Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Another Birthday!

Today's my husband's birthday. Here's my card for him :) I have a picture of our new puppy sleeping in his hiking boots, so this image was perfect!
Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, Creamy Caramel, Always Artichoke, Very Vanilla, Watercolor Paper - paper; Chocolate Chip, Black StazOn - ink; Circle of Friendship, For Father - stamp sets; gold brads, 1/2" circle punch, 1 " circle punch, label punch, piercing template, hemp, aqua painter, reinkers (various colors) - accessories;
This card turned out really cool. I got the idea of piercing stripes on the card base from the stitching of the boots. The Close to Cocoa paper was misted slightly with water and then crumpled a lot. After I'd smoothed it out, I lightly ran my Close to Cocoa ink pad over it to highlight the wrinkles. The half inch circles behind the brads was taken from some of Beate's cards. I totally love the stuff she makes!