Sunday, April 10, 2022

Adventure Awaits

Thank you for visiting my blog. Feel free to browse. I needed some inspiration for my nephew's birthday card. He's a grown man and enjoys several hobbies, one of which is hunting so using the sketch from this week's Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #467, I decided to go for a masculine, "woodsy" vibe. 

I looked through my paper stash and found this old paper collection. The vertically aligned triangles reminded me of fir trees. I layered a panel of cardstock and the panel of fir trees onto a vanilla card base. A piece of coordinating patterned paper was added for the horizontal panel across the center of the card front. For the tilted panel, paper with a woodgrain pattern was selected. Using punches, I created three trees and a moose. I added the moose then sponged the edges of the trees with ink and popped them up with foam tape. The ricrac trim was added to mimic mountains and the sentiment was also added. The inside was decorated with coordinating paper.

I waited until the last minute to play along with
AHSC #467, so there isn't much time left for this sketch. Their weekly challenges begin every Monday morning so be sure to visit their blog for future sketches.

Stamps: Computer generated
Ink: Stampin' Up! Bermuda Bay
Cardstock: SU! Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip, Bermuda Bay, Cajun Craze
Paper: SU! DSP from stash (name unknown) & In Good Taste (woodgrain)
Die: MFT (ricrac)
Punches: SU! (Moose & Pine Tree)
Misc.: Foam tape


  1. Fantastic masculine card! I love the color combo and you've chosen excellent die cuts to fit the sketch. Thank you so much for joining us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

  2. That's an awesome card! Love the colors and the trees and moose are so cool! :)

  3. What a wonderful card. I love all of the different background papers and the ricrac die cut. Thank you for joining us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge and I hope you join us again soon.
    Anna, Design Team

  4. Fabulous masculine card. I really love the background patterned papers you chose. Thanks for joining us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

    sue n.