Thursday, October 12, 2017

Autumn at the General Store

     I love being on the DT at Createful Hearts and I have been playing in the Progressive Freebie challenge at The Outlawz since it began nearly two and a half years ago so imagine how pleased I was to see one of Mary's fab designs offered as the freebie this month.  Don't you just love this old time "General Store" with the dog lazing on the foot-worn porch?


     I colored with my ProMarkers and cut it with a rectangle die from QuicKutz.  I inked the edges to make it stand out from the background.  I embossed an orange scrap of CS using a "trees" folder from Darice.  The red background CS is distressed along the top edge.

     The butterfly was cut with a die from Spellbinders and the little pile of leaves was made with die cuts from Dies R Us.  I added a couple of pumpkins to the porch to complement the ones in the image and for those I used a die from Impression Obsession.   There was so much going on with the die cuts, the embossing, and the bright orange colors that I decided there just didn't need to be any other embellishment so no ribbons or flowers or sparkly gems on this one.

     Challenges:
Crafting with an Attitude
Crafty Addicts
Crafty Sentiments
DL.ART
Inspiration Destination
Outlawz Twisted Thurs.
Sasayaki Glitter
Time Out
Words to Craft by

     Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

9 comments:

  1. What rich autumnal colours and fabulous texture, Connie ... and such a cute scene, the detailing is fantastic! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

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  2. I have that tree embossing folder! Need to get it out. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. I first read this as "cozy autumn" and said to myself yes it is, so I'll stick with it, yes it is a cozy card.
    Faith
    x

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  4. What a lovely fall card.... that just takes you back to days gone by. And you coloring is amazing! Thank you so much for joining our Words 2 Craft By autumn challenge. It's always such fun to see one of your cards in our W2CB Gallery. :0

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  5. super colouring and love the little scene you have created, gorgeous texture also. Thanks for joining Time Out

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  6. Beautiful creation. Love the fall colors and lovely image. Thanks for joining the Crafting With An Attitude challenge.

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  7. Love that embossing folder (with fallen leaves at the bottom) and the general store image is perfect! Love how you've colored it - it does look old and reminds me of days gone by. Glad you played along with us at Words2CraftBy for our Autumn theme!

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  8. Very beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week! Anna

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  9. Love your fall colors on this adorable General Store scene! Thanks for playing along with us at DL.ART Challenges!

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