Card Of The Week – Autumn

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Card Of The Week – Autumn

How do you, personally, know when Autumn has arrived? Do you mark the changing of the season by a date on the calendar? Do you tell time by the darkening of the days? Do you watch for the tell-tale sign of the changing of the leaves?

Today, my body told me that Autumn had truly arrived when I woke up shivering and longing for a cup of hot cocoa to warm my chilled bones!

So – to mark the “official” arrival of the season (according to my body clock) – I am marking the date with the creation of my first autumn card of the year.

Since I have been feeling unwell all day (my body does not respond well to seasonal change!) I decided to be spontaneous and create today’s card using the first autumn-themed products I came across as I began to dig through my scrapping supplies.

Those products would be:

  • Close To My Heart Free Spirit & Abundance Paper Products
  • Colorbox Fluid Chalk Ink – Chestnut Roan
  • Assorted Ribbons and Embellishments

Considering that I designed the card on the fly, how do you think it turned out?

Now it’s your turn to share your creations with us! What have you created or acquired this week? Whether you’re showing off your desk, sharing your latest acquisitions, or spotlighting your latest creation – be sure to share it with our creative community at our weekly parties!

Have an inspiring week and thanks for stopping by!


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70 Responses to “Card Of The Week – Autumn”

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  1. AnyOldCraft says:

    Hope you feel better soon.
    Lovely card.Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week 🙂
    AnyOldCraft (Allsorts DT)

  2. Anne says:

    Hi there great card- would have taken me ages to come up with something like !
    I somehow sense when Autumn starts – if you know what I mean- can’t explain it any other way. Love Autumn but I don’t think my joints etc are! Anne x #22

  3. doudou2106 says:

    Beautiful fall card. Thank you for joining us at Stampartpapel Retarte#63
    Alexandra

  4. Lisca Meijer says:

    The weather has turned here too (Spain) and I have to wear a cardigan. I’m feeling cold this morning too. I was just about to make myself a hot drink when I read your post.
    The card is lovely. The colors are very warm (much needed now) and you did a great job on the fly!
    Have a great week,
    Lisca#16

  5. Donna K says:

    I think that considering you designed your card “on the fly” it turned out amazing. Lovely fall colors and pretty layers. We have very mild fall and winter where I live but the first thing I notice is the shorter days. I’m always sad to say goodbye to summer and days at the beach. However I love a great sweater or scarf so I get over it quickly! Thank you for sharing your lovely creation with us at Craftin Desert Divas. I hope you are warm and cozy today! xx Donna K

  6. Ema Martinez says:

    What a fabulous project! So love the autumn colors. I’m a huge fan of these colors. Thanks for sharing and joining us at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    IDCB Owner

  7. Donna T says:

    Darling card, like your design esp. the two strips with the pumpkins on them. Glad you joined us at House of Cards. Donna DT

  8. Janis says:

    Beautiful!
    Thanks for playing in our Halloween Colors challenge!
    🙂 Janis, owner @ PDE Linky Party

  9. Angela says:

    Nice card, I’m surprised you got it made as it sounds like you are feeling pretty down at the moment. Hope you feel better soon and have a better woyww, Angela x 24

  10. Mynn xx says:

    This is SO pretty! I LOVE the amazing autumnal colors and your wonderful layering! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! 🙂 Mynn xx

  11. Helen says:

    This is gorgeous Autumn card! love the pumpkin!

  12. Claudia says:

    Hi,

    Great card. Thanks for joining us at CWF, BSC and CCC digi Creation Challenge.

    Hugs
    Claudia
    DT Brown Sugar Challenge
    DT Crafting With Friends Challenge
    DT CCC Digi Creations Challenge

  13. Natalie H says:

    This is beautifully done, I love the colors of autumn! Thanks for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday this week!
    PS feel better soon and stay warm!

  14. trisha too says:

    A very cheery autumn card–the doily is such a pretty touch.

    Stay warm!

    🙂

  15. sharon says:

    A beautiful Autumnal make – great for Thanksgiving! Thanks for sharing this with us at Simply Papercraft

    Sharon (Glittertastic)
    DT Member

  16. Maria says:

    Lovely Autumn card. Thank you for joining us at Scrapper’s delights. Maria

  17. Maxine D says:

    Wonderful card – love your colours and the way you have coloured the image. Thanks for joining the CC Digi Challenge – all the best and we hope to see you again soon
    Maxine
    DT CCC Digi Challenge

  18. Beautiful card! Glad you were able to join us at Get Creative Challenges!

    Camille – Design Team

  19. sherrie says:

    Beautiful colors and fun design!
    Thanks so much for joining us in the PDE Linky Party Challenge!
    Sherrie K
    PDE DT Member

  20. michele says:

    Gorgeous card 🙂 Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity hugs x

  21. Gerda says:

    What a very pretty Fall card!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
    Gerda

  22. Zoe - craftygasheadzo says:

    What a wonderful make. Take care Zo xx 44

  23. BEAUTIFUL creation! Thanks so much for joining our challenge at 2 Crafty Girls! We hope you’ll join us again real soon! Remember, you can enter THREE times! Good Luck!
    Darlene
    2 CRAFTY GIRLS
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

  24. Michele says:

    Lots of really pretty elements on your card! Thanks for sharing with us at The Challenge.
    =] Michele

  25. tilly says:

    a super car for autumn,thank you for joining our challenge at crafty catz and hope to see you again
    tilly

  26. Sarah Eliza says:

    It’s lovely! Feel better!

  27. ConnieM says:

    Lovely card 🙂 Love the pumpkin 🙂 Thanks for joining us at Quick Quotes!

  28. Anet says:

    Beautiful card. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at CCC Digi Creations. We would love to see you again. Anet DT x

  29. I am sorry to hear you are not feeling well. On the upside your card making skills are as impeccable as ever!

  30. Jo says:

    Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore halloween or make a card challenge. We hope you can join us again next month. Jo x

  31. Julie O says:

    So pretty! It is perfect for our die cut challenge at Polkadoodles Challenge Blog! Julie, DT

  32. Patricia says:

    Great card. Love the autumn colors. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again on the next challenge! Good luck!!!

  33. Gale says:

    Beautiful card. Just perfect for our “Pumpkins Challenge” at Scrap-Creations. Thanks for joining us and we hope to see again next time. Hugs, Gale, DT

  34. Kamila says:

    What a lovely fall card! Great card design and I love the pumpkin! Thank you for joining us at TTCRD this week!
    Kamila DT

  35. RobinfromCA says:

    What a beautiful card, I love all of the layering!
    I wish we were having fall here in our poor, drought stricken California but, alas, it’s still in the 80s and not a rain drop in sight.

  36. Such a marvelous Fall themed cards! Love the warm rich colours you used! Thank you for joining us at The Challenge this week!

  37. Michelle says:

    Lovely I like the yellow colours you used.
    Thanks for playing with us at Craft your Passion.
    Good luck. xxx Michelle (DT)

  38. Love this great pumpkin card!! Thanks for joining us at The Challenge!!!

  39. Ann Chuang says:

    Such a beautiful autume card! The colors are just beautiful. Thanks for sharing your card at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
    Ann DT

  40. Great card and wonderfully fall themed colors! 🙂 Thanks for playing along at Creative Fingers! Hope you will join us again! And check back to see if you are one of our winners. Sorry about the late comment, migraines got in the way ♥ Psst: I got a huge blogcandy if you wanna join in!

  41. How beautiful. I wish I was as skilled as you doing stuff online, but I messed up my hands when I was younger. Now I am only creating digital art. I love watching other do adorable stuff like your card though.
    Oh, and Fall is my favorite season – even if you could not tell that it was Fall here in Las Vegas. Blessings

  42. Lori says:

    What a pretty and cheery autumn design! Hope you are feeling better soon. Thanks for joining us at The Challenge!

  43. Toni at FHC says:

    Lovely autumn card! Great mix of colors and textures!

    Toni
    HOC DT

  44. The best part of autumn is the colours and you have nailed them all in this card. I love it. thank you for joining us at petal lu x

  45. Yvonne says:

    Lovely card. Just perfect for our ribbon challenge at Creative Card Crew. Thanks for joining us!
    Hugs, Yvonne

  46. Sherry says:

    Great Card Thanxx For Joining Us at Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends– Love The Pumpkin

    Sherry DT

  47. Helen Haines says:

    Stunning card those colours are awesome. Thank you for joining us at Crafting with An Attitude. Helen DT xx

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