The Arrival of Autumn

First things first...
Congratulations to Joyce! 
You are the winner of my Craft Spinner Giveaway. Please contact memascrafts2@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Has anyone noticed that the leaves on the trees are slowly changing into an array of vibrant earth tones, swaying on the trees as if to sing a song.  

I do love this time of the year although my allergies do rise. Living in Texas I don't get to see much of the beauty of Autumn, but a trip to North Carolina (home) erases all the pollution and noise of the city and rewards me with clean crisp air, tree-lined roads that curve in and out.  

Autumn announces its arrival with cleaner air or at least it seems to be cleaner. I love the cool mornings without the humidity and the evenings are perfect for a cup of tea. This is the time of year when you let the outside air inside and if I were home (in N.C.) I would wash my linen and hang it out to dry rather than use a dryer. Nothing better than falling asleep on fresh cool sheets. 

Yep this is the time of year when I really start to miss home, but fortunately I can visit for a week or two. here and there.

To celebrate this season I do have a simple card to share and I promise this post will be a short one.



I used My Mind's Eye designer paper and Bazzil card-stock to create this card. The image is a really old digital image I purchased a long time ago so I am not sure where I got it.

I used Copic markers to color the image, and Recollections/Prima floral embellishments.  I used Spellbinder dies and Martha Stewart punches to create the waved edge, the stitched oval and the scalloped oval.  Lastly, I added ribbon, eyelets and a sentiment to finish this card at 5.5 x 5.5.

I'd like to enter these challenges:
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Fall Is In The Air (10/6) (62)
Crafty Gals Corner - #175 Anything Fall Goes (10/8) (101)
Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes (10/25) (30)
DLART - #235 Fall Colors (10/24) (4)
Cute Card Thursday - #550 Anything Goes (10/9) (25)
Crafting With Attitude - #44 Anything Goes (10/27) (10)
Craft Rocket Challenges - #53 Autumn/Halloween (10/25) (15)
As You Like It Challenge - Favorite Season and Why (10/9) (47)

Well that's all I have for tonight, short as promised.  Thanks for stopping by.


Sending Hugs From Texas
~Lesia
Be Safe, Stay Healthy and Craft Happy

9 comments:

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card.

Katrina Brown said...

Gorgeous colors and design!

Darlene said...

What a wonderful image and you've colored it BEAUTIFULLY!!! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Fall is in the Air’ challenge and please come back again soon!
Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit!

Jana Forrest said...

Your card is just shouting 'it's fall'. What a lovely design. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Gals Corner Challenge. Best of luck and hope to see you again soon. DT~Jana Forrest

Nana Connie said...

So beautifully colored, Mema, and I love your color combo! Great papers and CS. Love seeing this entered into our challenge at Crafting with an Attitude this month. Good luck.
NanaConnie DT

Annette said...

WOW, your colouring is amazing. I love your autumnal card.
Hugs
Annette - Netty's Cards
xx
Proud to design for :
Lili of the Valley,
Dies to Die For,
Squirrel's not-so-random Challenge
As You Like It Challenge.

Papercrafting Princess said...

Love the hues of fall!

BożenA said...

A great autumn card. I love colors!
Thank you for participating in the Crafting Wit An Attitude challenge.
BożenA DT CWAA

Alexander Kretschmann said...

Wonderful project! Fits perfect for our theme!
Thanks for playing along with us at our present challenge at Craft Rocket and good luck! Hope you will join us next month again.

Hugs
Alex

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*DT* Kreativ-Tanten Challenge {#22 – Anything goes}
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