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Monday, May 9, 2016

Woodgrain, Kraft & White at Merry Monday









Hi everyone - Busy week so I'm sharing a quick card made for the amazing Deanne's challenge at Merry Monday to use woodgrain, kraft and white on a Christmas card. Love this combo and the Design Team created some beauties for inspiration.

Here's my take on the challenge:

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Supplies: Paper - Authentique Winter (retired); Neenah Solar White; DCWV shimmer white 
Stamps: Hero Arts CL906 Color Layering Dimensional Bird (sentiment); Woodgrain (on sled)
Die: Hero Arts DC184 Ribbon Messages; Silhouette Design #23704 Classic sled by Jennifer Wambach
Embossing folder: Darice Wood grain Background; May Arts string twine; clear embossing powder
Tools: Vagabond, Silhouette, corner rounder; Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Gathered Twigs, Antique Linen

Thought it would be fun to do a more masculine card so left it fairly plain. I dry embossed a piece of Authentique kraft paper for the left panel and used a kraft and white pattern from the same 6x6 pad for the right. I inked both pieces with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink. Then I die cut the sled on my Silhouette and cut a white mat for it. I stamped the sled with a woodgrain stamp and popped it onto the mat with foam tape. I die cut the banner & stamped and clear embossed the sentiment. This one would be super simple to mass produce as you can cut pages of the sled and mat with ease on the Silhouette.

Thanks for stopping by and have a Merry Monday!!

22 comments:

Karen L K said...

That is a great looking card! I love that theme.

Cindy C. said...

Fun take of the theme! Your winter card looks wonderful Linda.

Betty Keefe said...

you sure are speedy - and your sled is perfect for this challenge - love it!

Bonnie said...

I started out with a sled but couldn't make it work! You've done a fantastic job, Linda! This works beautifully! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

Eliz Stewart said...

Wow...so pretty and really creative!

Lin said...

Perfect for the theme this week, Linda - love that sled, brings back so many fun memories!!

Cat Craig said...

Linda, I cannot imagine a more perfect card for the challenge. LOVE this so much.

Virginia Lu said...

Love the warm tones with your creative use of dies, Linda!

Dawn Turley said...

gorgeous Linda

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

How clever to use those party animals for a snowy scene, Cindy! Just love how they're lapping up snowflakes!!

Maria Rodriguez said...

Oh Linda, I love this sled, it looks so much like the real thing specially that "rope", gorgeous detail and gorgeous DSP!!
Thank you for your sweet comment on my Merry Monday card, I surely appreciate you stopping by. Hugs,
Maria Rodriguez.

Susan Joyce said...

Perfect card and design elements for the challenge Linda, I love the sled and that you stamped with a wood grain stamp. Thanks for playing at Merry Monday.

Greta said...

Beautiful card, Linda--love the twine!

Margaret said...

What a great masculine card!

Marie B. said...

This is a great masculine card Linda! I love all that you've done with it! :)

LeAnne said...

Looooooove this sled!

Rosemary said...

what a fabulous design, linda!! absolutely amazing!!

Carrie Sheridan said...

I had to come over and see this lovely card on your blog after spotting it in the Merry Monday link up! What a beautiful design! Thanks for the inspiration! I just became your newest follower and would be honored if you returned the favor. My blog is: http://carriescustomcards.blogspot.com

conil said...

Brilliant layering. Love the use of patterned paper. How could anyone resist that incredible sled...perfect with that sentiment.

Andrea La Vigne said...

Love the sled, especially with the string/twine tied to it. Great card--tfs!
Andrea
Andrea's Paper Antics

Greta said...

Congrats on the HM, Linda!

Pam Sparks said...

love it! When I saw your card, I wanted to use my Memory Box sled again! lol Fabulous take on the challenge!