Sunday, 13 November 2011

Leafy Gratitude

Hey!

Hope you've all had a super weekend! Mine is nearing the end, but it's been a super crafty one - what else can one do when the weather is dull and foggy?! *wink*

I'm just popping by to share a card with you that you can find in the special issue of Paper Crafts, 365 Cards:

So Grateful

I love that in the magazine, this card is known as 'Leafy Gratitude'. Those leaves sparkle so much IRL as they've been dusted with shimmer chalks after stamping my leaves in Versamark.

The sweetest thing about getting my inky mitts on this issue is not only the amazing inspiration I've got from just flickin' through it, but that this particular card is sat right next to my bloggin' buddy, Lynn's card! How fun! Her card also features a good dose of leafy gratitude - it's fabby!

Well if you haven't got this issue already, you *need* it! It comes jam-packed with 366 cards; one for every day of next year so you'll never find your mojo stuck for inspiration!

Right, that's enough from me - I must go pack my school bag..It's like I've never grown up really! Ha!

Catch ya later!






Card Deets
{Leafy Gratitude}
Stamps: Turning a New Leaf, Signature Greetings (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Versamark, Rich Cocoa (Memento)
Cardstock: Vintage Cream, Fine Linen, Terracotta Tile (Papertrey Ink)
Accessories: Circle Nesties (for masking)/Cuttlebug/Rustic Twine and Button (Papertrey Ink)/Shimmer Chalks (Dovecraft)

17 comments:

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Stunning... love the leaves...

Karen B. said...

Congrats to you and Lynn! This card is pure beauty!

Jenny said...

oooo this is gorgeous Aimes, love those subtle shades of colour!
Those magazines from across the pond are so jam packed with inspiration aren't they :)
Jenny x

Lindsay said...

I loved this card Amy! The masked circle with those leaves- perfection!

Lynn said...

This is beautiful as my neighbor and on my screen! So gorgeous! Thanks for the little shout out...and I am with you...this magazine is a definite keeper!

Marisa said...

Can see why they picked it. Gorgeous card!

~amy~ said...

love your fantabulous card...ginormous congrats girlie!!!!

Maureen said...

I am definitely going to have to get this issue!! What a fun double spread that will be!! What a gorgeous masking technique, Duchess!! You have style to the moon and back!! Moved about 2/3s of our things into the house from the storage units...saw many boxes labelled, "Studio!" AND found the mitten basket ;) We think about 2 more weeks until we are sleeping there...fingers crossed!!

Sharron said...

Really gorgeous, Aimes! Love the masked circle and the leaves done with shimmer chalks--SO pretty! Thanks also for your sweet note about our dog. HUGS!

Marion said...

Totally fab Amies! Love everything about your card!

sandie said...

fab card-really reminds me of my local park which is full of these clours at the moment.

Cristina said...

So, so beautiful!

Andrea M said...

Oh my - how this card just speaks to me! I love it!!! The masking is sheer perfection!

Margaret C said...

This is just beautiful, Aimes ! Have a great Children In Need Day !

Laura B. said...

I love this!!!

judy said...

I saw this card in 365 cards and it
is my favorite card in the entire
magazine--simply beautiful!!

Nerina said...

Pure gorgeous-ness Aimes! I absolutely LOVE this, so soft and so striking all at the same time!

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