Sunday, 4 October 2009

Carol's Sketch Fun #15 and Penny Black Saturday Challenge #69: 'Autumn Breezes'

This is for two challenges. Actually current ones! I was determined to enter something ON TIME, for once! lol

I haven't done anything on the Penny Black challenge for probably a year, and I love this season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, so it was a delight to enter their current challenge, which is:

AUTUMN BREEZES

And of course, the card layout is for Carol's Sketch Fun #15, here on the left. Great sketch! I loved using it.

I've used Penny Black's Xmouse Ornament stamp. Am loving that little mouse, and think I will get lots of use from him.. with ~ or without ~ his snowflake! ;o)

The leaf is from the PSX stamp I used for the border, watercoloured, as is the mouse, along with Distress Inks for the shading around the edges.

Bazzill cardstock, raffia, autumn leaf brads and punchies and a copper word embellishment, "Wish". The leaf is also touched with Decoart glamour dust.







14 comments:

  1. Hiya Chris.

    I adore this card. It's so cute. Love what you've done with the leaves. very autumnal.

    Hugs Debbie xx

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  2. beautiful card chris....love the cute image and your papers are gorgeous....thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxxxx

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  3. Wow Chris, real autumnal feel. I'm struggling with the whole autumn theme, although I do love this time of year. :)x

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  4. Ooo this is beautiful Chris. I just love those leaf stamps. Gorgeous colours.
    Lesley x

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  5. Mm drling image and beautiful layout!! You did it again my friend :)

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  6. Adorable card, beautiful colours and wonderful sweet PB image.
    luv
    Debby

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  7. This is such a beautiful card! I love the leaf border and the way you've coloured the little stamp! Thanks for joining in with the PB challenge!

    Beth xx

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  8. Awww this is gorgeous - love the stamped border and that wee mouse too!

    My pumpkin font is an actual sticker I had in my stash, have had it for ages lurking!!
    I think it might be from Serdndipity.

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  9. Hi Chris, glad you could play this time :)
    I LOVE the leafy border you have stamped all around the card....looks amazing! I think it's perfect for the PB challenge and perfect for my sketch too....love the coppery bits as well :)

    Hugs
    Carol x

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  10. Love the leaves and the tiny mouse so sweet.Great card.
    bye bye,Lean.

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  11. Chris! You have done an amazing creation for this challenge! The black stamping is so elegant!

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  12. Stunning card Chris - love how you have used the leaf edging and masked the mouse ... I've seen him masked with a few things but not a leaf before ... sooo cute! . Thanks for joining in this week's PBSC
    Pauline x

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  13. love it Chris, very autumnal
    AllisonX

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