Autumn Bliss

Hi there 🙂  I’m here today with my last inspiration piece for this month’s Ching-Chou Kuik Facebook challenge….with the theme of Autumn. With the leaves turning, and the temperatures dropping, it certainly feels like Autumn, even though the calendar says we still have a week of summer left!  I used Sunflower, from the Flora and Fauna set, that can be found in Ching-Chou’s Etsy store.  I colored this lovely image with my Copic markers, then cut it out with a wonky stitch rectangle die from MFT, that I inked with Distress Inks before cutting, to give the stitching some definition.

  I went through my paper stash, frantically looking for ideas as to what to do, lol.  I finally settled on a weird green …. a color I never would have chosen with this image had I not held the image up to it and saw the WOW!!  I used this green to cut out a number of leaves with some Little B dies, which I inked with some fall colored Distress inks.  I glued the leaves onto the backing paper, loving the subtle effect the ink on the same paper gave them.  I needed a bit more to define the image, so I cut another rectangle from brown CS, and set it at an angle underneath.  Loving the colors of autumn that are showcased on this card 🙂

I’d like to enter this in the following challenges:

Crafty Creations Challenge – #374 ATG

A Gem of a Challenge – #227 One for the Girls/Ladies

If You Give a Crafter a Cookie – #102 4th Anniversary Celebration ATG

The Cutie Pie Challenge – #127 Shades of Autumn

Dragonfly Dreams – ATG


  1. Gorgeous card for any young lady. Thanks for joining us at PG, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

  2. Lovely card and beautiful image. Your coloring is superb and I like the green you chose to use. Thanks for playing at Crafty Creations this challenge and hope to see you again soon! Donna – DT Member

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