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Fall Card

Still wishing for Fall - got a little taste of it this morning when it was 66 as I was driving to work here in steamy Central Alabama! Made this card for the Less is More challenge which is a sketch challenge and the Twisted Sisters Challenge on SCS which is to make a card with Fall colors.



  1. Hi and thanks for your visit & kind comment to my blog. Popped over for a visit, and interesting to see you live in Central Alabama. I'm in Upstate SCarolina. We've had 2 beautiful days that have hinted at fall, but I expect we'll get hot & muggy again. Love your leaf card with the gorgeous background. It's very CAS, but so striking! I'll be joining as your newest follower, and hope you'll return to visit me when you can. TFS

  2. What a wonderful CAS card for Fall, Nancy. I know about the feeling of Fall here in North AL, too. Of course, it's been unusually cool here this summer until last week and summer FINALLY arrived............with a HOT bang! Whew............

  3. Such a gorgeous CAS water-color design!! Lovely Fall image and colors! :) HUGS

  4. This is a gorgeous CAS card Nancy, fabulous interpretation of the sketch.

  5. so stunning nancy.autumn is my favourite season and your autumnal colours and leave are fabulous :D

    xx coops xx

  6. Happy leaves and fall colours :) Great OLC!

  7. This looks terrific and a one layer too!
    Super job!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  8. So warm, dreamy and charming.

  9. So pretty and very realistic! Wish we could have some summer before we have fall!

  10. Beautiful background to make your leaf pop. I have to confess I don't miss the hot, sticky Alabama summers.

  11. A very cool and realistic leaf card
    Great idea and loving your background technique
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

  12. Nancy this is simply stunning, love it! Super take on the sketch
    Thanks for joining in with Less is More this week
    LIM Designer


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