Nature, torn edges OR both!?

Happy weekend stamping friends!!! Every other Tuesday we post a new challenge at StampNation. I know, it is Saturday, but I've been a creating fool lately and I have SO much I want to share with you :)

Back to the challenge...this week the challenge is a bit different, it's your choice. What does that mean? Well, you pick a theme of nature, a technique of torn edges OR challenge yourself by using both, which is exactly what I did!! I started my card by stamping some of the images from Nature Walk and embellishing the one image with some flowers and pearls. I had been seeing a lot of folded dsp like I used on the top portion of my card around the blog world, so I gave it a try. To do that, I simply ran a bit of adhesive along the Vanilla cardstock and then scrunched my dsp as I went along. Next, I tore the edge and added a little bit of Daffodil Delight dsp to the back and tore that as well! At that point I was ready to start putting it all together and thought that it was a bit blah. So, I stamped 2 frames on either side of the card using the Four Frames stamp set and added a sentiment from Ting Tags. Now, it was ready to be assembled. I added a few more layers than normal, but was able to maintain an overall CAS look!

If you have checked out StampNation yet, what are you waiting for? I'd love to see you there!

Stamps: Nature Walk, Four Frames, Tiny Tags
Ink: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Old Olive Daffodil Delight
Paper: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, First Edition dsp
Accessories: Itty Bitty Punch Pack, Jewelry Tag Punch, Basic Pearls, Linen Thread, Old Olive Button

7 comments:

mab822 said...

Love this card! The partial frame image works great as an added element.

Autumn Mist said...

This is beautiful. I love what you've done with the four frames stamps, I'll have to try that. Thanks for the great idea.

Colleen Holmes said...

Love the look! I need to look at the four frame stamps for I love the look!

Kathy Martin said...

Just lovely! :)

Julie Marshall said...

Love your folded DSP treatment with the linen thread and button. Just fabulous!

Laura O'Donnell said...

so pretty!

Jenn said...

Love your work. Thanks for sharing.

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