Saturday, 29 March 2014

Lovely As A Tree Sympathy FMS #129 CTD#285

Just a quick post today, I have so many chores to do and the day is racing away on me.

When I saw Jen's sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches, I knew that I wanted to use Lovely As a Tree. This stamp set has been around for about eight years now, it must be the longest of any in the Stampin' Up range! I had originally planned to place the row of trees across the horizontal strip, and I may still do that on another card when I get home from my errands. However, the colours in the Color Throwdown Challenge #285, steered me toward this design. The colours are Sahara Sand background stamped in the same shade with the large background stamp, Hardwood. There is a layer of retired DSP vertically on top, and then across is Natural Chevron ribbon and Linen Thread.After stamping the leaf in Early Espresso, and a sentiment from Teeny Tiny Sentiments it was rolled through the Big Shot, using a Chalk Talk Framelit. Next it was time to pick up the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, to make a matt for the label in Pear Pizzazz. Finally, a Blushing Bride button and some smudged ink completed the card.

Have a wonderful weekend!



  1. Great card! I love the rustic look! Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. This is a really lovely card Rachel. I love all the little extras you've added - the chevron ribbon, the twine and that "cute as a" button !!!

  3. So very pretty! Makes for a great sympathy card. Thanks so much for playing with us at the Color Throwdown!

  4. I love the combination of the branch and the woodgrain. Great card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Color Throwdown this week!

  5. This is such a beautiful how you used the colors and the sketch!!! Thanks for joining us this week at the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!


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