I created this card last week for the CAS challenge on Spitcoast, the CAS-ual Friday challenge and that week’s CAS(E) this Sketch!. I started by cutting three leaves with the new MFT Falling Leaves Die-namic dies out of 7 Gypsies Conservatory paper. The edges of the leaves were sponged with Vintage Photo Distress Ink, layered together with foam adhesive squares and tied on top with black embroidery thread.

The bottom right and top left of a  3″ x 5″ piece of Teresa Collins Spring Fling patterned paper were rounded, the edges were sanded and the paper was stitched to a 1/8″ bigger piece of black cardstock. The layers were adhered to the card base, a 3 1/2″ x 11″ piece of Kraft cardstock folded in half.

A sentiment from the new Falling Leaves stamp set was stamped in Jet Black Archival ink on the bottom right of the card. The leaves were adhered to the upper right hand side of the card. Black Baby Bling Rhinestones were adhered above and underneath the leaves to finish off that card.

Thanks so much for looking! Have a wonderful day!
Hugs and smiles

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

22 Responses to “Newsprint Leaves”

  1. These are gorgeous! That beautiful background color makes your wonderful leaves just look even more elegant. I love stamping on newsprint – great card, Beate, as always!

  2. Love the newspaper leaves – great idea! The rounded edges and sanding really look terrific too and give the card a softer feel.

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  3. Gorgeous card! I love that blue designer paper. Beautifully elegant!

  4. Beate – this is so beautiful. I love the contrast of the newsprint on the gorgeous turquoise/blue paper! Your stitching is always phenomenal too! Another BEAUTIFUL creation!!!
    Hugs,
    melissa

  5. Beautiful card! Lovely leaves!x

  6. So pretty, Beate, love the leaves on the printed paper!

  7. This is SO beautiful!

  8. This is so beautiful, Beate!! The newsprint leaves look amazing against the gorgeous blue background!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid’s Crafts

  9. So beautiful and elegant! I love the newsprint leaves and that gorgeous blue.

  10. Beautiful Fall card. Love the non-traditional colors and the leaves on newsprint are a knockout.

  11. Waw this is gorgeous Beate. I love the leaves die and gorgeous blue paper. hugs! Mojca

  12. So elegant…and I love the use of turquoise blue on a fall card!

  13. Gorgeous! I love the leaves dies and the beautiful background so much! :)

  14. Beate, now you have me wishing I’d ordered those leaf dies…darn! haha! Those rounded corners add to much to a card. Need to do that myself a lot more often! GREAT CAS design!

  15. Very pretty card!

  16. So lovely Beate. :-)

  17. So pretty! This design really shows off the patterned paper! I’ve really been enjoying the CAS cards you’ve been making over the last several weeks!

  18. This is so beautiful…..I love those leaves…..what a prefect sentiment…..love it….tfs

  19. Beautiful, the leaves look great against that color blue and love the added touch of tying them together and the bling on either side!

  20. Fab teal colour and love the rounded corners :)

  21. so beautiful and elegant. love this, Beate! hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  22. soooo pretty! I ♥ those leaves!

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