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Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Autumn Fragments (posted by Claire)

Good morning, Claire here with a card made using the lovely new stamps 'Nature Fragments' 

I made a background using distress inks in Peeled Paint, Dried Marigold and Gathered Twigs and splashed it with a little water, blotting it to create a patchy effect, Next I stamped the 'wood' fragments with more Gathered Twigs Distress ink. The sentiment is from  Nature's Peace and is one of my all time favourites. I added some die cut shapes and a flower made by die cutting some tissue wrap that I'd coloured with distress ink. 

I added a little copper brad in the centre and some raffia to finish off.

Thanks for visiting to day
Claire xx


  1. Claire this is a lovely card. The warm tones you have achieved are beautiful.

  2. Love the way the water spots in the background echo the irregular shape of those tree rings & the shape of your flower too. Just spotted another circle - the embellishment for the flower-head. In fact it's that flower that draws the eye & with your die-cuts forms an arrow with the eye then flicking over to the balancing area in the opposite corner with the sentiment & over the pure background. Doesn't the green & orange add a real sense of autumnal colour?
    Paula (PEP)

  3. I´m always inspired by the rings of trees and this card helps me even more! Gorgeous use of the stamps!

  4. Love the Autumnal tones, they go so well with the tree rings fragment, and the organic nature of the flower made into an oversized corner draws the eye into the card and finishes it off beautifully. Fabulous!

  5. What a gorgeous card and in some of my favourite colours too. I love the flower you have made too
    Jackie x

  6. Gorgeous Autumn card, love the background.

  7. Great card, Claire! Take the flower off and it would be perfect for a guy too! Beautiful!
    Hugs, Clare xo :)

  8. Love that, it is gorgeous.


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