Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Miss you!

Hi again! Another post from me today as I have tried out a new technique and wanted to share.

There are a couple of challenges that I wanted to participate in as well. 

Firstly over at

Cuttlebug Mania - the theme is Autumn

and over at Casology, the cue word is 'Brown'


Here is my card -




I started with a Crumbcake base and then cut strips of different 'earthy' colours and glued them directly to the base. I used my Framelits Circle Collection to die cut a circle to mount my leaf onto.

The leaft is a die from Impression Obession. I have dropped spots of alcohol inks onto a transparency sheet, misted with alcohol blender fluid and then pressed glossy coated cardstock on top. It created this beautiful colour changing leaf. I have shaped the leaf with my stylus and using the glossy cardstock gives it an amazing shine!

I have been very inspired by Kittie and her tutorials are just awesome. You will find the tutorial for my Autumn leaf HERE

I have stamped the sentiment using Cajun Craze ink.

I will be sending this to my son as I miss him very much. After a great phone conversation today, I had to make him a card.

That's it (I think) for me today. 

Thanks so much for looking xx


Supplies Used:
  • Cardstock - Crumbcake, Cajun Craze, Whisper White (all SU) and another colour from my stash
  • Stamps - Express Yourself (SU)
  • Ink - Cajun Craze (marker
  • Alcohol Inks - Adirondack (Cranberry, Butterscotch, Lettuce and Rust)
  • Dies - Framelit Circle Collection (SU), Leaves (Impression Obsession)



10 comments:

  1. Wow you're on a roll....this is a lovely card and the effect on your leaf is awesome! xox

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  2. this leaf is stunning Kylie and I love the strips of earthy colours on the kraft x

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  3. The leaf is beautiful, Kylie. Thank you for sharing the technique. Your card is lovely with the soft muted colours. xx

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  4. Just taking a peek at your beautiful blog.. :) This is so stunning!!! Can't wait to see what you make next.. HUGS

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  5. Very gorgeous harvest fall card! Love the transparency glossy distressed look!
    Thanks for joining us this week at CASology!

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  6. Wow! Those stripes are so perfect! I just love the layout, the colours, just everything! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

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  7. The leaf looks so real on your lovely card. Thank you for joining in with our Autumn challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

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  8. What a beautiful leaf, Kylie! It's so pretty with those bright strips behind it! Thanks for the link to directions!

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  9. Beautiful Kylie, I love your coloured leaf. Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania x

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