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Autumn Greetings

>> Tuesday, November 16, 2010

by Alicia Ekermans - Call Me {Crafty} Al

I just love Fall. I love the cooler temperatures, the pretty leaves and the color palette that is popular for creating during this season. If it was appropriate I would make every card with earth tones. That is why the new releases at DRS Designs are some of my all-time favorites.

For my card today I have used the NEW Fall Leaf with Acorn (F471) image along with the Small Autumn Greeting (B422) sentiment. I took inspiration from the colored image when choosing the orange color of the cardstock and ribbon. I stamped the sentiment onto the background cardstock, then used an embossing folder to get the texture on that piece.

To finish off the card I punched a strip of cork paper, then pleated the silk ribbon across it. The image, and its mat were die cut, and adhered with dimensionals.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!


Samantha said...

What a pretty card! I love your ribbon treatment!

Pam said...

Alicia, I love all the elements on your creation and especially the colors. The cork and ribbon treatment are beautiful together.

Sue said...

I LOVE your colors! That green is the exact shade it needs to be! Cool ribbon too! and coloring!

Lisa A. said...

Hi...I have made a card with your beautiful's a link to it:
I am going to post another a bit later...and will have them in the mail later today...thanks for the wonderful stamps!! Lisa Addesa

Karin said...

Love the rich color and the texture of the embossing!

Barbara DeBose said...

What a beautiful card!!!!!

Jennifer E. said...

Stunning! I love the bold Fall colors and that cork is the perfect embellishment!

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