Friday, May 20, 2016

In The Meadow

Just a quick post to get my card in for The Paper Players challenge ending in a few hours!  The challenge is to use a wild animal on a clean and simple (CAS) card.  You can see the challenge HERE.  

The awesome faux wood panel was created using a technique found HERE.  Thank you Karen D. for sharing your wood panel technique! I initially followed Karen's technique using the Distress Inks but found that I could get good results using Stampin Up! retired linen ink pads.  I didn't try it with the current firm foam pads as I didn't think they would slide across the paper without possible damage. That did limit my ink selection but that will change next month with the new SU! catalog when I can buy their uninked felt ink spots and make my own ink pads.

If you want to make this card and live in the Geneva, Il vicinity, I will be offering this card at my next Card Buffet Class.  Let me know if you want more information.  

STAMPS: In The Meadow, misc. Happy Birthday stamp
INK: Early Espresso, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Soft Sky, Mossy Meadow
PAPER: Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla
OTHER: Score Board, Elmers Glue, Hemp Twine


  1. Thats an awesome background Lisa! I'm off to check out how you did it. Thanks for playing along at The Paper Players this glad to have you join us!

  2. What a gorgeous wood background you created for your pair of deer. love the addition of the twine too. Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

  3. Lisa, this woodgrain background is fantastic! Love your deer! I think they are such pretty animals. So happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX