Monday 13 October 2014

Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge 97: fall leaves

This is my design card for the Cheerful stamp pad challenge 97: fall leaves. Please click on the link to see the lovely crafting of the rest of the team and we would love you to join in the challenge.

I created a background on watercolour card with some of my new Spectrum Noir AquaTint Inks, stamping the Stampers Anonymous leaf stamp inked with various distress inks - brown corduroy, spiced marmalade, fired brick, sometimes using two or three of the inks together on the stamp.

This was then mounted on to some old gold mirror card and then on to an 8 x 8 card that had been wiped with the distress inks. The 'last butterflies of summer' twill was dusted with the distress inks. Crystal jewels from the Hobby House were added an a DCWV chipboard sentiment panel.

I have to add that, although the Spectrum Noir AquaTint Inks are lovely, I had watched the talented Sheena Douglass using them so easily, but I didn't have the same success. I shall try harder next time.

This is also for:

Quirky crafts 21: let's quirky frame it
Country view crafts October: sparkle & shine
Whoopsi Daisy: distressing
Simon says Wednesday: use watercolors
Docerela creations 71: fall colours
Simon says Monday: O is for ... orange and October
PumpkinSpice 87: orange
Collage obsession: orange
Ooh-la-la 167: inspired by nature
Baffies creative 37: fall and halloween
Crafty boots: falling leaves - autumn
Crazy challenge 182: autumn gatherings
Craft hoarders anonymous 17: happy fall, y'all (the mirror card and the twill are hoarded items)
PanPastel UK 24: autumn
Timbro scrap mania 102: fall is in the air
All kinds of cards 114: autumn
Ruby's rainbow 89: autumn leaves
Time out 16: CASE Heather Telford with your own twist
Crafty catz 250: autumn
Frosted designs: fall colours, ink and bling
Jo's scrap shack funday 61: happy fall
Scrapping4fun 27: seasons - spring or autumn
Catch the bug: fall
My Sheri 144: autumn abundance
Paper sweeties 24: happy fall
Great impressions October: autumnal elegance
Jelly park friends: autumn/fall
Stamping sensations October: warm autumn colours
Stamp and create October: fall/autumn
Allways something creative 84: fall
Kort o mania 115: fall colours
Let's craft and create 97: autumn
Inspiration avenue: October colours: red, yellow, brown
De creatieve zebra October: card without flowers
City crafter 232: leaves
Soartful October: leaves
Craft stamper take it, make it challenge: October: the multicoloured stamping technique - colour your stamp with more than one shade
Fab n funky 232: anything with ribbon
Artistic inspirations 113: anything goes/make your own background
Just inspirational October: make your own background paper
Crafting from the heart 40: anything goes
Fashionable stamping 83: anything goes
Addicted to stamps 89: anything goes
Scribble and scrap 29: anything goes
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
Aud sentiments 117: anything goes
Little miss Muffet 96: anything goes
Loves rubber stamps 121: anything goes
Treasured times 26: anything goes
Vandicrafts 12: anything goes
Whimsy 76: anything goes
Papertake: anything goes
Sister act 78
My craft creations: anything goes
Crafting by designs: October anything goes
DL.ART October linky


  1. What a beautiful background you have made ​. Nice that you join with De Creatieve Zebra.

    Greetings Jane

  2. What a darling card - love the orange and yellow and the inked ribbon! Thanks for joining my challenge at Frosted Designs!

  3. Love your card, such a warm feeling to it. Like the tape on there too.
    Thanks for linking up with us this time around over at my Sheri crafts.

  4. What a fabulous background !!

  5. What a beautiful coloring technique! So stunning - and a lovely sentiment! Thanks for sharing your work with us at Paper Sweeties this month :)

  6. Beautiful card and gorgeous background!! Love those colors~ Thank you for joining us this week at Jo's FFC!
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  7. Fantastic stamping. Wonderful fall card. Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders Anon :)

  8. Wondeful rich colours Hazel and the gold mirri card is the perfect choice for backing. Thanks for joining us at TIME OUT and ATSM

  9. A lovely card Hazel. Very stylish and so elegant and in nice autumn colours. Thanks for joining us at ATSC. Marlies

  10. oh I think you did a fabulous job with the tints and thanks for sharing with us at crafty sentiments

  11. I love it is gorgeous card you did a wonderful job! Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs!!!
    Big hugs from Brazil

  12. This is gorgeous. A beautiful take on our challenge; the leaves are stunning. Love the use of gold paper too. Thank you so much for joining us at CCCB this week!

  13. Good luck in the PanPastel Challenge. Thank you for entering your lovely piece of work.
    Yvonne - PanPastel DT

  14. such a beautiful and creative project! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  15. Lovely card with a great background. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.


  16. Beautiful card! Love the layers! Thanks for sharing your talent with us this week at CCCB :-)

  17. Lovely autumn card with great ribbon detail.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week. hugs, Pat K xx

  18. This is gorgeous, Hazel! LOVE the colors and those fun embellies! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  19. Absoulety beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  20. PS: Thanks for joining us at Paper Sweeties, too! Mynn xx

  21. Wonderful rich shades of orange. Thank you for participating to Collage Obsession Challenge. :)

  22. Stunning techique love the shades of orange and your butterflies. Thanks for joining the Whoopsi Daisy challenge and good luck. Jennifer (DT member) xx

  23. What a lovely card love the colors thank you for joining us at ooh la la Sue DT xx

  24. Gorgeous autumnal colours and I love the glimpse of gold. The ribbon is fabulous. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

  25. Hi Hazel!
    Your card is beautiful! I love the background and colors, that you use. Thanks for joining us at Scrapping4Fun Challenge Blog.
    Good Luck
    Irena GT

  26. Hi Hazel, great autumn card love the background!
    Welcome back at LOVES RUBBERSTAMPS, thanks for joining in, good luck and please join our next challenge too,
    Hugs Blankina

  27. Beautiful warm Autumnal colours together with great texture Hazel.

    Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  28. Beautiful card Hazel thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz this week
    Hugs Dianne x (DT)

  29. Beautiful card, thank you for playing along with us at Ruby's Rainbow, hope you will join us again
    Hugs Shaz x

  30. What an incredible card!! It has so many elements to it and the colours are gorgeous. I'm so very glad you joined us at TIME OUT and hope your come back again soon! I also have to ask you, how do you link up to so many challenges?? Its takes me forever to link to 4 or there a secret linking process I don't know about???

  31. Lovely card! I really like that Background! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

  32. Great background Hazel love the colours too

  33. Lovely fall colors! Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge.

  34. Gorgeous autumnal card, thanks for sharing with us at the Take It Make It Challenge. Elizabeth x

  35. Thanks for sharing your card with us on Let's Craft and Create. :)

  36. Stunning card! Thanks for playing with us at Frosted Designs!

  37. Beautiful colors!
    This is really autumn all over your card.
    Thank you for joining us at DCZ.

    love, Dieke.

  38. This is such a pretty card! Love the colors and the gems! :) Thank you so much for joining us at Great Impressions! :)

  39. I love all of the hot colours in this card, it really captures the changing leaves. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges,


  40. Very creative and beautiful! I'm always happy to read how artists made their work!


  41. Beautiful card and loving that gorgeous background. TFS and joining us at Jos' for Funday Friday

  42. Beautiful card and loving that gorgeous background. TFS and joining us at Jos' for Funday Friday

  43. Very rich orange shades and textures!
    Beautiful job Hazel! :)

  44. Beautiful card, love the background.
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Rachelle DT

  45. Lovely card! the warm colors are gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  46. love the colors of this card :) thank you for playing a long with us at simon says stamp!!

  47. Gorgeous background. Love the layout of your lovely card. Thank you for sharing on this weeks Artistry Challenge! Be sure to come back this Saturday /Sunday to vote for your favorite two cards. :)
    Melissa - Vandicrafts

  48. Stunning card, Hazel, and brilliant colours so warm, thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La Creations, best of luck xxx

  49. Oh my - awesome! Thanks for joining our Fall Theme Challenge at Bugaboo Stamps this week – good luck in the draw! Please check out our new challenge this week as we’d love you to see another of your lovely creations!
    Luv’n huggz
    Jen Leeflang

  50. Very pretty! Love the rich Fall colors. Thanks for joining the challenge this week at Whoopsi Daisy. Julie, DT

  51. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy. Louise x

  52. Loveeeee this! Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs!!!

  53. Such gorgeous, rich colours. Thank you for joining the Crafting From The Heart challenge, hope to see you again soon.

    Victoria DT

  54. Hazel your card is absolutely gorgeous!
    Thank you so much for playing with us at Whoopsy Daisy this week, and i hope to see you next week.
    Hugs Nataliya

  55. Beautiful card, love the autumn colors. Thanks for joining us on the Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog.

  56. gorgeous! Love your sentiment too. Glad you joined us at Aud Sentiments
    Julie T

  57. Gorgeous creation. Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  58. That background is amazing! Very pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous! (It is so good to "see" you again, Hazel!)

  59. This card is awesome, Hazel!! I love the rich colors and the background is fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Scrapping 4 Fun Challenges. :D

  60. Very pretty! Love the fall colors. Thanks for joining us at CHACB!

  61. Great card would have fitted into last weeks challenge too!! Thank you for joining in with our Frame it! Challenge over on Quirky Crafts. New Challenge starts Sunday evening hope to see you there!
    ((Lyn)) DT

  62. Beautiful, love the colour scheme
    Thank you for joining us at Scribble & Scrap
    Huggsss, Angelique
    Scribble & Scrap Store

  63. Beautiful card .... love the autumn colours. Thanks for joining in with the TIMI challenge .... good luck! Linda xx

  64. Lovely card Hazel, nice bright autumn colours. Thank you for joining us in the Craft Stamper Take it, Make it challenge this month, good luck. Nikki xx

  65. Great autumn colored card! Thanks for joining us over at Docerela Creations! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  66. Such a beautiful card Hazel,thank you so much for joining us for Craft Stampers Take it Make it Challenge and good luck! xoxoxox


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