Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Fall Is In The Air

It's a bit nippy in the mornings now.
Time for all those fall chores AND fall cards.
While I am not a Halloween fan, I do
love fall with all its' soft subtle colors,
the change of the season
and a slower pace after the insanity of summer.

These cards are a combination of paper and stamps.
Most of the cards are in the "thirds" format.
1/3 color or pattern on the top or bottom
and 2/3 coordinating color or pattern on what remains.
A band of something is used to cover the seam.
Something is layers of paper, ribbon, etc - just
about anything that you can get to stick to
paper that will cover the seam between the 1/3 and 2/3.
This format of "thirds" can be applied in the landscape
or portrait positioning of the card.
The colored band on the above card
was made with Distressed Inks.
The edges are sponged in dark brown,
the band was then talced to avoid strays,
stamped with VersaMark, embossed
with fineline copper.
The papers are Debbie Mumm's
Harvest and Holiday 6.5x5 stack.
Made for Joann's by DCWV.
The colors and glitter are just so yummy.
The whole right side of the above card
is a background made with Distressed Inks.
AND there is a variation of the "thirds" format.
If you look closely you will see the
skeleton leaves embossed in gold on the
bottom 2/3 of the above card.

1 comment:

  1. You are right about the yummy colors! Beautiful cards!