Sunday, October 27, 2013

Dimensional Leaf Wreath

I pretty much always love the PTI MIM videos, but the current one by Melissa is at the top of my favorites--for now--LOL!  I loved everything about her card including the use of gold & vellum.  I don't have large PTI leaves except for Rosie Posie, so decided to make more of a traditional wreath using "Turning a New Leaf."  I still intend to use some other products to CASE her card, though.  My leaves are stamped in Memento Northern Pine & sponged with Potter's Clay.  I dry embossed them with a Cuttlebug ef & sprayed them with my newest Therm-O-Web Glitter Dust--gold--love it! The leaves are mounted to the "wreath" made from Spellbinders circles that have an image from "Guidelines" (picked up from a stamper's on-line sale) gold embossed on it. Foam tape is used for some of the leaves & the piece is then attached to the vellum square with the sentiment from "Lovely Leaves" stamped in Northern Pine. The vellum is attached to an off-white panel which is mounted with foam tape to the card front.  A few gold sequins I just picked up for 99 cents are the only embellishment.  This is one of my favorite cards--just the look I love, which doesn't always happen--LOL! Wish I was better at capturing cards in photos. I'm also entering the wreath challenge at Inkspirational
Thanks so much for all your encouragement & sweet comments.

Edited to Add: I'm also entering the challenge at Crazy for CAS.

30 comments:

  1. Just perfect! Love the leaves turned into a wreath! Also love the square shape! Beautiful Greta!

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  2. Gorgeous card, Greta. Love those pretty leaves and the color combination. :-)

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  3. Hello Greta
    It looks fabulous, no wonder you are thrilled with the result, it has interest, dimension and texture; just great work.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  4. I REALLY like how you textured the leaves and added a few sequins.

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  5. good grief... your card is absolutely GORGEOUS, greta! girl you are on fire and totally rockin' all the challenges you are entering!!

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  6. Fabulous design for the leaf wreath, so creatively done:-)

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  7. Beautiful card, Greta! Hallmark has nothing on you - this is a very professional looking card!! Love the simplicity of it.

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  8. If I had made this card, it would be my favorite, too! Absolutely perfect! As Joy said, very professional looking. Awesome, Greta!!

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  9. Beautiful card, Greta - love your wreath!

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  10. Greta, this is just so elegant and lovely! I am going to case this somehow!!

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  11. This is really beautiful Greta. It's really a gorgeous CAS card!

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  12. Oh my goodness, another card jumping into the Top 5 list! GORGEOUS x 100000 this one is! Wow! Stunning wreath, and the gold...swoon! Masterpiece!!
    c

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  13. Gorgeous card! How creative to make the wreath by using the leaves, Greta!

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  14. Love the way you've layered the leaves over the circle. Great card. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next time! Marina

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  15. Your wreath is gorgeous I love the subtle and elegant look.
    I also want to thank you for the sweet comment on my tags!

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  16. Beautiful design, Greta! I agree with Rosemary about you being on a roll!

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  17. A very beautiful wreath...well done!

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  18. this is beautiful Greta! i love how you've oriented the leaves from the inside, out. The green is so deep and rich...i love it

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  19. this is gorgeous Greta. Love the way the leaves swirl around your wreath.

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  20. What a beautiful card! Your use of the vellum and gold sequins is wonderful and I love the simplicity of that sentiment. Thanks so much for joining us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

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  21. FABulous wreath Greta, I would love to have one just like it for my front door.

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  22. What a beautiful wreath, Greta! I love those leaves and the tiny sequins are so perfect on it!

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  23. This is genius, Great, and so pinnable! What a beautiful wreath of leaves you've made!! Hugs, Darnell

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  24. WOW, this is simply GORGEOUS, Greta! Great job!

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  25. Wow this is amazing love it. Thank you for joining us over at CRazy for CAS.

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  26. Love this card, it's beautiful. Thanks for joining CFC.

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  27. Wow! Love this wreath! Beautifully done! Thanks for joining us at CFC!

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  28. This is a lovely card. I love the clean feel to it. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational.

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