The weekend is here and it's a good day to get inky! Why not join us at Inspired By...All the Little Things challenge? Each Saturday there is a new inspiration photo to get your mojo going! We are thrilled to have Marisa Ritzen join us as guest designer, so be sure and stop by her blog - Rosemary Reflections - and check out her creation!
I just loved these fabric pumpkins which inspired me to add texture on my card. I also wanted to use the bokeh technique which incorporates overlapping circles (aka overlapping pumpkins) sponged through varying sizes of circles die cut out of an acetate sheet. I call it my ghetto stencil - lol! I first smooshed some distress inks - Carved Pumpkin, Peacock Feathers, Weathered Wood, Peeled Paint, and Barn Door - on watercolor cardstock, dried with a heat gun, then sponged the circles with white pigment ink. After that dried, I embossed it using Cuttlebug's Pumpkin Harvest embossing folder. To echo the stitched pumpkins and leaves, I embossed a stitched line to border the panel. Papers were all from my massive leftover pile, so I'm not 100% sure what I used. The edges of the pumpkins were sponged with Carved Pumpkin distress ink. The sentiment is from Verve's recently released Autumn Blessings stamp set and I used Simon Says Stamp's Stitched Maple Trio and Stitched Pumpkins dies.
Since my card is all about pumpkins...I wanted to share you this pumpkin advice board I came across on Pinterest. Thought it was fitting and fun!
The challenge linky will close on Friday, October 21, at 12:00 pm (PST), so be sure to check out all the inspiration over on the Inspired By blog, and link up your creation! Hope to see you in the gallery