Monday, October 09, 2017

Fall Oak Leaves

Hi everyone.  This is my all-time favourite leaf stamp set that I have used on over 30 cards!   I never get tired of it. :)   Definitely got my money's worth.  The card above is for the CAS Watercolour October Challenge - Fall Leaves.  I love this time of year with all the beautiful Fall colours.


I used wet-on-wet to watercolour my two oak leaves and then fussy-cut.  I mounted on a panel with a coppery-coloured card stock and added natural twine with a copper thread through it.  A simple stamped sentiment finishes the card.


We are celebrating our 1st birthday at CAS Watercolour.  Hope you'll play along.  Come join us by entering your CAS Watercolour Fall Leaf card(s).








Stamps:  Gently Falling (SU!);
Paper:  Watercolour paper (Arches 140 lb. cold press); White card base (Neenah 110 lb.); copper-brown card stock (unknown)
Ink:  Archival Black ink:  Ranger; Distress inks:  Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmon, Festive Berries, Vintage Photo (Tim Holtz)
Accessories & Tools:  water brush, natural and copper twine

Challenges:
CAS Watercolour October Challenge - Fall Leaves

22 comments:

Anita in France said...

You've captured autumn beautifully, Loll ... these wonderful leaves are beautiful against the coppery background! Hugs, Anita :)

Sheila H said...

The leaves are gorgeous. They really pop against the background paper.

jimlynn said...

Absolutely gorgeous!
Lynn

Linda said...

Gorgeous leaves and card, Loll.

Mac Mable said...

Simply stunning x

nancy littrell said...

This is my favorite leaf stamp set too, Loll. I love how you watercoloured and fussy cut your leaves. So pretty mounted on your copper brown cardstock. Your twine was the perfect embellishment. A beautiful Fall birthday card my friend. Hugs..

Nancy Stislow said...

Those beautiful leaves are so realistic looking! How great they look against the neutral background too. You've captured fall leaves so perfectly. Love this clean design!

Cheryl S said...

Great design and colors :) I can see why you use that die so often, too.

Susan said...

Beautiful autumn leaves - they look so lovely against the coppery cs with the copper threaded twine. A perfect masculine card!

Preeti D. (aka Dutt Preety) said...

amazingly beautiful

Karen Knott said...

Stunning card, love the leaves and colours. Great CAS design
Hugs Kaz xx

Linda said...

Beautiful Autumnal card ..... those leaves are gorgeous. Autumn is my favourite season ..... I love the changing colours too xx

Karen D. said...

lovely Fall card mf
xx Karen

Jeanne said...

Wonderful fall card. Yes, the colors of this season are remarkable and magical. So is your card! Have a happy day!

Bonnie said...

Beautiful leaves, my friend! They look so realistic! Love how they look with the coppery background and that bit of twine! A great layout!

Susanne Vargas said...

Wow, 30 cards? I don't think that there is any stamp/set that I've used on so many cards! It must be nice to feel you've got your money's worth on this set. Most of my stuff is totally underused.
Wonderful clean fall card!

Christine Alexander said...

I can see why you love this stamp set so much, the leaves are so pretty and your watercolouring is spectacular perfect autumn colours

Darnell said...

Good to be back just visiting again and catching up! You've been posting more of your jaw-droppingly gorgeous cards, I see, Lolly, and I love them! I can see why you have used this beautiful leaf stamp so often! It really pops on this lovely and warm design!! Hugs, Dolly

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

This is a beautiful birthday card !

Lee-Anne said...

I can see why those leaves are a fave! Love your watercolouring! As always a beautifully designed card my friend!

Marcia HIll said...

Beautiful card Loll...CAS perfection! I can see why you love that leaf set so much...perfect shape and love the veining in it too! We haven't had much color here in Michigan because of the drought this Fall...it's sad because usually we are just filled with bright and beautiful colors this time of year! Anyway, lovely, lovely card my friend!! :0)

Lisa Lara said...

Gorgeous leaves Loll. I just love the colors you used and layout!