Monday, October 3, 2016

Lawnscaping Challenge #139 sponsored by Ellen Hutson LLC

The wonderful, fabulous Ellen Hutson! is sponsoring this challenge!!! Certainly you are familiar with her and her store, but if not, a little bit about the store in her own words:

Ellen Hutson, LLC began their adventure in November 2006 as an online web store committed to bringing you the finest paper crafting products and related product education. They are always looking to provide their customers with quality products, excellent customer service, and education and inspiration for the products they carry. You can shop with Ellen by clicking HERE. As well please join them to be inspired and learn some fun techniques in the CLASSroom, or stay up-to-date on FacebookYouTubeInstagramTwitter, and/orPinterest.

Ellen Hutson issponsoring our first challenge of each. The prize? A $25 gift certificate to the online store! Thank you Ellen!

And now on to my take on the challenge! I had a blast with this since fall IS my favorite time of year! They say that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, welllll I think fall is!

For this card, I used the Stitched Leaves dies from Lawn Fawn and partially diecut them onto some watercolor cardstock. I placed paper shims in the die cutting machine to make sure they didn't cut all the way through. I did have 2 that did, but I just glued a plain white piece of cardstock behind that diecut panel. It kept everything in place. 

I used some white pearls colored in with a gold Sharpie marker to add some dimension.

The leaf background was created using Distress Inks, water and a brush. So easy and so rich looking.

I added the striping under the panel with a simple gold Sharpie!

Have fun with this challenge!! 


1 comment:

Scrapthat said...

such a GREAT inky background!! TFS!!

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