Autumn Note Card

Hi crafty friends.  Today I’m swinging in with a fun autumn themed card to share that features some pretty ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

 
My card today features two of the ribbons from the August Ribbon Club Assortment.  If you aren’t already a member, no worries – you can still get this great assortment!  
 
This month we have a great deal for US residents. 
You can get the August and September assortments together for a special low introductory price of just $17.00!
 
Not a Ribbon Club Member yet?
The August Ribbon Club Assortment is a collection of rich autumn colors and prints.  It contains 9 styles and a total of 17 yards of ribbon and crochet lace.  The September Ribbon Club Assortment is a Halloween themed assortment with 9 styles and a total of 18 yards of ribbon.  Each monthly assortment is a color or holiday themed collection of ribbon.  What a fun way to build your ribbon stash and try new ribbon styles.
 

I kept this card relatively flat for mailing.  You could even eliminate the Thin 3D Foam Tabs under the leaves to make it even flatter. 

This is also a perfect way to use up those precious ribbon scraps that you don’t want to part with.  I just dove tailed the end of two 5-1/2″ pieces of each color of ribbon and even spaced them over the background Distress Ink paper I created.  I then added the leaf squares on top of the ribbon.

Did you hear that Cheery Lynn Designs is now My Maker’s Movement?  They are still stocking some favorites from the Cheery Lynn offerings and they are also offering a fabulous new line of stamp and die sets.  Head on over and take a look!

Cheery Lynn Designs dies used:
B838 8 Piece Fall Leaves Die Set
M7 Oval Classic Stacker Layers Small
XM7 Oval Die 
LPC-1 Square Pierce & Cut Tool Lge

 

I get lots of questions about the ‘fuzzy layer’ that I use on a lot of my cards. 

That layer is Mulberry paper and you can view a video on how I use it and where I get it HERE.

 

I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #213 – ATG
Word Art Wednesday #350/351 – ATG 
Crafting by Designs – Sept ATG 
Crafty Creations #373 – ATG 
Crafty Gals Corner #173 – ATG 
Scrapy Land #97 – ATG with die brands they sell 
Creates and Makes #24 – ATG 
TTCRD – ATG 
Artistic Inspirations #206 – ATG 
Crafting from the Heart #218 – ATG 
Dragonfly Dreams – Sept ATG 
Crafter’s Castle #9 – ATG Autumn/Halloween 
Jo’s Scrap Shack FFC #249 – ATG 

Supplies
Ribbon:  Really Reasonable Ribbon
Dies:  My Makers Movement and Cheery Lynn Designs (see list above)
Stamp:  JRS Autumn Vintage Labels 3
Ink:   Distress Inks & Distress Oxide Inks
Bow-it-All V3.0
Zutter 9-in-1 Tool
Adhesives:  Stick It Adhesive SheetsScotch Advanced Tape GliderDesigner Dries Clear AdhesiveE6000, 3D Thin Foam Tabs
Natural Mulberry Paper
Tim Holtz Distress Micro Glaze

 
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11 thoughts on “Autumn Note Card”

    1. Thanks so much for the sweet comment Verna. You’re my number one cheerleader and I so appreciate it. I’m so glad you liked the card. Have a wonderful weekend!

    1. I’m so glad you like the card Charlotte. While it’s not exactly what I did, I do have a couple of videos up on my YouTube channel about how I use Distress and Distress Oxide Inks – the videos show monochromatic papers, but it’s the same just using more colors. You can view them on my channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/reasonableribbon/videos For the leaves, I started with a base of Distress Inks (which are brighter) and then added some Distress Oxide ink on top as they have a matte finish. I then finished it off with Distress Micro Glaze to bring back a little shine. It’s not an exact science. Sometimes I love the paper I create and sometimes it goes in the garbage. You just have to experiment and see what you like. Happy crafting!!

  1. This is so gorgeous!!! It is a perfect way to use up fabulous ribbon scraps and those leaves are awesome! They look almost like real, pressed leaves! Thanks for playing with Jo’s Scrap Shack.

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