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Saturday, July 5, 2014

Enjoy Your Day

Here's another card I made for Father's Day. 
* After finishing the tree I decided to add flowers since our apple tree had just finished blooming. (We had a long winter and a late spring!)
* It's my husband's favourite tree, so I knew he would appreciate the thought!! We're hoping for lots of apples this fall!!

* After die cutting the Mighty Oak Cover Plate, I stamped the tree trunk with Dark Chocolate ink and both sides of the leaves with New Leaf ink. 
* I scored the center of the leaves and folded them before applying a thin line 
of glue to each center. This allowed me to give the leaves a dimensional look.

* The flowers (Mini Blooms) were stamped onto the matching die cut and scattered around the tree branches and leaves. 
* A green resin bird (Webster's Pages) was added to the tree. 
* The sentiment is also from Mini Blooms.

PTI Supplies, unless noted
Stamps - Mighty Oak, Mini Blooms
Inks - Dark Chocolate, New Leaf, Hibiscus Burst, Tea Dye Duo
Paper - Kraft; Caramel (Recollections)
Dies - Mighty Oak Cover Plate; Mini Blooms Die Collection
Other - Webster's Pages Country Birds Whimsies 

Thanks for visiting today.
Karen C.


Leigh Penner said...

Oh, this is fabulous, Karen! I love how you stamped both sides of the leaves and folded them! Brilliant!

carol (krillsister) said...

Love the dimensional look of the leaves. The flowers do add to this tree. Lovely card.

Diana K said...

So impressive! Fabulous card. So happy for you that you're back to crafting. Makes my heart sing.

Diane said...

Fabulous design Karen, love the little bird.

Hugs diane

Tracy said...

wow. i love everything about that tree- from the trunk to the fabulous leaves.