Friday, September 5, 2008

A challenge for Autumn

This week's Double Dog Dare challenge was from Francie G. and she challenged us to make a Autumn card! No restrictions, just a card with autumn colors or images. Well, I was a bit stumped as I (gasp) don't have any fall type stamps. But, TARGET to the rescue!

We all know how hit and miss their Dollar Spot is, but when you hit the jackpot it's soooo fun! I found tons of really cute coordinating Autumn stuff. Designer paper, ribbons, die cuts, even mini punches. So I restricted myself to only 3 things -the paper, mini leaf punch and some ribbon and came up with this card. The images are SU! Autumn Harvest and I received them last year thru WishRAK. I am all out and may have to wish for some more!!
I colored the pumpkin and gord with prismacolor pencils and gamsol. I tried my new Copic markers (another story), but it was a disaster, so back to the pencils until I get better!


Card Deets:
Stamps - Autumn Harvest

Paper - choc chip, saffron, pumpkin pie, mellow moss

Accessories - circle nesties, stickles (on the punched leaves), prismacolor pencils and gamsol


5 comments:

  1. This card is really lovely! It makes me less sad that summer is coming to an end. I do love the fall colors and you captured them nicely here.

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  2. You hit the jackpot with this combo from Target! Love the softer Fall colors.

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  3. Great job with this card. The paper is perfect and the pumpkins and gourds are very much a part of autumn.

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  4. Its lovely Michelle. Very Thanksgiving too!

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