Hello! I have created this card to participate in Paper Creations Ink! Challenge #22 "Natural Materials (burlap, twine, cork, twigs, leaves, etc.)"! I used a wood sheet for the main layer and the sentiment tag. I also used some natural linen thread and sticking with the "Natural" theme I chose the Lovely As A Tree stamp for my main image. This picture really doesn't do this card justice it is so much nicer in real life. After I finished it I was almost surprised at how gorgeous it turned - simple and understated but elegant too somehow (if elegant is the right word to use for a masculine card that is). I enjoyed this challenge - thanks design team at Paper Creations Ink! Hope you enjoy today's card and thanks so much for stopping by!
Details: Finished card size is 5 1/2" x 4 1/4". I cut a piece of the wood sheet with my paper cutter (its very thin and almost fragile) and glued it to the cardstock base of textured Always Artichoke. I stamped the image on the DSP and heat embossed the image. Then I used my finger daubers to add the color to the sky, ground and trees. I stamped the sentiment on the wood sheet and then punched out with the Modern Label Punch (119849). I also punched another piece using Old Olive cardstock and cut it in half to layer behind the wood sentiment. I wrapped the linen thread around the DSP (layered on a piece of Always Artichoke textured cardstock) several times to get the thicker effect then glued the layered sentiment on top of that.
Supplies (all from Stampin' Up!): Cardstock - Always Artichoke. Wood Sheet (116309). Patterned Paper - Frostwood Lodge (retired from Holiday Mini). Linen thread (104199). Inks - Chocolate chip, Soft Suede, Sahara Sand, Old Olive, Always Artichoke, Bashful Blue and Marina Mist.