Thursday, September 19, 2019

You're Such a Dear



Hi, Friends......

I am here with a purple monochromatic card I was asked to make for someone who loves purple. A deer trophy mount might not seem the normal thing to put on a lady card, but she also is a deer hunter...so I think it works.

I wanted to add something to the solid background, so I stamped a woodgrain pattern and then tore the edges. I like how the ink from the stamping penetrated the fibers of the paper and you can see the grain on the torn parts.

The doily got a little bit lost against that dark background, so I cut a white circle to lay underneath it to highlight the deer head. The rhinestones and scalloped panel add a feminine touch to counteract the masculine motifs.



Supplies used include:
The Craft's Meow - Rustic Greetings stamp set (retired)
Versafine ink in Imperial Purple
Recollections - Woodgrain stamp (retired)
Winnie & Walter - Essentials: Audrey Cutaways die set
Doodlebug - Mini Doilies
Scraps of DCWV paper and white cardstock
Distress Ink for smooshing
Rhinestones from stash
Darice/Core'dinations solid cardstock

Hope you liked this card with its interesting mix of motifs and embellishments. Thank you for stopping by.

🖤
Janis


Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. TCP Tuesday September challenge, use layers
2. Word Art Wednesday Weeks #404-405 - AG
3. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Monochrome
4. Papercraft Challenges #46 - No Designer Paper
5. Power Poppy Creative Confetti - Out of the Ordinary Background (I stamped and tore the edges of my background for a rustic effect.)
6. House that Stamps Built DCC-S419 - Begins with B (I used a buck.)
7. Penny Black and More September Challenge - Animals
8. Creative Crafters Challenge #20 - AG
9. Dare2BArtzy September Challenge - Your Favorite Color (I love ALL colors, but purple is one of my top faves.)

10. STAMPlorations Summer Theme and Sketch, AG with stamps
   

9 comments:

  1. A very personalized card, great job! This is one of the great reason to make your own cards, you wouldn’t be able to buy this in a store!

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  2. That is so vivid Love the color Great job Janis

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  3. Great personalised card and love the colour
    carol x

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  4. Very pretty! All that purple is really fabulous, I'm sure the recipient will love it! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  5. Love the purple--perfect for a female deer hunter.

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  6. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at The Creative crafters challenge.
    Priyadarshini
    https://simpleartcraft-tips.blogspot.com/

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  7. Beautiful creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at The Creative Crafters. We hope to see you again.
    ~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

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  8. haha...a deer head and purple doily couldn't be more perfect for a feminine...for the right recipient! I love that you used a motif that is often considered masculine, and just prettied it up a bit.

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THANK YOU so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your kind words encourage me so very much!!!

Have a lovely day!
<3
Janis