Birthday week here again and another Cardabilities This week I went with a fall theme mainly because the person is turning 60 and I would certainly say that he is Aged to Perfection.
Knowing that I wanted to use fall colours I went with my old favourite stamp set French Foliage. I think I have used this set more than any other set that I have owned. By starting with More Mustard and then using the rock-n-roll method I added Cajun Craze or Cherry Cobbler to the edges. After the stamping I sponged in the remainder of the leaves and cut them out and crinkled them up to give an aged look.
Then moving on to the card front I chose a DSP that would pick up the colours used. Punching out a tag from the Lots of Tags dies I stamped the "Aged to Perfection" and then lifted it with the DSP used for the base. There was still an empty void once I placed the leaves so I decided to add a little twine to the front. Three strands were placed across the front, tangled up in the leaves. Again with the number three I tied three simple knots. By using the knots I think it gives it a more masculine look Now I was happy!
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