FYI – Aspen Birthday

It is time for another For Your Inspiration challenge. Check out the latest challenge -> FYI46.

For Your Inspiration Challenge #46

This photo makes me happy – I’m pretty sure it’s the yellow. I definitely wanted my card to feel happy too.

by Karen @ carefree creations - Birthday Aspens

It was hard to get what was in my head onto paper. At first I tried embossing the trees with white powder onto colored cardstock, but that just wasn’t working. I decided to try stamping the trees with a pale grey – while not the normal color for an aspen, it allowed me to get the leaves to pop.

The card base is impressed with the woodgrain plate (hard to see in the photo).

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I hope you join us at For Your Inspiration!

A Little About the Challenge: The For Your Inspiration challenge is posted the first and third Thursday of every month; each challenge is open for two weeks. To play, use the photo to inspire you and create a card – very simple! Make sure you tell us in your blog post how you were inspired!

Happy Birthday
All supplies Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Through the Trees, sentiment from Enjoy the Ride, dot from Around About Sentiments;
Ink/Card Stock: White, Harvest Gold, Soft Stone, Smokey Shadow;
Other: Woodgrain impression plate;

4 thoughts on “FYI – Aspen Birthday

  1. Hi Karen, I love this yellow and grey combo, just gorgeous and thank you so much for my Birthday card, just opened and hubby and I have been admiring it xx

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