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Monday, November 2, 2009

Lunchtime Challenge #94

I love MaryJo's sketch this week! It actually is one of those tried and true, basic layouts that I seem to go back to time and time again. So, I guess you could say that this week was an easy challenge! You can see MJ's sketch here.

For my sample this week, I used is just so perfect for Fall-themed cards, although it looks great all through the year! As you can see, that's the basic in this card. It has been paired with Not Quite Navy and Dusty Durango cardstock. Maybe not quite your traditional Fall colors, but don't you think that the Not Quite Navy gives the leaves and card a special little "punch" of color?

The leaves were simply stamped in Soft Suede and sponged in More Mustard, highlighted with some Dusty Durango and just a bit of Not Quite Navy. They have both been curled and manipulated to more closely resemble real leaves and then popped up on Dimensionals. Oh, and that Not Quite Navy panel has been textured in the Big Shot....not sure you can tell!

Thanks for stopping by today....hope you enjoyed your visit!

Stamps: Autumn Splendor, Full of Life
Inks: Soft Suede, More Mustard, Dusty Durango, Not Quite Navy
CS: Kraft, Dusty Durango, Not Quite Navy
Misc: Sponge Dauber, Dimensionals, Paper Piercer & Template, Copper Mini Brads (retired formerly from the Vintage Collection), Cutter Kit (for distressing), Big Shot, Texturz Plate (Kit #4)

Please note: All materials used to create this sample are from SU!


Basement Stamper said...

The colors you chose with the kraft cardstock is perfect as well!

Christina said...

ohhh beautiful colors. love the blending on the leaves.

Kathy W said...

pretty, like the use of blue really makes card pop

MJ said...

Wowzers! That is stunning. What a beautiful card and the colors are perfect. So many wonderful details. Thanks so much for playing along.

kc_froglady said...

so pretty!

rozie640 said...

Your card is stunning, wow on the choice of colors and your leaves are awesome, great composition!

Lisa Bohler said...

You did a GREAT job with the sketch! I LOVE those leaves...GORGEOUS!!!


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