Monday, October 4, 2010

Reap a Harvest


I mentioned yesterday that a new Verve release is coming up this Friday, October 8 and that official peeks will begin Wednesday. But today, I'm thrilled I get to show an early peek at a new Plain Jane, Galatians 6:9.

I used Release Week Sketch Challenge #1 for my layout:


'Tis the season to bring the maple leaf dies out of hiding, so I swapped the focal square for a lovely maple leaf. I stamped the Scripture onto the leaf, then sponged the edges with Ranger Old Paper Distress Ink before removing the die. The background, Prismatics Dark Birchtone card stock, is dry embossed with the Cuttlebug Seeing Spots folder. Other embellishments include some natural twill, Maya Road leaf trinket pins, and a skeleton leaf. (When was the last time you saw one of those? Pack-rattin' pays off!)

Remember, you can win prizes for completing just one sketch, or if you complete all five, you're eligible for the Grand Prize! Sketch Challenge details and entry forms can be found HERE. Good luck!

Thanks so much for visiting today!




Stamps: Galatians 6:9 Plain Jane (Verve)
Paper: Prismatics Dark Birchtone and Ivory Simply Smooth card stock, Stampin' Up textured Kiwi Kiss card stock, Making Memories Autumn Splendor designer paper
Ink: Ranger Walnut Stain and Old Paper Distress Inks
Accessories: Spellbinders Nested Maple Leaf Shapeabilities, 5/8" natural twill, button, Maya Road trinket pins, Martha Stewart Optic Dots border punch, Stampin' Up skeleton leaf, Cuttlebug Seeing Spots embossing folder

18 comments:

Tina said...

Your card is just beautiful. I love every thing about it! You always give me inspiration.

Gretchen said...

Gorgeous! I love that verse and so appropriate for the season! Can't wait to see the rest of the Verve release!

Just us three said...

what a beautiful card

Stampvanwinkle said...

This is beautiful Amy. I love the leaf and this is one of my favorite verses. Thanks for sharing!

Hogata said...

It's so beautiful! I like layout and colours very much :)

Megan said...

Even if I had one of those leaves I wouldn't be able to make it look that good!! I'm glad you're a pack rat!! Love this card. This verse is beautiful and encouraging for this heart!

Linda Carson said...

Most EXCELLENT artwork! I have one of those skelton leaves somewhere....!

Amber Hight said...

WOW! This is amazing Amy! That leaf die is SCRUMPTIOUS and I may have to buy it, lol! Love that sheer leaf in there too, so beautiful!

the whimsical butterfly said...

WOW! Your take on the sketch turns AMAZING w/ that leaf die and I LOVE that sentiment! What a beautiful Fall card!

Simone P. said...

I really love this!

Leslie Miller said...

What a wonderful card. So beautifully put together. You always get it just right, Amy!

Rene' Sharp said...

This is another gorgeous card. LOVE the sentiment stamped on the leaft. Thanks so much for commenting on my blog the other day. It was wonderful to have such a "famous" stamper stop by my blog :)

Conniecrafter said...

so pretty, just love the idea of the sentiment inside the leaf design!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Such a beauty. I love your little cluster of goodies peeking out from the bow. Pure crafty goodness!

Paperisilppua ja villapalloja said...

Wow, great card!!!

Mercy said...

GORGEOUS! i about did the same thing with the leaf on another sketch! LOL! amazing sneak peek!

Heidi said...

perfect using the leaf...... too pretty

Wendy said...

Very Canadian looking I must say!!! Love it!