Monday, October 21, 2013

Autumn Jewel Tones {Bo Bunny Autumn Song}

 
My daughter took this beautiful forest photo when she went on a hike recently with a few of her friends and I was so happy to have these pretty green/purple papers from the Bo Bunny Autumn Song collection to scrap them!

 
I wanted the page to be lush with blooms so I used a variety of the purple Bo Bunny blooms from the paper designs to the fabric and crochetted blooms.... and for smaller blooms I used a floral die cut on some Bo Bunny Violet dot cardstock and used a wet paper technique to give them a little bit of a crinkle.

 
I loved the leafy flourish on one of the patterned papers so I fussy cut it out the flourish so that it would drap down onto my page and used foam dots to apply it to the page.  I wanted to continue with the flourish look of the papers so I used the Bo Bunny Curly Q Stamps to add more swirls.
 
Tip:  Some inks can bead up on a new stamp set, so I just rub an eraser over the surface of the stamp before I begin stamping, it gives you a nice sharp image.
 
Bo Bunny Supplies:
Patterned Paper:  Melody, Stripe/Autumn Song
Cardstock: Violet Double Dot
Noteworthy: Autumn Song
Stamps: Curly Q Large Stamps
Flowers: Plum Purple Bouquet, Plum Purple Dahlia, Plum Purple Daisy 
Jewels: Rejoice
Wood Clocks/Kraft
Other: Dusty Attic Chipboard: Corner Flourish #5, Damask #2
Stencil: Prima/Finnabiar
 
Before I sign off for today I thought I'd share the Bo Bunny Website link with you in case you all didn't get a peek at the 3 NEW mid-season releases you can find them HERE!  Thanks so much for stopping by today! xo xo
 

17 comments:

Lainie Michel said...

So elegant! The colors are incredible and the photo is so serene and calming. Thank you for the tip on the stamps!!!

tracy said...

I wish you would do videos showing us how you make your layouts even if you do not speak but have music in the background. I love your layouts they are so beautiful and detailed.

The Sparkly Fairy said...

This is so beautiful!

luv46kdz said...

Love the jewel tones! Of course the pic is just set off magnificently by your work :) Wonderful inspiration.

Paula <3

Chris x said...

wow absolutely stunning colours.
Chris x

Ульяна и Полина said...

Как красиво!!!

Sue said...

Stunning! The colours are so vibrant but complementary.

Karen Otterbacher said...

So VIVID! Gorgeous saturated colors Gabi!
This l/o is beautiful; as is the BB papers.
The details you added here are perfect; beautiful.
Love Cloe's photography too~
THANKS! for the stamping tip!
(I love that about you:)
Take care~
Karen

SusanLotus said...

Your layouts and cards are outstandingly beautiful!

:)

Romy said...

I completely fell in love with this lay-out the minute I first saw it. It is so so gorgeous and full of magical touches. I love the combination of green and purple that you choose for this page.

Crea S said...

Hi Gabrielle! Another gorgeous page! Love the combination of the purple and the green! The photo has some magical/mystic atmosphere which I love!
Thanks so much for your lovely comment!
Hugs,
http://littlecreass.blogspot.be/

Denise van Deventer said...

An absolutely stunning page Gabrielle! The green and purples together are just amzing and your details are just so pretty and gorgeous! Love this page! ;-)

morkaren said...

Dinne skønne farver rammer mig lige i hjertet. knus morkaren.

Lizzyc said...

Oh how beautiful this is.. the purple blooms really pop on this wonderfully designed layout.. love the sweet flourish stamps too... another fav for sure! and I really like the pin cushion papers by BB, they look cute!

DebraK said...

Love the purple/green combo. You are so inspiring and so creative--always love your layouts so much!

diesabine said...

Lovely colour combination!
Its a fantastic page.
sabine

pattyo said...

So beautiful!

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