Thursday, 13 October 2011

Fall Into Autumn With Fizzy Moon


I don't generally use autumnal colours much in my crafting, but as there are so many autumn-themed challenges around right now I thought I'd better give it a go. It also gave me the opportunity to use one of the dleightful new Fizzy Moon stamps I bought at Port Sunlight from Jill at The Hobby House, as the large flowers are suitable for any colour scheme - not to mention a ticket stamp and some paper I bought from Jill too :-)


Stamps: Fizzy Moon "With Love"; Whimsy blank ticket stamp; See-D "Celebrations" birthday greeting;
Media: Promarkers, Copics, and TH distress inks in Dried Marigold and Vintage Photo;
Papers: unknown (floral); BasicGrey (plain) and Prima "Botanicals" (script);
Supplies: lace gifted from Dawny P; flowers from Sweet Lilac and Wild Orchid Crafts; pearls from The Hobby House;
Tools: Fleur-de-lys square nestabilities; Tim Holtz distressing tool on paper edges.


Challenges:
I ♥ ProMarkers #87 - Autumn Colours
Stampin' For The Weekend #18 - Colours of Autumn
Deep Ocean #10 - Fall Colours
Crafts & Me #56 - Include Orange
Fussy & Fancy - Hallowe'en or Fall
Stamptacular #133 - So Distressing
Crafty Pad #142 - Vintage
Allsorts #124 - Bear With Us
Papertake Weekly - Get In Shape (square, rectangle, ticket)


I noticed after I had done all my colouring etc. that somehow some of my distres ink had splodged onto the corner of my backing paper ... and as it was a birthday gift it was the only piece I  had! Oopsie!! Since I took the pic I have improvised with a couple of gold corner peel offs in the bottom left and top right-hand corners ;-)

18 comments:

  1. You compilation of colors in your card is just stunning. Everything coordinates so beautiful. Thanks for sharing this stunning card with us at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.

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  2. Great vintage card love the layout! Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad this week!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  3. This is a gorgeous card - great image and colours too.

    Hugs Sarahxx

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  4. Such a sweet image and love the colours Pauline !!

    thanks for joining us this week at The Crafty Pad challenge : Vintage

    hugs Diane xx

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  5. Gorgeous card Pauline I love the Autunmal colours you have used - so soft and warm.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  6. so so gorgeous card! love the combo with gold!
    thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
    hugs
    céline dt member

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  7. What a gorgeous card.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  8. This is absolutely gorgeous Pauline. Hugs, Claire x

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  9. Aaaww this is gorgeous, I love these sweet bears and the colours are gorgeous and I love the frame too!
    Kelly.x

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  10. Aaaww this is gorgeous, I love these sweet bears and the colours are gorgeous and I love the frame too!
    Kelly.x

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  11. Stunning card Pauline, I love your design and details with such a sweet bear!
    Thanks for entering our Bear challenge this week over at Allsorts and good luck!
    Love Nicola xxx

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  12. Such a cute card, fantastic details Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  13. Hi Pauline,
    your card is totally stunning, you really SHOULD use these colours more, you've done a fantastic job! So pleased you joined us at THE CRAFTY PAD for our vintage challenge. Hugs, Ali x

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  14. Pauline, this is a fabulous card! :) I love your colouring on this Fizzy Moon image, and all your details are just stunning.

    Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  15. Really wonderful card, lovely colors and details.
    Thanks for joining us at SS last week.
    Hugs, Bente

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  16. This is really pretty. Thanks for joining in with the challenge at Papertake Weekly this week

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  17. Oh Pauline this is so divine, I love everything about it. Thanks for sharing with us at Bunny Zoe's.
    Hugs Tracy x

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  18. Congratulations Pauline for being in the top three of this challenge - its a lovely card hun xx

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Pauline x