Then I went in search of a sketch. I knew because the picture was busy I wanted something clean and simple...ah yes CAS(e) This Sketch. Not much simpler than that.
Now my take on the inspiration picture was that I could see three definite colours, green, yellow and grey. Those were the colours that I chose for the card.
The nice thing about making a card like this one, with no sentiment on it until you need it, it allows you to decide if you want to use it in the portrait or landscape form.
To give the focal point a little more umph I stamped and punched out then distressed the edges of the postage circle.
I really like how this card turned out. I think I got the colours just right and the distressing of the edges goes along with how birch trees shed their bark, even if I did use an oak leaf for the stamp.
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