For the month of July, Scraptastical Kreations is have challenges, games, and a whole lot of fun on their Facebook fanpage for their one year birthday. For challenge #5 - shape card - I created this: '
I used SK's Calendar Cuties file. The month of September has the best leaf cutting file. I used the leaf, enlarged it, duplicated it, and welded them together to make the base. I made an inset shadow of th leaf to top the base. To create the 'veins,' I used a ruler and a bone file to score the lines, bent the lines carefully by hand to raise them, and applied chalk. I love the look that they give this card.
Hope my creation has inspired you somehow.
Much scrappy love,