Monday, October 8, 2012

Autumn Splendor - A Thanksgiving Card Rerun

My card share for today is a Thanksgiving card. It is one from last year, but since I am at a craft show today (my third day in a row) I don't have time to make a new one.  Hope you enjoy this rerun.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
I pulled out one of my favourite autumn cards - Autumn Splendor - and using the reinker drop technique to color the leaves, mounted them on a panel. I almost called the card Autumn Splendor Spice because I used the  Spice Cake designer paper as well picking up the colours from the paper to colour the leaves.

Stamps: Autumn Splendor, Day of Gratitude
Inks: Soft Suede, Reinkers: Soft Suede, Pool Party, Pear Pizzazz, More Mustard
Papers: More Mustard, Very Vanilla, Pool Party, More Mustard, Watercolor paper, Spice Cake designer paper
Accessories: Aqua brush, scallop border punch, Word Window Punch, 3/4 X 15/16" oval punch, 3/8" pool party ruffled ribbon, Gold embossing powder

The leaves were first stamped on watercolor paper with Versa mark ink and embossed with gold embossing powder.  After spritzing the images with water the various colors of the reinkers were applied with an aqua painter - allowed to dry - and then cut out.

Tami White did a wonderful video on the reinker drop technique.  Click on the link here  to view the video.

A close up of the leaves.


Michele said...

The leaves are beautiful! Love how you did the sentiment too.

Craft with Ruth said...

I made this card last year and we did it at our fall stamp was the favourite card of the day!

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Stunning, love this ! Happy Thanksgiving, Shirleyx

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