Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Two Little Boys

Hello.  Welcome.  With the end of the year a few challenges I followed finished so I have been looking around for some new places to play.  The inspiration photo over at Time Out Challenge caught my eye.  I liked the wood panel with the greeting and the patterned cushions and was inspired to make this card



I cut a panel from wood effect paper using the stitch detail rectangle die from Simon Says Stamp.  I stamped Whipper Snappers Rocking horse on MME patterned paper, embossed with black embossing powder and fussy cut.  I added some WOW white puff embossing powder around the saddle and coloured the mane, tail, saddle and reins with sharpies.  The rockers were coloured with Henna Promarker.  I cut the howdy using sizzix dies from dark wood effect paper. 

Joining the fun at
Time Out Challenge 22 - Photo Inspiration
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - It's A Guy Thing
Stamping Sensation January Challenge - Dies and Punches
Tando Creative Challenge - Wk 3 Anything Goes

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

9 comments:

  1. This is such a sweet card, love the image and the wood grain :)

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  2. Excellent paper choices alone should make this a winner, Gail! Love the stitch detail rectangle die, too. Your white embossing detail, however, steals the show here!

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  3. What a great card Gail! Love the stitched edge around the back panel and your rocking horse is so sweet! I'm a huge fan of embossing puffs, great way to use it! hugs :)

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  4. What a super card Gail, love the stitching detail round the saddle.

    Lovely to see you at Stamping Sensations challenge, thanks so much for joining in.

    B x

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  5. such a fun card! perfect for little boys!! i'm a little late in my commenting but wanted to thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp!

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  6. I just adore this. It's so retro looking without being too "vintage". It would be perfect for the little guys in your life.

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  7. Oh how adorable is this little rocking chair! Love it! Thanks so much for playing with us at Time Out!

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  8. Such a fun card. Awesome work. Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at Stamping Sensation.
    Eret x

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