Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Lovely as a Tree

This is one of those sets that I just had to have after seeing sooo many great cards made with it. Then I got it, and never use it!
This is another card for a swap. It's a mans card so I wanted to keep it simple. Not that men are simple creatures, but, well, you know what I mean. This is also the first time I really used my watercolor paper. I've seen some gorgeous, detailed coloring of this tree but I wanted a messy, watercolored look. I then layered it on another piece of watercolor paper to make it look like I embossed it with the square nestebilities. The background paper is Stampin' Ups Wintergreen. It's hard to tell but the brown strip across the middle is rough on the edges for some more texture.



17 comments:

stampin abi said...

Love what you've done with this stamp set, very pretty well done.

JAR said...

I love your trio of sentiments and your tree is beautiful!

Amanda Sewell said...

How pretty! I always wanted to get this set and never did! Oops! Wonderful coloring on the tree!!!

Dragana said...

I love how you coloured the tree... Very nice job.

Erika H. said...

I love this card...what a great way to do the sentiment. Love the colors, the patterned paper, the layout..fabulous.

Jennifer said...

I love that stamp set too! Great card Cris!

Lisbet said...

Stunning cards.

Lisbet
www.digiscrapp.blogspot.com

~ j said...

this card is beautiful. i love how you used the holiday paper in a non-holiday way. it goes perfectly with that image :)

Amber said...

I love how you used the DSP on your card... that's a great set.... Great job!

Kathleen Summers said...

Great card for a man. Love it!

XOXOXO

CathyRose said...

Very pretty card, great coloring on the tree!

Elizabeth said...

Beautiful tree! Great job with the water coloring!

Lynn said...

Beautiful card! Love that image with the Wintergreen papers.

Carmen said...

Great card...lovely as a tree is one of my faves!

Carol Weimer said...

This card is really nice. I love your coloring technique. Your other and cards and projects are great as well. Thanks for sharing.

Helen said...

I love this set - and this is a fab card!

Thanks for commenting on my blog. The tutorial you're looking for is here: http://allthingsstampy.blogspot.com/2008/08/lifes-beach.html

Sarah {SCS: Sairabee} said...

Very nice! I love the coloring on your tree. I have this set, but never am quite sure what to do with it.