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Sun 06

Blessings
by Penny Ward

Pastel-leaves

Hello Memory Box friends....Penny here today and I was shooting for a Fall creation, but my leaves came out on the Pastel side. So I am calling this a pre-Fall card. :)

If you are loving the pale colors, then go with it, otherwise adjust your inks, gelatos for a darker shade of leaves.

Here we go:

 

As always...start with a White cardstock base trimmed to 4.25 x 11 inches, fold in half.

 

Die cut Leaf Collage two times from a piece of acetate (we are making a stencil that you can keep).

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Cut White cardstock 4.25 x 5.50 inches. Using your new stencil, apply gelatos mixed with Modeling Paste. In my example I used Metallic Mint, Raspberry and Orange Soda Gelatos.

While that is drying, die cut the Leaf Collage again from Watercolor paper. Choose a few of the largest leaves and watercolor them with your favorite paints, pencils or markers.

 

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Wrap your stenciled panel with Purple ribbon, stamp the sentiment from the Each Day is a Blessing stamp set using VersaFine Onyx Black ink.

Add a sheer bow and a few of the watercolor leaves.

I love how versatile the Leaf Collage is for using on a card, scrapbook or making a stencil.  L O V E !!!

 

Happy Crafting,

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Comments

BEAUTIFUL!

Loving the look of the leaves on this beautiful card - TFS

The colors make this card really special!

Very pretty Penny. You have so much talent!

Beautiful card Penny! The pastel colours suit this time of year perfectly. I make stencils with my dies, I find it challenging to get plastic that is thin enough for the thin dies to cut. I use project covers from the office supply section of the dollar store, or scrapbook page protectors, they work very well. Thank you for sharing this inspiring, beautiful card today.
Jacquelene L
Canada

Fall cards are always my very favorite to make. I'm loving this leaf collage die!! It may even become one of my all time favorites!! (And that's saying a lot since I own a ton of your dies!! :)) Lovely card!! Thanks for reminding me about Gelatos! :) I have some that I need to dig out and use!!

And did I miss the announcement of winners for the last blog blitz??? Yesterday or maybe the day before I scrolled through all the posts since the last day of the blitz and didn't see any announcement.

Such pretty colours and so different too love it thanks for sharing.

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