Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Christmas with Autumn Days

Autumn Days is one of my all time favourite stamp sets. It has just the sort of natural images I love and I use it for absolutely everything - scrapbooking, masculine and feminine cards, birthdays, thank you cards, get wells, Christmas... yes, it might be called Autumn Days but Christmas is one of the things it does best!


I've stamped a similar design to the one on my gift voucher box I showed you last week, but using silver embossing this time...


... then mounted the panel onto a mat made with scalloped squares punched out of the luscious Cherry Cobbler card stock and stuck together. I added a berry sprig cut out with my paper snips and a few rhinestones for extra sparkle!


The sentiment from Petite Pairs has become a firm favourite of mine and has a coordinating stamp designed to go inside the card that says '... and a happy, joyful, bright new year!'


Come and see the back of the card too - I wrapped the Lucky Limeade card stock right round the back of the card and added this gorgeous little stamp from the Creatively Yours stamp set. I think it adds a really lovely personal touch!

I had a wonderful time with this set and made several cards with it - but I'll show you the others another time otherwise we'll be here all day!

Supplies needed for this card:
Stamps: Autumn Days, Petite Pairs, Creatively Yours
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, versamark, markers
Card stock: Very Vanilla, Lucky Limeade, Cherry Cobbler
Other: Basic rhinestones, Scallop Square punch, silver embossing powder, heat tool, stamp-a-majig, paper snips
I'd be delighted to order any of these supplies for you and can have them delivered to your address in the UK. I am committed to providing excellent customer service and am always happy to help and advise. Just send me an email or give me a call on 01280 820593. 

Everyone has begun to do those exciting whisperings and rustlings in our house which means secret plans are afoot. I just love it!

Thank you for dropping in today. I've got loads more ideas for cards and other projects, so do pop back soon!

Hugs,

19 comments:

  1. Another little beauty, Vicky. I love how you brought the design outside the frame...Brilliant work! And fabulous stamping...AGAIN!:)

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  2. FANTASTIC!
    How on earth you have the aptience and skill to cut out to intricately!
    So worth it

    mandi x

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  3. Lovely card. Great idea wrapping the card stock round and I love the layers on your central image.

    Isn't this time of year magical? x

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  4. Lovely use of this fabulous stamp set and I like the way you've 'wrapped' the card too. No hushed whisperings in my house just squeals of disorganised mad panic!

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  5. Beautiful card Vicky, the perfect combination of red and green with lots of exciting little additions ! I don't have this set but I think I'll revisit the catalogue and check it out as you clearly get lots of use from it ! Will have a play with what I have today as you have got my brain buzzing !!!
    Jane x

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  6. Just beautiful Vicky. Love the berries and the idea of wrapping round the cardstock. xx

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  7. Another masterpiece. You obviously went to Spec savers to be able to cut out those intricate shapes!
    See you soon,
    Linda x

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  8. Brilliant, stunning and gorgeous Vicky.

    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  9. Really love this card.

    Ooh, secret whisperings! Fantastic! xxx

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  10. Hi Vicky
    Wow another gorgeous card....Another idea for me ......Thanks
    Hugs sylvie

    xxx

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  11. Beautiful card Vicky....lovely stamp set


    Anne

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  12. Beautifully festive Vicky, I love the silver embossing over the stamped images, so pretty.

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  13. Lovely - this is a fabulous set and I find I can fit it into a card almost any time of the year - Jacqueline xx

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  14. oooo just look at that splash of silver amongst the foliage...it looks just like one of those beautiful Christmas arrangements and I love the over spill at the frame edge:)
    Jenny x

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  15. Stunning card Vicky love the colours and the way you've cut around the image so it overlaps:)
    Val x

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  16. Beautiful stamp set and I love how you have used it. Just adore how it extends over the edge another perfect card .

    Marie

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  17. Can't believe I wasn't a follower I am now though !

    Marie

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  18. What a wonderful card Vicky using a stamp set that you wouldnt normaly give a second glance too just stunning Luv Sue x

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  19. Fabulous! Love that one berry sprig popping out from the frame!

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I love reading your comments. Thank you for taking the time to leave them! Vicky x