Challenge 11

The Winners - September 2011

A big thank you to everyone who entered the September 'Autumnal Hues' Card Challenge. We are pleased to announce the winners as follows:


1st - Sue Williams

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016 - Sue Williams.
My basic card is White linen embossed covered with a piece of CC Autumn Leaves paper. The ears of corn are formed from overlapping tiny punched hearts of Stardream Copper card and the leaves are bits of raffia stuck on roughly to create a natural effect. At the bottom I used deckle scissors to cut a piece of the copper Stardream to make a base. I then side mounted a piece of transparent acetate the same size as the card base. I drew a little Harvest Mouse and cut him out of Brown Vivelle, with a scrap of pink for his ear and a tiny gem eye, sticking him onto the acetate above of one of the ears of corn. His tail is a piece of string which I coloured brown and pink with watercolours. I cut another base for this top layer, slightly narrower, using Gold Alchemy card and embellished with three gold gems. A strip of raffia tied in a bow at the side of the acetate layer hides the adhesive. The computer message is matted onto a base of the Copper Stardream card and is mounted onto the acetate. The whole gives a three dimensional effect which unfortunately does not show up on the photograph.


2nd - Sarah Rhodes

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037 - Sarah Rhodes.
Firstly I created the cake embellishment. I started by drawing the three cake layers onto Stardream Antique Gold Card (STD20C) and using a fine nib glue pen carefully outlined my drawing and then used a chocolate coloured glitter on the bottom and top tier and a gold coloured glitter for the middle tier. FOr the cake stand and '3' and '0' numbers, I used Gold Mirri Card (MIR01). I carefully cut out an oval shape and the separate numbers. I then cut around the three cake tiers and layered them onto of one another and attached gold wire to stick the numbers onto. For the background card, I used a square card blank - Stardream Pearl Opal (SF06M-75) which has a slight hint of cream and would compliment the golds and chocolate colours. I carefully wrote the greeting card message 'Happy 30th Birthday' using a fine nib glue pen (Zig memory system 2 Way Glue - squeeze and roll) and covered with Heat It Up Gold Tinsel embossing powder and heated the powder to make it set. I attached the cake and the numbers to the background card using 3D foam pads and added sequin embellishments and a ribbon bow to the cake. I decorated the background of the card with gold star sequins and also used two small 3D gold stars from the Christmas embellishment pack (CHA14) to add an extra bit of sparkle.


3rd - Annette Hartley

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012 - Annette Hartley.
Autumn Leaves Shaker Card. I used a SF06U-14 card blank and attached a 14 cm. square of autumn leaves backing paper which I printed from one of my own photographs. I cut a a 11.5 cm square of dark brown card CRE04C and cut a 8.5cm aperture from the centre, behind which I attached acetate. The leaves are from peel-off XL091- 01 and 24. The large leaves were put onto Centura Pearl card CNTC 101 Old Gold and 109 Copper, cut out and attached to the frame with 3D foam (ADH18), as were the medium sized leaves. 24 of the smaller leaves were stuck onto acetate, cut out and put behind the frame which was attached with 3D foam tape to create a shaker card.


Congratulations to you all, your vouchers will be on their way to you very soon.


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The People's Choice - Please Vote Now!

Now it is time for everyone to vote for 'The People's Choice' - A £20 Craft Creations Voucher will go to the entry that receives the most votes.

To vote simply choose your favourite card from ALL of the 38 entries and email the entry number and designers name to peopleschoice@craftcreations.com - closing date midnight on the 16th of October 2011 GMT.

Only 1 vote allowed per person and you are not allowed to vote for your own entry.

We will announce the winner on the 17th of October 2011.


People's Choice - The Winner

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The winner of the 'People's Choice' for the September 2011 Card Challenge is entry number 037 by Sarah Rhodes, congratulations to you from everyone at Craft Creations.

Although there are no other prizes in the 'People's Choice' we thought you may be interested in knowing that entry 030 by Meredith Ruleman came second and 023 by Cynthia Whistler came third.

We would like to thank everyone who voted.


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Challenge Now Closed

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Hi Everyone,

The subject for the September Challenge is a card following the theme of 'Autumnal Hues' suitable for any occasion of your choice - Excluding Christmas and New Year.

Rules - Simply email a photo of a card that you have designed and made. The greetings card blank used must be a Craft Creations card or made from sheet card supplied by Craft Creations and all the main Peel-Off stickers (if used) must be Craft Creations or Goldlabel. Entries must arrive by midnight (BST) on the 2nd of October 2011.

To enter just email your photo (jpeg - full size if possible) along with a brief description of how you made the card to: cardchallenge@craftcreations.com - don't forget to include your name and address, only your name will be shown with the picture.

Only one entry per person, not open to Craft Creations employees. Cards entered into previous Craft Creations Challenges will not be accepted. Please ask if you have any questions about the rules. If you think an entry does not comply with the rules please email the details to cardchallenge@craftcreations.com before judging takes place. The decision of the judges is final.

On the 3rd of October a group of Craft Creations employees will choose the top 3 cards. The results will be posted on the same day.

Prizes:
1st - £30 Craft Creations Voucher.
2nd - £25 Craft Creations Voucher.
3rd - £20 Craft Creations Voucher.

People's Choice Prize:
After the results have been announced we will open the voting for the 'People's Choice' (this will be an email vote), the results of which will be posted around 2 weeks later. The winner of the 'People's Choice' will receive a £20 Craft Creations Voucher.

The vouchers can be used in our online shop, on phone orders, on orders sent in by post and also in our shop at Cheshunt.

Entries will be posted below when they start to come in, so be sure to check often.

We look forward to seeing your entries, good luck!

p.s. Don't forget to stick to the rules regarding the design, card blanks and stickers!

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September Card Challenge Entries:
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038 - Sue Price.
When I was asked to make a card for a man who was about to go travelling I had a muted Autumnal palette in mind. I used Stardream card from the A4 sample set (Malachite) to make a 145mm square card onto which I mounted a smaller square of an abstract patterned paper. I used scraps and inked them slightly for the contrasting panels. I stamped a compass segment in the corner of the vertical panel and added CC peel-offs XL764U Gears & Cogs in black and silver (lightly inked). The computer-printed image was mattted onto brown card, trimmed to leave a tiny border and attached with foam pads. A computer-printed greeting and some 'waste dots' from the peel-off sheets finished the card.

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037 - Sarah Rhodes.
Firstly I created the cake embellishment. I started by drawing the three cake layers onto Stardream Antique Gold Card (STD20C) and using a fine nib glue pen carefully outlined my drawing and then used a chocolate coloured glitter on the bottom and top tier and a gold coloured glitter for the middle tier. FOr the cake stand and '3' and '0' numbers, I used Gold Mirri Card (MIR01). I carefully cut out an oval shape and the separate numbers. I then cut around the three cake tiers and layered them onto of one another and attached gold wire to stick the numbers onto. For the background card, I used a square card blank - Stardream Pearl Opal (SF06M-75) which has a slight hint of cream and would compliment the golds and chocolate colours. I carefully wrote the greeting card message 'Happy 30th Birthday' using a fine nib glue pen (Zig memory system 2 Way Glue - squeeze and roll) and covered with Heat It Up Gold Tinsel embossing powder and heated the powder to make it set. I attached the cake and the numbers to the background card using 3D foam pads and added sequin embellishments and a ribbon bow to the cake. I decorated the background of the card with gold star sequins and also used two small 3D gold stars from the Christmas embellishment pack (CHA14) to add an extra bit of sparkle.

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036 - Anne Mushens.
I stuck a striped frame onto Creative Cover Burgundy which I then matted onto yellow and green paper. I added a wheelbarrow which I'd coloured with Whispers markers, using a yellow brad to fix the wheel in place. I added quilled seed heads and a pumpkin. I then cut an A4 sheet of Flame Stardream card (STD36C0) in half and set eyelets in the edge, after scoring a line at the edge of the matted picture. I knotted raffia through and added various leaves for decoration.

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035 - Trisha Edge.
When I saw this months challenge I instantly knew what I would use as the main image, a photograph I had taken a couple of years ago in Sandringham Park. To make the card I used CC A6 smooth white, I then looked in my photographs for another autumnal image which I could use as a background paper. I played with it in a computer programme until I achieved the effect I was after and printed it on to 180gm paper. I then used the same image for the matt, I again played with it until I was satisfied, added Thinking of You as a greeting and then printed it onto photographic paper. The main image was also printed on to photographic paper five times. I then hand cut the oval and all the other pieces to form the decoupage. To build the decoupage I moulded & shaped the parts and attached them using 5mm x 1mm double sided foam pads. I thought that the card with a suitable insert could be used for either a sympathy card, or for anyone who needs a bit of TLC.

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034 - Symeon Kyriakopoulos.
I used as a base card the Centura Dark chocolate (CNT134C) and as a background card the Centura bronze (CNT118C), both from craft creations. Then I used a swirly sizzlit to create the swirly patterns (same paper as card base CNT134C). The patterned orange paper was given to me and unfortunately it doesn't say the manufacturer. Then I used a CARL paper punch to make the leaves, which have been decoupaged. I hope you like it!

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033 - Anne McIntyre.
This was made on a centura pearl card and I used decoupage sheet 163 which I decoupaged the corner up 2 layers with the acorns I used a gold label happy birthday xL037u and the leaves were XL089U and Xl092u and put them round the edge of the card then cut out a caravan with a couple and colored in with promarkers to make it look like a scene.

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032 - Janet Richardson.
Autumn wreath: I have used a black centura pearl A5 card blank covered with a printed foiled and glittered voil. I have taken a circular off-cut of creative dark red and covered in same. I the created the wreath using fabric leaves, copper skeleton leaves, embossed leaves punched from copper centura pearl, leaves punched from some paper scraps painted with pearl paint and some cut out from a scrapbook paper. I have stamped and coloured a bird on a branch with berries and glazed the berries. I added a paper flower and a variegated organza ribbon bow. The embellishment is a mini envelope and card made from scraps. I have added two greetings one from my stash and the main happy birthday is a Craft Creations diecut greeting cream and gold covered in the same organza ribbon (doesn’t show well in photo but looks great in reality). Finally I added a butterly diecut from my stash.

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031 - Marilyn Trickey.
The base card was a double fold card. I cut one third off and used this for the main design which I matted onto light brown card. The wording was printed on the computer, the outside area masked off and tree stamps were added to the bottom and around the sides. A line was drawn with a black outline pen. The leaves were stamped onto white card, coloured with pro-markres, and cut out. These were then mounted with silicone glue at the top and bottom.

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030 - Meredith Ruleman.
I'm Meredith Ruleman aged 14. I received some Craft Creations cards for my Birthday and I have really enjoyed making cards for my family and friends. This card is a collage of images cut out from old clothes catalogues. I hope you like it.

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029 - Marie-Therese Kielty.
I used a DEC1U A5 single-fold serrated-edge card in orange, Peel-offs: Craft Creations 703 Border strips, and 009 butterfly. Two overlapping background papers in Autumn theme, and an autumn leaf image, mounted on orange foil paper, cut-out and trimmed with gems. Recyled greeting and brown ribbon bow.

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028 - Bernd Hildebrandt.
My aim is to present plant material from every season as botanically true as possible. The card from the Linen White range depicts simply some Japanese Acer leaves, stuck down with glue applied from a paper glue pen with a brush. In this case the card is covered with self-adhesive foil, actually a material I miss in your range of products on offer. With double fold cards I use your transparent Polyester sheets. I hear from people often that they frame my cards because they like the novel presentation of flora (away from the traditional pressed flower images). I value Craft Creations as my supplier very much.

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027 - Sue Holmes.
My entry is made from an A4 cc linen card folded in half. Matt and layered with a light orange coloured card and gingham tan cc sr139p paper. A september calender with the 21st ringed to represent the start of autumn and decorated with fallen leaves and a with love sticker from gold label XL658.

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026 - Jeanette Porter.
Hi, my name is Jeanette and the card I have produced was using a photograph that was taken around this time last year. The base card was made using the bronze(89) Alchemey card, and for the embellishments I used skeleton Leaves and bows which where all craft creations. The ribbon I bought in a jumble sale and I used the Ranger Stickles - Copper and Gold to give an accent to the skeleton leaves. Good luck everyone.

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025 - Ann Marsh.
For the September challenge I have used craft creations card (HLFSC sample set cream) cut and shaped to 6x6. Then hand chalked the edge border then after attaching the verse I hand stamped autumnal colored images around the sentiment, accented the centre of the flowers with gem dots craft creations (729) and a Happy Birthday top right craft creations (237) placed a gold border down the left hand side which is (CC40) and then a gold leaf from (gold label 582). This is only my 2nd attempt I hope you like it. Thanks.

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024 - Denise Watts.
The base for this card is PK084-112, one of your textured gold cards, I matted a piece of brown card on to this. Then I stamped a landscape stamp on to a double sided adhesive sheet, using archival ink. When the image was dry I attached it to some acetate and then, using masking technique coloured the back using Perfect Pearls. This was attached to the card and peel-offs applied. Any stamp could be used to achieve the same effect and mica powder is also effective for the colouring. The only tools used for this were a paintbrush, a craft knife and a ruler. I hope you like it.

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023 - Cynthia Whistler.
An easel card was created from a cream hemp value card (PK435E). The top panel was made by cutting out nine squares of different shades of mulberry paper and machine stitched onto orange paper. Leaves were then stamped randomly to the background and three ribbon bows were added to bottom right corner. This panel was then mounted onto gold card and attached to the cream card. Various flowers and stamped/embossed leaves were then arranged to the top panel. A gold panel was attached to the lower half of the card with a further orange and gold strip of card added to provide the easel stand. This was decorated with ribbon, bow and a further flower and stamped leaf. A Happy Birthday sticker (XL705U) coloured orange, was placed in the top left corner and two bee buttons included to finish the design.

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022 - Zosia Benson.
I used a white textured card blank (SF01U-45). For the background I used waste peel-offs as stencils and coloured them in with different inks. Cut out all the images out by hand and to give them some depth I used 3d foam pads and layered the small frame on the larger frame.

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021 - Janet Fuller.
This is an easle card made with a Craft Creation 6 x 6 Hemp Cream Card. The autumn decoupage fairy is matt and layered onto gold mirror card and hand glittered with gold glamour dust. I also used Craft Creation Gold embossed card and punched out daisy and cream flowers with gold brad in the middle. Finished with gold Happy Birthday letters.

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020 - Gail Tasker.
Hi, these colours work great as a man's card. I have used copper stardream card STD05C and made a 100 x 200mm card. I hand cut the faux effect ribbon weave from bronze/brown crocodile paper CR03A4 backed with cream lace paper L02A4. The embellishments are orange/brown crocodile paper CR05A4 mounted on white card and cut with sizzix original green die sun #2 and again backed with cream lace paper. The happy birthdays are goldlabel XL237 and the gold dots from XL012. Good luck everyone and happy crafting.

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019 - Brenda Molloy.
I used a cream card blank from the CC A4 assorted card pack and coloured the border using an orange pigment ink pad and foam and then glued the green backing card. The flowers were copied from a magazine and printed onto good quality white paper. They were then coloured with orange, red, dark yellow using brush tip pens and gold pen for the centres of the flowers and the outline of the dark yellow flowers. I added a second layer in contrasting colours to give them more depth, attaching them with glue gel. I then used a narrow border from the mixed straight line peel off sticker in gold around the green background and added the Get Well Soon peel off sticker, as this has been made for a friend who is having an operation at the end of the month. I have to say that as a newcomer to cardcraft I am glad I'm not trying to do this for income as everything seems to take so long. The monthly challenges have certainly helped me enormously and whilst my efforts are not that good I can see them gradually getting better, so thanks CC for making me get up and do, even if it is only one card per month!

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018 - Joanne Bedell.
The card is made on creative hammer cream card 144 x 144mm (SF06U–46). Acorns and leaves in gold peel off (XL090U–01) colouerd in shades of yellow, orange and brown then cut out and mounted with 3d foam pad in middle and glued round the edge to stop the leaves and acorns looking flat in circle with Warmest Wishes On Your Birthday in gold peel off (XL513U–01) in middle on orange card mounted on tangerine on rust card.

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017 - Claire Hutton.
Here is my card for September. Base card, copper card and brown card used for toppers from CC. The pumpkin, oak leaf and acorns are drawn by myself and cut with Pazzles. The sentiment is computer generated and punched out. The double bow is made with left over ribbon from last years Halloween project.

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016 - Sue Williams.
As promised this time I have created a card without using any of my “expensive equipment”. I really wanted to get out my Cuttlebug but resisted the temptation. My basic card is White linen embossed covered with a piece of CC Autumn Leaves paper. The ears of corn are formed from overlapping tiny punched hearts of Stardream Copper card and the leaves are bits of raffia stuck on roughly to create a natural effect. At the bottom I used deckle scissors to cut a piece of the copper Stardream to make a base. I then side mounted a piece of transparent acetate the same size as the card base. I drew a little Harvest Mouse and cut him out of Brown Vivelle, with a scrap of pink for his ear and a tiny gem eye, sticking him onto the acetate above of one of the ears of corn. His tail is a piece of string which I coloured brown and pink with watercolours. I cut another base for this top layer, slightly narrower, using Gold Alchemy card and embellished with three gold gems. A strip of raffia tied in a bow at the side of the acetate layer hides the adhesive. The computer message is matted onto a base of the Copper Stardream card and is mounted onto the acetate. The whole gives a three dimensional effect which unfortunately does not show up on the photograph.

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015 - Winnie Wong.
The base card is Single Fold Cards - Deckled Edge - 114x178mm - Hi-5 Pearl Morphing Mauve and the background card is from "Creative Background Paper Mixed Packs" Scrolls. The image is gorjuss stamp - winter selection and the leaves are from other stamp pack. The umbrella is hand drawn. I have used a gold colour to apply on the miss you stamp.

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014 - Marilyn Hogarth.
I designed this card around the free die-cut topper that came with the craft creations magazine. I cut an A5 card from cc linen card, used landscape. The edge took me ages. I kept drawing dashes with a quikie glue pen and sprinkled 4 different shades of copper and gold, not sure it shows up in the pic! Then I used a background paper autum shades and used mini stamps and stamped more images in gold and browns. I put cream paper lace down each side and punched the corners round. I used thin black ribbon accross the card and added a bow, put a black pearl on the bow and three orangy peach pearls along the ribbon. I used 3d foam to mount the topper, CDT500G. I placed it to the left for a change, I then used a cc die-cut happy birthday banner, which exacly matched the paper and the black edge matched the ribbon, finished off with a little perfect pearls to give some texture. Hope you like it.

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013 - Sherree D'Leny.
Well its a true fact that autumn is here so this months comp was perfect and I really enjoyed making this card. First of all I took some cc colourset suede scored in half and half again to make an easel card then using a template I used the same card to make the easal topper. Then I used some lovely papers with brown and green leaves on some on the bottom some on the topper. For the main picture I stamped on the wheelbarrow and garden leaves with brown memento used my promarkers to colour it in. I used flower soft to make the leaves look real of course its better to see this in real life to feel the texture at the bottom I added 3 cc fabric leaves a butterfly and layered a happy birthday sentiment that looked like wood. I made a pine cone out of paper finished with a raffia bow If you use the magnifer to get close up you can see the effects of the autum leaves better. Lots of love and luck to us all hugs hippysherree xxx.

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012 - Annette Hartley.
Autumn Leaves Shaker Card. I used a SF06U-14 card blank and attached a 14 cm. square of autumn leaves backing paper which I printed from one of my own photographs. I cut a a 11.5 cm square of dark brown card CRE04C and cut a 8.5cm aperture from the centre, behind which I attached acetate. The leaves are from peel-off XL091- 01 and 24. The large leaves were put onto Centura Pearl card CNTC 101 Old Gold and 109 Copper, cut out and attached to the frame with 3D foam (ADH18), as were the medium sized leaves. 24 of the smaller leaves were stuck onto acetate, cut out and put behind the frame which was attached with 3D foam tape to create a shaker card.

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011 - Sarah Lapworth.
I used a cream Creative Hammer card blank as my base. For the tree I cut out by hand the trunk and leaves from various different papers in autumnal shades. I outlined some of the paler leaves with hand drawn 'stitches' to make them stand out a bit more. I mounted the tree onto a backing of brown and green papers cut with wavy edge scissors. I then wrapped a piece of straw like ribbon round the side of the backing paper and tied into a bow. The greeting is a copper coloured sticker.

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010 - Edna Oswald.
For my card I used an A4 sheet of gold stardust glitter card to make a book style card I used CC. borders and cut small pieces of gold label straight borders to make the corners, The leaves I stamped and embossed using a mixture of several embossing powders to get the shades I wanted. The leaves were then moulded and shaped and attached using silicone. The insert is cream with pencil lines to represent the pages.

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009 - Santina Wager.
Using a white creative hammer card, I placed a leafy paper on the left side and added a gold label border down the middle. I then used a lovely pyramage of a hedgehog cuddled in leaves and placed it in the centre with a happy birthday underneath. I finished off by adding chipboard leaves on the right side.

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008 - Denise Catterwell.
I used creative smooth to create the base card and then used a variety of craft creations cardstock to decorate the card. The motif was printed on to creative smooth and decoupaged, using silicone glue and the die cut leaves cut from craft creations cardstock. Gold alphabet stickers were used to form the message and gold and copper glitter glues were used to highlight and 'frost' the leaves. All apart from the die and flowers came from craft creations. Hope you like my take on 'autumn'.

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007 - Audrey Brooks.
I used all CC and Goldlabel card and peel-offs. The base card is cream hammered card (145x145), matted with brown and copper mirror card with 3 and 5mm borders with cream card in between. I used GL XL486-31 squares matted on brown and copper mirror card and cut out. Leaves from XL146U Goldlabel and again matted on brown and copper mirror card and cut out. Then used adhesive foam pads to stick leaves on squares. The sentiment to finish I used lettering I coloured brown which is Goldlabel ZL758U-52. O boy wasn't that a challenge, good luck everyone.

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006 - Suzanne Robinson.
This card is made from a parch marque cream aperture card. The aperture has been filled with burnt orange mirror card and a golden orange tea rose bouquet added with the green bow to finish. I have put peach organza ribbon down the side of the card with a cream bow. The 'Happy Birthday' has been put on a peach oblong piece of card with a fancy edge. Tiny gold stars finish the card.

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005 - Valerie Stone.
A CCL square creative cover dark brown card has been covered with two different backing papers from my 'scraps' box. Die cut pumpkins and leaves have been mounted onto matted card and attached. The cascade of autumn leaves have been hand punched in different colours. A knotted orange ribbon has been added and the greeting has been stamped in orange chalk ink and finished with a gem. The dark brown creative cover, the gold stardream and the cream creative linen card is all from CCL. The textured card is bazzill.

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004 - Anita Easton.
Autumn Leaves. The Square card is cut from Dark Brown creative cover card. I’ve covered the card with a yellow leaf pattered paper leaving a tiny brown border. I’ve embossed some leaves in gold embossing powder (craft creations) onto another piece of the brown card, then stuck a piece of Stardream pearl copper card (craft creations) underneath the panel to give it a border. The main border is another leaf patterned paper cut into thin strips. The three leaves are cut with edging scissors, two from gold foil (craft creations) and one on card covered in a scrap of orange paper. I’ve added 3 buttons in different colours and attached some ribbon, all using sticky dots. To finish I’ve added 4 yellow/gold gems on the panel and an embossed ‘birthday’ on a piece of yellow card which I have gone over with an ink pad (alternately you could use gold stickers which would work well with the colour scheme).

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003 - Lucy Breeze.
The card was made from 'Hi-5 Pearl, Virtual Pearl', which has a lovely pearlescent finish. I then roughly cut squares from sienna and ochre mulberry papers and stamped happy bday onto them using a See-D's stamp. Happy birthday written underneath finishes the card off.

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002 - Kathy Round.
The cream card blank was one of a sample pack of two-fold aperture cards which was one of my very first purchases from CC. The iris folding is done with four shades for Centura pearl. I chose two shades of green and gold to suggest how leaves change colour at this time of year I chose a simple neutral sentiment as I think this design is appropriate for many occasions.

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001 - Louise Flower.
I used an A5 sheet of Kaskad card, cream, as the basis for this card. The main design is created from pearlised offcuts: a simple leaf shape cut in four different shades and placed on a unifying green base. The wording background uses the same four colours as used for the four leaves, the wording itself is Gold Label XL002U-24. Although simple, this gives the card quite an eye catching design.

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  2. Lovely entries so far-
    very autumnal!
    Well done and good luck!

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  3. well done cynthia,that was a beautiful card.there were lots i liked in the last challenge.but that stood out for me. great cards so far for this month.looking forward to seeing the rest.

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  4. love the new lay out when you click for larger image.great seeing all the cards together.great idea.

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  5. Marilyn, I would love to take credit for the new layout but I didn't know about it until you just pointed it out! It must be something the Blogger people have just changed, it wasn't like it yesterday! But it is certainly a big improvement.

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  6. YAY! Thanks marilyn for pointing that out!
    I'm the type who is too thick to notice- and they all do look so good as a slideshow!!

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  7. think 13 is the best one

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  8. I agree with brenda, i spend hours just working on one card, just getting the stuff out and working out a design,every challenge has made me think harder, but i have loved every hour of it. lovely card brenda.well worth the time you spent on it.

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  9. The new layout appears to have been a short-lived benefit. Blogger misbehaving? What a shame, it was much better viewing all the cards together.

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  10. Well hopefully they are just ironing out some bugs and it will come back again soon!

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  11. Thanks for your comments Marilyn. Glad I'm not the only one who takes forever. Not got into stamping yet so I may catch you up sometime when I learn not to smudge!

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  12. Great cards, congratulations to the winners...although when you realise the time involved for every card and the thought behind them everyone's a winner.

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  13. A pleasure seeing all the beautiful cards so much thought gone into each one, the judges have a wonderful job being able to study them all it must be hard for them having to choose the best
    so may I say they really picked a Winner, and well
    done to each entry.
    Evelyn.

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  14. I'm thrilled to have been chosen 2nd in the competition with so many other lovely entries. I'm new to the blog and the inspiration that I gain from other crafters entries is amazing. Thanks to you all.

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  15. I am delighted the panel liked my little harvest mouse, because his appeal did not show up quite so well in the photograph. Thank you so much. Super entries again this month and I always seem to love Cynthia Whistler’s work. I look forward to seeing the Christmas efforts.

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  16. I am delighted to have won 3rd prize. Thank You. Again, another wonderful selection of card designs. Looking forward to seeing the Christmas entries.

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  17. Congratulations, Sue, Sarah and Annette!!
    Lovely cards, well done all of you!

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