Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Trees in Mountain Mist

I'm  hostess this week for the Stampin' B's Design Team. For challenge #105, we are to use navy and green and  must include stripes, dots, or plaids. Would you  believe there are plaids on my card? After I ran it through the herringbone embossing folder, the plaid disappeared. If you look closely, you will see some stripes on top of the navy strips. I did that to try to make up for losing my plaid.  No dots.
I sponged to get a look of mountain mist behind the trees. Cut my strips, sanded and distressed my card a bit. Added some twine and brads and that was it.

Welcome to the Stampin' B's two new Design Team members: Pam Lawver (Pam124) and Anne Harmon (jdmommy)!! Great to be working with these talented ladies. Be watching for some fabulous cards/projects from them.

Challenge entered:
Craft Your Passion #52-Anything Goes

Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers-Our Family Tree
Paper-Stampin'Up! Night of Navy, PTI white cardstock, Mirabelle Paper Pack by The Paper Studio
Ink: Stampin'Up! Always Artichoke, Memento Summer Sky
Accessories: Making Memories brads, twine, sanding file


Marisa said...

GREAT card!! Love the button and twine at the bottom and herringbone BG. Fabulous masculine card. We had better keep tight tabs on Ms Pamzi now that she's on a DT...could be trouble LOL!

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Thanks for a fun challenge, Benzi.......altho it may have been more than that for you!!! LOL! I love your herringbone bg and those wonderful trees!

Emily Keaton said...

What a gorgeous masculine card, Benzi! Good thing you explained what happened to your plaid; I was starting to wonder LOL!! Thanks for a fun challenge this week. :)

Joanne (jojot) said...

fab masculine the sponging around the trees, the texture in the bkgd, and that wonderful stripe effect....fabulous

Bonnie said...

Great challenge Benzi! This is a wonderful CAS card! I always love trees and your misty sky behind them is beautiful!

Lynne in NI said...

Wonderful male card! Lovin those trees and soft sky and the little buttons and twine too!

Julie said...

Fabulous masculine card Brenda! Love the background paper and the color combo! Great effect with the brads and twine too!

Carol L said...

Gees, I forgot to leave you a comment for this pretty card in a timely manner! I seem to be playing catch-up too often these days!
I love how you stamped these trees with the great blue sky background! It's so subtle and yet so eye-catching! The embossed background just makes this a fabulous masculine card! I made a card for your challenge and then realized I didn't follow the directions and use navy blue on my card, so I'll just quietly back out the door and try again next week :) Great challenge and a great card!
PS - it was 85 here yesterday!!! Fabulous!!!