Friday, 29 October 2010

Gingersnap Colours of Autumn Challenge





So, this is going to be the last of the halloween themed pics for this year, but at least autumn is not yet over! This challenge is to do a picture using the colours eggplant, avocado and pumpkin, 3 beautiful colours of the season. I used ceramic card which has been distressed using TH inks, and stamped with an owl and some foliage. I used my black embossing powder, but there was no noticeable coffee aroma in spite of my recent mishap.... I highlighted the colours and embossed parts with perfect pearls in green, pink and gold. The background is out of the DCWV *Fairy tale* stack. I cut a window - evidently still under the influence of the gothic elements & arches challenges - and placed my card behind it. I added a window frame cut from some embossed paper, and a witch, a bat, 2 pumpkins and a moon. I cut round some of the vases in the picture and defined them with some black ink and perfect pearls, and stamped a little gothic architectural element in the top left hand corner. Was fun to make, as always - thanks for looking!

16 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous, Val, well done! Have a nice weekend, love from Sarah & Kids

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  2. Thanks Sarah, have a nice weekend!

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  3. another lovely piece val, love the halloween theme, shame it has to end...

    maria x

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  4. Thanks Maria. Yes, it is sad, but the next holiday will soon be on us!

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  5. Wonderful halloween piece you do halloween so well alma x

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  6. It's so lovely Valerie, really captures the essence of Halloween!

    Enjoy your weekend!

    Hugs - Carole xxx

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  7. Thanks Ladies, I really enjoy making Halloween and Autumn things.

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  8. Wowee Val this is fabulous, so much to look at and it is a terrific collage. Have a great weekend. Hugs Annette xx

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  9. Beautiful creations Valerie, the gold highlights really make these striking too, I love them. You really do create the best halloweeny goodies!
    Sue xxx

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  10. Thanks Ladies - and now I have to start creating the best edible goodies for when my guests come tomorrow.

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  11. Lovely work, this is really magical! Hugs, T

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  12. Thanks a lot, it was such fun making it!

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  13. Nice use of the colors, it really pops.

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  14. Wow - this is stunning! Thanks for joining us at Gingersnap Creations.

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