How to Make a Fun Fall Card

I send a card to my three grandmas once a month. This was the Fall version.

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How to Make a Fun Fall Card
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Choose your own colors; I chose a typical fall palette.  You need a card (shown in white).  A frame color (shown in brown).  A top color (shown in orange).  A leaf cutout color (shown in burgundy).

Choose your own colors; I chose a typical fall palette. You need a card (shown in white). A frame color (shown in brown). A top color (shown in orange). A leaf cutout color (shown in burgundy).

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Using white ink and whatever leaf stamps you have, stamp leaves into your top paper.

Using white ink and whatever leaf stamps you have, stamp leaves into your top paper.

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I used the top half of a large leaf stamp to make a pattern for my accent leaf. I then cut it out. If you have a leaf punch, that would work, too. Or just freehand cut a leaf.

I used the top half of a large leaf stamp to make a pattern for my accent leaf. I then cut it out. If you have a leaf punch, that would work, too. Or just freehand cut a leaf.

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Use a brown marker (I love sharpies!) to outline the leaf. Allow some of the marker to color the edges. This will darken the edges and give depth.

Use a brown marker (I love sharpies!) to outline the leaf. Allow some of the marker to color the edges. This will darken the edges and give depth.

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I also used a fine sharpie to make fine lines for leaf detail.

I also used a fine sharpie to make fine lines for leaf detail.

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Now stamp on any message of your choice.

Now stamp on any message of your choice.

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Cut out two accent strips to layer under the leaf.

Cut out two accent strips to layer under the leaf.

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Glue all the layers in place.

Glue all the layers in place.

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Some examples.

Some examples.

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