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Walk on the Wild Side

>> Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Hi Everyone,

I just got back from a lovely vacation yesterday, so I'm just now getting caught up on real life :) My card share is one that I made a couple of weeks ago. A friend was having a birthday while we were gone, and I wanted to make sure I got it in the mail before we left.

I try my best to make cards specific to the person and one of his hobbies is hiking, so I thought the Silhouette Hiker stamp and the Walk On the Wild Side Greeting would make a perfect pairing. Since it's still summer and the trees are green, I chose that as my color palette. The card base is a light green and I used the Silhouette Background Trees for my background, inking it once and stamping twice for a shadow effect. The image and sentiment were both heat embossed, and the image was die cut, matted and enhanced with a bit of green ink.

Sorry to keep it short and sweet, but I'm itching to get inky again after being gone...That's much more fun than getting caught up on laundry :(

See ya soon!


Janett Ray said...

What a great guy card love the green and the way you layered the hiker Beautiful card.

Sue said...

What a great stamp combo! How have I missed this? This is a wonderful card for any hiker!

Robin Clendenning said...

Fun birthday card! Just the kind my hubby would love since his favorite thing in the world is hiking and backpacking! Love it!

nwilliams6 said...

Karin, I love all the green and the images you used with this sentiment - a great guy card!!!! Super idea to so the layered bg with softer trees behind - I forget about that all the time and it looks awesome. Hugz

Shelia said...

Love this beautiful masculine card. Great combo of stamps and I really like the greens!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Wonderful guy card, Karin! Love all the trees & shades of green. Perfect card for that outdoorsman!

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