Friday, 23 September 2011

First Day Of Autumn

Good morning and alovely moring it is here in Norfolk.For the first day of Autumn.Yep Autumn has arrived with the chilly mornings and the trees changing various colours.So i thought id show you this tag ive made for a swap im doing in October.thought it was apt for the day

I have used Tim holtz Tag die covered it with the beauitful lush new release Bo-Bunny Designer collection papers called "Et Cetera"oh i highly recommend these fab gorgeous papers!

Anyways i have distressed using various DI inks ,Wild Honey ,Spiced Marmalade,Rusty Hinge,around the edges with Barn door.

I have then used my new stamp set from Andy Skinner
"A Winters Tale"

I have used Distress Embossing ink on the stamp then embossed with copper embossing powder.Which even though say myself looks better than the piccy.

I have added some ribbon to the bottom of the tag ,followed by some punched out leaves in various colours of SU cardstock.Added a leaf from my stash to the top of the tag .I also punched a star shape in gold metal and glued onto a clear glass nugget which i then fixed to the leaf,with one of my home made pins.

I then found this fab metal Acorn which has been sat in my charm ,trinket box for good year!and adorned it to the base of the tree.

I also used black archival ink to stamp the sentiment from a stamp set from crafty individuals

"A Wonderful world".The alpha letters spelling fall are from Tim Holtz. Heres close up of the lovely copper embossing.

I am entering this tag into the following challanges:

Play Date Cafe: Photo inspiration..sorry blogger wouldnt let me upload photo so playing up this morning.
Crafty Ribbons Challenge: Anything goes

Paperworks Co challenge:Photo Inspiration

Anything goes Challenge:Theme is Anything goes.

I hope you like my tag and well what abetter creation to welcome the 1st day of
Autumn.Have lovely creative weekend looks like gonna be fine crisp sunny weekend here in uk so make the most of it i doubt very much be here for long.Mind you some of you who are already in the crimbo mood may be going Christmas shopping who 13 weeks so my friend reminded me last night!(Who needs friends like her i ask!
Love n hugs

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Di said...

Fabulous tag Jude - such vibrant Autumn colours. Makes you want to walk in the woods and scuffle through the leaves :) Sheesh though, your Christmas Countdown at the top of your blog is scarey - what, just over 90 days?! Di xx

rockwelldesigns said...

Beautiful Tag! The embossed tree is stunning!

Elizabeth said...

Lovely tag Jude - gorgeous Autumn colours and the copper embossing is fab. We're way ahead of you for Autumn - it started weeks ago up here - I just love those fallen leaves and I'll be out again soon collecting a few to put through the Cuttlebug. Elizabeth x

MaggieC said...

Those autumnal colours are so vibrant and beautiful - a lovely card. And those decorated pins are really pretty too - what do you intend to use them for? We don't have much in the way of autumn colour in our garden yet. The liquidamber usually turns in early to mid August, but has only just started to turn this year. Yet the silver birches have lost over half their leaves, without colouring up at all - they must be stressed from lack of water.

madebyKarla said...

What a beautiful tag! I can't believe autumn is here already!

Cheryl said...

oh hun this is one brilliant tag just love the colors on this those leaves are awesome,bless you for playing at anything goes this week hugs cherylxxx

melsanford said...

Fab tag! Love the colours :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

gina g said...

Beautiful tag Jude love the colours and your pin is fab. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons for our challenge and good luck. luv gina xx

Tanya R said...

Stunning! You matched the photo inspiration just perfectly. WOW.
Thanks for playing with PWCO this week.

Dezinaworld said...

Ohhh love this its totally gorgeous
Hugs June x

Twiglet said...

I love all the Autumn colours - maybe beacause I am a Libran!!
Just to say thanks for all your good wishes for Annie & co. It has lifted their spirits no end knowing so many lovely folk are thinking of them. Here's hoping next week looks much much better than last! x Jo

Jani said...

What a great autumn tag!
Thanks for joining us at CFAS!
Jani x

Audrey said...

What a gorgeous tag. Thanks for joining us Polka Doodles.

Angela Weimer said...

Such a beautiful tag. Love the colour choice and the fab details to look at. Thanks for joining us at Try it on Tuesday and have a great day. Angela

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Gorgeous project thank you so much for joining us at Anything goes this challenge

Fliss said...

A really gorgeous tag in fabulous colours Jude.
Thanks for taking part in Polka Doodles Distress It challenge and good luck.
Fliss x