As you can tell by my blog header, I love anything to do with leaves and trees, so this was definitely a FUN challenge for me! I used a simple Impression Obsession tree stamp (E9249) and came up with this:
I stamped my tree with Versafine Black ink and then thoroughly let it dry before water coloring the tiny leaves with my Peerless Watercolors. I hadn't used these in a while and had forgotten how rich and translucent the colors were! I used Brilliant Yellow, Orange Yellow, & Japonica Scarlet.
While my leaves were drying I made a frame using multiple layers of a stitched square die (Gina Marie Designs) and then attached to my tree image. It looked really plain on my white card base, so I made a background using Orange Brusho's and really like how it turned out...it was perfect to add my framed tree to! My sentiment is from Clearly Besotted's Autumn Flowers and I use this sentiment every Fall...it just seems so perfect for this time of year!
Head on over to the CAS Watercolour site to see all the BEAUTIFUL inspiration from the DT and our Special Guest Designer this month (Ros), and then play along with us. The challenge is open till the 24th and you can check it all out right HERE.
Thanks for stopping by today ... I love it when you do!