Autumn Leaves Merriest Frames

by Joanne James25. October 2021 06:00

Today I'm sharing a card using Jacqui's layout over at Freshly Made Sketches and the photo inspiration over at Just Add Ink:


Jacqui's sketch has a lovely open space and the colours on the leaves in the JAI inspiration photo are just beautiful! They were the very inspiration I needed to create a project I've been wanting to get to since my last card class - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

Merriest Frames - I'm such a fan of the Merriest Frames Embossing Folder and die set; whilst designed for Christmas, by changing up the colours and using a non-festive sentiment gives this frame a completely different look that stretches it across the seasons. It was also the perfect centrepiece for Jacqui's sketch! I also used it to add a touch of glamour to my envelope too.

Blended Autumn Leaves - I used a blending brush to add a collection of autumnal colours to my leafy frame and added a few small raindrop clear enamel dots in a nod to the photo. 

Beauty of Tomorrow - I showcased my favourite autumnal sentiment from the 'Beauty of Tomorrow' stamp set in the centre of my frame and added a small twine-tied diecut leaf embellishment to complete my card:


I really love this card! The frame is so lovely - a riot of blended autumnal colour.

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 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

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


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (8) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
10/25/2021 7:48:35 AM #

Oh that's so beautiful Joanne - I love the blended colour on the die cut xx


LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
10/25/2021 12:00:34 PM #

This is so pretty--definitely looks as if this frame was made for these beautiful fall hues!


Nikki Spencer
Nikki SpencerAustralia
10/26/2021 12:31:22 AM #

This is such a beautiful use of colour Joanne, really lovely card! Thanks for supporting and sharing at Just Add Ink.


10/26/2021 4:47:03 AM #

Your colour blending looks beautiful on the embossed leaves Joanne and I love all the little details on your card. So glad you could join us at Just Add Ink.


Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
10/26/2021 10:38:32 AM #

Wow! This embossed frame is just gorgeous. A love the rich color scheme and this great ink blending job. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches.


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
10/26/2021 8:39:11 PM #

My class people immediately saw that the glorious frame is not just a Christmas thing so it’s great to see such a fine example of it. The tiny leaf is a perfect embellishment for it.


Chantell Randall
Chantell RandallAustralia
10/27/2021 10:34:07 AM #

Delightful colours Joanne.  I really love the texture that this frame adds to your card.  Chantell x x


Jan M
Jan MAustralia
10/28/2021 12:10:30 AM #

Your gorgeous leaves are such a fabulous way to highlight your lovely sentiment Joanne. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.


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