It’s never easy saying good bye. Sadly, my parents said good bye to Australian Blue Healer, Tucker. His favorite game involved a ball hung from an old tree hung in the back yard. This tree from the Rooted in Nature Set reminds of that tree so in their card I hand drew that ball hanging from a limb. Personally, I choose to look at these sad events in life and remember the funny times shared. Tucker will always be outside under the tree playing what nana and papa called “beat a brain”. It sort of looks like playing Whack -a-Mole only you are the mole.
- Stamp Set: Rooted in Nature & Lasting Lilly
- Base: Very Vanilla Thick folded 8.5 x 5 1/2
- Ink: Versamark, Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze, Blackberry Bliss, Mossy Meadow & Tuxedo Black Momento
- Embossing: Black Embossing Powder & Heat Tool
- Tools & Accessories: Bone folder, Clear Block E, Stamping Sponges, Stampin’ Trimmer
Make It Yourself:
- Cut Very Vanilla at the 5 1/2 mark along the 11 side, fold and burnish with the bone folder to make the base.
- Ink the tree image in Versamark and stamp the base.
- Cover Versamark with Black Embossing Powder and heat until shinny with the Heat Tool.
- Once the card is cool sponge just under the tree with Mossy Meadow.
- Sponge Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze and Crushed Curry in sections going up to the top of the card. **Sponging ink over an embossed image is a technique called: EMBOSS RESIST**
- Stamp the sentiment in Tuxedo Black Momento at the bottom of the card.
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