Anyway, I'm feeling a lot more positive today as yesterday's sample making went much better than the previous day's. I shall be back up there when I've finished this and I'm really looking forward to it.
This card is a really simple one but I was so pleased with how it turned out. Working out where to position everything is what took the time - I wanted the copper butterflies to be on the black tree and across the sun.
Once I had that worked out it was just a case of creating the scene. The black tree is stamped in Archival ink and the copper tree is stamped in Versamark and then heat embossed with Detail Copper powder by Stampendous.
I always think that a sentiment can make a card and "Autumn, the year's last' loveliest smile" seemed perfect...................then I had a major panic! Do you get butterflies in autumn? Luckily for me a quick Google search confirmed that they are still about in the UK in October. Phew! Panic over - I hadn't just ruined all that work after all!
Stamps and Stencils Used
Autumn Smile stamp from the Maple Leaf Set