Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Autumn Leaves

Good Afternoon, Friends!

    I don't really like fall because it means winter is right around the corner. But, I do love the beauty of the architecture and color of fall leaves.  I can't wait to look at everyone's tags!

   For my tag, I colored photo paper by first stamping the paper with alcohol ink & just a drop of gold metallic mixative. I then applied Blending solution to my ink applicator and stamped over the the paper again. I stamped the now seasonal paper with leaf stamps and cut out the leaves. Next,  I embossed the tag background with clear embossing powder over a stencil of bare trees. I rubbed stamp ink over the embossing to show the dimension and to give it a bit of color. I attached the leaves to the background with glue and foam tape to give it a layering effect. I used some very fine wire to attach the two leaves that are "falling" off of the tag.  I realized I had forgotten to stamp the words "falling leaves" on the background and since my leaves were attached, it made it hard to try to stamp, so I just wrote "leaves" on the tag. While I liked the way my tag turned out, it didn't photograph well.

Wishing you all a creative week!
Best, Mary Ann


18 comments:

  1. Gorgeous tag, love the leaves! Valerie

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  2. Pretty! Nice "movement" to your tag.

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  3. I think the leaves are very realistic in colour and I like the movement of them too.

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  4. I really love the use of color and the effect of swirling to the leaves!

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  5. Cool cascade of leaves - I like to think what it would be like if it was just Fall all the time with no winter ahead LOL

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  6. Fabulous creation... Love the trail of leaves.. May x x x

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  7. Beautiful tag - the leaves are stunning and I love the way they cascade off the tag.

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  8. I love the 'falling leaves' a lovely tag. x

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  9. Those leaves have a real sense of movement, great!

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  10. Fabulous idea to have the eaves 'falling' off like that. And leaves are just wonderful! Bravo! :0)

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  11. the leaves are wonderful, love the sense of movement

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  12. Gorgeous tag, love the way the leaves fall off the tag, Jane xx

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  13. This flows so well and really gives the impression of the leaves falling.

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  14. I love your tag, and the way you photographed it is just amazing. Blessings!

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  15. Love your falling leaves - very effective! Carolyn x

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  16. What a beautiful tag - love the effect on the leaves and the background and so clever to have the two "falling off" :o)

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  17. Lovely tag with gorgeous colours and falling leaves.
    Jane x

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  18. love your tag with it's falling leaves. Just beautiful!
    Hugs,
    Ivy

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