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Friday, 14 September 2012

Warm Autumn Thoughts!

Yippee I hear you all say across the nations......Friday is finally here!

Time for relaxation and lots of warm, autumn thoughts for friends and family. Today is my sister's Birthday. So I have already given her this card but today I will send her warm thoughts via blog land!

My card today was inspired by Angeline's card for the Paper Smooches Sparks challenge. I loved her one layer take on the sketch and decided to give it a go.


I had a go at blending the inks to show the different colours that leaves go as Autumn moves on. I tried to do the same with the sentiment. I masked off the inked area with post-its and then sponged yellow ink to give the card a warmer feel. I had a lot of inky fun doing this and loved adding the red Paper Smooches dots under the sentiment as, without these, it just seemed too bare.

I am also going to enter this into the 'one layer card with foliage' challenge over on Less is More and the 'Fall' challenge on Scrapalicious USA

Have a good weekend and Happy Birthday Tina x

8 comments:

  1. Love the layout
    Terrific card
    Thanks very much
    Mandi
    LIM

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  2. Seriously Sandie! Absolutely fabulous! The blending of inks and your colors choices are gorgeous. Love it!

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  3. Love your card - I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup again this week!
    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/09/52-card-pickup-week-37.html

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  4. Your definitely nailed the sketch and your skills of blending the ink was amazing :) Thank you for sending me "love" and I am honored to find out how you got inspired by the card I made.

    Keep it up!

    xoxo,
    Angeline

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  5. Cheers Sandie, my b'day card was gorgeous. And this one definitely has a warm feel about it. love Tina x

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  6. I love how you blended the inks for the leaves and sentiment. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us for the Paper Smooches Sparks challenge.

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  7. Seriously gorgeous, my friend! Your blending technique is awesome. Looking forward to more masterpieces from you!

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  8. OHHH! LOVE the blended inks!! And I LOVE the fall theme of this card!! FAB! THANKS for playing along with us and joining in the fun over at the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge:)

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