Sunday, 14 October 2018

Kre8tors Blog October 2018 - Theme: Autumn Color Challenge...


 
 
Good afternoon, thank you for joining me today.  My name is Jo and I am from Norfolk in the UK.
 
I am taking part in the Kre8tors Blog Hop for October together with many other demonstrators from around the World.
 
This month we were tasked with a colour challenge.  The colours were inspired by the picture below and we had to choose a minimum of three colours from Soft Suede, Granny Apple Green, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie and Gray Granite.
 
I love the autumnal colours and never miss up on an opportunity to create with them.


For my card today, I used the Pinewood Planks embossing folder on a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock.  I inked some Soft Suede ink directly on to the embossing folder before running it through the machine.

 
I then punched five circles using the 1 3/4" circle and sponged the edges of the circles, first in Pumpkin Pie and then some Soft Suede.  I shaped the circles slightly before arranging to make my pumpkin.  I then cut a 'stalk' for the pumpkin and coloured in several layers of Soft Suede.  I tied some linen thread around the stalk.
 
 
For the leaves (taken from Colorful Seasons) I used the Baby Wipe Technique where you drop re=inker, in your chosen colours, on to a baby wipe and use this as your ink pad.  I used Real Red, Granny Apple Green and Soft Suede.  The greeting was stamped using Soft Suede and Pumpkin Pie and is from the Country Home stamp set.
 
 
I hope you like my project today.  If you do, please leave me a comment.
 
  I am now going to pass you on to Sue who I am sure has a lovely project for you today.
 
 Happy Stampin'
 
Jo
x
 
 
https://frankiesue.blogspot.com/2018/10/kre8tors-blog-hop-autumn-color-challenge.html
 
Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

14 comments:

  1. Cute, cute, CUTE! I love your adorable little pumpkin and the tiny leaves floating down! Thanks so much for sharing this with us! 😊

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  2. Great card! I like how you created the background. It is subtle and standing out at the same time!

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  3. Wonderful Card. The leaves are so stunning.

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  4. Love this! So cute! The pumpkin with the leaves.....perfect!

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  5. Pretty card, love the color and the pumpkin!

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  6. Wonderful card design. Love the texture of the background and how the leaves and pumpkin pop against the neutral color. :)

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  7. Stunning card as always, love that pumpkin and the leaves, the embossed background is perfect

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  8. love your idea for making pumpkin..

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  9. Wonderful Fall card! The embossing coloring is spot on... TFS

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  10. Super cute card! Love the pumpkin!

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