Leaves are Falling Card by Corri Garza

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I loved the little squirrel from the Acorn Autumn set from the first time I saw him and thought he would make an adorable fall card.

SVG Collections Used

Caramel Apple Pie SVG Kit
Acorn Autumn SVG Kit

Supplies Used

Dimensions

Caramel Apple Pie SVG Kit
card_base 8.600"h x 7"h red cardstock
interior 4.015"w x 8.845"w hexagon pattern paper
Acorn Autumn (Extras - Squirrel)
brown_dark 2.5"w x .630"h black cardstock
brown_light 2.5"w x 2.480"h kraft cardstock
brown_medium1 2.5"w x 2.895"h brown cardstock
brown_medium2 2.5"w x 3.270"h dark brown cardstock
hat 2.5"w x 2.005"h red cardstock
white 2.5"w x .605"h white cardstock
Acorn Autumn (Extras)
leaf_bottom (x 5) 1.5"w x .750"h brown cardstock
leaf.top (x3) 1.5"w x .605"h orange cardstock
leaf.top (x2) 1.5"w x .605"h red cardstock
Acorn Autumn (Large Gift Bag)
circle_top 3.930"w x 3.500"h teal cardstock

Instructions

  1. Cut out card base and interior layer. Adhere together.
  2. Cut squirrel. Ink edges on all brown layers and hat with Antique Linen distress ink. Use pop dots on the brim of the hat for added dimension.
  3. Add google eyes.
  4. Cut circle and leaves. Ink top layer of leaves with Rusty Hinge distress ink. Assemble leaves and glue onto the circle.
  5. Glue squirrel onto the circle.
  6. Cut tag, stamp sentiment and ink edges with Rusty Hinge distress ink.
  7. Adhere layers to card base. I used scor tape to adhere the burlap ribbon

Design Tips

Corri - SVGCuts Design Team Artist

  • Take inspiration from your paper collections. I loved the color combination on this hexagon paper and based my design on that.
  • Using pop dots, google eyes and burlap ribbon helped to add a lot of dimension and texture.

I hope you like my fun fall card! I love browsing through all the SVG Collections looking for card bases and elements that can be mixed up for a whole new look.

 


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