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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

My Craft Spot Stamp Release Party- Day 2!

Hello, my sweet friends! I hope you're having a beautiful day! Welcome to Day 2 of the My Craft Spot stamp release party! :o)

Today we are featuring the NEW Fall Leaves stamp set! How I adore the sentiments on this set... so much beauty, in word and font. :o) (All of the new stamps and metal die sets will be available for purchase on Saturday!)

I made an Autumn criss-cross card to showcase a couple of sentiments and a stunning new metal die. :o) It is for the upcoming Thanksgiving recipient of the cherished I Feel the Love Project.
I love the whimsical touches to the fonts in this set. It reminds me of leaves fluttering in the crisp breeze. :o) Many sentiments, like this one on the front of my card, are year-round sentiments. It is important to express and encourage thankfulness all year long and Fall Leaves does it beautifully.

Isn't this border exquisite?! It is the NEW Fall Border metal die and I love it to bits!
I used various distress inks to make my leaves appear to be changing colors and then covered them in Clear Rock Candy crackle paint. These dies are truly beautiful. I love the sweet embossing on the acorns, too. :o) 
The card insert features one of my favorite Fall Leaves sentiments. I bordered it with a stamp from the Build A Birthday set.
My Copic-colored cutie is Apple Blossom by Elisabeth Bell for this card. The pretty trim along the panels are from the Fancy Edges 2 metal die set. The wide Autumn ribbon is from my stash, which I layered with Harvest Wine crinkle ribbon. Machine stitching and a variety of Wild Orchid Crafts flowers complete the front.
I am so grateful to be slowly returning to coloring! I need to take it easy on my still-recovering arm, but it felt amazing to play with my Copics again. Apple Blossom and my sentiments are layered with Spellbinders Gold Labels 4 and the coordinating Labels 4. All of the beautiful papers are from Maja Designs' Walking in the Forest.

Flutter on over to the My Craft Spot blog to see the inspiring creations from the team! While there, leave a comment on Kimberly's post for a chance to win today's daily prize: A $10 Gift Certificate to the My Craft Spot store! 
Thank you for visiting! Have a sweet and sparkly day!

Challenges entered:
 *613 Avenue Create~ Anything Goes (Optional: Autumn)
 *Crafting From the Heart~ Anything Goes
 *Loves Rubberstamps~ Anything Goes
 *Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Autumn Colors with Ribbon
 *Simon Says Stamp~ Anything Goes
 *Through the Purple Haze~ Anything Goes

26 comments:

  1. I love everything about your stunning criss-cross style card Karen. The sweet image is coloured so beautifully to match the wonderful Autumnal shades. The way you have decorated the top edge looks amazing.
    hugs Sue xx

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  2. Oh Karen! This card is just lovely! All detail is amazing!

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  3. Oh this has inspired me to make Criss - Cross card, It's stunning, love it and thank you for sharing it with us this week....

    Andrea DT
    TTPH

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  4. Absolutely stunning Karen. I love the design, the adorable image and the fall colors.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
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  5. Fatnastic card!!! REally loving that border!! Love the papers.. awesome coloring! ?This is just fantastic!!!

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  6. My sweetest friend, this is absolutely stunning!! Wow, you colored Apple Blossom perfectly!! She just leaps to life off the page!! The pull-out card with the Fall Boarder is creative and fabulous!! And the leaves look amazing with crackle paint!! The flowers, bow, stitching, borders - everything is perfect!! I love, love this!! It's another in a long line of masterpieces!! Happy Tuesday my dear friend!! Have a great one!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  7. Oh my goodness Karen! This little image is as sweet as can be! I love the beautiful papers and gorgeous cluster of flowers! The pull out with the leaves along the top are incredible! LOVE the inspiration my friend!
    Great job and I can see this release is gonna be amazing!
    Happy Tuesday!
    Sherrie K

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  8. Wow Karen, I really love how this turned out, it's absolutely gorgeous.
    I really envy those new dies but will have to go on my wishlist for now~ LOL! You colored that image just perfect and the criss cross card turned out perfect. Can't wait to see the rest of the new release...

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  9. Such a pretty fold and great coloring.

    marg0006 at verizon dot net

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  10. What a beautiful card, Karen, perfect for the upcoming season! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  11. Love the design and colors of your card, it's perfect to give with fall coming up here soon! Thanks for sharing it with us on the RRR Blog Challenge this month... have a wonderful day :)

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  12. Awwww Karen ............Simply gorgeous as always beautiful details and stunning colours and fabulous dies the image is gorgeous and l just love those flowers Karen again a wonderful make take care xx

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  13. Like the criss-cross style of your card. Not made one of those before. Like the edging & colors used.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  14. Absolutely beautiful! I love the card design and sweet image! The leaves and acorns look fabulous!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  15. Pretty card! Love those gorgeous leaves and the pretty fall colors!

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  16. Hi, A lovely project, love the image and the gorgeous colours. Thank you for joining Crafting From The Heart this week. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs Erin DT & Co Owner x

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  17. Your card is spectacular!!! I can't quit looking at it. I will have to check out those dies!! Awesome!! Thanks for joining us this week at Through the Purple Haze Challenges!
    Hugs
    Darcy

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  18. Hi Karen,
    I ADORE the shape of this card. I was going through a youtube tutorial and I saw this card. BEAUTIFUL!! I love all the fun and fabulous details!! I love how beautiful your coloring really is. the image is juts PRECIOUS!! LOVELY sentiments and you know I love the gorgeous flowers. The border is GORGEOUS! I just noticed the tiny butterfly...ADORABLE!! You've done an AMAZING job on this release!! AWESOME projects!!
    Sending you TONS of my love, hugs & smiles
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    *Crafting With Creative M*

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  19. Oh WOW, Karen!! This is beautiful! The colors are so rich! Love the design!

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  20. What a lovely, lovely card! The design is so much fun, and I love the papers and colors you chose. The image is colored beautifully, and I love the sentiment, too. Thanks for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

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  21. Love your criss cross card. The colour palette is stunning. The embellishments are perfect. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

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  22. This is soooo pretty! I love by your design, the papers and the image is very pretty. Love the dies. Everything is arranged to look so pretty. Thank you for joining us at Through The Purple Haze Anything Goes Challenge.

    Katya Bess
    TTPH DT
    www.kattyxotica.blogspot.com/

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  23. Fabulous colors and design. I love it. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  24. Such a fun card. Love all the details! Thanks for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon :

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  25. This is stunning Karen. The colors are amazing. Thank you so much for donating all your pieces of art to the I Feel the Love Project each month. We wish we could craft with you one day. You could teach us a lot! Have a great weekend.
    Love to you! ~Madison and Cindy

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