Friday, April 17, 2009
Deer Forest Friends
TGIF Peeps! Hope you have some fun plans for the weekend and that it does not fly by like most of the weekends do! On Sunday afternoon I am going to a friends house to do some water coloring. A few of us are meeting to try and hon our skills!!!
I put together today's card with a couple of challenges in mind. I first off used this weeks sketch challenge on splitcoast and I also used this weeks Ways to Use it Challenge which was to use or make a frame.
I love sketch challenges as you all know and I had the frame thing in mind to use with this set anyway, because that tree just seems out of proportion to me to the animals, the set is SU's Forest Friends ans is adorable.
So it all just fell into place, love it when that happens.
If you follow the sketch challenges on splitcoast you know that Roxie, the sketch challenge hostess, always puts measurements in her sample card. I love that.
So I started my card by making the frame, I cut the pacific point card stock to the measurements she had specified: 3 1/8 x 4 1/8”, I then got out my circle nesties and to see what size would work with the tree image and wold fit the panel. I centered the piece over my nestie, leaving a bit more space at the bottom, and then ran it through the cuttlebug to cut. I then ran it through the cuttlebug again with the swiss dot embossing folder to add some more texture.
I stamped the tree onto some white cardstock with kiwi and chocolate chip and used dimensionals to attach it to the pacific blue piece. I added some silver brads to the corner and then matted it all onto a piece of baja card stock that is just 1/8 inch larger.
The DS paper I used is from the Good Morning Sunshine pack and is matted with more pacific. The base of the card is baja and I used baja ribbon, to "hang" my frame.
The cute little deer is stamped with chocolate chip and cut out and mounted on the outside of the frame.
I did not add a sentiment to this card as I could not make one work with my layout, it is soooo hard for me to make a card with out a sentiment on the front, but people tell me it is fine to do so, just hard for me!!! LOL!!!
The inside of the card is layered with more pacific and white cardstock and I used the single SU stamp that reads: "So glad you are one of my "dearest" friends." I think that fits the front don't you?
Well, that is all for today, I hope I have something to share with you tomorrow, I am feeling so "mojoless" last night and today.!! UGH!!! Hate that.
Thanks so much for stopping by and HAPPY STAMPING!!!!