Don’t miss all the possibilies with the Friend Like You Bundle in our Annual Catalog. This set is a great scene builder. Today’s card was inspired with the view outside my studio window. My home is surrounded by water. The Mississippi River to the back and the marsh in the front.
The marsh is filled with Cypress trees, cattails, lots of water and yes, gators. One of the trees in the Rotted in Nature set reminds me of those trees.
I needed a backdrop to pull things together. That’s where the Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper came in. That paper pack is gorgeous. The sunny splash of color was perfect.
Because this fold is quick and easy, you can adapt it to so many sets and occasions. The Friend Like You bundle includes a 14-piece photomolyer stamp set and a 4-piece die set. When you purchase the bundle you will save 10%.
To be sure I had a place to include a handwritten note, I added a Very Vanilla mat to the back. And of course, I stamped a little. Here’s a video tutorial on the project. Hope you enjoy a little insight into my world.
Here’s how the magic happens.
- Card Base – Thick Very Vanilla CS – 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 2 3/4″ and 5 1/2″
- Z-Fold Band – Pear Pizzazz CS – 3/4″ x 11″, scored at 2 3/4″ and 5 1/2″. Stamp the grassy image, 1st and 2nd generation Old Olive.
- Cat Tails – Old Olive CS – two @ 2 1/4″ x 6″, cut with the die from the Friendly Silhouettes set. Color the tops of the cat tails with the Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Marker.
- Stamped Images – Very Vanilla CS – 3 1/2″ x 11″, four trees and three sets of leaves. Using the stamps in the Rooted in Nature set, stamp the leaves in Cajun Craze. Stamp the trees using the Early Espresso and Old Olive Stampin’ Write Markers. Die cut with the dies from the Nature’s Roots set.
- Sentiment – Very Vanilla CS – 2″ x 3″. Stamp the sentiment from the Friend Like You set in Early Espresso.
- Mats – Early Espresso CS – two @ 2 1/2″ x 4″ and one @ 5 1/4″ x 4″
- DSP Mats – Mosaic Mood Specialty DSP – two @ 2 1/4″ x 3 3/4″ and one @ 5″ x 3 3/4″
- Back Mat – Very Vanilla CS – 5 1/4″ x 4″, with the stamps from a Friend Like You set, stamp the sentiment in Early Espresso and the dragonflies in Cajun Craze.
Need some supplies? I’ve got you covered. Shop my online store, use the host code EWYUHGZ7 to qualify for my August Thank You gift.
Would love to hear what you think. Thanks so much for stopping by. Until next time, Create Something Beautiful!