Tuesday, 28 April 2009

A deer friend from the forest

You weren’t expecting that, were you? The little deer from Forest Friends. I’ll admit I’ve been neglecting the deer but it’s been Easter so the bunny deserved to be used most, right?

But the deer is very cute and really helped to make a quick, easy card for an emergency birthday. I chose an unusual colour combination – with the help of Laura’s fabulous Scraptitude colour combination website. I stamped the deer in Really Rust because it felt like the right thing to do. Then I added some “grass” with a scrap of Sage Shadow because it just happened to be there.

Then I panicked and didn’t know where to go next (as you’ve probably guessed, I’m not much of a “planner” when it comes to cardmaking) so headed to Scraptitude, selected these two colours from the list on the left, clicked “search” and then had several combinations to choose from. I chose Not Quite Navy, as you can see, although I don’t have a Not Quite Navy ink pad (yet!) so compromised with Night of Navy for the word on the tab.

Stamps: Forest Friends, Daily Flexible Phrases
Cardstock: Sage Shadow, Not Quite Navy, Whisper White
Paper: Fall Flowers (retired but still available)
Ink: Really Rust, Night of Navy
Accessories: Round Tab Punch, Scallop Edge Punch

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  1. I love the colours Helen, and the scalloped panel too, Kate x

  2. love that stamp set.

    and great coloring.




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