Monday, July 2, 2018

Weathered Wood

Hello friends! I'm here with a pretty summer card that features my favorite DIY Weathered Wood Background. I'm sharing a step by step tutorial on the Cropstop blog today...

For step by step instructions on creating this card - Please visit today's post on the Cropstop Blog. 

This month's Optional Twist is:
Create a project that features a handmade wood background of any kind, and I'll enter your name twice in the random draw (for each project linked) !

Supplies and Tools:
Dies/Punches: Gilded Birds (Memory Box - Poppystamps), Fall Foliage Thinlits (Tim Hotlz), Tag Die (Cuttlebug), Large Flower Punch, Small Flower Punch
Digital: Watercolor Bird (Mitrushova Art)
Embellishments: Petaloo Lace, Pearls, Crinkle Ribbon, Burlap String
Ink: Blueprint Sketch/Hickory Smoke Distress Paint (Ranger), Picket Fence Distress Stain (Ranger), Worn Lipstick/Wild Honey/Walnut Stain Distress Oxide (Ranger)
Misc. Dictionary Page, Sandpaper, Cardboard, Glue
Tools: Scoring Board
Stamps: Dina Wakley Little Birdies

This post linked to:
PINspirational - Inspiration Photo below (weathered wood)
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Dies R Us - Anything goes with dies (Memory Box, Sizzix)
Craft-Dee BowZ - Handmade Bow
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes


Darlene said...

What a fabulous creation Esther! LOVE IT!! Hopefully I'll find time to come join in the fun! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge at Dies R Us. Good Luck and please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop by for a visit.

Pam said...

This is so beautiful! I love the blue weathered wood background and the colors of the bird is so pretty!
Have a wonderful 4th of July!

Helen Gullett said...

Esther.... my friend... it is FANTASTIC!!! I love that wood background.
I need to go check on your tutorial :D
THANK YOU for always inspiring me...

Kathy Krug said...

The background is perfect for the wonderful bird cage and bird. Love all the details you added to give such texture and dimension. Thanks for sharing it with us at Dies R Us Challenge Blog. We hope to see more of your designs.

Karin Ã…kesdotter said...

Your card is so beautiful - love all the txture!!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! /Karin

Diane said...

WOW, this is gorgeous!! A beautifully created card...I might have to join in the challenge...speaking of, thank you for joining our challenge at Dies R Us!
Diane DRU DT {Nellies Nest}

Lacey Lassy said...

What caught my eye is your weathered wood background. This is absolutely wonderful! I adore your bow and it's the perfect embellishment on this fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee BowZ! --Gail

America said...

Great project, fab details.