Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Paper Players #117

I needed to kick-start my stamping this week with a challenge.  I had just received my new Regals Stampin' Write Markers and the Bravo Burgandy Ink Pad (somehow I didn't have this ink pad, not sure how I was missing it) and wanted to get them used!  So... this challenge was perfect for me!  I love color challenges, they help my creativity A LOT!  :)
Because I am from up north, I know (and love) the feeling of fall.  The leaves changing, the crisp colors, the cooler weather, and the apple cider (and fresh donuts!).  This card reminds me of a cool fall day in Michigan!

I knew I wanted to use Gently Falling and my new pack of Natural Composition DSP.  I also wanted to incorporate a fun fold into this card.  I really love how this card turned out!  Tweet Leaves die cut on top of the leaves die works out perfect! 

As you can see I sponged color on the Natural Composition DSP.  I used both the Cajun Craze and Bravo Burgandy.  I wanted to make it look like actual tree bark and I think it does.  I also love the look of the blue bird with the dark leaves, such a great contrast! 
This is the inside of the card, I used the extra die cut outs and two different sentiment sets!  I know I will need to use this card sometime in the month of November!


jaydee said...

Pam, what a perfect way to incorporate the colors - and haven't the fall colors been so amazing this year. Your card really helps to capture the feeling of autumn with the colors and textures you used. So glad you joined the Paper Players this week

LeAnne said...

What a pretty it in the challenge colors! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Paper Players this week!

Nance Leedy said...

Love how that little birdie looks colored with the markers--what a perfect image for our autumn colors. I'm from MI too and boy do I miss the cool crisp autumn air! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!

Amy White said...

Great use of these autumnal colours! Great idea to mix the stamped leaf with the embossed ones. Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week!