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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Autumn Blossoms Birthday Card




I just received a pile of new stamp sets from Flourishes and couldn't wait to get out my Copic Markers and do some coloring. It seems that it's been ages since I colored with them. I felt like a kid again!!!

The inspiration for this card came from Week one of the Viva La Verve October Sketch Challenge.
I also made this card for the Timeless Tuesday Challenge Blog to make a Birthday Card.

The stamp set I used is called Autumn Blossoms.
I stamped two of each of these images, colored them with Copic Markers and cut them all out. I rounded them slightly on a foam mat and added foam tape for added dimension. It's a really pretty affect but doesn't show up on the picture.

The papers and pearls are from CTMH. The bow was made from left over strands from my Burlap Ribbon I pulled out to fray on another card. Us crafters never throw anything away!

The Hand stitching was done in my own unique design with matching Embroidery Floss. I used this color to blend in and enhance, rather then make the card too busy.

Other Challenges for this card.
All Beautiful Cards - Use something NEW (stamps)
Crafty Cardmakers - Autumn
Forever Friends - Autumn
Kaboodle Doodles - Fall
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Fall colors
Everybody Art - Orange
Inky Impressions - Fall
The Perfect Sentiment - Birthday
Stampavie - Stitches
Gingerloft - Autumn
Great Impressions - Fall
All Sorts - Autumn Colors
CMC Copic Challenge - Orange

23 comments:

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

Lovely flower clusters, the stitching and the doily die cut! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Trick or Treat /Anything Fall” Challenge!

Kath - Admin
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

TLady said...

WHAT AN ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS CARD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FANTASTIC JOB!!!!!!! LOOOOOOOOOOOVE all the elements you've added on this!!!!!!!!!!! ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!!!!!!! :)

Craftnut said...

Lovely colouring and a great card. Thanks for joining us at allsorts. Tracy xx

Jenny said...

Love the pretty colors and all the extra little details you put on your
card! So glad you shared with us at Great Impressions Stamps!

Cheryl said...

Very, very pretty!! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

brenda said...

A totally delightful card Nancy.

Thanks so much for joining our autumn theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

Jack said...

Brilliant card. Love the stitching. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. xx

maryr917 said...

prett yfall wreath and coloring-thanks for joining in with us at the Great Impressions Stamps fall challenge

Josephine said...

Beautiful! I love the rich colours and the stitched border.

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

Creations by Shirl said...

Love all those pretty flowers! Thanks for joining us at FF challenge.

Jackie said...

What a gorgeous card & colors! Thanks so much for playing with us @ ABC Challenges!!!!

Cumbrianlass said...

A beautiful card the colour combo is great the image is wonderful and the stitchin is perfect.
Thanks for joining in the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge
Janet

Paula Bee said...

This is such a lovely card! Beautiful colors and images! Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment!!

PAC CHARITY CARDS said...

Great Card I love your design.

Thanks for joining us at Gingerloft.

Caz

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

WOW love the hand stiching all around. This is such a gorgeous and elegant card. Love all about it.

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Gingerloft Card Challenge. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

Lela said...

Wow, the stitching on the card is beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenge Blog what's "new"

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) A•Muse Consultant #1065 said...

Very pretty!

Thank you for participating in ABC Challenges this week!

Patty Gorka said...

The stamp you used is so very pretty and your coloring is amazing! Beautifully done! Thank you for playing along this week at ABC challenges!

Evelina Wikberg said...

Stunning.Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Card Makers. Hugs Eva xx.

Tonya said...

This is so pretty! Thank you for playing along with us at Inky Impressions.

Allison Cope Israels said...

Wowsers Nancy! Another stunning card using the Autumn Blossoms stamps! I am in awe... so detailed and layered! Simply gorgeous girl! Thanks for playing along with us this week again for our Flourishes' "Timeless Tuesday" challenge!

Brook said...

Love your stamps Nancy. Wonderful card and your hand stitching is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at the CMC Copic Challenge.

Tami G said...

simply stunning.. love the colors