Sunday 5 October 2014

Autumn leaves card

Hi friends, it's looking and feeling a lot like Autumn now
here. Brrr the heating had to go on last night and
 for a while this morning too.
I am posting another 'Less is More' card once again.
It's a colour theme and.....
"For our Colour challenge this month we have chosen 
Autumn's Bounty
Sounds kinda poetic doesn't it...
so we'd love to see autumnal shades in your cards."

This is what I came up with, not my usual colours,
but I am quite liking these for a change.Pop on over
and look at all the other cards over at 'LIM' too. There
 are some real beauties, so lovely to see all the autumn
 colours and leaves too.

ps. So busy yesterday with family birthday celebrations,
our son's 40th this time! The third one this year in our
 family. As usual they all came to us so I am still

The parties have become more frenetic lately, serving/
moving food around two crazy running toddlers and a
 crawling baby arghhh!

Phew that's the last party until Xmas, so I hope for a
bit of relaxation and card making now ;)

I will show you the teeshirts I designed for hubby in
 another post as it will be very photo heavy as you 
can imagine. He was very pleased with them I am
 glad to say! Enjoy your week everyone ;)

Autumn, leaves,green, yellow, brown, CAS, stitching

Less is More   Autumn's Bounty
Great Impressions   Autumnal Elegance
Brown Sugar challenge  #114 Autumn/Fall
Quirky Crafts  The Quirky Falling leaves

White linen card
Lawn Fawn stitched leaves die
Die-namics stitched die
TH Distress inks (on leaves and edge of card)
Clearly Besotted sentiment
Momento Pear tart ink
Sew Easy thread
Sequins from stash


Chrissie said...

This is terrific Viv, as you say not your usual colours but it looks amazing!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Elizabeth said...

Hello Viv, beautiful card - love the design and the leaves are gorgeous. Elizabeth xx

Craft-E-Place said...

Stunning card, beautiful design.

Sue said...

This is stunning Viv. I love the stitched leaves and wonderful colours.
I hope you have a good week.
hugs Sue xx

Fiona said...

Gorgeous design and I love the addition of sequins.

Linda Beeson said...

What sweet little leaves

Evelyn S. said...

I do love the simplicity of this well as its color!

Rosemary said...

drop dead gorgeous fall card, viv!! the leaves look like they just fell off the tree!!

Jackie said...

Stunning card Viv, I do so love the Autumn and it's gorgeous colours.
If you weren't such a wonderful hostess they would all come to you :o)
Jackie xx

Anne said...

Simply stunning Viv! Getting very envious of all these stitched dies, they look great, especially the leaves
Thanks so much for joining us in our autumn challenge
LIM Designer

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

I have to use the "stunning" word too, nothing less would come to mind.

Christine L said...

Wowwww.... a stunning autumn creation Viv.... as you know, not my favourite colours, but I really LOVE this!

Christine x

Canonbury creations said...

Georgeous autumnal card Viv loving those stitched leaves! Looking forward to seeing the t shirts and I hope you are taking it easy today after your hectic weekend:)
Val x

Connie MacFarlane said...

Gorgeous Viv! Love the cluster of leaves.

Sid said...

Fab littler garland, love your earthy twine too !!

Deepti said...

Gorgeous and so elegant as always :)

Moni said...

So elegant. Thank you for joining us at Quirky Crafts Challenges. Monica.-Dt

Spyder said...

Love those leaves, really lovely simple card anyone would love to have and keep! Thank you for joining Quirky Crafts this time round. Hope to see you again soon!
(Lyn)) DT for Quirky Crafts

Mynn xx said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! I adore the beautiful colors and the CAS layout! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

cass said...

Stunning Autumn card, thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week

Vicky Hayes said...

Wow, Viv this is an absolute beauty! I just love these gorgeous autumnal colours too. It sounds as if you've been partying away just lately! Vicky x

Lynne said...

Not your usual colours but certainly your own unique style Viv. Love this one to bits.
Lynne xxx

Gerrina said...

Super those colours! And great how you made the cardbase fit them! Hope you have a relaxing week... Hugs, Gerrina

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Beautiful all round Viv. Those Dies are divine and the distress inking just perfect. Thanks as always for taking part
Less is More

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Viv, these colours are really striking. Love the rustic twine too, Cathy x

Unknown said...

Its a lovely card Viv! Love how you've staged for the photo too :-)

Cindy Groh said...

Beautiful card. I had to Pin it.

Unknown said...

I absolutely love the soft colors on your project. It looks so lovely.

~ Kendra ~ said...

Such a beautiful and elegant card!! Thank you for joining us at Great Impressions!

jonim52 said...

Lovely card! Love the leaves. Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions.

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