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November 19, 2013

Fall Shaker Card by Dina Kowal

Dina Kowal shares and adorable Fall shaker card today using Boy in Leaf Pile, Leaf Cluster die, Layered Floral set,  and a large circle shaker pouch.

I just felt like watercoloring for fun today, and found this neglected fall image (Impression Obsession's Boy in Leaf Pile). It seemed like a fun image for a shaker card, so I went in that direction. I started by stamping a few extra images at different angles to fill out the pile of leaves so it would cover the bottom of my large circle shaker pouch - I didn't worry about masking, and just let the leaves overlap, since I knew the watercoloring would cover up those less-defined areas.


When I started watercoloring, I wet the entire area and just touched in different colored inks until I filled the space. I watercolored an extra portion of the paper too, so that I could diecut some matching leaves to fill my shaker.


I used the Leaf Cluster die to cut the watercolored leaves, and the leaves from the Layered Floral set to cut some from solid cardstock... I ended up cutting the leaves off the clusters so they'd shake a little better. ..and some closeups of the details. I love the look of those tiny watercolored leaves - I miss fall!

 

 
 
Have a great day!

Comments

Fall is one of my favorite seasons as well. the gorgeous colors and you sure did capture them. and what fun to play in the falling leaves, Image and shaker fun in action....thank you so much for sharing.

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