Saturday, November 5, 2016

Happy Fall

Here's some CAS (Clean and Simple) cards that use some gorgeous papers from Paper Temptress combined with beautiful leaves from Nature.  How perfect are these for fall time?  I have a dear friend at church who loves to press leaves and flowers and then gives them to me as I make greeting cards from them.

This card is use brown bag cardstock as the base.  I layered the leaf on some simple Neenah Solar White , then layered it on some Mica/Metallic Emerald.  I added a simple sticker sentiment "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."

Here's an additional pressed leaf from my local area that I mounted onto some wonderful kraft paper;  It's quick and easy to create your own square cards by cutting your 8.5x11" sheets to 5.5x11" sheets.  You can then save your left over paper for all those die cuts.

Hope you have a beautiful fall day!


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Cheers, Holley

15 comments:

  1. More beautiful Fall cards Holley. The leaves are stunning and love your designs. Cathy x

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  2. These are gorgeous Fall cards Holley, loving the leaves.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. Great Fall Leaves cards.
    Virginia Montagna

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  4. These are both gorgeous Holley. The natural leaves look amazing displayed on your cards xx

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  5. Love them both, love the sentiment on the 1st one Holley, hugs xxx

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  6. I'm impressed that you used real leaves on your cards. Mine would probably crumble to bits.

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  7. Until you take the time to really look at leaves its hard to appreciate how beautiful they are. You have done a wonderful job on making us look. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  8. Love the fall leaves! So prettY!

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  9. Hi Holley your cards are stunning. I love how you have used the leaves. We have had some lovely leaves and colours this year. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  10. Fabulous cards Holley, great use of the leaves and color tones.
    Laine
    xx

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  11. Using pressed leaves makes these cards even more special! I have some pressed leaves and flowers in my craft stash and really should pull them out to use.

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  12. 2 great cards using pressed leaves. Isn't it fun to use pressed leaves and flowers?
    Virginia Montagna

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