Sunday, 1 September 2013

Autumn Leaves...

Hello everyone...

Today, is the start of a brand new challenge over at The Artistic Stamper Creative Team blog and this month's challenge is all about my favourite time of year...AUTUMN!! We can't wait to see all those autumnal creations that you make and we would love it if you would share them with us and join in our challenge. For all challenge details and inspiration from our talented team, just click HERE....

...and here's my piece to inspire you! As always, I really hope you love what I've created!!
As you can see, I've used lots of my favourite Sizzix/Tim Holtz Alterations dies and many Tim Holtz products to create this piece and combined them with The Artistic Stamper stamps.
The Cameo Frame die cut is painted with Distress Paints and I cut an circular aperture in the centre to represent the clock face, which I stamped using one of the stamps from the Tick Tock stamp set. I added some of Tim's Idea-Ology pieces to create the centre of the clock and then moved onto my next element, the Umbrella Man.
This was die cut from chipboard covered in self adhesive metal, using the Umbrella Man die from Sizzix. I then used a Texture Fade to emboss the die cut and applied Alcohol Ink over the top.



Then came the leaves, again die cut using the Tim Holtz Tattered Leaves die and all hand coloured with a blend of Distress Inks. Next, was a quick spritz of Perfect Pearls over the top before I crumpled all the leaves to give them that authentic autumnal look.
Finally, I added a Prima embellishment, a little Corked Vial, added some Distress Glitter into it and a Chit Chat sticker.

So, I really hope you love what I've made and thank you so much for dropping by today to take a look ~ I can't wait to read all your comments!!
See you all again soon...bye for now!
Love Emma xxx

10 comments:

  1. fabulous make Emma...love how you've captured the autumn colours in your leaves...enjoy the rest of your weekend...hugs kath xxx

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  2. Magnificent Emma! Love the layering on the clock to give it real depth and dimension, love the arrangement of leaves, love the bottle of 'autumn' and the clock face now has me sorely tempted as it is as stunning design. Sending you huge hugs and hoping you are resting now, Jenny x

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  3. Wow, what a fabulous creation...such depth and detail....really inspirational...Jo. X

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  4. FABULOUS!!!! Love the clock and all the leaves, and Umbrella Man looks grand!

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  5. I love your metallic Umbrella Man, and all those leaves look just wonderful!
    Alison x

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  6. What a magnificent creation Emma. Those autumn leaves look so crisp and lifelike too, I love it. Must have a try at this one. Hugs Rita xxxxx

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Please come back and visit again soon...
Emma ~xx

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