Tuesday 23 September 2014

Autumn Wreath

Something seasonal for an autumn birthday today, using a DRS Designs stamp, which I've stamped in Rich Cocoa Memento for a softer look than black, then coloured with Promarkers.
 I die cut the card base from a 6x6 kraft blank, using a Grand Spellbinders Decorative Circles dies, reinforcing the hinge part with a coat of PVA glue to make it a little stronger.  I then used plain Grand Circles dies and another die from the Decorative Circles set for the matting and layering, choosing autumnal cardstock in a variety of finishes.
To embellish, I added a punched tag, stamped with a Personal Impressions stamp, topped with a baker's twine bow, and I finished my card off with a bow made from orange spotty ribbon.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Oldie but a Goodie - Autumn  - All stash used for this project is older stuff
Passion for Promarkers - #266 - Autumn Colours
Lexi's Creations - #125 - Autumn Colours
Stamp and Create - Circles and Dots
Penny Black and More - Autumn Colours
The Corrosive Challenge - #208 - Autumn / Fall
QKR Stampede - #105 - Fall Colours
Simply Create Too - #70 - Fall / Autumn
DRS Designs - #140 - Autumn Breeze Colour Palette
Delightful Challenges - All Fall Down (Fall Colours)


  1. So colourful and beautifully presented x

  2. Great coloring and perfect for our Autumn/Fall themed challenge at the Corrosive Challenge. Good luck and please join us again.

    Rachelle DT

  3. Beautiful coloring on the lovely autumn birthday card!! Thank you for playing along with us at DRS Designs.

  4. Gorgeous card Wendy, it's the most beautiful shape using the SB die and the flowers are wonderful Autumn shades, Such lovely embellishments too, love it, Kate x

  5. lovely image and shaped card thanks for sharing with lexis creations this week Rachel dt

  6. lovely image and shaped card thanks for sharing with lexis creations this week Rachel dt

  7. This is a sheer delight Wendy, everything so beautifully balanced and coordinated.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

  8. WOW so gorgeous card! Love everything about it! Thanks for joining in Passion for ProMarkers challenge this week. Hugs Lotta xx

  9. Beautiful! Your fall wreath is lovely and your coloring is wonderful. Thanks so much for joining us in our DRS Designs color challenge!

  10. Oh my, this is so elegant! I love how you used the dies. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Julie, DT

  11. Just gorgeous, thank you for playing along with us at PASSION FOR PROMARKERS this week & the very best of luck. Jane x

  12. so gorgeous wendy.stunning shape and wreath and i love your autumnal colours :D

    xx coops xx

  13. A gorgeous autumnal card.
    Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at Passion for Promarkers.
    Lorraine x

  14. Gorgeous card Wendy love the image and your autumn colours are lovely. We had a holiday in autumn in Nairn a few years back and driving around the colours were stunning - oh happy days.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More 'Autumn Colours' challenge and good luck x Susan x


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