Friday, May 24, 2013
CAS Sympathy for a Close Friend
I decided to create a card using the Create with Connie and Mary CCMC253 Sketch and Ann’s CAS Masculine Theme PP146 Challenge at The Paper Players.
Again, if you have a chance, stop by both sites for wonderful inspiration from their Design Teams as well as the other entries- great job by all!
We needed to send a sympathy card to my husband’s co-worker- his father died unexpectedly and he loved to hunt and fish. I chose to use the retired set, Nature’s Silhouettes along with a simple embossing and sponging technique. They are a very close-knit family and our thoughts and prayers are with them at this time of sorrow.
To create this card:
De-static a piece of Whisper White cardstock using the Embossing Buddy® and ink the deer image using Versamark™ ink. Apply Stampin’ Emboss® Early Espresso Embossing Powder and heat with the Heat Tool to melt the powder. Once cooled, repeat the same steps using the tree image.
Using a mask created with the 1 ¼” Circle Punch, sponge Crumb Cake Classic Ink for the sky area and sponge Soft Suede around the edges. Trim and mount onto Early Espresso cardstock and adhere the focal image onto a banner created from the retired Well Worn Designer Series Paper (DSP).
Use the Big Shot™ with the Woodgrain Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder to emboss a piece of paper (again from the Well Worn DSP) and a piece of So Saffron cardstock with the Square Lattice Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder.
Layer the banners and add the ½” Soft Suede Taffeta Ribbon bow along with sentiment to finish off the card.
Stamp Sets: Nature Silhouettes, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Versamark™, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Soft Suede
Paper: Early Espresso, So Saffron, Whisper White, Well Worn DSP
Accessories: Embossing Buddy®, Stampin’ Emboss® Early Espresso Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Big Shot™, Woodgrain and Square Lattice Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folders, Punches- 1 1/4” Circle, Word Window, ½” Soft Suede Taffeta Ribbon, Sponge Daubers, Sanding Block
Thanks again for stopping by- I hope you have a wonderful Friday!!