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Time for Pumpkin Spice!

Hi Everyone!  I'm here with another fall themed card.

My favorite thing about fall is the colors and I used a variety of reds, pinks, oranges and yellows to create this card.  I love the bright colors mixed with the white background and black lettering!  This card also uses stamps and dies from several different companies.  I like to make the most out of my supplies and mix and match stamps and dies.

To start, I created a background by cutting watercolor paper with the Lawn Fawn Fancy Scalloped Rectangle Stackables die.  Then using the Just Stitching Double Rectangles die I added a border. After masking off the edges with purple tape, I used Versamark clear ink and stamped the images from Pretty Pink Posh's Fall Borders stamp set.  Then I used black, yes BLACK embossing powder to emboss the images.  As long as you use enough powder, you should be fine! 
Sentiment was stamped using the Autumn Script by Hello Bluebird.

The images and border of the card were colored using a waterbrush and Tombow ABT markers in the following colors: 993, 933, 925, 845, 847, 665, 803 and 055.  The pumpkins were then splatted with some color from the pens.

Lastly, the card panel was foam mounted to an A2 card base.  Hope you like this card!  I'm excited to share with you again next week.  Until then, have a wonderful rest of your week!


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