Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Autumn officially begins tomorrow and I have an easy fun fold card to share with you as we welcome a new season. Here is my Autumn card for this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge.
Here’s this week’s challenge board.
I chose elements going across the top row: metallic, glow, and autumn colors. I tried to get a photo so you could see the “glow”. I used a battery tea light in the back which shines through the vellum. You could easily place this near a light and get the same effect.
This fun fold card measures 4 1/4 x 8 and is scored at 1 1/4, 2 1/2, 5 1/2, 6 3/4. I love the mix of fall colors in the Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper.
The DSP strips on each side measure 1 x 4 and the center piece measures 2 3/4 x 4. I adhered the DSP to the cardstock then used the Seasonal Layers Thinlits to cut the leaf out through both layers. I sponged a piece of vellum using Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, and Lemon Lime Twist inks. I adhered the vellum to the back of the card using glue dots. (You can see in the photo above how I framed the back of the vellum using the Layering Squares Framelits to give it finished look.)
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I stamped the sentiment from the Painted Harvest Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink on Very Vanilla cardstock. I flagged the end and added a small banner in copper foil. I wrapped the Copper Trim and tied a bow on the end. The banner is adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Stamp Set: Painted Harvest Inks: Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, Lemon Lime Twist Papers: Early Espresso, Very Vanilla, Copper Foil, Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper, Vellum Tools & Accessories: Seasonal Layers Thinlits, 1/4″Copper Trim, Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets, Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals
I love the change of seasons and I’m ready for cool evenings and campfires on the patio. What do you like to do in the fall? I hope you will play along with this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge. You can click Here to see what the other designers created this week to inspire you.
Have a wonderful day!
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8 thoughts on “Painted Autumn Fun Fold for Tic Tac Toe Challenge #16”
Oh Jeanie . . . You are back in the a.m. Ha. Ha. This is so elegant and simple. I love it. I have the adhesive sheets but have not used them yet. I’m finally getting my mojo back and I’m very excited. I guess its the “Fall” season.
Again, Have a great day.
This is gorgeous, Jeanie! Pinning!
This is a fabulous card! I’m definitely going to try this!
Oh wow, this is so pretty! You play the game (TicTacToe) in grand style! I was always going to make one of these and even bought a pack of the little battery votive lights but never made one. Thanks for all the info and photos. One of these days I will make one as this is so pretty with the fall colors which is one of my favorite things about fall (the colors). It does not seem like the first day of fall as we have 90 degree temps and it was hot and humid earlier.
Beautiful card, Jeanie. I love this technique and putting the votive behind really makes it pop. The gold foil is so pretty. It is very inspiring. Have a wonderful Sunday.