Tuesday, August 14, 2012

~Autumn Waits & a Hand Stitched Leaf~





is hosted by Heather this week.



Hand stitching on a card!





 I pierced holes through my embossed leaf (just like Heather instructed) and then back stitched with embroidery thread.

 Yes, it took some time, but

I like the thick, finished texture.



 The recipient will KNOW you put some heart and soul into it. ;)



Check out Cath's Tuesday Trigger Photo

Autumn Awaits




Her blueish slacks make the orange pop~just like the blue panel in my card accomplishes.


I love throwing blue and orange together.



I'm getting into the Autumn mood ~ sweaters and jeans~


how about you?





Supplies:


Stamp: Papertrey Ink Wreath for All Seasons
Ink: Tsukineko Memento Ink tangelo and rich cocoa
Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Maple Leaves dies
Heidi Swapp No Limits Smarty DP,Authentique Fresh,DCWV Naturals Stack,Georgia Pacific white
Sizzix texture plate


4 comments:

  1. You are so right! Blue and orange and fall, perfect together. Love You stitched leaf.

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  2. Beautiful card, Marlena. Love these Autumn colors and your stitched leaf!

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  3. Too right- bring on the jumpers, jeans, soups and hot puddings! I'm not good with bikini weather. Love your textural take on the Trigger. The colours are awesome too x

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  4. Hey Marlena! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)