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Saturday, October 5, 2019

Let's Craft and Create Challenge #152: Colors of Fall...

Oh, those rich colors of Fall: red, yellow, orange and brown. Use some or all of these colors on your next entry in Let's Craft and Create's October challenge.

I decided to pull out my Brushos and have a little play with them to create some CS in just the right colors. I lightly sprayed a full sheet of watercolor paper with some water and then sprinkled on red, yellow, orange and brown Brusho crystals. To get them to spread their rich tones, I sprayed a bit more water. Then came the hard part--waiting for my paper to dry!

Here's the card that resulted:

To create this card, I first created and printed the sentiment with my computer. Then I used a variety of dies to cut my leaves, vines and acorns from different areas of my Brusho paper.

I added some gold Perfect Pearls to the tops of my acorns, burnishing it well with my fingers. It adds such a nice sheen! Finally, I added a few fall-colored sequins and my card front was done.

The inside of my card is quite simple with another computer-generated sentiment.

This card was fun to make. Well, mostly it was fun to play with those Brushos. I just love seeing the way the crystals blossom into such intense colors on the paper.

Now it's your turn. Pull out some paper, paints, markers, ink crystals or other supplies in some gorgeous Fall colors and have a little play. I can't wait to see what you'll post on Let's Craft and Create.

Thanks so much for stopping by, and remember to laugh--a little or a lot--every day.


designbydonna said...

Beautiful. I love how the colors blended. I think with you, the hardest part is waiting for the paper to dry. That maybe why I don't use Brushos very often. You've inspired me to get them out.

Heartwarmers from Vicki said...

Really beautiful Thanksgiving card. Those acorns are really neat! Love the gold you burnished on the tops.

Lynette said...

Oh, I bet your brusho piece was amazing! The pieces you die-cut from them are awesome, as is your card.

Maryann scrapbooking said...

Waouh ! Très jolie carte tout en sobriété.
J'aime beaucoup.


Wow! Very nice map while sober.
I really like.

Glittered Paws said...

Love this card - and I guess I hadn't thought of using brusho to make up some sheets to use for die cuts. Very creative, and the gold pearl-ex on the acorn is just beautiful.

butterfly said...

Such an elegant card design - love the ombre colours of the leafy bough and the acorns look great.
Alison x