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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Hello Fall!

 Hi everyone! Well, fall is here, at least once the sun goes down.  The nights have actually gotten so chilly I have had to shut the window and put the heat on! I was inspired to make this card by the background paper that I got as a freebie from my most recent Lawn Fawn order {and where the leaves came from - a first time use from a new release!}; and then when I spied last week's Lawn Fawnatics challenge {it was #109 - Awesome Autumn} this cute card was born! While this isn't exactly a sky, I am entering my card in the most recent Lawn Fawnatics Challenge, #110 - Spectacular Skies - just pretend these leaves are swirling all about in the sky :)

 

I started with a white card, covered it with Fall Fling paper, then stamped, colored and cut out the leaves and the word fall.  I used the new Scripty Autumn Sentiments stamps and dies for the leaves and sentiment, framing the sentiment with Mini Picture Frame dies.  The frame dies actually cut out in 2 separate pieces, the frame and the middle - I just kept the die cut together {used a bit of tape on the back}, stamped hello and layered on the word fall.    Then I used dimensional dots for some of the leaves and scattered them all around the card without much thought.  Fall colors are one of my favorite themes because I love mixing all the colors; you really can't make a mistake blending with that color palette.  The cute frames are one of my first Lawn Fawn purchases but I don't think I've ever used them before! Well, they are out on my desk now which means I am sure you will be seeing them again soon.  

I am not sure if I like this new format of my blog; it does save me time, but I don't think it flows like my original style did.  I'm sure it will work itself out!  Thanks for taking the time to stop by & I hope you and yours are healthy and safe ~ Christi 

I am entering my card in the following challenges:
Lawn Fawnatics, #110 -Spectacular Skies
Try it on Tuesday - Autumn Blessings
NBUS - Challenge #31 {must use never before used stuff}
Die Cut Diva's - Anything Goes
Dies R Us, #178 - Anything Goes
Country View Challenges - Autumnal Colors
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes using Patterned Paper
The Four Seasons Challenge - Anything Goes Fall
Sunday Stamps #267- Autumn Boldness {graphic below}
Pammie's Inky Pinky Challenges, #2140 - Anything Goes


 








19 comments:

  1. Very pretty fall card! Thank you for joining our challenge at Four Seasons!
    Diane FS DT {Nellies Nest}

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  2. Beautiful, Christy, and a great take on our colors! Those leaves are gorgeous - and I love that playful font on your sentiment! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

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  3. Fun card, love the colors and the cute little leaves floating down! Thanks for joining us at Four Seasons.

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  4. What a cute and colorful fall card, I love all of the leaves! Thanks so much for joining us at Try it on Tuesday!
    Tammy x

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  5. A lovely and cheerful make - a great use of that NBUS too

    Kathyk

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  6. What a fabulous design ... I just love all these falling leaves! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Four Seasons Challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back again soon.

    Darlene
    FOUR SEASONS CHALLENGE
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS
    Please stop in for a visit!

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  7. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper October challenge - I hope to see you again soon. x

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  8. What a great Fall card - yes Autumn is here, especially with your card. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas at https://die-cut-divas.blogspot.com/

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  9. Thanks for playing with us at Country View Challenges this month!

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  10. Such a beautiful card! Your autumnal design with those brightly coloured leaves is amazing - love it 😁. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Try it on Tuesday! Hugs Jo x

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  11. This is so beautiful! Love the leaves and the gorgoeus fall colors! thank you so much for playing along with the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge!

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  12. The perfect color palette for a fall card! Thank you so much for playing with us at Lawn Fawnatics!

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  13. It's easy for me to imagine those leaves swirling in the sky, Christi! It is a festive and fun design that is the perfect picture of what fall looks like!! Thank you for sharing with everyone at NBUS! Hugs, Darnell

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  14. This card screams fall. I love all those Autumn colored leaves. Thanks for joining us at Dies R Us Challenges. Julie, DT member

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  15. Very pretty ! Thank you so much for your contribution to my challenge “autumnal colours/Halloween” over at Country View Challenges! Corrie x

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  16. This is darling, Christi. Great job. Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful art with us at The Four Seasons Challenge Blog. Please stop by and join us again soon.
    Blessings,
    Karen L, DT

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  17. Fabulous Autumn card!!! Thank you for joining the October challenge of the Country View Challenges!

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  18. Super cute! I love all of the colorful leaves! Thank you so much for playing the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge!
    -Samantha

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Thank you so much for your comments! I read each and every one :)