I started my card by making my leaves. I began my smooshing Distress Oxide Ink (Cracking Campfire, Fired Brick, Ripe Persimmon, Peeled Paint and Forest Moss) onto a glass mat. Then I spritzed the ink with water and laid my Bisque cotton card panel onto the ink covering the panel. Once the panel was dry I used the Spellbinders BetterPress Letterpress System along with the Autumn Leaves press plate and die set and Bark ink to create my leaves.
Next, I added a few metallic watercolor splatters to my leaves for a little added detail. I then used the Autumn Leaves dies (included in the set) to cut out the leaves.
For my sentiment, I used the Autumn Hues stamp set. I stamped the sentiments onto a piece of vellum paper with VersaMark ink. I then heat set the sentiment with gold embossing powder. Lastly, I used the Autumn Hues die set to cut out the sentiment onto the banner die. I mounted my leaves onto a piece of black cardstock cut down to 3" by 5.5". I then attached a piece of pattern paper (2" by 6") from the Petite Gingham paper pack to the edge of my mini slimline card base before attaching my black card panel to finish my card.
I also used the leaves to create a treat bag topper. I think the leaves are so pretty and will be perfect on my Thanksgiving table. I always love to include a little treat box or bag on each place setting and I think these leaves are the perfect accent.
Thanks for joining me today. I hope you have a wonderful day and I will be back soon to share another project with you all.
Enjoy your day,