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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Colours of Fall-Impression Obsession Challenge



So sorry for the late post!!! Internet was down for a bit and then I had a wee bit of trouble with Blogger. All is good in the world now....but I do realize that it's almost Noon~ Oh boy~ Where DID this morning go?

So here it is...my fall colours card~

I created the background when I was in Texas in the Spring using a Home made Gelatin Plate. So much fun ~ I knew that this was the perfect background for this challenge

I also had to use one of my FAVOURITE stamps to date {That's because I am such an Autumn Girl~)


I LOVE Kallani's Graphics and approaches to sentiments~ Did you know she has 696 stamps listed on the Impression Obsession Site?

I really like the way the leaves turned out as well.

I started by cutting the Die Cut Leaves from the Leaves Die Cut Set
Then I splattered them with some Ink Spray to add dimension.

I did this by removing the lid of the Ink Spray (Stephanie Barnard Ink Spray Chocolate)
and just tapping on the "straw"-you know, the part that sucks the ink into the sprayer?? perhaps its a tube or a thingamajig, but whatever it happens to be, that's what you do with it.

I added some Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist in Sand, which gives the leaves a wet appearance. I didn't expect them to turn out so darned pretty but they did~~~


Make sure you play the challenge for a chance to win a 25 dollar gift certificate for the online store.

There are a few new changes to the challenge-one good thing is that they are going to extend it for a period of two weeks!!! Be sure to check out the


for all the details and to get direct link to the IO girls blogs~

Happy Stamping~

6 comments:

  1. certainly different in texture, a good watercolor effect, with the bright fall colors. an your technique was a show stopper.....hugs.

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  2. Great background with the gelli plate, and the leaves are gorgeous too !

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  3. Wow this is beautiful,and I am impressed you made your own gel plate, those things fascinate me!! A beautiful piece of art!!

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  4. Love the colours and the back ground! Amazing as always!

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  5. What a beautiful card, love the great orange colors.
    Hugs, Antonella :-)

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  6. Amazing Fall card! Love the background with the Fall sentiment in black on top. And I love your diecut leaves too, how did you make them look so cool and real? (I just got this die too) Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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