Thursday, 10 October 2013

Autumn birthday

The background was embossed using Embossalicious floral vine and swiped with firebrick distress ink. The coloured strips on the side are scraps left from gelli plate prints using various stencils. The leaf is one of many I bought years ago. The charm at the base of the leaf was originally silver, so I coloured it with alcohol ink.

Colours include these for Crafts4eternity R144: cinnamon:

This is for:

Fashionable stamping 58: use a mask or stencil
Seize the birthday: birthday with colours of fall
Get inky 14: fall colours
Parade your crafts 5: fall
Creative moments 27: anything goes/autumn
Rhedd and rosies 17: shades of autumn
Ruby's rainbow 64: autumnal colours
CRAFT 228: autumn/halloween/thanksgiving
DRS 91: inspired by autumn
Challenges and candies 18: colours of autumn
Simply create too 47: fall/autumn
2 sisters 164: fall fun
Allsorts 227: autumn colours
AnMaCreatief 25: autumn
Feeling crafty 21: autumn
Mema's crafts October: fall/autumn coat of colours
House of gilli 54: anything goes/fall
Kreativeinkauf 7: autumn leaves
Polka doodles 40: autumn
Little blue button 10: fall
Creative belli 180: leaves - the leaf and charm are certainly old and forgotten items
Little tangles 22: make your own pattern paper
The paper shelter 132: charm us
Pixie's snippets playground week 93
Use it Tuesday 65: scraps, pieces, odds & ends
Emerald faeries 48: sparkle
Get creative 5 October: Natasa's challenge: use water-soluble colours - I used distress ink
A little bit crafty October: a little bit shabby
LiaStampz 50: shabby chic
My time to craft 237: vintage or shabby chic
Whoopsi Daisy: vintage/shabby chic
Natalie and Amy 13: shabby chic
Whimsy 64: shabby chic/vintage
Divas by design: 3 or more layers
Twisted Tuesday 60: lots of layers + twist: heavy metal (charm)
Graph it markers 14: colours of autumn
Craft your passion 183: heavy metal (charm)
Craftin desert divas 16: anything with a sentiment
Live laugh stamp wordplay Saturday October: anything goes
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
The sisterhood of crafters: anything goes
Crafty bloggers network October: anything
613 avenue create 40: anything goes
Scribble and scrap 2: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
DL.ART Thursday October linky: anything goes
Catch the bug: anything goes
Sister act 27
Inky linky 32
Make it Monday 161
Inspire me Fridays 123


  1. Hi, Hazel: We are so glad you joined us for our Fall Challenge at Simply Create Too. Your entry is very pretty--love your autumn colors.

    Won't you come over to visit us tomorrow for our new challenge???

    Simply Create Too Team Member

  2. Oh my goodness, that is one gorgeous leaf!!! This is such a beautiful fall card. love all the details and design. Thanks for joining us this week at DRS Designs!

  3. Lovely card Hazel. Gorgeous colours and layout.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

  4. I love your colors and all the textures on your card. Great job!
    Thanks for joining us at Use It Tuesday this week.
    Tammy DT

  5. beautiful, thank you for joining us at whoopsie daisy, hope to see you again and good luck ... Julie xxx

  6. Beautiful card, the leaf is gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at Get Creative!

  7. A wonderfully vibrant card Hazel.

    Thank you for joining in with the Scribble & Scrap challenge and good luck x

  8. Gorgeous colours. Lovely card, Hazel.

  9. love your card hazel all the colours go together well thanks for sharing with use it Tuesday
    Rachel DT

  10. Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week Tracy x

  11. Love the card, the leave is so effective.

    Thank you so much for coming over and joining in with our 17th Challenge at Rhedd and Rosies Challenge Blog.

    Great Big Huge Hugs

    Becca xxx

  12. Great Autumn card, thank you for sharing with us @ Rhedd and Rosie's challenge, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

  13. This is great Hazel. Love all the texture. Thank you for taking part at The Paper Shelter this week.

  14. Love the texture too dear Hazel and lovely choose the color combo with the color inspiration...awesome card...

    I see your card on Make It Monday and my card is # 146 I would be glad if you see my card on my blog and if you could leave me some love...big hugs, Monika

  15. Great card, Hazel! Thanks for joining us at Lia Stampz! :o)

  16. Gorgeous card; love the colors and layers you used. Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

  17. What a beautiful card and beautiful colors ! Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin' Desert divas Linky Party ! Hope you join us again !

    Mayra DTM

  18. Hi Hazel, your fall colors make me think of fudge and chocolate..yummy. We're so glad you decided to stop by and play with us at Mema's Crafts and we hope you'll come back real soon.

  19. Love the Autumnal colours!
    thanks for playing along with us at Get Creative

  20. Really pretty creation hun, love the layers!

    Thank you for sharing with us at My Time To Craft this week & Natalie & Amy's this month, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  21. Lovely card Hazel. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy

  22. Lovely card! Thank you for joining us at Little Blue Button Stamps!!!

  23. What a fun project! Lovely work! Thanks for playing along with the Get, Inky! Challenge! Jessi DT

  24. Hazel, this is GORGEOUS - look at all the pretty color!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Craftin Desert Divas

  25. Love all these glorious Autumnal shades-so very pretty!
    Hugs,Nessa xx

  26. This is gorgeous Hazel, the colours are wonderful.
    Thank you for taking part in A Little Bit Crafty Challenge this month.
    Sue xx

  27. Love all the beautiful colors and textures! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!

  28. What a great project, very cute!! We appreciate you taking the time to join joining our October Anything Goes Challenge at CTB! Hope to see you again very soon!

  29. Super colours Hazel - and the leaf is a pretty good find amongst your stock of goodies :) Clever to colour the charm so it blends in better too.

    Hugs, Di xx

  30. WOW! Just beautiful Hazel! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  31. Oh wow, Hazel! This is so pretty. This is my favorite of all the cards I have seen you make the past couple of years. Great colors and textures! I am glad you played along again with us at Little Tangles.

  32. Hi, Hazel! Beautiful, original and fantastic fall card! Love the color combo and the design! Thanks so much for sharing your project with us at 613 Avenue Create and please come back soon! Have a lovely weekend. Regards and "Hugs", Renata (DT)

  33. Hazel this is a beautiful card, such lush and rich colours, and sparkly to boot, thank you for sharing with us at Feeling Crafty, this month, good luck xxx

  34. Hazel, this is one of my all time favorites of your cards! I love the texture and colors with this project - the embossing, layers and bling you have used make a great composition. Be especially proud of this one! Thank you for sharing your project in the “Heavy Metal” Challenge at Craft Your Passion.
    Design Team - Craft Your Passion
    RubberMAD at

  35. stunning colours and textures Hazel - thanks for joining our challenge at whoopsi daisy this week and good luck x

  36. Hello! You did such a wonderful job! Love your fall card! Thank you for playing with Little Blue Button Stamps again=) Good luck!

  37. What a inspiring project. Thanks for playing with us at Izazovi i sladkiši.

    Hugs, Keti (DT)

  38. Such a pretty birthday card in Fall colors. Thank you for joining us at Parade Your Crafts.

  39. Hi Hazel,

    what a lovely autumn card, so creative how you made that leave!

    Thanks for joining in the fun at AnMaCreatief.

    Enjoy your Sunday,


  40. such rich colours! Many thanks for entering the Rhedd and Rosie's Challenge and good luck! Melissa (DT) xxxx

  41. what a lovely card you did - thanks a lot for playing arround with us at Kreativeinkaufchallenge,
    hugs Andrea

  42. Hi Hazel,
    Love all of the texture! Great embossing and inking! Thanks for joining us this week at Through The Craftroom Door and good luck!
    DT Member

  43. What a great project you made!

    Thanks for participating in CYP challenge!

    Craft Your Passion DT

  44. This is lovely, thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments, and good luck.

    Caz xx

  45. Thanks for joinoing our autumn challenge. Leona (Creative Moments DT)

  46. A lovely rich coloured card for the season of autumn. I love it. Thanks for playing with us in our "Charming" challenge this week over at TPS.
    Love n hugs
    Marie, DT-leader TPS

  47. Hazel, love the rich fall colors in your card!
    Thanks for joining us at Little Tangles!

  48. Thanks for joining us at the AnMaCreatieF challenge with your beautiful autumncard.

  49. Thanks for sharing with us at crafty sentiments
    Hugs Kelly

  50. What a lovely artsy looking card!

    Thank you for participating in the Twisted Tuesday Challenge!

  51. so pretty! Lovely card! Thanks for joining us over at Twisted Tuesday Challenges!

  52. Lovely card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Lia Stampz!

  53. Eine schöne Herbstkarte hast du da gewerkelt.
    Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme am Kreativeinkauf-Challengeblog.

    LG, Ilonka

  54. WOW Hazel, this is so effective and has so much to catch your eye. Thanks for joining us at the paper shelter. Joey xx

  55. Beautiful autumn card!! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!!

  56. Hi Hazel. Love these colours, so very vibrant! So much detail and a great layout.
    Thankyou for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.
    Dot x

  57. HI Hazel, what a fabulous background you've created here. Love the colours.
    Thanks for sharing with us at FSC
    Avril x

  58. Beautiful card Hazel, love the rich colours. Thanks for joining us at FSC. Sue C x

  59. LOVE the colors!!! Thanks so much for participating in our TWISTED TUESDAY challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper

  60. A really stunning card. Love the details! Thanks so much for playing along in my "anything" word play saturday challenge!

  61. Fabulous colours, love the leaf. Thank you for joining us for the Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge.

    Sylv xx
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT

  62. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges :)

  63. Lovely colours
    Thanks for joining in this month at The Crafty Bloggers Network
    Hugs katie X


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