Saturday, 3 November 2012

Leafy Notelets

Mum and I spent a wonderful morning on Thursday playing with some of our new goodies from our shopping spree at the SECC last weekend.  Our Pan Pastels were crying out to be tried and so was this lovely Imagination Crafts stamp.
I stamped the image in Versamark and simply brushed on the Pan Pastels in a range of autumnal shades.  Next, I stamped the image in black ink onto seven different papers from an ancient Papermania stack, fussy cut and paper pieced them onto the pastel background, to make six notelets and one for the box lid.  It took a while to cut all the leaves out, luckily they're a nice easy shape to cut!  I used some orange wood-grain card for matting and for the box, and there you have it, a handmade Christmas gift.
I'm entering this project in the following challenges -
Jellypark - back to nature
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - #44 - orange and brown
Wags 'n' Whiskers - #91 - fall colours
Pixie Dust Studio - leaves
Heck of a Challenge - 50 shades of autumn
Artistic Stamper - anything goes
Crafting For All Seasons - #39 - falling leaves


  1. beautiful work Wendy - I love these decoupage stamps that imagination crafts do - I've never tried versa mark and pan pastels together - will have to have a play!! Big hugs Rachel xx

  2. These are stunning. I really love the colours and the cut out leaves look wonderful
    It must be so nice to share your passion for crafting with your mum.

  3. Gorgeous Wendy I love pan pastels and I'm having a blast playing with them they are fab. Love these card's and the colours are gorgeous. Caroline xxx

  4. Hi Wendy, what a lovely idea, bet you had fun trying them out. Wish I was confident at stamping but need more instruction. You have made me very envious of your talent.

    Wilma x x

  5. Wonderful paper piecing & coloring on the Autumn notecards. Thanks for entering in Pause Dream Enjoy Orange & Brown challenge.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    PDE DT Group B

  6. What a fab set, Love the leaves and the colours...

  7. Great work Wendy well done . What a fantastic card .
    Thank you for joining us this time for our Falling Leaves Challenge at Crafting for all Seasons .
    Good Luck Hugs Elaine

  8. They are just lovely Wendy, great job! I can imagine it would have taken quite a while to cut out so many leaves by hand, but it was well worth it!

  9. These are absolutely beautiful Wendy - such a talented lady.

  10. Lovely project Wendy, these will make such beautiful gifts, kate x

  11. so stunning wendy .i love the autumn leaves ;D

    xx coops xx

  12. WOW awesome note cards Wendy!! The leaves are beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Wags 'n Whiskers!
    Tammy x

  13. Absolutely stunning work, Wendy! LOVE the soft coloring and the amazing images! :) Beautiful!

  14. Wow ! lovely cards ! thanks for joining in our monthly challenge at the Artistic Stamper.

  15. what a fabulous set of cards.. love the leaves
    Thanks for joining our 50 shades of Autumn challenge at Heck of a challenge this month
    Lisa x

  16. These look fabulous. Thanks for joining us at CFAS this time. Carol DT x

  17. More stunning creations from you Wendy! Thanks again for sharing with us at Heck of a Challenge and good luck
    Hugs Laurie x


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