Hi everybody. I have a male family birthday to make a card for and I decided to use a NBUS/never before used stamp from Serendipity Stamps called Winter Fenceline, but I have adapted it to an Autumn scene instead.
I started by stamping the image on to a snippet of white card using Versafine Smokey Grey ink and coloured it using Distress Inks in Spiced Marmalade, Walnut Stain, Mowed Lawn, Stormy Sky and Faded Jeans and applied with a water brush to give a very washy watered down look and I did mix the green with a little of the brown because I didn't want the colours to look too bright. I did add the birds in the sky which weren't part of the image. I then die cut the image with a stitched square die and matted it on to a snippet of white card.
The background is a snippet of a piece I made using Sheena Douglass' faux leather technique which you can find here and for the embossing I used a Craft Concepts EF called More Dots. I used it on a card I made over a year ago, featuring a pair of jeans with a leather belt, and it had been languishing amongst my bits and pieces ever since, the post is here if you wish to take a look. I had a light bulb moment and thought this would make a good background so mounted this on to the base card before adding the topper.
I finished the card with the sentiment on this double fishtail banner shape made from another snippet of white card.
Thank you for joining me today and I do appreciate all your lovely comments.
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