Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Autumn's Fruitfulness

Hello folks, hope you're having a good week in the exceedingly chilly weather we have at the moment and are managing to say warm.
I'm here today with an Autumn themed tag in a slightly unusual shape which is my midweek post for the current challenge at Make My Monday which has the theme of Autumn with the twist of Kraft Card and Twine/String.


A very simple creation using kraft card die cut with the Tim Holtz cabinet card die then embossed with my current favourite embossing folder - the Darice fall leaves.
I added a scrap of corrugated card from my bits box, already painted with a rich dark red acrylic paint and stamped the Gordiano bird and berries image (Joanna Sheen) with Memories creamy coffee chalk ink and coloured it with watercolour pencils. I then cut it out to leave a border of cream card and added it to the tag with foam tape.
I finished off with some garden twine (Wilkinsons). Very quick and easy!

Have a great day.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Some challenges for my tag:
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Get Krafty
Love To Create - Shades of Autumn
Paper Playtime - Autumn Colours
Penny Black & More At Allsorts - Any Die Will Do
Crazy 4 Challenges - Anything But A Card

17 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Fliss the shape is fantastic and the image is beautiful. Caroline xxx

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  2. Gorgeous tag,thank you for joining us at Cupcake this week and good luck.
    Louise xx

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  3. A totally gorgeous card Fliss and that's such a lovely autumnal image.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Penny Black and More challenge this month.

    B x

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  4. A fabulous shaped card, the background looks fab and your coloring is amazing.

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  5. lovely tag Fliss, love that embossing folder you have used and the little bird is so pretty

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  6. Fabulous Fliss, I just love the contrast of the textured leaves on the tag with the beautifully coloured image.
    hugs {brenda} xox

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  7. Fab Krafty tag :) Thanks for playing along with us at CCC -Jane x

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  8. Lovely. Love that shape!

    Thanks for joining in at Love to Create this week.

    Susan x

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  9. What a beautiful tag Fliss. I'm in love with that Darice leaves folder. You have really made it work so well here. Hugs, Buttons x

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  10. I'm a bit of an autumnal kind of a girl Fliss and your two MMM makes are right up my street! I love the shape of your tag on this one and all those gorgeous berries, and the layered leaves and golden tones of the cards. Have a lovely weekend! Vicky x

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  11. Beautiful watercolouring on the stamped image Fliss. You say it's simple but I say it's so effective and less is certainly more in this case! Love the use of your corrugated card from your bits box too!
    Juliaxx

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  12. Gorgeous coloring on the image! Not a simple creation at all! Love all the details you added, thanks for joining us at Love to Create this week!

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  13. Beautiful Fliss, in fact you've made some gorgeous project since my last visit! I love that stamp and I love your delicate colouring. Hope you're having a good weekend
    Claire xx

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  14. Love this! So elegant and full of autumn color. Thank you for sharing over at love to create challenges.
    Amanda LTCDT

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  15. Beautiful tag.
    Thank you for joining the Any Die Will Do challenge over at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

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  16. Beautiful image and wonderful embossing. Love it.

    http://karonskraftykorner.blogspot.ca/

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  17. Fab Entry, thanks for joining Penny black & More @ Allsorts challenge, Good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your thoughts mean a great deal to me.
Fliss xx