Heartfelt Thanks

Hi readers! Happy Sunday! Please join me in welcoming first time guest designer Heather Telford! I hope you will join me in giving her a BIG & warm Simon welcome, by commenting on this post and thanking her for this fabulous inspiration today!

I’m so fortunate to have such wonderful people in my life that I find myself frequently needing a thank you card. I love this design and technique by Heather and might just have to give it a go!

Read on to learn the technique & enjoy!

_DSC3733 Fronds card

I started by inking the “Fronds” background stamp with distress stains, spritzed it lightly with water then lay my white panel on top of the stamp. Once the panel was dry I added some text using a stamp from the “Love Chapter” set. I sponged some soft color onto the panel with distress ink. Finally I flicked some distress stains over the panel for a splatter effect.
I cut the “Perched” die from the panel (splitting it in two) then attached the two sections to the white card base to reveal a negative bird on a branch. I then attached the die cut bird and branch lower down the panel with foam tape and a stamped a sentiment.

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  1. What an amazing card. There is so much depth. It looks like light is coming through the branches. Amazing technique. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  2. I like what you did with the “Fronds” stamp. And I love how you took the bird/branch and moved it. So cool.

  3. I love everything sbout this card!! The colors combined with the stamp and dies reminds me of the islands. Love love love it!!

  4. Welcome Heather your card is stunning I appreciate the step by step instruction on how you created this card hope to see more of your creations soon tfs!

  5. What a cool card! I especially like the addition of the die-cut bird lower on the card. It kind of blends into the background, so you might not see it immediately. But then, when you do, it’s like a nice, extra surprise. Thanks so much for sharing this card & the how-to!

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