Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Heartfelt Sympathy

Hi there...today I'm popping in with a card for this week's Just Us Girls Technique Challenge.  The technique was to create a woodgrain effect.  Rather than go with a wood panel look, I decide to go for a rock wall look by using Stampin' Up Basic Gray paper, applying white ink and then Ranger Pumice Stone.  I love how it turned out.  The photo was hard to take for some reason and the leaves on the sentiment panel are a light green, but didn't really show up well.  Hope you can make it out!

Thank you also for all of your fabulous comments on my card yesterday.  I can't thank you enough!  I answered a few of the questions in yesterday's post.  Please let me know if you have more!

Ingredients:  Stamps:  Verve;  Stampin' Up Whisper White and Basic Gray Cardstock; Ranger Distress Pumice Stone; Craft White, Basic Gray and Pear Pizzazz Ink; PTI Buttons and Twine

19 comments:

  1. Wow Lynn - this is stunning. Absolutely love the wood effect - so stylish in the black.

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  2. Wow indeed! Your card rocks. It looks so effective. Simple colours and well placed embellishments

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  3. Awesome effect and don't worry - the leave show up just fine! :)

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  4. WOW! WOW! WOW! This is sooooo nice! Sympathy cards are hard for me, you made this look so easy! I am definitely pinning this...will have to CASE this one day! You are amazing.

    Arlene.
    http://waterdots.blogspot.com/

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  5. This is spectacular!! I love how it looks like a hardwood floor! Perfect for a more masculine card!

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  6. very cool technique!! It really looks like stone!! And I can see how it would look like wood by changing the cardstock colour. Was this take on the patio where I'll be lounging with you at night drinking wine? ;) 2 more days!!

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  7. Really gorgeous look, definitely something different and unique, and just as pleasing to look at as woodgrain is.

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  8. What an amazing wood effect! It honestly looks like a panel of wood!!!
    I can't resist a smile when I see those li'l buttons playing peek-a-boo ;D
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  9. Wow thats such a realistic effect...I need to see this video :)
    Jenny x

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  10. My jaw has hit the floor! Wow is this gorgeous!

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  11. What a beautiful card and great technique (I thought it was a photo at first!) :)

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  12. This card is amazing, Lynn! I hope you win with this one. I love the background and I love the new look of your blog!!

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  13. Lynn, LOVE the rock wall and the big label! LOVE the buttons! GREAT card!

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  14. Lynn I love that you were a creative thinker and went for stone instead of wood - it's very well done - thanks for sharing the deets! Thanks for joining us at JUGS this week - good to have you playing along. :-)

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  15. This is AMAZING Lynn!!! I can't believe how FABULOUS your wood technique turned out! WOW! It looks just like real wood! Thanks for sharing the inks and papers - may have to try this one! WOW girl!!! This rocks!

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  16. Well, this is one STUNNER of a card! I love love this! Your background is fabulous and the loose twine and buttons? Oh my. It all came together perfect!

    Where did you get your HA Envelope stamp?

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