The challenge was to create something that makes you think of Autumn. My card definitely does not look like a typical Autumn card with leaves, oranges, reds and golds. Let me explain. I live in Perth Western Australia. Our Autumn is really just an extension of summer with (hopefully) slightly cooler but still warm temperatures. This card represents what Autumn means for me.
I used blue card and a blue distress ink background to represent the blue, clear skies we have in autumn. The gold touches represent the sun. Due to the slightly cooler conditions in Autumn, it is a good growing season so I have used the flowers and green leaves to represent this and dragonflies are always around in Autumn here. I love how they hover and flit about.
I used the Live, Laugh, Breathe stamp set to create an easel card. I stamped each flower twice and the leaves three times and coloured them with distress inks. The images are so beautifully detailed and that they don't need a lot of complicated colouring.
I stamped the dragonflies twice on vellum and embossed them with gold embossing powder. I then stamped over the top of them with black ink to provide detail to the dragonflies, and layered them on the card.
I stamped and embossed the sentiment and the lacy border stamp in gold embossing powder.
I hope you enjoyed the card I created for this challenge.