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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Lindsay's Stamp Stuff - Leaf Prints Sympathy


Let me get the exciting news out of the way first. Mygrafico is having 40% off sale for today only. That includes all the product in the Lindsay's Stamp Stuff store on mygrafico. Now is the time to get the set you have been eyeing.
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I recently had the need for another sympathy card. I decided to use Lindsay's Stamp Stuff Leaf Prints to keep it seasonal.

Although it looks black in the photo, the matting with the edge punch is chocolate brown. I used cork squares to add some interest and texture. The leaves were printed in brown and colored using Q-tips with ink pads.

Please stop by the rest of the DT to see what kind of goodies they have created this week. Lindsay will have a freebie for you on her blog. Be sure to stop at the store to check out all the new, fabby sets that are for sale.


Lindsay Weirich (Owner & Stamp Designer)
Cindi Hooks
Diane Bove
Jennifer Bliss
Karin Martin
Laurel Seabrook
Leanne Garner
Margie Visnick
Micki Harper
Shannon Neparko
Tamara Bennett
Tracey Allen

Thank you for stopping by!



Supplies:



  • Stamps: Leaf Prints by Lindsay's Stamp Stuff (mygrafico.com), Best Wishes by Close To My Heart
  • Papers: Georgia Pacific CS, PaperTrey kraft, misc brown
  • Inks: Stampin' Up Earth Elements, CTMH Chocolate
  • Tools: Stampin' Up edge punch, CTMH edge distressing tool, paper piercing tool, Swiss Dots embossing folder
  • Embellishments: misc. buttons, PTI bakers twine, Zig chocolate marker, cork

Challenges:

50 comments:

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

wow cheryl! those leaves look like you just picked them off the tree! this is gorgeous!!!! wow!

hugs :)

Karen B. said...

Great addition of the cork, a completely unexpected yet perfect embelllishment.

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

This is beautiful, your leaves are perfect and love how they sit on the cork squares, the textures is lovely.

Karin said...

The leaves turned out so pretty! Distressing is always great on a fall themed card too.

Jennifer said...

I LOVE THIS!!!!

Laurel said...

Oh this is so perfect!

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is fantastic! Love the cork background which looks beautiful with your perfectly colored leaves! The brown border really makes your panels pop!

Cindi said...

such a gorgeous card! sorry you needed a sympathy card though.

Lisa Jane said...

what a wonderful card , those leaves are stunning.
Thanks for joining us at sarah Hurley this week
Lisa ;)

Keva said...

Ooh..I love the cork squares - very nice. Great colors, too!

Margie said...

This is so pretty, Cheryl! I love how you added the ink with Qtips!

Elizabeth Schaffer Miranda said...

This is a beautiful card! I love the embossing and how the cork squares gave the card texture.

Shannon - Desert Designs said...

Another wonderful creation Cheryl! Nicely done!

Lindsay Weirich said...

beautiful Cheryl!

1CardCreator said...

Great card Cheryl, I love the texture the cork added too. ~Diane

Mrs. Fence said...

Cheryl, this is a lovely card. The details you put into it are just gorgeous. TFS

Lisa said...

A fabulous card, the leaves are superb. Thanks for joining in at The Stamp Man this fortnight.

Jaqi said...

Lovely card I love the autumn shades they always look great

downrightcrafty said...

wow gorgeous colours and great creation just perfect for the challenge at Stampin With The Dragon
Hugs Kate xx

Tamara Bennett said...

Amazing how real those leave look!

Zoechaos said...

Lovely card sure to have brought comfort, thank you for sharing with us at Lots to do xx Zoe

Crafty Creations said...

GORGEOUS!!!!!! I've been staring at the leaves falling all around my yard saying "You have to make a card with leaves in all the fall colors" and wow - you did exactly what I'm just 'thinking' of doing.....now, I've got to find the time to do it!!!

Just beautiful.......I LOVE the cork too..............sorry you needed a sympathy card though :(

Maria

Susan (peebsmama) said...

What lovely leaves. So realistic. They make a nice sympathy card.

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is one stuning card those leaves are just so effective hugs cheryl xxxx

Micki said...

Oh I'm sorry you needed a sympathy card but this is such a gorgeous, serene and beautiful card. Love the cork.....goes perfect with the whole fall theme.

LOve it.

hugs

Mary Anne said...

perfectly autumn and beautiful coloring. thank you for joining our challenge
Mary Anne
"bbd"

Rosanne said...

Lovely card!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Gorgeous leaves~ Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Sandy Hulsart said...

Lovely card, I like the different textures and the leaves are gorgeous. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Make It Crafty.

Anita said...

Beautiful card. I really like the layout and those leaves look so real. Your coloring is amazing, girl!

redwasher1 said...

Beautiful fall card!!
Thanks for joining us at Speedy's Friends.

Lynn McAuley said...

Wonderful work on this gorgeous autumn card!

Thank you, Cheryl, for sharing it with the Friends of Speedy the Cat in this week's stitching challenge.

Anne Marie said...

This is just gorgeous. I love the aged leaves and the cork is an awesome addition. I'm sorry you needed to make a sympathy card. :( It is just beautiful though.

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

This is just beautiful! Love the warm colours!
Thanks for playing along with us this week Cheryl :)
Andrea

Annika said...

Oh Cheryl, I love the textured kraft - so rustic and earthy!!
I hope you're having fun at your break!!
Hugs
Annika

crafty creations said...

beautiful simple card - love the leaves

Thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo Challenge x Hilda

Faye said...

Cheryl, this is gorgeous. The leaves look so real!

Rainbow Lady said...

The leaves, the colours, the background, the cork oh everything just perfect for my challenge. Thanks for sharing Love Cynthia x

Joanne Gilch said...

Gorgeous! the leaves look so real and curved where they would be in real life-found on the ground near home or far away in the woods!
How's that CR coming along?
wishing you the best of times on the 25th!!!

Sammibug said...

So pretty. Makes for a fantastic sympathy card.

Chrissy D said...

VERY pretty! Love this fall design Cheryl. hope you are doing well!

Zoe said...

Love the simplicity of this card. Fabulous idea to use the cork as a background. Great distressing around the edge fof the card. I definitely like dit better when it is a little rougher like you ahve done. Thanks for joining us at Make it Crafty. Hugs xxoo

Princess Scary said...

Gorgeous Card!

Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges :o)

Sarah x

Deirdre said...

Those leaves look real!

Adore your card. Thanks so much for playing along with Tiffany Doodles Fall Challenge. ♥

Virginia L. said...

Beautiful and realistic leaves! Thanks for playing with us at Tiffany Doodles!

Ruby said...

Such a lovely card, great use of our images! Those leaves look so realistic, I actually had to do a double look to check they were digi!!! Thanks for joining in the fun over at Tiffany Doodles this month!

Kerry said...

So so pretty, thanks for joining us at InStyle Stamps challenge. :)

Taylor said...

Cute card! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at InStyle Stamps, and be sure to check back for the next challenge!

Axa said...

Such a pretty card, thanks for joining us at Instyle Stamps Color Challenge.

Звёздочка-СВ said...

Super! Simple and stylish! Just my style!

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