Saturday 31 August 2019

Rooted in Nature for Fab Friday 171

As I was wrapping up my father-in-law's Father's Day present this afternoon, I realised that none of the many cards in my stash would do for this darling man. We're having an early family dinner tonight for him so I had to get cracking on the job.

Inspiration came from this morning's challenge at Fab Friday.

He's a man who loves trees and gardens so I turned to my old favourite, Rooted in Nature. The skeleton leaves are my favourite images (I think...) from my favourite set. The sky was created by a happy intersection between shaving cream, Balmy Blue re-inker and an acrylic block.

I've highlighted the Pinewood Plank by swiping white pigment ink over it lightly. The triple-layered 'happy' has a coating of clear Wink of Stella. The bow embellishment in the sketch has been replaced by a pair of Leaves trinkets.

I'm sure my FIL will love this card but I guess I'll find out at tonight's dinner. 😀

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  1. So pretty, Jan - love all the blue! That shimmer on the "happy" is perfect! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

  2. What a great card! Love the leaves stamped in blue and the woodgrain backgroun. Thanks for joining us at Fab Friday, hope to see you again soon!

  3. The skeleton leaf is my favourite too Jan and I love it in the bright blue e too! So much texture and detail on your card - I hope t received the FIL seal of approval!

  4. I love these colors! The blues are so perfect for a masculine card. The background with the stamping over it is really interesting too! Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

  5. Oh wow, I love your card! The leaves are so pretty and I love the effect of your shaving cream BG!

  6. Wow! This is gorgeous! Love your skeleton leaves on the blue BG in blue.