Monday, 18 September 2017

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #196 - Autumn

Hello sweet visitors and welcome to my blog.  Hope you are having a wonderful day.

There's a new Challenge starting over at Crafty Cardmakers!  For this Challenge, Kim is our host and the Theme is Autumn!!

As always, you may create anything you like, as long as it follows the Autumn Theme.
Please read our rules and take note of the 15 Challenge limit.

So, here  is the card I created for my DT contribution.
The papers used are from Maja and Kaisercraft.  I felt they were a really good match.
The leaves were cut with Tim Holz' Mini Tattered Leaves Die which I have had for ages but never got around to using.   I cut them from a light brown cardstock and then coloured them using sprays made from Distress Re-inkers.  I also added a few veins with a brown fine line pen.
Tucked some gauze under the cluster for some soft texture, added some berries and, of course, lots of prills.
The flowers were also coloured with sprays and I added a touch of gesso here and there.

More of the Maja papers inside.

Et Voila!!
Another fabulous Challenge from Crafty Cardmakers.

Take a look at the wonderful inspiration from the rest of the Team and, while you're there, why not join in the fun and link up your entry.  Simply click on the link below.

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #196 - Autumn.

I am sharing this card with the Challenge at
Fussy and Fancy Friday #196 - Fall Colours

Thank you so much for your visit and for leaving me a little love, and,
whatever your plans are for the day, do it safe and do it happy!!!

Take care and God Bless.
oxox Marg


  1. Hi Margaret. Lovely autumnal card, gorgeous images and loving the embellishments. Happy crafting, Angela xXx

  2. Wow Margaret this is just stunning I love it. Hugs Kimx xx

  3. Wow, it's so stunning!! The papers are perfect!! I love the embellishments you've added!! Gorgeous autumn card!! I love it!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  4. I agree with Kim 'wow' is right, what a super beautiful card - so wonderfully crafted!

  5. Gorgeous Autumnal colours Margy. I love the leaves, the blooms and of course the pills which add that touch of elegance. The inside looks lovely too. Thanks for the inspiration. X

  6. Stunning autumn card. Beautiful details. Have a creative week. Judy

  7. Hi Marg! How is your week going? It is quite hot here today, I really really hope we get some rain.. I look out my window and it is so brown and some parts of my lawn are dirt... so heres hoping, rain is on the way!! This is a wonderful card, I love those leaves, and the red berries, and the papers go so well with each other too.. another lovely card.. I hope your week goes well!

  8. Beautiful autumn card... I love these colours and your bouquet arrangements are always lovely. I really like those prills... You nailed it once again :D <3

  9. This is just gorgeous Margaret! I love these papers you've used, they have rich autumn colours and yet they are subtle and feel vintage! Your flowers are so amazing and those leaves really pop! My favourite technique of yours is how you always add a touch of micro beads for added interest, texture and colour. These metallic ones are brilliant!! Hope you're having a great week so far, sending hugs :)

  10. Hello dear Marge~ I don't often comment these days but I do stop in often to see what you have been doing. <3
    I wanted to tell you how beautiful your Autumn card is~ So so lovely and brings a smile to my heart! Such a great design; creative and artful dear Marge. Hugs to you, Karen aka roosterhead designs

  11. Wow..this is gorgeous. Wonderful fall colours, perfect for our challenge at Fussy and Fancy Friday. Thank you for joining us. Pat K x

  12. What a fabulous card, Margaret. Beautifully designed. Gorgeous arrangement of flowers, foliage and berries. Love the cheese cloth and the torn paper edges.
    Thanks for coming over to play with us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.

  13. WOW Marg, beautiful design, I am loving the autumnal colours

    June x

  14. Sorry to be late visiting, but I'm so happy I did! Beautiful Autumn inspiration! The papers are gorgeous and all of the details work so beautifully together! I love the touches of gesso and the rich colors of your florals/foliage! You are such an inspiration! Hugs!


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