Thursday, 12 January 2017

Heart Wood

Hello.  Welcome.  CASology's cue word this week is forest.  I was looking at this stamp from Unity that I just got and it made me think of initials carved in trees.  So I decided to concentrate on one tree in the forest.......



This stamp is from Unity Be Different kit.  I stamped it three times to extend the image and embossed with silver powder.  I used an embossing pen to add the side lines to the trunk and embossed them with silver as well.  The heart was silver at this point so I used my embossing pen on the heart and then red embossing powder.  Not exactly the result I was expecting because the silver embossing mobilised as well and has given a distressed sort of appearance to the heart.  But that's OK, cos if you carve a heart on a tree growing in a forest it will probably end up looking a bit distressed.  I thought this might make an unusual Valentines card.

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

Joining the fun at
CASology Week 231 - Forest
The Artistic Stamper Creative Team Challenge - AG
Stamplorations CAS Challenge January
Hobbygarasjen Utfordring 44 - Embossing




7 comments:

  1. Utrolig kult kort 👍👍👍
    Takk for ditt bidrag til Hobbygarasjen. Pia

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  2. What a great job with the stamp,pen and emboss to make a beautiful tall tree, its simply elegant.

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  3. Fabulous cas card and I agree with you - that bright red heart carved into the tree would certainly be distressed. Great result Gail. Thanks for joining us for our January CAS Challenge at STAMPlorations.

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  4. Fabulous tree, and I love the distressed look. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

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  5. Simply wonderful texture and a great match for the cue this week at CASology.

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  6. Fantastic! the texture of that trunk is ah-mazing! Glad you joined us at Stamplorations!

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  7. This is so beautiful ! thank you so much for sharing with us at The Artistic Stamper
    WIshing you good luck to win beautiful stamps !

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