November 19, 2006

Trees Three in Autumn

I used "Trees Three" (try saying that three times!!) from the new SU Winter Mini for this card. The trees in this set are quite stark -- a departure from SU's usual style. I stamped the trees in chocolate chip ink and the leaves in a variety of SU earth elements colors. I then covered the whole thing in cardstock vellum and used the xyron to adhere it to the front of the card. It really helped to soften the look and is one of my favorite techniques. Some rust colored bazzill paper layered on top of chocolate chip, some copper brads, etc. and the card was done. (Always takes way longer to make a card than to describe it!). Unfortunately, camera and computer issues continue to cast their evil eye on this house, so the picture of this card is not the best.
By the way, Lisa won the contest connected to the post below. Thanks for your guesses!


  1. Liz aka Redapron11/20/2006 08:03:00 AM

    It's good to see you stamping again!

  2. I actually wasn't too interested in this set but what you did here may have changed my mind.... TFS

  3. So happy to see you posting your art. Happy Thanksgiving.

  4. Yay! Your back on-line. I love the Tree card. I had absolutely no interest in this set but now..........well thanks a lot Joan, cause now I have to have it. :) I have got to try making a card with Vellum over the image. Imagine that. I have been stamping off and on for the past 7 years and never used Vellum on my cards. Yet another thing to thank you for.