The Majestic Oak

I love this image from Sheena Douglass's set The Majestic Oak. The first time I saw it, I knew IMMEDIATELY what I wanted to do with it!

 I stamped the image on Crafter's Companion Ultra Smooth White Cardstock in Stewart Superior Black India Ink. India ink is waterproof and it dries quickly--and doesn't have that weird smell that Staz-On has. Then I used Distress Inks in Mowed Lawn, Tumbled Glass and Broken China to make my sky--the didn't turn out exactly as I saw it in my head, but I like it none-the-less. 

Then I fought with that window die for hours. Then I remembered something Jennifer McGuire does with intricate die cuts; she cuts out duplicates and glues the stack together to create dimension. No more fighting with narrow, wobbly foam adhesive for me! 

I added the window to a panel of kraft cardstock that I had embossed with the 5x7 Wood Grain Background and added a sentiment from The Majestic Oak stamp set. 

Thanks for popping in, come back tomorrow with another Crafter's Companion project.


Marianne said...

very true. and very nicely done.

Sue McRae said...

Love that oak tree stamp and the fab sky colours!

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors in the sky and the sentiment is perfect! TFS

Kelly A Egan said...

This card matches my Black Milk leggings! I <3 it bad. x