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Monday, September 19, 2016

Autumn leaves

There are almost no autumnal colored leaves to spot in Oslo yet, we've had an exceptionally warm and very enjoyable month so far. But I see all these autumn challenges in blogland which inspired me to make this card.
I had this piece of white paper with striped texture left, added brown, orange and red DIs along with orange and brown mists, added water and just dipped the paper into the mix. Then I used stamps from two different Lawn Fawn sets, clear embossed and colored with the same mix as the paper, along with the gold embossed leaves (not sure of the brand). I mounted it all into gold and orange panels. Added a die cut banner with a sentiment - today is your day.

This card is for:
TIME OUT Challenges - #66 Inspired By Photo
City Crafter Challenge - #329 Turning a New Leaf
Addicted to Stamps - #131 Trees, Branches and/or Leaves

32 comments:

*Vicki* said...

I really love your awesome background here Pia! Love the embossed leaves and of course that oh so sweet fox critter!! :) Super fun for Fall! HUGS

Chrissy said...

Your background is just fabulous Pia and I love the cute little fox and the embossed leaves are beautiful..gorgeous card.

Luv CHRISSYxx

cotnob said...

A gorgeous card Pia, a brilliant background and adorable fox - a fabulous Autumn themed card.
Pauline
x

Lau W said...

Oh i looove this card Pia ! Superb background !
xxx

MaryH said...

Delightful, & fun autumn card. Love the DI misty paper, at first though you were playing with Brushos. It's a wonderful background for the cute fox perched in the gold embossed leaves, so lots of texture on that too. It's a beautiful fall card indeed! TFS & have a great week.

scrAPpamondo said...

Beautiful and warm tones, Pia! Your background looks very well. Love the cute fox with the leaves and the trees! The gold embossing and the glittered stack are just perfect for Autumn!
Also in Italy Fall season isn't arrived yet, the night are more cold, but -if there isn't the wind- the sun shines and the weather is warm. No rain here, everything is dry.
Hugs, have a lovely week!

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Gorgeous background Pia! Love the fall colors...it's still green in North Texas too! Adorable image!

Brenda

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Cute plus, we're full steam ahead into Spring here and loving it, except for the weeds.
Love Shaz in Oz.x

meg said...

Your background contains the warm autumnal colours of this time of year, (the autumn colours aren't here yet either).The cute fox and tree bark carry on the theme and make a wonderful card

Mervi said...

Lovely autumn colours, fabulous background with cute fox, pretty card;-))m

sandie said...

Fabulous background Pia and I really like those gold leaves. Thanks for joining TO

Ros Crawford said...

It's pretty much the sae here ... the leaves haven't quite turned yet ... Your card is gorgeous!! Love it! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

Karen Steele said...

This card definitely has that autumn feel to it! Great background and the little fox is so sweet curled up under the tree!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Oh, Pia, I love your fall card! It's my favourite season! Your little fox is adorable! Such a beautiful background and I love all the embossed leaves!

Marlies said...

I'm glad to say that it has been rather warm weather here in The Netherlands too but I'm afraid Autumn will start soon. Your card is beautiful! A lovely design and colours, beautiful made. hugs, Marlies
PS Thanks for joining our challenge at Addicted to Stamps x

Monika Reeck said...

oh what a cute little fox Pia
I have fox but not from the same brand I guess from MFT
and this is so so cute
love that smoshes BG and the embossed in gold leaves
so cuute your card Pia
now it is 22:41 and I am so tired
I go sleep my friend
happy had doing Catch up at your blog
biig hugs and sweet dream (if you read this in the night)
Monika

Carrie Sheridan said...

Such a beautiful fall card, Pia!

Loz said...

This is sooo Cute Pia. I Love the background and colours..loz

Mrs.B said...

A great background Pia and that little fox looks so sweet and cozy.
Avril xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute Pia. I love the little background scene you have created. Awesome sweetie.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous background and love the stamps and Autumn colours
Carol x

Tammy said...

What a beautiful fall card Pia! I love the rich background colors and that cute little fox!
Tammy x

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Do love Lawn fawn images they are so appealing to the crafter in me, and you have excelled with this card Pia, just brilliant crafty work!!

thanks for your inspiration and for popping over too,
Shaz in oz.x

{Shaz in Oz – Calligraphy Cards}

Diane said...

The Fall background colors are fabulous Pia and what a super cute little fox.

Hugs diane

Donna Ellis said...

wow, Pia! GORGEOUS Autumn themed card - very unique - and wonderful dimension, texture and monochromatic tones. Really gorgeous with the embossed leaves and darling little fox. Love this beautiful nature scene ! xo

Donna said...

Stunning, your background is amazing! Enjoy the weekend!

Mimi said...

Where to start? This is a FABULOUS card all the way around... so, as usual, your layout is perfectly balanced, but your inky fall colors put this over the top for me. I can definitely see the subtle texture of the white paper and will seek something similar in my stash to play with today! XO

Laine said...

Such a cutie. Love the warm autumnal shades and the cute image.
Laine
xx

Imke said...

Beautiful fall card, Pia and your watercolored background looks fabulous !

Jill Vickers said...

Really gorgeous background - and I love the cute little fox! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Jill

Paper Profusion said...

Me too!!! I LOVE your background Pia. The raised embossing adds lovely texture too. Very artistic! Nicola x

Asha said...

WOW! that bg is spectacular. Those colours perfectly capture the look of autumn. Super card, Pia.
x Asha