Bokeh Hearty Leafy Hugs

Hi! I’m excited to share this card with you today!

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Here’s a photo to give you an idea of how I used a homemade leaf stencil (made with a Papertrey Ink Grateful Leaf Die) to achieve the hearty bokeh effect.img_3252edited

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Did you know that hugs truly are good for your health? Look it up!

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I removed the stencil/mask and added some yellow hearts around the edges of the leaf.

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I added 1 paper and 1 vellum leaf outline and hugs (CUTplorations) die cut.

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I offset the die cuts so that the stem and an outline of the leaf would show.

img_3286edited    I like how the vellum adds an airy, leaves blowing in the wind, effect.img_3280edited

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Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,

Melissa

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11 thoughts on “Bokeh Hearty Leafy Hugs

  1. Stunning, Melissa! What an impressive effect – so much texture and colour-layering – love how you offset the die too. Hugs are definitely good for your health – couldn’t agree more. Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

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  2. The subtle touch of vellum adds another texture to your rich autumnal card! Love that leaf outline and the way you have stamped the hearts to create a textured background. Thank you for sharing with us at Less is More this week 🙂

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  3. What a gorgeous card Melissa! The warm, rich colours of the leaf stencilling are fabulous, and using offset paper and vellum above is a super effect. It’s so eye catching and attractive. Fantastic card! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More 🙂

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  4. This is just gorgeous Melissa and I love how you’ve incorporated hearts in your leaf design. A stunning design and a great take on our challenge at Less is More. Thanks for playing along this week. Sarah x

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