Creating a Fall Card with a Slightly Different Color Theme

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you a  Fall Card with a Slightly Different Color Theme.  Yes there's tons of cards and projects out there with traditional Fall colors, the bright warm reds, the crisp oranges, and the golden yellows, but there are more colors out there that can be "Fall" colors.  I created this card with Purple Posy, Grapefruit Grove, Smoky Slate, and Whisper White.  These colors are just tones of the richer deeper colors, there are still present in the traditional Fall colors schemes, but just slightly different.  You can actually find all these colors now in a types of different decor, cloths, and so much more.  Here's a look at my card. Well, actually I am going to share the simple version of the card first then I will share the stepped up version. 
  Now here's the slightly stepped up version.  I didn't go over the top with the additional elements but just enough to add to the overall look.
I had designed the original card for a friends team meeting that I went to last week.  She has people volunteer to bring food or do a project, and I had volunteered to do one of the projects for this month.  And I came up with the simplified version  So after doing it I knew I wanted to step it up a little.  So, then I did the stepped up version of the card and I am not sure which one I like the best.

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The first thing that I did was to prep my cardstock for the embossing.  I did this with my embossing buddy to remove any oils from my cardstock.  I knew that the heat embossing was going to be a big part of this card so there could be no stray powder anywhere.  I then stamped my images on whisper white cardstock and one a scrap of Grapefruit Grove Cardstock with Versamark ink and covered them with my Gold Stampin' Embossing Powder.  Next I heat set the images and I colored the flowers in with my Stampin' Write Markers (Purple Posy, Soft Sea Foam, Smoky Slate, and Grapefruit Grove).  I took a sponge and on the Milk can I added a little sponging of Grapefruit Grove ink to the cardstock.  Then I fussy cut them both out.  
I ran my piece of Soft Sea Foam Cardstock through my die cutting machine with the Tin Tile 3d Embossing Folder and attached it to a piece of Smoky Slate cardstock.  On my Purple Posy card base I stamped the little tile image from the Country Home stamp set in Smoky Slate ink going down the side of where I plan on putting the smoky slate and soft sea foam pieces.  I did two rows of stamping.  Once I had everything stamped I added the two pieces of cardstock.  I then attached two pieces of the Purple Posy Scalloped Edge Ribbon with two small pieces of Tear & Tape to the front.  Next I punched out a label from Whisper White Cardstock using the Pretty Label Punch and attached it with a couple dimensionals.  Next I attached the flowers to the milk can using multipurpose liquid glue and a few dimensionals.  My dimensionals where added where the flowers meet the mild can for added support and to the flowers.  I attached the milk can to the label with a little liquid glue.  This way the label and the focal element was the same height on the card.  
I finished off the card by adding the sentiment stamped on a piece of whisper white in Smoky Slate ink and trimmed it out using my paper snips.  I then attached it to the front of the milk can with a little adhesive.  I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the front to finish the card.  Here's a look at both of the cards side by side.  

So no matter which way you create this card you can get a very pretty card to send out to people. Below you will find the Video tutorial for this card.  If you have problems viewing this video in your email you can click here or on the above picture to go to the video.  Sometimes the embedded video will not show in some emails.  
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Happy Stampin' 
Rick 

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