Sunday, 5 October 2014

Muse #87

Afternoon folks. 
Couldn't join in with National Cardmakers day yesterday as I was out shopping with Nich but I'm back in the craftroom after Ben and Co have returned up the M6.
Its great to have them over but he is an early riser and I'm a tad tired now. 
The cold front has arrived as promised and there is definitely a chill in the air. Better make the most of the sun though as rain is forecast tomorrow if not later on today. I shall be out to cut the grass after lunch or when Al returns from removing Crassula from the top pond. It is an invasive plant that came from New Zealand for use in aquariums but escaped and is now choking ponds across the country. It was so thick that Max could walk across it, so it has to go as sheep will no doubt try and they will end up stranded or drowned! Al has been researching how to get rid but not with much success. Its a type of succulent so any bit left will reshoot and start the process off all over again.

Anyway while he's up there I have been playing and here is the result.


I made it with a few challenges in mind especially the one over at Muse where the fabulous Kimberly Wiener is their Guest Muse. This is her fabulous card.


I made mine using a selection of Creative Expressions stamps, a SU sentiment and one from Personal Impressions, stamped with Versafine Vintage Sepia. Spatters in coordinating colours.

As the challenge at AAA is watercolour I forsook the brushos for a softer w/c colouring effect. I do prefer the bold colours of Brusho but hey its good to play with other media.

I shall also enter the challenge at 
Allsorts - Autumn 

PS Almost forgot 

Less is More - Autumn Beauty


 OK, that's about it, thanks for popping by.


32 comments:

  1. I love your tumbling leaves here, Jules, and a great idea to subsitute the flowers for leaves. You've really captured autumn with these beautiful colours x

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  2. Your interpretation of the muse challenge is fab. I especially like the splatters.

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  3. Wonderful colours Jules and I love the splatters, great take on Kimberly's card x

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  4. Gorgeous card, Julie! Love your take on the Muse card!

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  5. Gorgeous card, Julie! Love your take on the Muse card!

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  6. Beautiful falling leaves - gorgeous colors :)

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  7. You've done a fabulous job capturing the colour and 'falling' of the autumn leaves! So glad you joined us at Muse this week!

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  8. Stunning stamping Julie, this is a wonderful card!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  9. Beautiful! Love the falling leaves and the splatter.

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  10. Gorgeous, Jules... Autumn all the way! Can you tell I'm still thinking summer with mine?
    =] Michele

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  11. Gorgeous card, Julie! I love your choice of leaves and the colors are so yummy! Such a great take on Kimberly's card!

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  12. I love your fall colored leaves, so glad you were able to play along at AAA Cards

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  13. Love those leaves, Julie! Wonderful colors and perfect splatters!

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  14. Gorgeous movement in your leaves and spatter Jules, looks great!
    Thanks so much for joining us in our autumn challenge
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  15. What a great card Julie, so elegant and full of lovely warm Autumnal colours and perfect for our theme this week.

    Thanks so much for joining in at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

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  16. Fabulous card, loving all the Autumn leaf colours. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  17. Your card is gorgeous - I love all those autumn leaves xx

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  18. Very pretty! Those cascading leaves are lovely!

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  19. Beautiful card Julie! Love the cascade of fall leaves.

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  20. Hello! Your lovely cascade of Autumn leaves is so lovely with the added splatter touch! Wow!! I adore this!!! Thanks for joining me at MUSE for my guesting challenge!! So happy that you have!!!

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  21. What a fab card ! Love your leaves !!

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  22. This is such a fab card! the water color stamping is awesome :)

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  23. Great card, fab design, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week, xxxx

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  24. I love your tumbling leaves and the colors are wonderful! Beautiful card!

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  25. Very beautiful card, love those leaves! Thanks for playing with us at AAA Cards. Cheers, Victoria Lavender

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  26. Gorgeous watercoloring Julie. Those fall leaves are so beautiful falling down the side of your card. Fabulous big banner sentiment. Loll xx

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  27. Wow--is this stunning. Love how you followed the basic sketch but changed the flowers to leaves. Stunning colors.

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  28. this is absolutely stunning Julie. Love your Autumn leaves and the colouring is perfect
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  29. Hi Jules! Happy to be among the top three with you and Joyce, how wonderful! Hope your talents rub off on me while there!
    =] Michele

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