My Blue Summer House

My Blue Summer House

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Hedgy in the Autumn


To create this card I used Stamps: Penny Black Sweet Surrender.  Habico Autumn Leaves.  Card-io Leaves of Autumn.  Card stock: White hammered, brown.  Papers: DP Dovecraft Abstract Prints.  Inks: Tim Holtz Distress Inks.  Memento Tuxedo Black.  Colouring: Copic markers.  Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities Small Deckled Rectangle.  Sizzix Sizzlits Leaf #2.  Punches: Fiskars border punch.  Embellishments: Papermania clear embossing powder.  Yellow ribbon, frosted shrink plastic, green wire. 


Hints and Tips
I needed buttons for this project so I decided to make my own out of shrink plastic.  I die cut three leaves out of shrink plastic.  Punched two holes in the centre of each  leaf.  Coloured them in using Derwent Inktense watercolour pencils.  Then I shrank them.

This card was entered into the following challenges:

Sir Stampalot Challenge: Autumn Breezes, Buttons and a Bow.
Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge: Challenge 48 Autumn Inspiration
Penny Black at Allsorts: Colours of Autumn

19 comments:

  1. Love this card and the little hedgie - very autumnal. Hugs, Claire x

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  2. Hi Linda

    A beautiful little make - I love your hedgie and the gorgeous leaves.

    I also love the look of your Blue Summer House. If I had one of those then I would never be found in the house!!

    Thank you for sharing with Penny Black at Allsorts this month.

    Love Jules xx

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  3. Your card is super cute Linda. I just love the look of hedgie throwing up those leaves. So fun. Beautifully colored too. The punched border looks fantastic and your bow is perfect.
    I also wanted to let you know, I absolutely love the picture of your blue shed. So sweet!!

    Thank you so much for sharing your card with us at penny black @ all sorts, good luck with the prizes, and don't forget you can enter every week for more chances to win.

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  4. God Monring Linda

    What a sweet card and I love the beautiful golden leaves.

    Thank you so much for sharing with us at Stampalot and Penny Black at Allsorts challenges and good luck.

    B x

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  5. This is a fab autumn card. The hedgy looks so happy!
    Thank you for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
    Clare x

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  6. Its gorgeous hun and cute image!
    hugs and xxx

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  7. Linda this is just gorgeous and what a great idea to make your own matching buttons. Thanks for playing along at Sir Stampalot this month.
    Pinky

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  8. Adorable card, love the way your have decoupaged the hedgehog and the leaves. Thank you for sharing with us at Pennyblack@Allsorts don't forget to check back to see if you are the weekly winner, good luck. xx Zoe

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  9. So cute, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  10. Beautiful card Linda, so elegant and the leaves are perfect!

    Thanks for joining us at Penny Black At Allsorts and good luck with the prizes!

    Hugs
    Maarit

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  11. So happy and beautiful card and the tip is great!
    Thank you for joining us at Penny Black @ Allsorts this month and good luck;-))m

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  12. This is just the best, its sooooooooo cute and adorable.

    thanks for joining us in the Sir Stampalot Challenge. hugs chris xx

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  13. Super card - love the leaves.
    Thanks for playing along at PB@Allsorts this time.
    Good luck
    Debs xx

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  14. Beautiful card I love this so much I can just imagine that hedgehog skipping through the leaves a wonderful creation thank you for sharing it with us at Sir Stampalot this month.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  15. A beautiful Autumnal card! Gorgeous colours and I love the image and the leaves. Thanks for sharing with us at Sir Stampalot and good luck!

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  16. Such a lovely card Linda. I just love those falling leaves and such a cute image too. Lovely Autumnal colours and a great layout. Thank you for joining us this month for The Penny Black Allsorts challenge and we hope to see you next time round.

    Shirley

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  17. this is really beautiful. Thank you so much for joining the Penny Black at Allsorts challenge this time and good luck.

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  18. A great card, Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!
    Hugs
    Francesca

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