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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Autumn Harvest

This is another card that turned out differently than what I had in my head. I'm not liking the way the pumpkin is against the background. I was going for a clean and simple look. And somehow that pumpkin just blends to much instead of stands out like I hoped it would. Oh well, I gotta show you that all of my cards don't always turn out too!!! This is how we learn, right?

The decorative paper came from the Stampin' Up! "Cast a Spell" pack. This paper is more for Halloween but I managed to work it into a fall "harvest" card!! I have to have paper that I can use for more than just one occasion since I am not good at using the paper up before it retires.

The pumpkin is from the "Autumn Harvest" set. I stamped the image using StazOn, colored it using a blender pen and a marker. Same with the leaf. I used Basic Black and Dusty Durango card stock and the new Dusty Durango Polka Dot ribbon. I LOVE how thick that ribbon is, it allows you to turn it over and have a solid piece of ribbon showing!

Tomorrow I will show you a card from a Card Buffet I was at! And I'll explain what that is all about too!!

Thank you SO much for visiting today!
Wanda


5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wanda, what are you talking about? I love this card and I think that the pumpkin shows up nicely!

Joan

"Luv 2 Glitter" by Brenda M. said...

Well I think this card is marvelous and love it exactly the way it is. We are out own worse critics. It truly is beautiful.....LOVE IT!!!

mudmaven said...

I love this card! I think the pumpkin stands out just fine. I looked at that paper and decided not to get it, now I'm re-thinking. ~chris

Mary Davidson said...

This is a gorgeous card, Wanda! Don't be so hard on yourself...you did good!! I love it! The pumpkin is perfect!

Sara said...

Looks beautiful to me, you could possibly even leave the image off and let the dp do the work on this one...just a thought;)