When I saw the inspiration photo at For Your Inspiration, I positively leaped for joy! I love rich autumnal colours and while it might not be the season for them, I just had to play along. What a beautiful Oriental garden; I can just imagine myself on that bridge!
This inspiration photo was also the perfect opportunity to play with the gorgeous leaf designs of French Foliage. I started by stamping leaves randomly onto a piece of Very Vanilla card stock. The colours I used are Cherry Cobbler (which I LOVE!), More Mustard, Cajun Craze and Early Espresso. I then stamped the splodges in Crumb Cake. I can see these splodges being very useful!
The stamped panel was then mounted onto textured Very Vanilla card stock (a trick I picked up from my upline Vicky's blog), with a length of Cherry Cobbler seam binding secured underneath. I wanted an 'off the page' look, so I didn't fasten the binding on the right, but rather left it loose. The sentiment was then stamped beneath in... surprise surprise... Cherry Cobbler!
Here's a close-up of those lovely leaves:
Stamps: French Foliage, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Cajun Craze, More Mustard, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake
Card: Very Vanilla, textured Very Vanilla, Confetti Cream
Other: Cherry Cobbler seam binding
You can order these and any other SU supplies easily just by sending me an email or giving me a ring on 07977 141605. It's Sale-a-bration so you earn free stamp sets and designer paper for every £45 you spend. I have a free P&P offer running for my first three customers and a prize draw to win a set of Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper.
I got very excited yesterday as we had a pair of grey wagtails flitting about the beck. It looked like they were investigating the bank so I hope they nest! We are really lucky to enjoy some fantastic wildlife in our garden, including a kingfisher and a pair of dippers. We even saw a weasel once.
Join me again tomorrow to see a Sale-a-bration stamp set with some oh-so-strokable paper!
Thanks for popping by today,