Monday 7 September 2020

In Good Taste for Paper Players 507

The theme at The Paper Players this week was fitting as the theme of my classes this month has been masculine cards. Since I had a lot of stuff out on my desk for classes, I put some of it to use this afternoon.

I've used the In Good Taste suite and the Mountain Air bundle in classes, although in different cards. This card uses a bit of both as well as a sentiment from Seaside Notions.

I started with a strip-pieced background of the type recently re-popularised by Bruno Bertucci. It's a great way to use up scraps of DSP. The strips are pieced onto Gray Granite and the whole panel mounted onto a piece of dark wood DSP from In Good Taste. The base is Early Espresso.

I die cut two trees using the Majestic Mountain dies in Early Espresso and attached them to the front.  The sentiment is stamped in Early Espresso and the feather (from Tasteful Touches) in Gray Granite. The label is from the Tasteful Labels die set.

Some Linen Thread and some In Good Taste elements, coloured with a Gray Granite Stampin' Blend, complete the card.

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  1. Terrific masculine card, Jan! The multi-piece design you used adds so much great texture behind the tree silhouette die cuts. So glad you shared joined us this week at The Paper Players!

  2. Love your card, Jan! You've used those awesome papers to perfection. I love the rustic look of your card.

  3. What a wonderful masculine card, Jan! I love this strip technique. What a great way to show off this awesome paper! Thank you for sharing with The Paper Players this week!

  4. Wow - I love this. The scrappy technique in the wood is perfect!! Thanks for sharing your project with us this week at The Paper Players! :)