Life is Beautiful Autumn Leaves PP512

by Joanne James11. October 2020 09:00

It's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! I'm back following a break last week as I was running my first virtual Creative Escapes Weekend Craft Retreat. More news on that later this week; today it's the turn of the amazing Ann to host this week and she has a seasonal colour challenge for you to work with:


These colours are just perfect for autumn; as I've been driving through the countryside on the school run this week, I have marvelled at just how wonderful the trees are looking with their blends of colour, so armed with my ink pads, some sponge daubers and the current Fusion sketch, I grabbed my 'Life is Beautiful' stamp set and set about recreating the look. This is what I came up with:


Super simple, with a couple of punched banners and stapled ribbon decoration, but oh so pretty with those variegated autumn leaves.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day; I will be busy finishing up some bits and pieces before going in to hospital tomorrow for surgery on my shoulder. This will be my fourth visit in 14 months and I'm hoping this will be the last! I will still be sharing here though and will be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (11) -

JaydeeUnited States
10/11/2020 3:49:27 PM #

Joanne, I love this wonderful tree and your trio of elements in the top left corner really brings all of the colors together.  Fabulous card.  Hope you have a fabulous week.

LaurieUnited States
10/11/2020 10:40:36 PM #

So pretty! Fall is a good time for's been a gorgeous one. Love the embellishments!

Mary Deatherage
Mary DeatherageUnited States
10/12/2020 12:24:32 AM #

Your leaves are so lovely and perfectly FALL!  Such a great job with your sponge daubers!!  Smile

10/12/2020 12:37:21 AM #

Love this....perfect for the sketch and perfect for the colors! Just adore those little banners!

Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
10/13/2020 12:14:35 AM #

Your card is so perfect for fall and I love how you created the leaves with multiple colors!  I hope your surgery has gone well and your recovery swift, Joanne!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
10/13/2020 9:44:07 PM #

This is gorgeous! I love those multi-coloured leaves. I have this and to my shame, it's still unused!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
10/14/2020 8:28:57 AM #

gorgeous autumn colours

Jeanne J
Jeanne JUnited States
10/14/2020 5:38:07 PM #

Beautiful fall card !  I love how you got multiple colors on the stamp and the stapled bits of flags at the top is eye candy!

AllisaUnited States
10/16/2020 5:39:02 PM #

Such a fun fall card.  Love the bitty staples in your banners!

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
10/16/2020 9:18:06 PM #

Not only is life beautiful, YOU are beautiful...and so is this card! I love the cluster of elements at the top. I LOVE everything about this card. You did a great job with the color challenge. I hope you are recovering nicely from your surgery. Hugs!

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
10/17/2020 2:00:04 AM #

This is one of my favorite sets right now and I just love the beautiful fall scene you created. The tiny staples are a fun touch on the banners, too.

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