Tuesday 30 October 2012

Autumn Gnome

Wow, what a spend up I had at the SECC at the weekend!  We had a wonderful weekend away, but, because of my fibromyalgia, I'm too tired and sore to play with my new goodies yet.  It is well worth a few bad days though, I can't wait to use some of my new purchases.
I made this card before I went away, using this oh so cute free digi from Birdie Brown. He's been coloured with Promarkers in autumn shades.  I went round the edge of the topper with Distress Ink in Scattered Straw to add a bit of warmth.
The patterned papers and sentiment are Papermania, from the Woodland Folk range, which I teamed with a kraft blank, orange wood-grain cardstock and yellow card for matting, adding a punched edge to one of the yellow mats with an EK Success leafy punch.
I finished my card with a ribbon, bow and a die cut leaf and acorn made with my Fall Foliage Spellbinders dies.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Birdie Brown - October freebie challenge
Celebrate the Occasion - #86 - fall
Use It Tuesday - #42 - use orange.  My older stash is the Woodland Folk stuff, I've has it ages
Kaboodle Doodles - #143 - fall
Scrappy Frogs - fall/Halloween
The Ribbon Girls - inspiration photo
2 Sisters - #115 - Halloween or fall colours


  1. Fabulous card Wendy image coloured beautifully and the colours and layout are fantastic. Hope you feel better soon. Caroline xxx

  2. Hi Wendy, Oh your card is just so adorable and what a cute image too! x

  3. Gorgeous card,Wendy. I'm so glad you had a great time in Glasgow - have you any money left for Christmas now? lol Ruth x

  4. So adorable Wendy...:o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

  5. This is gorgeous Wendy. I love the image and your colouring is fabulous.
    I'm pleased that you had a good time at the SECC.
    Take care

  6. fantastic stuff wendy and glad you had a good spend - its a shame you can't get to play straight away but fingers crossed soon - can't wait to see what you make with it! Hugs rachel x

  7. Such an adorable image! Thanks for playing @ CTO!!

  8. Love that image, so cute. Hope you are better soon.
    Take care.

    Wilma x x

  9. Love the colours on this creation. Cute image and layout too
    Hugs kelly

  10. Indeed an adorable card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Fall” themed Items Challenge!

    Kath - Admin
    Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz

  11. Fab card Wendy, such a sweet image, I love the layout. Pity your trip took it out of you, hope you feel better soon, kate x

  12. Fab card Wendy, Love the autumn colours, Hope you feel better soon...

  13. so gorgeous wendy.stunning autumn colours and i love the sweet image :D

    xx coops xx

  14. Wendy this card is gorgeous! I love your image and the whole look of the card is so pretty. Thansk for joining our orange challenge at use it tuesday this week.


  15. Love it! Love the little acorn and leaf and bow, just love it! Thanks for joining us at CTO.

  16. Your card is so cute. I love this stamp :) Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles Challenge!

  17. Love the gnome. The palette you had used is so sweet!
    Thanks for joining us at KAboodle Doodles!

  18. I don't usually like gnomes but this one sure it cute! Your card looks great, thanks for sharing it with us at UIT!

  19. Fantastic autumn card, thank you for sharing the freebie link! Hope you will feel better soon... Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again. Hugs
    Anna xxx

  20. Oh my this is adorable, love the background texture with your sweet sweet image! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Fall" challenge :)

  21. Darling fall card!! Love your cute patterned papers and the adorable little elf!
    Thanks for joining CTO this week!!

  22. What a cute image! Love your blog full of beautiful creations! Fab work!


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