Saturday 10 October 2009

Dress up those trees, Autumn Colours, Autumn Glory, Orange, Brown and Leafy Green

I have had a little play today with my brayer and and adirondack ink pads, which have been lying in my craft cupboard for at least a year without seeing daylight, I brayed the background and then used 6 different stamps by Lavinia. The tree and leaves are seperate stamps so I am going to enter it into the challenge at Saturday Spotlight which is 'Dress Up Those Trees'. The idea is to add something to a tree ie baubles to a xmas tree or snow to a fir tree, but im hoping adding leaves to a bare tree trunk counts.

Anyhoo this is a totally different card for me, but I am really pleases with the result and will probably make a few more as it was sooo quick.

I am also entering this card into the By the Cute and Girly> challenge which is autumn Glory and the Stampin for the Weekend challenge which is a colour combo of orange, brown and leafy green - It also fits into the Secret Crafter Challenge which is Autumn Colours.
I know this is not a great photo as I took it inside hopefully I will manage a better one today.
Hope you like it.

Beccy x


  1. WOW!! This is just beautiful.. very lovely..
    Hugs, Linda

  2. Hi Beccy,

    Fantastic job. Love the brayering. The silhouette stamps are so effective with this sort of background.

    Hugs Ali x

  3. stunning!! You have insprired me to get my brair out!! love the scene you have created and the gorgeous silhouttes!! thanks for joining us at BTC&G!

  4. Its a gorgeous card - love the silhouettes

  5. I love this! The scene is so pretty, love the fairy sillouette. Great job with all of the challenges!

  6. Lovely card Beccy, love the silhouttes xxx

  7. This is one fabulous card, beautiful! Thanks for joining us at cute and girly this month.

  8. This is fabulous, I love the brayered technique together with all of the beautiful stamps you have used, it looks stunning and really effective too. Thank you for joining in with this weeks SFTW challenge, good luck xx vicki xx

  9. Hi Beccy

    This is just stunning. Great brayering effects and I too love Lavinia stamps.

    Thank you for joining us at BTCG.

    B x

  10. Stunning card, love everything about it.
    Thanks for joining us over at BTC&G.
    Max x

  11. WOWZER!! This is soooo stunning!!! Those leaves are gorgeous and the brayered background is just sooo very cool!! Awesome card and I want to thank you for playing along with us in the Saturday Spotlight challenge!! Hope you come back again!! HUGS

  12. So atmospheric Becky, super effect. Thanks for being cute and girly. janex

  13. Gorgeous! This has such a serene, atmospheric feel to it - fabulous!

  14. stunning card

    thanks for joining us this week on SCSC :)

    Hugs Jane x

  15. Oh my word Beccy this is stupendous I love that brayered effect and those stamps it looks like a real fantasy picture I love it.

    Lorraine x

  16. What a delightful card, so much wonderful work gone into making this masterpiece STUNNING
    Hugs Jacqui x

  17. Very clever card.
    So sophistcated looking!
    Thanks for joining in the 1st challenge at By The Cute and Girly!

  18. gorgeous!
    love the silhouettes!
    Blessings, Maria

  19. Don't put that brayer away. I love this sort of artwork. This card is really beautiful. Thanks for joining us at the By the Cute and Girly challenge.
    Beryl xx

  20. LOVE the scene you have created!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Saturday Spotlight!! Well done!!

  21. WOW was my first thought when I saw this card! You've created an amazing scene!

  22. Beautiful card. Loving the silhouettes. Great scene.


  23. Gorgeous card, wonderful autumn colours and beautiful images too.

  24. Oh my Go... this is so beautiful. I love it. Great job with adirondack ink and brayer. These images are fantastic. I really LOVE your layout.
    Thanks for joining SFTW and good luck.
    Hugs Gunn ;-D

  25. Wow this is such a beautiful card. The layout is perfect and the colours are just right for our challenge. I have not had a go at this braying it looks amazing I will have to find out more about it :D
    Thank you for joining us at stampin' for the weekend and good luck.

    X Amy X

  26. I thought the leaves were part of the original tree image -- it's a seamless look! Beautiful result!! Thanks for playing in this week's Saturday Spotlight challenge.

  27. beautiful card thanks for joining us at scsc hugs Jill xx

  28. WOW This is gorgeous, what a fantastic card!

  29. Hi Beccy

    Sorry I am a bit late in commenting but I have been away for two weeks and am only just catching up with the world.

    What a fantastic autumn card - love your colours choices and the images.

    I too have a few Lavinia stamps but haven't yet used them alongside my brayer - dare I admit that I still need to unwrap it!!! You have inspired me to do it sooner rather than later. Thank you!

    Thank you for taking part in the very first "By the Cute & Girly" challenge. I hope you play along again next month.

    Love Jules xx

  30. Hiya!

    This is beautiful, great stamped images and autumn colours.

    Thanks for joining us at BTC&G.

    Luv Rach x


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