Nature’s Beauty – Birthday Fox

There are a few Theme Challenges this week:

I wanted to keep this card very clean with minimal layers yet be striking.

From the Nature’s Beauty stamp set, I stamped the Fox on to a small piece of Basic White cardstock in the foreground and added the smaller Tree in the background using Early Espresso ink.

I colored the Fox with Terracotta Tile ink.  Added some Soft Suede to the Tree and a bit of Balmy Blue for the Snow.  The color was picked up from the lids of the ink pads with a Blender Pen to achieve the softer watercolor look.

The focal image was then trimmed to shape with one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies (1⅜” x 2¾”) and matted with a piece of Balmy Blue card stock (1⅞” x 2”).

Keeping the design clean, the sentiment, Happy Birthday, from the Brushed Blooms stamp set was chosen for the straightforward font.  The sentiment was stamped in Early Espresso ink on to a Basic White back panel (4⅛” x 5⅜”).  The panel was then dry embossed with the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder for a bit of texture.

Everything was then assembled on to a Basic White card base.

This is a great masculine birthday card featuring the Fox from the lovely stamp set, Nature’s Beauty.  The other animals included in Nature’s Beauty are a Deer and a Rabbit. Many multi-seasonal scenes can be created with this stamp set.

Hope you like this card as much as I do!

Thanks for spending some of your time with me today. Cheers,  Jolanda!   

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Published by Jolanda Johnstone

Owner of THE INQUE SPOT STUDIO - Creative Space for Stamping & Paper Crafting and Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in South Carolina.

10 thoughts on “Nature’s Beauty – Birthday Fox

  1. This card is gorgeous with a lovely serene feel of nature. I love the way you coloured the fur and the soft scene you created in the background. And wonderful to add the texture with the embossing folder. Thanks so much for joining CASology x


  2. Beautiful card….fabulous CAS layout! I love your soft watercoloring. Have a great week and thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday! Karen


  3. What a wonderfully clean-lined design! That touch of texture really adds a lot, but in a very subtle way!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CASology! 🙂


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