****First step in creating this background: spray some diluted Gesso over the background and leave to dry.
Heat emboss the area around the leaves with clear after sponging with versamerk over the stencil.
Tap different autumnal colors Nuance on the leaves, mist with water and see the magic happen.
Tap some more Nuance if needed.
When dry, clean up the heat embossing.
I LOVE the effect of the white gesso splatters.
To finish it off sponge and paper distress the edges.
Stamp a script in the background.
I've used a dutch sentiment.