Today I thought I would create a card that would be great for a variety of occasions and would also be perfect as a masculine card. I decided to focus on the Leaves part of this month's theme and used products from the Nature's Poem Suite of the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog. I love that Stampin' Up!'s Suites provide us with a wide variety of products to help us create our projects without having to stress about what works best together. My card design was inspired by a card created by fellow demonstrator, Georgia Giguere and I just loved the peaceful feeling of her design.
I chose to use Shaded Spruce cardstock for the card base and added a layer of Crumb Cake cardstock that I embossed using the Woodland Embossing Folder (item #139673). I gently sponged the embossed areas with Crumb Cake Classic ink using a Sponge Dauber to add dimension to the background.
I stamped the tree image from the Rooted in Nature stamp set (item #146482) using Shaded Spruce Classic ink for the tree top and Early Espresso Stampin' Write Marker for the tree trunk.
To create the stamped panel, I took a strip of Whisper White cardstock and stamped the tree trunk image with Soft Suede Classic ink and the sentiment with Shaded Spruce Classic ink. I added a strip of Shaded Spruce cardstock to the top of the panel and a strip of designer series paper from the Nature's Poem Designer Series Paper pack (item #146338) to the bottom of the panel.
I attached the panel to the card front and then added the stamped tree image with Stampin' Dimensionals. To embellish the card, I used a small deer die cut with the Detailed Deer Dies (item #147915) from Copper Foil. I attached it to the panel with Snail Adhesive at the base of the tree.
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today. I hope that my card design helps inspire you to create your own projects using the products from the Nature's Poem Suite in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog. Being able to create with products that coordinate takes the stress out of being creative and makes it a lot more fun too. If you live in the U.S. and do not already have a demonstrator, please contact me and I would be happy to help you.
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