HAPPY FALL

Hi Everyone! Susan here with a card for today’s Random Act of Cardness prompt.

The prompt is FALL which happens to be my favorite time of year for so many reasons. The colorful leaves and trees, cooler weather, sweaters, slippers, curling up on the couch under a blanket, hot beverages, pumpkin patches, corn mazes…

Enough about Fall let’s talk about my card. I stamped all the images in my MISTI but only ended up using these two. The reason I stamped with my MISTI (any stamp positioning tool will work) is because after I finish coloring an image I put it back in my MISTI where I’ve left my stamps in place to re-stamp the image. This brings the outlines back in focus and sharpens up the image because there is no way to not color on those stamped lines.

There are coordinating dies for this stamp set but I don’t have them so I just fussy cut the images – didn’t take long and sometimes it’s nice not to have the border around the image you get when using a die.

For the background I literally reached into my stash of stencils with my eyes closed and just picked one telling myself that whichever one it was I would have to use it. I grabbed a stencil I have never used and honestly forgot I had so I was happy to use it. I chose 3 Distress Inks (2 of which were Oxide inks) and blended the stencil onto a card stock panel. When I was happy with how it looked I used the largest die from the Lawn Fawn Stitched Small Rectangle Die set to cut the panel. I adhered the panel to a card base with craft foam, adhered the images to the panel then die cut the sentiment. I blended on some Walnut Stain Distress Oxide Ink then adhered it the panel.

I did think about adding a ton of leaves to make it look like they were standing in them but honestly I just didn’t have the time to do it. It might be something I add later. If I do I’ll share it with you but for now it’s Thanksgiving here in Canada and I’m going to celebrate with my family.

Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Happy Stampin’
and thanks so much for visiting!
Stay safe everyone!!
Susan

 

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