Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Window in Autumn

     Sharing another autumn card with a delightful image from Beccy's Place.  I think it's called Autumn Window but it's in the set of seasonal windows Beccy has done.  I love all four of the windows in the set - one for each season.  I've used this fall window a couple of times before but each time I color the stonework differently.  This time, I used dull yellows, browns, and grays.


I used the sketch from Sketch Saturday
but turned it sideways.


     I colored it with my ProMarkers, using the ultra fine tips for the branches and the smallest leaves.  I cut it with the largest square die in the first die set I ever bought from Spellbinders.  I inked the edges twice to make it look matted and layered it onto patterned dp from Jillibean Soup.  Then, I did the sentiment, printed and hand cut.

     For simple embellishments, I used pumpkins in the lower corner (cut with dies from Impression Obsession) and leaves in the upper corner (cut with a die from Dies R Us.)  I added sheer beige ribbon which I tied by hand.

     Challenges:
Colour Crazy
Come and Get It
Craft-Dee BowZ
Glitter n Sparkle
Jo's Scrap Shack
Outlawz PAM

     Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

10 comments:

  1. It is lovely, Connie! Beautiful coloring choices, and the stones look marvelous! Certainly appears to be Autumn. I really like the sketch you have chosen wit those tiny little pumpkins! Beautiful! hugs, de

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  2. Gorgeous Connie! I love the Autumn window and cute pumpkins.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. Pretty card....I love your "window." :) Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday....glad you could design with us this week. :)

    Beverly

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  4. Great card, I love the stamp you used and your colouring is really lovely. Love that you rotated the sketch - so did I!! Thanks for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday. Claire DT

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  5. A lovely card - great image and I love the added leaves and pumpkins. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us this week at Glitter n Sparkle - Vic, DT x

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  6. What a great choice of colours NC, definitely an autumn inspired palette. I love the way you've coloured the stonework, the variations in colour give it a lovely natural look. Great job on the background and embellishments too, those leaves and little pumpkins are a wonderful addition. Love it!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  7. Really cool image and great card. You colored it beautifully and the design is spot-on. hugs, Teresa

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  8. A super card Connie, love how you echoed the pumpkins. Thanks for joining us for our "two different embellishments" challenge at Come And Get It, CarolG

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  9. What a fab card ,love the rustic feel you have created me a cute bow
    Thanks for joining us at Craftdeebowz and good luck
    Tracey

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  10. Such beautiful colours on this Autumnal card, so very pretty.
    Faith
    x

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