Thursday, 12 July 2012

Male Birthday

Hello All !!,
Yes I am still here, but with an absent creative mojo and other problems, I've not been able to make anything for a while. However, it's my Step Dad's and Sisters birthday this week, so I've had to come up with something for them.

For my SD Dave's card, I've combined 2 challenges.







The first is Simply Stampin where they had this sketch

and ColourQ where they had this colour palette








 This is the card I made







I coloured the tree with SU write markers which took some time to do, so I had to huff and puff on the stamp to moisten the ink again before stamping on to white card.                                                        I used a border punch on the edges of the layered cards, and on a strip of brown underneath the tree that was raised on 3D pads. I also added green ribbon either side of the brown card.



Recipe :
Card = Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Daffodil Delight, and white square card FMS
Stamp = Leaves of a Tree, and Basic Phrases
Inks = Chocolate Chip, Pear Pizzazz, and Adirondack Butterscotch ( the nearest I have to Mustard ) 
Tools = Martha Stewart punch
Extras = Ribbon



Thanks for dropping by today, and I'll show you the card for my Sister tomorrow if you'd like to come back then.

Bye for now








5 comments:

  1. Oh l wish for your mojo to return l'm missing your beautiful creations, this one is just lovely Bev and great colouring too!!:)x

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  2. Beautiful card, Bev, I love all the cut work! thanks for joining us this week at the ColourQ and sharing your card.

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  3. Love that tree! SO cute! Thanks for joining us this week at the ColourQ!!

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  4. Lovely card Bev! The tree looks fab coloured with the markers - well worth the huffing and puffing LOL! I like the decorative border punched details too!
    Thanks for sharing your card with us at Simply Stampin' and I hope you play along with us again soon! Ruth x

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  5. Nice use of the sketch! I like the strips in the background that give that tree an extra "pop" of colour! Thanks for joining in the SSC! xx

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