Hello crafty friends! It’s Amanda from Twiddler’s Nook popping in with a festively, fun fall-themed card for you today. We got a little taste of fall at home this week and I’m so ready for pumpkins and leaves changing and all the things!

I knew that I was using the awesome Autumn Breeze layering set so I started looking at what I wanted my layers to be. Since the bottom layer shows mostly leaves I did some ink smooshing on watercolor paper with a green tombow marker and lots of layering.

Remember, if you heat your paper in bewteen layers, you will get those cool imperfections and lines. If it’s still wet, it just flows together smoothly. Both can be beautiful, it’s all about what you are trying to achieve.

Then for my middle layer, I chose a plaid paper from the Memory Box Madras Plaid paper pad. I love the gold foil lines in this plaid paper. It’s just gorgeous!

Next, I die cut the top layer from kraft cardstock and used a blending brush with brown dye ink to ink up all the pumpkin openings. It just gives it some depth and interest. I really love the effect it had on the whole card.

Last, I pulled out the Pumpkin Lacework stamp set and stamped a sentiment on the same kraft cardstock with brown ink. Now it’s time to assemble everything!

Sometime the watercolor paper can ripple so I heated up my laminator and ran it through a few times. This always helps flatten it out and makes it easier to adhere to other elements.

I used liquid glue to adhere the layers together and to a white card base. Then I plopped a few acrylic blocks on top and left it to dry for a bit.

Once they were dry, I added foam squares to the back of my sentiment and popped it in place on the lower right side. I really love these pumpkins so I chose a space that would cover up the least of those.

I hope you enjoyed today’s card and found some inspiration to create something wonderful!

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!