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 The bow embellishment in the sketch has been replaced by a pair of Leaves trinkets.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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5 comments:

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

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  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!

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  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!

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  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!

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

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