Wednesday, 28 October 2015

More Autumn Colours

I can't get enough of autumn colours at the moment.  I love working with reds and yellows and orange and rust.  So this month's theme at our monthly craft group this coming Friday is just that - Colours of Autumn  and yes, it was my idea :)  Here is another card I made.  This time I wanted to include lots of texture and layers for the Country View October Challenge - Add Some Texture and Try It On Tuesday - Lots of Layers challenge


This started off as one backround which I had sponged with different shades of yellow and red acrylic before adding layers of stencilling and stamping:



Then I added my home made texture paste through a PaperArtsy leaves stencil and sponged colour over the texture paste, I like the white edging this leaves.  I didn't like it!  The leaves simply didn't go on the backround. 


But I had an inspiration to cut the backround up and use the pieces as tiles and it worked!  I really liked it:


Excuse the photos, the light was reflecting off something.  I find it hard at this time of year to get decent photos.

This was really fun to do, especially since I managed to 'rescue' it - always extra satisfying. 

If you are anywhere near Northampton on Friday, come and join us!  Scrap and Yap at 10.15-12.30 at the Jesus Centre, Abingdon Street.  Everyone is welcome and all materials supplied.

I'm linking up at:

9 comments:

  1. ONE word Susan GORGEOUS!!! Gorgeous colors and panels for that card! I love those colors as well and you did famously on this project...or "rescue!" LOLOL Which I lived near Northampton because I would definitely come join you! :) What recipe do you use for your homemade texture paste? It looks so stout! I have a recipe that I use, but my paste is always too runny even when I keep adding powder? Any suggestions? Blessings to you my friend!

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  2. oooh this is lovely - very autumnal!
    Hugz Tinz

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  3. Love the colours over the texture paste. It was a great idea to cut it into pieces! That always seem to work against a dark background!

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  4. lovely warm colors. Sadly I am far away so i can't hop in but have fun.

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  5. What an absolutely amazing design! These colors and textures are wonderful! I so love this!

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  6. A beautiful cards lots of lovely layers and texture, the colours are lovely thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge, hugs Bee.

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  7. Lovely tiles and great rescue!

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  8. Gorgeous card, love the rich colours and lovely texture.
    Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
    Avril x

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