Monday, October 3, 2016

Fall Shadow Play


A new stamp set from Altenew prompted me to get inky again yesterday and I am really liking how it is so easy to do a shadow in a scene with these stamps. I made mine into a Fall themed card since this is the season we are enjoying now.

I think this fits the Altenew 2016 Fall Inspiration Challenge photo and also the Penny Black and More challenge too.  Both feature the beautiful colors of Autumn. I stamped the images from the set with Tuxedo Black Memento ink except for the shadows which were stamped with Memento Gray Flannel. Other Memento inks sponged onto the card scene were Dandelion, Bamboo Leaves and Summer Sky. The images were colored in with Bic Ultra Fine Mark-It pens. I also used a black marker to add extra leaves falling from the tree by hand drawing them.

The sentiment was stamped with Tuxedo Black onto ivory card stock and I used a circle die to cut it out. I also die cut a circle of the pattern paper that was the same as the border of the main panel and then layered them together before popping them up on the card. My base card was made with ivory card stock. All card stock used is from Gina K. Designs as is the pattern paper.

The last things I did for my card was to add some die cut leaves over the sentiment, an eye in the bird with a white gel pen and some little rhinestones in the upper right corner of the card.

Supplies Used:
Altenew Shadow Play stamp set
Cheery Lynn Dies: 
Card Maker's Stacker's Nesting Dies A2 size rectangle ST 014, Stacker's Nesting Dies Circle-Classic XM-4, and Flourish Leaf Strip B178.
Memento Inks
Gina K. Designs-Card Stock and Pattern Paper
Zots Pop Dots
Bic Mark-It Pens
Crafter's Companion Glue Pen
Scor Board

I am also entering this in the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping in and for all the comments. It is a beautiful Autumn day again and I am loving the crisp but still sunny days. But it sounds like a rainy pattern is moving in again, so I best enjoy the sun while I can. Take care all of you.

God bless,


  1. Such a sweet creation Verna! Love how you added the little leaf sprig to your sentiment circle too! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘TREES’ challenge and the 'Leaves on the Trees' challenge at Dies R Us! We hope you’ll come back often.

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  2. Fabulous design, Verna. Love how you created the shadow for the tree and the bird. Thanks for sharing with us at Dies R US. We hope to see more of your creations in future challenges.
    DT A

  3. Fun Fall card -- I do love the bird's shadow ;)

  4. Fabulous design, Verna! It's fun and beautiful! Lovely!

  5. Such a beautiful fall card! Love the layout and all the special details! Thanks so much for playing along with us at  The Mod Squad Challenge Angie, Challenge Host.

  6. This is awesome! Love the shadow - what a great idea for a stamp set. Love the colors and everything about this cute card.

  7. Stunning, beautiful, and I love your color choices! I adore each leaf and the shadow! I'm so glad you are having autumn cool sun. We are under flash flood warnings here, out of the blue. Just poured, stopped, getting ready to pour again. Take good care and much love to you!

  8. Very pretty, Verna! Gorgeous colours! I love fall!

  9. A gorgeous autumnal card and I love the tiny leaf die cut too.
    thank you for entering our challenge at Penny Black and More.


  10. I have not seen this stamps set with shadows before. They look amazing and your placement of the sun really does cast a shadow of the tree and bird. Great concept.

  11. A lovely Autumnal creation and so beautifully coloured, many thanks for joining us at Penny Black and More October challenge.

    B x

  12. Wonderful Fall scene you have created here! I love that tree with the beautiful Fall colors! I really like how you added your sentiment too! Very Pretty! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D Challenge Blog, Donna DT Member.

  13. Super pretty card, the shadowing is awesome. I must check out that stamp set. LOVE your colors and beautiful fall scene. Well done!!

  14. Beautiful card Verna! Thanks so much for participating in the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge this week and good luck.

  15. Fun! Love all the stamping! Thanks for joining us this week with Cheery Lynn Designs

  16. Totally so sweet, you really have captured the feel of the inspiration!

  17. Lovely autumn card.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More 'Autumn' challenge and good luck x Susan x


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