Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Fall birthday

Happy Wednesday!!  It's time for another challenge from The House That Stamps Built and this week we have a fun tic tac toe board for you:
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I used the center row: buttons, stitching (I used a stitched die) and color wash.  Here is my card:
 I used gelatos mixed with water to create my color wash on watercolor paper for my image panel.  Then, I stamped the image on top and colored it with my markers.  I masked my sentiment to line the words up side by side instead of stacked on top of each other.  The olive green ribbon was a small piece left in my bits and pieces stash, but it worked perfectly for the embellishments after I added some kraft colored ribbon to go along with it.  The photo below shows the stitched rectangle a bit better.

Thanks for stopping by!  Make sure you check out the House blog for the full details and to see what the rest of the DT has created.  And if you "need" any of the stamps I used, check out the 10% off your entire order coupon over in my left side bar.

Stamps: Repeat Impressions "Shade of the Elm" and "Birthday"
Dies: MFT "Blueprints 13" stitched rectangle

Handstamped Sentiments #300--inspiration photo

{Pin}spirational Challenge #226--inspiration photo (inspired by the colors and leaves)

Use Your Stuff #333--autumn/halloween
Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends #91--anything goes
Sketch Saturday #534--sketch

Stamplorations Sketch and Theme--stamps and autumn (I used the theme)

Cardz TV #68--anything goes
Creative Fingers #153--anything goes
Crafting By Designs--anything goes
Craft Rocket #53--autumn/halloween
Always Happy Birthday--anything happy birthday goes
Brown Sugar #283--halloween and/or autumn
Divas That Cut--Autumn and Halloween
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper--anything goes
Pattie's Creations #151--Halloween or autumn
Try Stampin'--October Technique: stitching (I used a stitched die)


Esther Asbury said...

I love how the background paper matched your beautiful tree perfectly, and those bits of ribbon off to the side! Lovely card!

Glittered Paws said...

Oh how pretty - still waiting here for the leaves to turn. Love the little scraps of ribbon you used. Very nice.

Donna said...

What a fabulous fall card, perfect choice as the leaves are beginning to turn-the ribbon and background paper are a perfect compliment to your lovely tree!

Laurie Unger said...

What a wonderful fall card - great use of the TTT board (we chose the same row) and came up with such different looks. Love it!

aussie aNNie said...

A lovely project here, gorgeous colours and perfect for our theme…thanks for joining in our challenge this time and good luck in the draw. :)
[aussie aNNie designer for Brown Sugar Challenges] BROWN SUGAR

Alina Florea said...

Excellent card! Love how the ribbon gives that special extra something. Ingenious idea with the Gelatos. Amazing composition and a great card. Thank you for entering our challenge at Brown Sugar :)

Debbie Mageed said...

Beautiful Autumn tree! You have it colored so vibrantly that I thought it was die-cuts. Wonderful details, too, with the background paper and ribbons. Thank you for playing with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments and hope you can join us again soon.

Cheri said...

Heather, this is stunning! Your tree looks 3D, and those tiny touches of ribbon are a perfect addition for texture. Love it!

Betta said...

There is just adorable! What a beautiful colouring! I'm so glad you came to play with us at Brown Sugar Challenge!!!
Bettascrap DT

Fiona said...

What a gorgeous card - so many lovely elements - my favourite are the pieces of ribbon by the side - I could just sit under that tree and read a book - thanks for joining us at HSS this week.

Heather said...

So pretty - love that tree! You've made a lovely fall scene! I love using stitched dies, too - so fun on this plaid layer! Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

Superfly Mcguy said...

Your card is beautiful! I just love all the autumn colors you have used. Great thing that we all have stashes...they come in handy! Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations theme and sketch challenge! Jerrie

Elizabeth Hart said...

A beautiful Fall card - I love the addition of the ribbons. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pattie's Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Brenda said...

Great take on the sketch! I love that you made little ribbon flags. Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week!

Donna Scholz said...

VERY nice fall card, Heather!!! You used our Try Stampin' on Tuesday stitching challenge to creating a really beautiful card! The stitching is subtle, but really adds a lot to the water color panel you created with gelatos. Thank you for sharing another one of your beautiful creations with us at TSOT! -Donna

Lori said...

This is such a pretty card! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Use Your Stuff! -Lori DT

Jane said...

Such a pretty card with lovely autumnal colours, perfect for our October challenge over at STAMPlorations. Thanks so much for joining in with the fun xx

Catie Cuddles said...

Very nice card. Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge.
Happy crafting!
Catherine x DT

joy said...

Pretty, pretty card. I love the little ribbon banners.

Krafty Kaylin said...

love the tree and the use of ribbon. thanks for using a stitched die and playing along with our stitching challenge at TSOT!