Friday, October 15, 2010

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I haven’t had a chance to play over at Pals Paper Arts, so I really strived to do it this week, since I got my lovely new set, French Foliage.  Here’s the inspiration photo they supplied:

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I wanted to capture the more subtle colors of fall, as well as the texture in the girl’s sweater and hat; not sure if I did that, as my card looks a little “blah” to me:

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I did some vintagey stuff, a la Ann, and used the colors So Saffron, Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake and Pear Pizzazz.  I ran a piece of Elegant Soiree through the Square Lattice EF and roughed up the edges.  The sentiment from Falling Leaves was stamped on a diecut tag, and I added a Vintage Brad and some trim.  Thanks for visiting today and have a great weekend!

  • Stamps:  French Foliage, Falling Leaves
  • Paper:  Naturals Ivory, Sahara Sand, Elegant Soiree DP
  • Ink:  Soft Suede, So Saffron, Pear Pizzazz, Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake
  • Acc:  Square Lattice EF, Vintage Brad, Chantilly Trim, Lots of Tags diecut, Sponge Daubers

20 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, LeAnne, not "blah" at all!! You've totally captured the photo, and I love how your panel looks like real burlap.

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  2. Very pretty card. I really like how subtle everything is and the background.

    Great card

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  3. Morning LeAnne, Your card is super and you did a great job making it look like the subtle photo. It is gentle and sweet and I love the panel that looks like the sweater texture and the sentiment is really nice too!

    Blessings and hugs, Martha

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  4. I agree--no blahs here! I love that you used the subtle colors of fall and you've captured the knit sweater texture perfectly. Beautiful card!!

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  5. This is not "blah" at all,you definitely captured the colors and the texture.
    And I love it so much.

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  6. This is cute. I love the leafy background! I'm so tempted to get that set with all the wonderful samples I've seen with it (and I don't have any leaves)

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  7. Very pretty not blah at all! I love the soft colors and the texture. Your really did capture the photo.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  8. Just love the subtle colors you used! This is beautiful!

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  9. Doesn't look blah to me, either! You've captured the look in the photo perfectly, as well as the feel of Fall--and Fall is definitely not blah.

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  10. Oh LeAnne! This card is fantastic! LOVE the colors and the layout. You constantly amaze me with your cards
    Hugs

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  11. you got it exactly right. What a beautiful and soft card. That embossing folder is the best isn't it? Hugs~Donna

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  12. Your card definitely mirrors the inspirational photo with color and texture! I love the soft look of it!

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  13. Like everyone said LeAnne.. I also Love your card! & if this is Blah.. Then Blah is gorgeous :) Have a beautiful blah day!

    Take good care, Pauline

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  14. This is so great! I love it. You totally got the essence of the picture.

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  15. Wow, LeAnne! This is fabulous! I love the soft colors and the texture! It truly captured the inspiration photo! Ann is proud of you ;) Thanks for playing at Pals Paper Arts!

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  16. Oh MYYYY, this is so soft and pretty!!

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  17. It's not blah! You are too funny! I think it's very elegant!

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  18. I love your card, and I think you totally captured the essence of the sweater texture in your panel. Great job!

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