Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Autumn Birch Trees

We visited Maine last month, and I love to see the beautiful birch trees in Acadia National Park.  That is why I had to order the new Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder right away!

We ate lunch one day next to these beautiful birch trees.  I love Acadia National Park!
The trees were just starting to change color when we were in Acadia National Park, and I can only imagine how beautiful they must be at peak leaf-peeping season. The beauty of nature inspired me to make this card:

Here is a close-up of the background:

I used the Sheltering Tree stamp set to stamp different colors of leaves on the inside of the embossing folder.  Open the embossing folder, and stamp on the inside of the half that has the Sizzix logo printed on it (the "flat" side).  I inked the leaf stamp in Dafffodil Delight, then stamped directly on the embossing folder in a few different places. 

Clean off the stamp, then ink with Tangelo Twist and stamp on the embossing folder in a few different places -- be sure to clean the stamp each time so you don't transfer ink from the folder back into your ink pad.  Do the same with Rich Razzleberry ink, then finally with Crumb Cake ink.  Place the Whisper White cardstock in the embossing folder, put it between two clear plates, and run it through the Big Shop machine on tab 2 of the multipurpose platform. The ink will be transferred to the paper as the trees are embossed on the paper.  

The Whisper White layers on the inside and outside of the card measure 3 3/4" by 5" which leaves you the perfect size "scrap" for the greeting.  I used a stamp from the Watercolor Wishes Card Kit to stamp the 1" x 5" scrap with Momento ink.  

Watercolor Wishes Card Kit  #140406  $35.00

Here is the inside of the card:

The greeting is from the Petite Pairs stamp set, and I added a Rich Razzleberry leaf from the Vintage Leaves stamp set to the bottom corner.  

I hope you (and my friend!) like this card.  Remember, the RemARKable Stampers Blog Tour begins tomorrow night at 8 PM ET.  Be sure to stop back and see lots of great ideas!

Happy Stamping,

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  1. This card is gorgeous! Justfound it on pinterest. Now I must have this embossing folder.

  2. Lovely card, you truly captured the essence of the Fall colors. Thanks too for the "how to" ink the embossing folders.

  3. Beautiful; can't wait to try it!

  4. Very striking! Thank you for sharing and giving the directions.

  5. Saw this on Pinterest and had to come over to see how you created this masterpiece. Lovely, lovely work.