just Us Girls.

Carmela Hubler said...

Beautiful job on your leaves. Very pretty card!

Rosemary said...

seriously gorgeous card, karren!!!

Deborah Frings said...

Oh my! I love the layout and that super scripty stamp. Your bunch of autumn leaves is just wonderful. Great work. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room this week! Deborah, DT.

Cécile RIBON said...

How can i have missed this fabulous card! Definitely love these layered leaves

Andreja L. said...

Gorgeous male card :-)) Such a fantastic leaves you made.
Thank you for joining us at Male Room.
Hugs, Andreja

Barb Ghig said...

Oh my gosh Karren, this is absolutely STUNNING! I love the autumn color palette and how you created texture with all those awesome leaves! What a perfect card for a guy, too!!!

Jen Mitchell said...

Ohhhhh my! This is so fabulous I don't even know what to say. Your imagination is boundless, I think. As if the amazing leaves weren't enough you spritzed them with magic fairy stuff and made them even more amazing! Wow. Just wow.

Daffodil Cards said...

Stunning card, love how you have put all this together. Thank you for joining us at The Male Room. Faith DT

Cazro said...

Wow, this is stunning. Thanks for playing along at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz DT

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

Helen x

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh my goodness this card is just amazing! I am loving the detail in those leaves!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

This is such a stunning card. Love all those gorgeous layered leaves. Thanks for playing along with Mojo Monday!

Rocky said...

A great way to make an Autumn bouquet, love it. Thank you for sharing it with us at TMR.

Shawna Standish said...

Holy Moly this is gorgeous!! Everytime I look at it I see something new.. Your colors are so muted and so different for the fall theme but it works it all works so well... All the texture on the leaves is wonderous. the top leave even has some brown spots. I love this card, I love this card, I love this card and it is all tied together with a nice little twine bow.. Thank you so much for joining us at TMR.
Cyber Hugs,
Shawna DT