Hope your day is going well! I am loving the beginning of Fall season and can't quite stop playing with leaves and wreaths. Today's creation is a little extra-ordinary....
As I was creating the following card. I noticed the delicate coordinating wreath.
(the upper wreath from Harvest Wishes)
I decided to try using the Harvest Wreath Die only as a frame. After playing with the dies and stamps a bit, this is the result.
I actually die cut the frame and then fit it into the white card stock. I did the inlaid die-cutting here because I wanted to keep the layering to minimum.
The Falling Leaves Cut Out are currently in limited in stock over Simon Says Stamp. I die cut the colorful leaves from my DIY paper with Zig Markers (listed below). The sentiment is from "Wagonful" Stamp Set.
I love the gold of the wreath and used the leaves as a embellishments. The wreath die is more than a coordinating die. You can use however you see fit...and that's what I did here.
What do you think? To me, this is kind of extra-ordinary wreath. I hope that this post inspires you to look at your supplies with a different perspective! I am listing all the stamps and die that I will be featuring in coming weeks.
Simon Says Stamp's into the last week of STAMPtember. Be sure to check out the new stamps.
You can find the latest "Autumn Extraordinaire" from Penny Black (please use the links below)
Scrapbook.com is offering Fall Event Clearance HERE
A reminder: there is still chance to ink up your Show & Share creations by Sept. 29th.
The winner of the $25 die set will be announced on Sept. 30th!
Thanks for stopping by!
Love the gold frame and wouldn't have thought of using the die that way! Beautiful card!
Great cards. Autumn is my favorite time of the year and I really like those leaves stamps.
Great idea to use the wreath's frame die as a design element, Virginia - so gorgeous in gold with your added bouquet!!
Really like the gold wreath, it makes a perfect frame for your design. The leaves are gorgeous embellishments.
This is really pretty! Love the
plain gold frame for a change,
with the cluster of leaves offset!
Very pretty and clever use of this die.
That gold wreath looks awesome as a frame with those vivid gorgeous florals. Absolutely lovely.
Nice combination. I really would like to try those Zig markers. I'm thinking of maybe just picking a couple of markers to test out.
So pretty! Love the leaf wreath!
So pretty and colorful!
Oh so GORGEOUS!!! I am loving the gold!!
Another gorgeous Autumn card - sooooo pretty!
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