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Friday, 31 October 2014

Autumn colors by Miranda

Hi there,

Today it's my turn to show you some of the creations I've been making with the lovely Autumn edges.
Autumn together with Spring are my favorite seasons of the year.........those vibrant and rich colors!

The first card is made on a background of distress inks and if you look closer you see a fern leaf from a crafters stencil in the background. The trees are embossed with, copper sparkle a selfmade mix of Wow embossing powders, I've mixed Wow copper and Amber rose  and so are all the leaves and the leafy border. I like to mix colors to get the perfect match.The two large leaves in the right bottom corner are from the Sunny flowers.

And this is my 2nd take on the Autumn edges..............and on the same tree border.......and again I've used those lovely leaves from the Sunny flowers. This time I've used different embossing powders on the trees. The first tree and leaves from the bottom border are done with Wow Verdigris, the 2nd color is Wow copper and the 3rd one is Bark. The background is again done using Distress inks and I've spattered a bit with Distress stain Picket Fence. It creates some milky spots......The word Autumn is from the Autumn fairy sheet.

you can see the shine of the embossing powder a bit better here..........

Hope you have enjoyed my take on the Autumn edges and be inspired to get the Autumn colors from your stash! Have a play..........

Thanks for your visit and hope to see you next time,


  1. Oh my! The designs and colors are just absolutely gorgeous. Fabulous photos showing all the detail.
    Hugs, Flo xx

  2. Hello Miranda
    I look at your work, and I have some of the stamps, but I don't have your flair for turning them into works of art.
    Absolutely lovely Miranda !
    Take care
    Love Marg

    1. Hi Marg,
      Thanks for your always encouraging comments! Just use your own flair and be amazed what you can achieve......xxMiranda

  3. Wow They are so beautiful.I love them all.

  4. These are truly beautiful, they could be used for many occasions too.

  5. Two absolutely gorgeous cards using the new trees. I love the way you have mixed the powders on the first and the lovely colours and large added leaves and also the different colour embossed trees on the second work beautifully. x

  6. Prachtig Miranda vooral de eerste. Geweldige kleur.
    Groetjes Anneke.

  7. Traumhaft schön...
    Miranda, du bist ein Genie <3

  8. Wow Miranda your cads really press all the right buttons for me, you know I love nature themes. The beautiful coppery embossing works beautifully and I love the way you have used the soft fern stencilling in the background on the first card. The colours in the second really do capture autumn too. I love how you have added the leaves from the Sunny Sunflowers, those are some of my favourite CB leaves and they work beautifully with your design. You are always so clever at matching the different stamps sets together. Have you got a very good memory or a great stamp index I wonder?! Elaine x

    1. Thanks Elaine and I think I have a good memory.....and of course I try to keep it organized.......not always manage to do that.......xxMiranda

  9. Stunning cards Miranda! Love them :) xx

  10. they're both gorgeous, especially love the colours in the embossing powder mix

  11. Zo mooi al die verschillende tinten embossingpoeder bij de kleuren die je verder gebruikt hebt! Dat maakt deze kaarten ao speciaal! Groetjes, Gerrina

  12. Your cards are stunning Miranda, I wish I could make mine look like yours, perhaps I'll start to improve soon.


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