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Friday, October 5, 2012

#43 Autumn Colours

This week at Card Crafter's Circle, we've  gone crazy with AUTUMN COLOURS! We want to see creations with all those beautiful browns and golds, and everything Autumn!  We have two wonderful sponsors this week, being MelJen's Designs, and Oak Pond Creations!


I used Corn Husk Doll, from MelJen's Designs for this card...  My card is very basic layers in it's construction.  The Corn husk doll has been created from layers of the same image... coloured with Promarker Aqua Marker, and a waterpen.

I have used the whole image on the white base (which has been chalked, and embroidered with French Knots), and then it has been 'dressed' in layers of it's skirt and apron, oh and bonnet.  The three layers have been trimmed with scalloped lace. I have added brown threads to bind at her wrists and neck (as the image is!). Before fixing the matted image to the cardbase, I added a border of the whole lace previously trimmed, and it has been embellished with chocolate pearls, and wee stitches in the scallops.

I'm entering this creation into these challenges....
Crafty Creations #190 Colours of Fall (10/10)
Do You Stack Up? - #92 Warm Colours (10/10)
I Love Promarkers - Autumn Colours (10/10)
Meljen's Designs #130 Anything Goes! (11/10)
Dutch Dare - #185 Fall Is In The Air! (11/10)
Milk Coffee Welcome Fall!  (11/10)
Sarah Hurley #73 Autumn (29/10)        

Do come along to the Card Crafter's Circle, and join in our AUTUMN COLOURS challenge! Thanks for peepin'!

7 cared to share!:

Karen said...

This is cute! thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
xx

Lisa M said...

Amazing coloring with chalks and the french knots are perfectly country chic. Love what you've done with this image and how you've captured Fall. :)

Thank you so much for joining our challenge and sharing your wonderful talent with us at Dutch Dare.
Lisa xx

fatmonica said...

It's a lovely card-love the corn dolly!Thanks for sharing her with us at Sarah Hurley's Challenge Blog.

Trish and Treasure said...

How creative to even think of making a doll out of corn husk, such a lovely card!!!I love your scalloped lace!
Hugs Trish xx

WencheP said...

It's so sweet. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Bettina L. said...

Wow this is a great design for an autumn card. Love the design with the distressung, pearls and beautiful image. Thanks for playing at Dutch Dare Card Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back thursday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

Ria said...

Lovely card :) thanks for joining the Meljen's Design Challenge :)
hugs Ria