Life always turns to be beautiful if we just see it from a different perspective no matter how tough it gets going. This year has been one such on the personal front. I m so indebted to a few friends . Adversity always shows real friends. I’m so happy I came to know my real ones. Gratitude is such a great thing, isn’t it?
Yes, Today’s card is about Thanksgiving.
Fall is my favorite season of the year. Trying to reproduce the same colors with a card is quite a challenging task. Having more inkpads would be better to compare and contrast. Its been a while since I used Lawn fawn stamps and finally got to use it. The inspiration for my card is the photo I took of a tree. Here it is :
I wanted variety of colors and not just green and yellow. Here is the card :
Paper: Woodgrain cardstock, Neenah solar white cardstock
Ink: Memento tuxedo black (for sentiment), Memento ladybug , Memento Rich cococa (for tree ), Memento tangelo, Memento bamboo leaves, Distress ink spiced marmalade, Distress ink Squeezed lemonade , Copics for leaves and bark , Wink of stella clear pen
Stamps: Lawn fawn harvest season ( http://www.lawnfawn.com/products/harvest-season ) ;
Lawn fawn home sweet home ( http://www.lawnfawn.com/products/home-sweet-home )
1. For card base – cut a 8.5 inch X 11 inch cardstock at 4.25 inch. Score at 5.5 inch. Make a top folding card.
2. For cardpanel – use neenah white solar cardstock (3.75 X 5 inch).
3. Use Memento rich cocoa and stamp the tree stump . Color with copics. Use a circle die cut and draw a circle with pencil.
4. Stamp leaves using separate inkpads as mentioned above, and also using mixed inks. Use wink of stella ink pen to give the glitter effect (the effect of sun shine on leaves)
5. Stamp the sentiment with memento black ink.
6. Use inkblending with distress ink spiced marmalade.
I m entering this card for lawnscaping challenge – http://lawnscaping.blogspot.com/2014/11/lawnscaping-challenge-fall-pumpkins.html
Happy (early) thanksgiving!