Sunday 20 September 2015

Mushroom magic

Hi there
Whilst waiting 3 hours for my computer to update my iPhone I thought it was a good chance to crack on with my Craft Barn calendar challenge for September.  The theme this month is brown trees/leaves.  The mushrooms and leaves were stamped and embossed in white (with a little bit of masking).  The Brusho was applied a little at a time by wetting the area and sprinkling a colour on.  While wet the colour can be moved around or lifted off with a paper towel.  The mushroom stalks and shadows were added with Promarkers.

The good news is we seem to be set for a few days of sunshine so we can enjoy the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.

Materials used:
Dylusions stamps: doodle parts, further around the edge
Stampendous embossing powder: detail white opaque
Brusho: light brown, crimson, lemon, gamboge
Distress Ink: clear embossing 
Promarkers: burnt sienna, oatmeal, satin


  1. Good idea to include mushrooms, less ubiquitous than trees and leaves for autumn but entirely seasonal for September. The composition of the page is lovely too...

  2. What beautiful colours you used and you achieved great depth with your embossing and colouring. Excellent page for this month :D

  3. Love your colour scheme.The mushrooms look great.

  4. Gorgeous effect! You should make some cards with this wonderful design!

    1. Thank you Gio, your comments always mean a lot to me. I'd love to make some cards but it's finding the time...and then I always want to try out the next idea! ;-)

  5. Thank you everyone for your lovely comments x

  6. Love your mushrooms and leaves - great design and colouring!

  7. There is something very pleasing about rich autumn colours, and you have captured that - fabulous.

  8. A beautiful page!! Thank you for joining in The Calendar Challenge.
    Jane x

  9. Beautiful page! I just love your mushrooms! xx


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