2 October 2020

Color My Heart Color Dare #414

Good Morning Everyone

Up on the blog today is challenge #414 for Color My Heart Color Dare. For this challenge the prompt is a selection of photos with an autumnal feel. 

Please note that the DT have decided to open the range of free use colours to include all metallics, not just gold and silver. A lovely copper would work well with this fortnights challenge. 😊

For my card I took inspiration from the leaves and scarf to the right hand side of the photo.

To recreate the tartan scarf I used two of the stamp strips from the Uniko Background Builders: Christmas 2018 set to build up my background. I tried to match the inks to the picture as closely as possible and chose to use Memento Teal Zeal and Rose Bud along with Lawn Fawn's Carrot and Merman. 
Seeking out matching card, I die cut the leaves with a leaf dies that came with Papercraft Essentials Issue 177. This is a UK magazine which is a really good read and the craft items that come with it are great, like the leaf die!
I cut the leaves twice, once with the detailed vein die added and once without. The detailed vein die cut was layered onto the outline die cut except for the blue leaf. With the blue leaf I heat embossed the Clearly Besotted statement from the Say What? set using Wow! Bright White powder onto the outline only die cut. I snipped the inner leaf veins from the detailed die cut and layered just the outer edge on top so as not to obscure the sentiment.

Drop me a comment below to let me know what you think and we would love to see you pop over and join in the challenge! #414 for Color My Heart Color Dare

Much love
Steph x


  1. Love that you mirrored the inspiration photo with your card and those leaves.

  2. Love your plaid! The leaves are perfect colors from the plaid. Great use of our colors.

  3. This is super, what a lovely card, have a great weekend, Hazelx

  4. Love the plaid. What a bright, cheery card.

  5. Love that plaid background paper and the excellent match of your leafs...very pretty.

  6. Beautiful plaid background paired with the leaves. So lovely!

  7. Okay! First off the DP you used is amazing!! It works perfectly with your leaf melody. And those leaves, those colorful leaves are bright and cheery for new home owners. Love it!!

  8. Love that background and the leaves fit the colour scheme perfectly :)