Ringed With Nature Autumn Card

by Joanne James8. September 2022 16:00

It's Thursday and time for a new challenge over at TicTacToe! It's the turn of Team X to host this week and the lovely Felicita is our featured designer this week. This is the fun board that we are playing along with: 


I used the sketch over at Sketch Saturday for my layout and went along the centre row of the board with wood/free/fall colours and incorporated the colours, leaves and acorns of the Hand Stamped Sentiments inspiration photo for my card to welcome autumn - take a look:


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

Timber Texture - I ran my card base through the Timber Embossing Folder for my wood element, then added a piece of the now retired Sale-A-Bration Rings of Love designer series paper down the centre - the pattern is perfect to evoke an autumnal feel.

Chic Leaves - I added a sentiment from a retired set to a stitched circle and embellished this with a trio of diecut oak leaves curtesy of the Chic Dies - such a great die set, with something for every season. 

An Acorn Pair - I finished my card with a pair of diecut acorns from the Tree Rings Hybrid Embossing Folder and Dies and some retired Poppy Parade thick baker's twine. Here's a closeup of that diecut detail and those lovely autumn colours:

I love the vibrancy that is added by the pop of red from the baker's twine and the additional textures that always seem to accompany my autumn-themed cards.

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. 

A tictactoe board offers so many creative possibilities - how does this week's board inspire you? Why not have a go? We would love to see you in the gallery and who knows - you might be selected for Designer's Choice and be eligible to be a guest designer on a future challenge. 

Enjoy your day; I'll be back tomorrow with another project for our new challenge over at As You See It. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

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

Comments (6) -

Fiona Whitehead
Fiona WhiteheadUnited Kingdom
9/9/2022 11:34:39 AM #

Love your colourful card and those acorns - a great choice for our mood board - thanks for joining us again at Hand Stamped Sentiments

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
9/9/2022 12:57:36 PM #

So pretty, Joanne! You've captured that fall feeling perfectly!

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
9/9/2022 5:37:53 PM #

Wow, LOVE this, Joanne!  You make pulling together all these tiny and disparate elements effortless!  It all sings together!  I totally forgot I still have some of this thick twine stashed somewhere, too, lol - ack!  Thanks so much for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

Patti Brunter
Patti BrunterUnited States
9/12/2022 7:22:39 PM #

This card really screams fall and I just love it! Adding ink to the acorns was a brilliant idea! Thanks so much for joining the fun at hand stamped sentiments!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
9/15/2022 10:24:35 PM #

Classic layout. Beautiful use of the colours and elements in the paper to create a cohesive whole. Very pretty!

Genevieve Valdes
Genevieve ValdesUnited States
9/18/2022 9:39:16 PM #

Wow!  Love how you used all the dies and textures to create a bright beautiful autumn card.  You've inspired me to use my sets.  Thanks so much for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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