Tree of Life

This card was started for a challenge, but I already know it will be a perfect card to send to my brother come July.

The card started with the inking challenge at 365 Cards (day 6). I bought the tree stamp when it came out but hadn’t inked it up yet. Since I was using the tree, I thought about making a card for my bro, so I wanted a masculine color scheme. I found the perfect scheme at ColorQ (cqc22). The images are huge (which is good), so I wasn’t sure how to finish up the card. That was when Jen del Muro’s Saturday sketch came to help (sfytt31).

I am really really happy with this card. The picture just doesn’t do it (maybe I’ll try again in the daytime) – the colors and the texture work so well together.

happy birthday
Stamps: Through the Trees, Birthday Basics (PTI);
Ink: Certainly Celery, Wild Wasabi, Garden Green, Close to Cocoa, Not Quite Navy (SU);
Paper: Not Quite Navy, Baja Breeze, Close to Cocoa (SU); White (PTI);
Other: Enchanted twill (PTI); floss (DMC); texture plate (Sizzix); label die (Spellbinders);

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