Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Variation on Oak and Aspen

I had some extra oak and aspen leaves left from this card that I made as my Design Team card for CAS Watercolour.


So I made a slightly less CAS version of my earlier card.


The leaves were done at the same time as the earlier card - putting the stamps in my MISTI,  dabbing Distress stains onto the stamps, then spritzing with water before stamping onto watercolour paper.  I was really pleased with the way the colours blended.  For the aspen leaf, I used Wild Honey and Rusty Hinge, and for the oak leaf, Rusty Hinge and Tea Dye.   When dry, I fussy cut them.

I did a watercolour wash on a rectangle of watercolour paper, stamped the sentiment on it, glued the stems of the leaves down and rolled up some tape under the rest of the leaves to give them a bit of a free-floating look, and wrapped some twine around the top.   I popped the panel up on fun foam.

Please come and join us at CAS Watercolour.  It's our first birthday, and in celebration, we're giving out some prizes this month.





Supplies:
Stamps - SU French Foliage, unknown sentiment
Ink - SU Baked Brown Sugar
Paper - PTI Vintage Cream cs, watercolour paper
Size - A2
Accessories - Distress Stains (Rusty Hinge, Tea Dye, Wild Honey), watercolour paints, twine, fun foam



6 comments:

  1. Susan, I have this set and have never done a card as lovely as you have with it. Love these gorgeous fall colors and the beautiful way you arranged these using the twine. what a lovely, fall card!

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  2. Wow Susan your leaf card is so pretty. I love the watercolour wash background and the leaves are spectacular, the distressed effect is perfect. Great sentiment :)

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  3. GORGEOUS, my friend! This makes me want to get out my French foliage set and play!

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  4. WOW! I love the way you did these leaves, Susan. They are so gorgeous. And a beautiful design with your watercoloured background and twine . xx

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  5. Beautiful quote and so perfect for your watercoloured fussy cut Autumn leaves. TFS my friend. Hugs

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  6. Those leaves look amazing. Perfect blending. Thanks for sharing the colours too. xx

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