Saturday, October 15, 2016

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Glittery Gourds

Hi Everyone! Thanks for stopping by my blog!  It is time for a new Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Glittery Gourds. 

I hope you get a chance to play along. The LEAD of this challenge will be invited as a Guest Designer in a future challenge.


Here is my take of the challenge using Taylored Expressions Pumpkin Bouquet Stamp Set and coordinating Pumpkin Bouquet Dies


Inspired by the gold in the inspiration photo I stamped the image in Golden Glitz Delicate Ink and embossed with gold embossing powder. I also embossed on the sentiments from the stamp set. The sentiment is die cut with the Stitched Bracket Stacklets


I colored with Copic Markers using some rich fall colors. The papers are from the Echo Park 6 x 6 Pad, Fall is in the Air. I finished off the card with a few gold sequins and gold cording. 


At this time of year I like to take the time to finish off the insides of my cards so they are ready to go! 

Guest Designers

Carol Mayne,  Just Me: C
Susie Moore, The Dies Have It

Glittery Gourds Designers


9 comments :

  1. Such a gorgeous fall card Melody!! I love the way you embossed it with gold and the wonderful coloring! The gold embossing gives it a rich look perfect for fall ;) Perfect dps you paired with it too! Have a great weekend.

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  2. Gorgeous focal image and a beautiful card!

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  3. Wow. Your'e coloring is absolutely amazing. I can't beleive you did that with Copics, it looks like watercoloring. Just beautiful.

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  4. This is gorgeous, Melody! I just picked fhis set up today at Stamp Joy. Can't wait to play with it!!

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  5. This is beautiful, Melody! Wonderful take on the inspiration photo!

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  6. Melody, your pumpkin bouquet is absolutely gorgeous, especially with the autumn palette! WOW! Thrilled to be joining you and the rest of the Curtain Call team as a GD for this challenge. Thank you!
    ~carol

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  7. Lovely card Melody. That image is so pretty and the coloring is amazing. So fresh and pretty.

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  8. This is absolutely stunning!! Love the rich colors - beautifully colored and so much dimension!!

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  9. This card takes my breath away! I love all the Autumn colors and the idea of the gold embossing was genius!

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