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Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Happy Hols to me!

 Hello my crafting friends,

This is my last post before I fly away to Cyprus tomorrow. I have some pre-scheduled posts for my design teams, so I won't be completely absent from blogland!

Today my card is for CAS-ual Fridays 'Fall Colours and a Leaf' challenge.

My card was inspired by this card that Loll posted last week. I loved her idea of embossing a leaf with gold. I have used the same stamp set from Clearly Besotted Stamps that I used yesterday but this time I also used the die. I blended Autumn coloured inks onto my card stock then die cut the leaf. I then stamped and heat embossed in gold. The leaf is just stunning on its own and a CAS design was the way I had to go with it. I just scored a few lines then spritz the card with gold shimmer ink to give the splatter look. This card was so hard to photograph in this dull English weather! Here are 2 shots that hopefully give you some idea.




O.K my blogging friends I am off to pack!

Take care and see you soon x

8 comments:

  1. I hope you and Callum have an absolutely fabulous holiday! This is gorgeous! The gold is so classy and elegant!

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  2. Just gorgeous! That leaf with your autumn tones, the gold spritz and score lines make for a fabulously stunning card. Take care on your holiday but have fun xx

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  3. Hi Sandie. Gorgeous leaf and perfect CAS card to show it off. Love all the gold embossing and the spritzed background. Great design!

    Have a wonderful holiday! Loll xx

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  4. This is so gorgeous Sandie :), love the gold. Have a fun on ur trip

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  5. Wow, this is so gorgeous, Sandie ... the shimmer and rich colours are fantastic! What a fab card to leave us with before your hols ... have a fabulous time! Anita :)

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  6. Smashing clean design with lovely golden touches! Enjoy your holiday!

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  7. Love this card, Sandie. That leaf is amazing and such perfect splattering too! Have a great time away...and tell me all about it when you get back!

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  8. Love that gorgeous gold leaf! Have a fun trip and thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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