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Monday, 5 September 2011

Lexi’s Creations - #48 Autumn

Over at Lexi’s Creations this time we want to see your interpretation of Autumn, I chose Autumn colours for my card.

Our Sponsor this time is image and I used one of Lexi’s gorgeous digi images called Elaina for my creation.

Lexi 48 WM

I have coloured her with a combination of copics (skin tones) promarkers (dress, shoes, bag and hair) and prismas (shading). Her wings have glamour dust on them.

The mat is from Kanban and was a quite hideous pink (donated by a Friend - I wonder why!!) and I just inked over it with Victorian Velvet DI, and when I buffed it off the lovely gold foiling popped back through.

The flourish is a new Cheery Lynn Die called Victorian Romance which I cut out of orange card and then embossed with Sheena’s wow Clear Holo powder having first gone over it with Victorian Velvet DI in an attempt to match the diecut mat, and the leaf embellishment came from my stash as did the flowers. The sentiment is one of Sheena’s from her Lil Bit Sketchy Range.

Lexi 48 1 WM

The beautiful papers are from the Basic Grey Indian Summer pad, which I distressed around the edge and embossed with Sheena Wow powders, and the fabulous bling is the Frantage mica Fragments, which are both blingy and dimensional, unlike guilding flakes which are blingy and flat. The Fragments are meant to represent the glorious carpet of fallen leaves which occurs every Autumn. All those beautiful orange, red and brown colours floating around your feet as you walk.

Here is a close up so you can see the gorgeous differences in colour and the fabulous dimension they create.

Lexi 48 Detail I am entering this into the following challenges:-

CCEE Stampers – Fall card with a diecut

Cuddly Buddly – #10 Vintage, Distressing and Flowers

Fun With Shapes and More - #91 What You Want

Heidi’s Hobbystuggu – Fall Colours

Kenny K - #59 Vintage/Grunge

Mark’s Finest Papers - #71 Bring On The Bling

Polka Doodles - #35 Autumn Leaves

Scrappy Frogs – Time For Some Bling

Secret Crafter – #150 Colours of Autumn

Stamp Something – September Digi Day Challenge

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  1. What a beautiful creation, thank you so much for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    PS I have new candy if you are interested :)

  2. Lin this is just so gorgeous, wow, it is hard to know what to say. I find it spectacular, love, love,love it!

  3. Lin--this is very pretty. I love the very unique layout of this card! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge!

  4. wow Lin, this is spectacular. love the gilding and the tiny paper pieces. you outdid yourself this time. Thanks for entering this gorgeous creation in the Speedy Challenge to use BLING.

  5. Fantastic card! Thank you for participating in the challenge at HeidisHobbystuggu!

  6. What a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

  7. Wow this is enchanting. I love the pretty flowers and fabulous die cuts. Cute image and great colors. How intoxicatingly beautiful! Thank you so much for playing along with Speedy's the Cat Friend's Challenge. It is a pleasure to visit and see what you made for us!

    Bear Hugs,

  8. Your card is gorgeous:O) Lovely work!
    Thank you for joining Cuddly Buddly.
    Hugs, Nancy;O)

  9. Beautiful card. This is so pretty :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  10. Hi, Lin. Your card is gorgeous! I love colouring and all embossing. Thank you for joining in my challenge at Polka Doodles, hugs Miria

  11. wow this card is a STUNNER ! gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous, the colors are amazing and all the details you added. Thanks for joining in on the fun over at PolkaDoodles.

  12. Very pretty card. Very colorful and the bling is awesome. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.

  13. Oohh your card is beautifull!!! Thanks for joining us at KennyK's challenge!!

    gr. arjette.

  14. Wonderful card and colours! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

  15. This is faboulous. Love the colours and the design. Thanks for playing at HeidisHobbystuggu this month and good luck. Bettina x


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