• Jeanette Hunter

Silver Embossed Tree over Blended Night of Navy, Gorgeous Grape & Highland Heather

This card was inspired by a friend of mine who loves to sit under a big tree in her backyard and read. I was thinking of her the other day while I was looking at my stamps and this card was born.

Shades of purple are her favorite - specifically lilac so I used blended colors of Night of Navy, Gorgeous Grape and Highland Heather for the background.

For this card I used the following cuts of cardstock:

  • Gorgeous Grape: 8½" x 5½", scored at 4¼"

  • Whisper White (layering): 3⅝" x 5"

  • Whisper White (blending): 3⅝" x 5"

  • Whisper White (sentiment): ⅝" x 4¼"

For whatever reason, I always seem to blend dark to light, so I started with my Night of Navy ink and carefully blended with my Gorgeous Grape into my Highland Heather. Once I was done, I made sure the ink was completely dry using my heat tool then stamped the large tree from the Rooted in Nature stamp set using my Versamark ink. Use whatever tools you are comfortable with for embossing powder. I personally like coffee filters because I find I make less of a mess - I used silver embossing powder for my tree and heat set it. Using my Stitched Rectangle dies, I cut out the blended piece with my tree centered with the 4⅞" x 3½" die.

For my sentiment, I carefully stamped the "our friendship is timeless" from the Timeless Tropical stamp set in Gorgeous Grape ink on my pre-cut Whisper White strip and diagonally cut the corners to give it the look of a die cut label.

I used my snail adhesive to layer all my pieces except the sentiment which I popped up using Stampin' Dimensionals. Then, to finish off the card, I used a couple of rhinestone basic jewels on each end of my sentiment strip.

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