October 27, 2016

Totally Trees Modern Thank You Card ft. Stampin' Up

EDIT: Top 3 at Time Out
 
I've been using a lot of fall/autumn colors lately, so for today's card I decided to bring back the bright, intense colors! The tree stamps are from Stampin' Up's Totally Trees set, and the sentiment is from Flourishing Phrases. 

I could keep this card very simple and stop after stamping and heat embossing the focal images. However I really wanted to try out this frame die from Mama Elephant, so this is what I did instead. I added some interest to the frame by sponging Fossilized Amber, Picked Raspberry, and Stormy Sky distress inks onto the upper half of the die cut. 


I flicked some water droplets onto the inked portions of the frame for the splotchy effect, and mist a layer of Perfect Pearls water for the shimmery look. To finish off the card, I added a few Liquid Pearls drops. 

Challenges Entered:
Verve Inspiration Challenge / Viva La Verve Sketch 2 / Time Out: Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart

ATSM: Make Your Mark

7 comments:

  1. Wow, love this! Those colors are so happy and I love the way you used them in the frame too, fantastic card! I think I must CASE you! Thanks for the inspiration and thanks for joining TIME OUT!

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  2. Me again! :) Would love to follow your blog but can't find the followers-button! Have you considered using it in your blog? Love your cards!

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  3. What a fun and cute card! I love the clean design and the inking on the frame is a fabulous touch'
    Thank you for sharing with us at ATSM and I hope you will join us again soon.

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  4. I love how you've done the frame on this - it embellishes your brightly coloured trees perfectly!

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  5. This is just beautiful. Love how you colored the frame. Thanks for joining us for our challenges.

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  6. So creative to color the frame to match those wonderful trees!

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  7. Congrats for getting HM at Time Out x

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