Neutral earth tones make a beautiful masculine card for any occasion. I chose to make this one a birthday card. No added accessories are necessary. Of course, you can add brads, ribbon, even some washi tape if you want. I prefer the simplistic look. What do you think?
Lovely as a Tree
Bring on the Cake
Crumb Cake A-2
Chocolate Chip 3-1/4" Sq.
Watercolor 3" Sq.
Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4 (Inside)
Archival Basic Black
Markering (Color on Stamp)
I began with my 3" watercolor square. Using my aqua painter, I added Pool Party to the top of it.
I then added some Daffodil Delight. It bled right on top of the Pool Party, but you can still see it in the background.
I then added the Crumb Cake to the bottom. I did my best to not have a straight edge where the ground and the sky meet.
Once the background dried, I stamped my tree. I used a technique called "Markering." Basically, I colored the stamp with my markers. Then I breathed on it to reactivate the ink, and then I stamped it.
I then adhered it to the Chocolate Chip square and then onto the card base.
I stamped the sentiment on the card front, and adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the card.
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Great image. I need to look for a better tree image. I missed out on getting this one before it retired. Super birthday card for anyone.ReplyDelete