Friday, 28 August 2015

Tree of Wonders

Good morning my crafty friends.

Still no news on the baby front I'm afraid, so I'm still waiting here patiently but I know that he'll be well worth the wait.

When I saw this weeks card challenge on Cardz 4 Guyz, I loved the theme which is Myth & Magic' but I was a bit stuck for ideas as I don't have any stamps that are suitable.  I got to thinking about any images I might have and I then I remembered a Josephine Wall CD that I bought from Joanna Sheen.  Most of the images on the CD would be suitable for feminine cards but the was just one image which I thought would work perfectly for a masculine card and it's called the 'Tree of Wonders.'


I printed the image out and then wondered what I could so with it to make it more interesting. As we are moving into Autumn, I knew that I wanted to use Autumnal colours; so I started by taking a piece of orange card and stamped extensions of the tree branches using my Inkylicious Bare Trees stamps with Memento Rich Cocoa.  Once I had mounted the image, I then dusted around the edge of the card with Memento Northern Pine to frame the card. The card was finished by adding some green leaf stems that I had cut out and using some ready made leaves.

The thing that I love most about card challenges is that they will often take you out of your comfort zone and I have to say that this challenge has done this for me!

I'm hoping to be back with you over the weekend but if I'm not, then I hope that you all have a wonderful, relaxing weekend.  Thank you for stopping by x

8 comments:

  1. What a very imaginative piece of artwork Sandra, I always love anything to do with trees and Autumnal colours.

    Hope the baby makes an entrance very soon.

    B x

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  2. What a fabulous card Sandra, just love that amazing tree! hope you have baby news soon ;) Viv xx

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  3. Wow, you have made a fabulous card Sandma, lovely image and love how you have surrounded it with foliage

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  4. Wow, thanks so much for stepping out of the box with this challenge. I love the Tree of Wonder, a brilliant idea and the addition of the leaves frames the image beautifully. Thanks for playing along with us and for accepting the challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz DT.

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  5. Fantastic creative card Sandma, beautiful image, these colours are lovely, great idea with the tree and folidge.
    Hope you get baby news soon.
    Hugs Pam x

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  6. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  7. What an amazing creation, stunning.
    Thanks for joining us at Cardz For Guyz this week, hope to see you again soon
    Hugs Sharon DT xx

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  8. It is a real magical tree! Perfect for the challenge! Hugs, Gerrina

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