Monday, January 21, 2013
Celebrate!! Happy 13th Birthday to a Wonderful Nephew!
Hi Again Stampers!
I had a wonderful Sunday and wanted to take a moment to share one more card with you. I created this one for my nephew’s 13th Birthday- he is definitely growing up too fast!!
For this card, I chose a Western theme since he has decorated his bedroom in a Country/Western flair and I utilized The Friday Mashup FM93 Make A Wish Challenge along with the PPA151 Pals Paper Arts Sketch Challenge.
Again, I hope you will take the time to visit each site and check out their great Design Team projects as well as all of other Challenge entries.
To create this card:
Use the Big Shot™ with the Square Lattice and Woodgrain Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder to emboss two pieces of of Well Worn Designer Series Paper (DSP- retired). Very lightly sand the Woodgrain embossed piece and adhere both to the Early Espresso card front.
Use the Big Shot™ and the 3 ½” Circle Originals™ Die to cut a circle from River Rock cardstock and another circle from Early Espresso cardstock. Cut the Early Espresso cardstock circle in half and set aside.
Stamp the cowboy image and the sentiment using Early Espresso Classic Ink onto River Rock. Use The Aqua Painter and watercolor with Bravo Burgundy, Marina Mist and Soft Suede Classic Ink. Use the Color Spritzer Tool with the Soft Suede Stampin’ Write marker to “distress” the cardstock. Sponge the edges using a Sponge Dauber with Soft Suede Classic Ink.
Punch out the sentiment using the XL Oval Punch Stamp and two other ovals from Early Espresso cardstock. Layer the two Early Espresso cardstock ovals behind the sentiment oval to create the border.
Punch out four stars using the retired Small Star Punch – add the Aged Copper Hodgepodge Hardware Brads (retired) . Attach three to the knotted Hemp Twine to create a “banner”.
Layer the pieces per the sketch using Stampin’ Dimensionals® to finish off the card.
Stamp Sets: Feeling Sentimental, Out West (retired)
Cardstock: Early Espresso, River Rock, Well Worn DSP (retired)
Ink: Early Espresso, Bravo Burgundy, Marina Mist, Soft Suede
Accessories: Big Shot™, Square Lattice and Woodgrain Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, 3 ½” Originals™ Die, Color Spritzer Tool, Aqua Painter, XL Oval Punch, Small Star Punch (retired), Antique Copper Hodgepodge Hardware Brads (retired), Hemp Twine (retired)
Thanks again for visiting- my nephew seemed to enjoy this card and of course, the cash that was within made it a bit sweeter :-)
Have a great week stamping and creating- God Bless!!