Gina K Designs- Design Team Challenge

Happy Sunday, Everyone! It's been a nice and restful Sunday here! Today I have a card I'm entering in the Gina K Designs Design Team Challenge. This month Gina has challenged us with creating a card based on our favorite Fall memory. It seems like every challenge Gina gives is my favorite! I love this month's challenge because Fall is my favorite season and because I have SO many great Fall memories!

Apart from the cool, crisp air that I can immediately feel when I think about fall, I also automatically see beautifully colored, fallen leaves! One fall, during my college years, I got the opportunity to study abroad in Siberia. Oh, what a wonderful time that was! I took so many pictures and on one of my picture taking excursions all I did was take pictures of all the diferent types of beautifully colored leaves. Some were of leaves that had already fallen and others were of the trees that were style in the process of changing. Of course, my album with all my pictures is packed up (with all of our moving around!) but the images are still bright in my mind.

So, my card was inspired by that memory! I included my two favorite colored leaves that I often saw on the ground, the red and yellow ones. :)
I started off with Gina K Pure Luxury Card Stock in Chocolate Brown, and then layered "Signs of Autumn" leaves that I had stamped on GKD PLC in Sweet Corn and Rocket Red. The Autumn Blessings sentiment came from "Autumn Beauty" by Theresa Momber.  That fun splotchy look on the leaves was achieved by using Tsukineko Walnut Ink spray--one of my new favorite things!

Well, wish me luck! The person Gina picks will get to be Guest Designer for the Month of October and will get the entire new GinaK Release, which I've heard through the grapevine is said to be AWESOME! Of course, I think they're always awesome! You can check out the challenge here.

Thanks so much for looking and have a blessed day! :)
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Sue VanDeVusse said…
Janice, that card is fantastic! Those leaves are so beautiful and I love how you layered them.
Jennie said…
This is gorgeous Janice! Love the way you did the leaves and that Walnut spray...gonna have to find some of that. It gives a realistic look to the leaves. What a wonderful experience of studying in Siberia, I imagine you did take a lot of pictures... Pray the best for you my friend...
joy said…
Amazing card -- such lovely, lovely leaves!
Sharri said…
Janice, Beautiful fall card! I love the leaves and how the walnut stain gives them such a realistic look! Good luck!
Vicki Dutcher said…
Janice - I love the way your leaves are off the card - this is very cool!!
Miesje said…
Love it! Good luck!
Janice M said…
Awesome card Janice! I like the look that spray gave, might have to get some of that!
Paula Laird said…
This is fabulous! The leaves look so real!
Tami said…
The leaves look so realistic!

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