Mirrored Lighthearted Leaves Autumn Card

by Joanne James10. September 2015 08:05

Today it's time for a new challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary and this week we have a great colour challenge for you:

 

Delightful Dijon is probably the most under-utilised of my current in-colours, so today's card was a good opportunity to redress the balance a little. I thought these colours would work well for an Autumn/Fall card, so that's where I went with this combination. Here's my card: 

 

I am loving the new Lighthearted Leaves set, so perfect for colouring, and a doddle to cut out with the co-ordinating Leaflets Framelits! I was inspired to create a card with a rather geometric yet zentangle feel having been browsing on Pinterest (as you do ;-). For today's card, I used a Delightful Dijon base with a mat of Night of Navy then a further layer of So Saffron. I cut a strip of Delightful Dijon lengthways at half the width, then stamped three leaves in Night of Navy and cut them out using the Leaflets framelits. I coloured a couple of these with my blender pen and Night of Navy ink, then having positioned the negative die cut on top of the So Saffron layer, I stamped three additional leaves in Navy onto the So Saffron layer in the spaces. I coloured these leaves using a blender pen and my Night of Navy and Delightful Dijon markers. 

To complete the design, I adhered the negative die cut to my card base using dimensionals, then aligned two of the cut-out leaves to the right side top and bottom, again using dimensionals, then stamped the sentiment in navy directly onto the So Saffron layer in the centre of the card. 

Do visit the other Design Team members to see how they used this week's challenge colours; there's lots of inspiration over on their blogs too!

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

  • Lighthearted Leaves Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Leaflets Framelits Dies
  • So Saffron A4 Cardstock
  • Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Night Of Navy A4 Cardstock
  • Delightful Dijon A4 Cardstock
  • 2015-2017 In Color Stampin' Write Markers
  • Blender Pens
  • Big Shot
  • Magnetic Platform

 

Comments (12) -

Carol
CarolUnited States
9/10/2015 1:30:20 PM #

Beautiful!!! Love the colors and the balance.

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Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
9/10/2015 1:48:40 PM #

Oh...I absolutely LOVE your card!  So clever to use the Negative space to create the mirrored look!  I think you've pushed me over the edge to buy this set!  Great job with the color challenge!

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Lisa Martz
Lisa MartzUnited States
9/11/2015 2:00:43 AM #

Love how you used the negative leaves on the other half of your card!  Love how you colored the leaves in...so pretty!  

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Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
9/11/2015 4:43:05 AM #

Oh my, Joanne, there are sooo many things to love about your card.  First, it's a beautiful and unique card design, then the use of the negative space with the stamped leaves inside, then the offset leaves opposite...well, I just love this and think it is brilliant and beautiful!!

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Bridgette Jones
Bridgette JonesUnited States
9/11/2015 1:16:58 PM #

I had to do a double take on your card. It is BEAUTIFUL! What a creative use of negative space!

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Barbara Dykhouse
Barbara DykhouseUnited States
9/11/2015 2:21:21 PM #

Stunning card!  All I can say is WOW!

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Lisa Young
Lisa YoungUnited States
9/11/2015 2:22:02 PM #

Wow! What a clever way to use the colors! Love the sentiment and the way you used it in keeping with the symmetry of the card.

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Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
9/15/2015 4:21:14 PM #

What a gorgeous card, Joanne!  The layout you chose is spectacular!  What a beautiful way to highlight these pretty leaves!

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Kathy Kartak
Kathy KartakUnited States
9/16/2015 3:07:05 AM #

Joanne: This card is perfect in every way. I love it!

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
9/16/2015 3:54:01 PM #

Darn, I missed this challenge and the colors are so pretty together!  AWESOME creation!

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Margaret Raburn
Margaret RaburnUnited States
9/16/2015 9:37:05 PM #

Joanne, I have been admiring your card so much!!  It is so perfect, prim, proper and so enchanting!  What a fantastic use of these colors and this set!!

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Chris Slogar
Chris SlogarUnited States
9/17/2015 11:45:16 AM #

I love how you stamped in the negative space!  This is so cool and geometric!  I love it!

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