Friday, February 25, 2011

4 Trees Birthday

When working with Trendy Trees set, I always seem to use lots of colors and have to use the Stamp-a-ma-jig so it pays to make several cards at a time.  I did a few of these yesterday for our birthday stash and for OWH.  I think they make good masculine cards.  That Sweet Pea DSP just keeps on giving.

The center piece of brown is Close-to-Cocoa stamped with Chocolate Chip from a new set of 'stitching stamps' I picked up.  This is supposed to look like grosgrain ribbon.   It gives a nice little tone-on-tone visual texture.

The layout is from Splitcoaststampers sketch challenge this week.  I flipped it on its side and stamped the trees purposefully off center.

It's a rainy Friday here in NC but we are hoping for a pretty day tomorrow.  My Mother and I are planning a little shopping trip in Charlotte.  She is fun to shop with as she has such wonderful and somewhat unconventional taste.  We are both the type of shoppers who can cover a lot of ground in a little time.  We can walk into a store an instantly decide if there is anything that will be of interest.  My favorite thing is spotting something unusual for her that she might not otherwise have purchased.

Thanks for visiting today!

Ingredients:  Stamps:  Trendy Trees, On your birthday by SU!; Stitches by Hot off the Press
Cardstock:  Baja Breeze, Close to Cocoa
DSP:  Sweet Pea by SU!
Ink:  Tempting Turqouise, Choc Chip, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive


  1. This card looks great! I love your use of those trees!

  2. a great birthday card lisa-love the dsp you used-I have it as well-today I was thinking when I make a card I should make 4 at one time to use all the dsp-thanks for encouraging me-you worked the sketch challenge well


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