Sep 29 2011

Gently Falling

Today on Create with Connie and Mary's Thursday Challenge, we have a Color Challenge for EVERYONE to play along with!  I LOVE these colors…that Pool Party is one of my favorites, especially with the warm colors of fall!  Make sure to check out what the rest of the Challenge Team did with these colors!


This week in the Holiday Edition, we've been focused on the Fall and Thanksgiving sets in the Holiday Mini!  It's not too late to join, you still have access to all the projects we've done so far, and will see the new ones as they are revealed every day! 



I used Stampin' Up!'s Gently Falling stamp set for my card.



I started with a base of Pool Party and layered on Basic Black.  On top of that is Sahara Sand.  I layered on the Pool Party print from Spice Cake, then added the First Edition newsprint…all the corners were rounded.  I wrapped around the Pool Party Ruffled Ribbon and tied a knot.  It is hard to see, but the Basic Black oval was cut with the Ovals Die and embossed with Vintage Wallpaper.  I added a banner of Pool Party with the You're Fantastic greeting from the hostess only set, Perfect Words.  Finally I stamped the long leaf in Gently Falling twice with Sahara Sand and outlined it with Basic Black, then cut them out.


I love the dramatic look of this card with the Basic Black, Sahara Sand and Pool Party combination.  I'll be using it again soon!  Don't forget, check out what the rest of the Challenge Team did over on Create with Connie and Mary.  You will find details on signing up over there for the Holiday Edition, too!  Join us!

7 People have left comments on this post

Sep 29, 2011 - 02:09:11
Carol Carriveau said:

Absolutely beautiful card!

Sep 29, 2011 - 06:09:54

WOW Connie, love the layers!

Sep 30, 2011 - 12:09:54

Love yor card!!  The diferent elements all go together so well.  You ladies did a fantastic job with these colors. 

Sep 30, 2011 - 09:09:43
Lisa Martz said:

Lovely card, Connie! 

Sep 30, 2011 - 01:09:54

Love seeing the leaves from Gently Falling with this color combination!  Such a fresh approach for fall.  I love that background oval embossed–what a clever detail to make the sentiment pop!  Beautiful card, Connie!

Oct 4, 2011 - 12:10:16

I love this layout, Connie and all your little details!

Oct 4, 2011 - 09:10:12
Deb said:

Great card, Connie! Love the non-traditional colors for fall! And your layout is super! Love how the black oval just makes it all pop!