Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Thinking of you

I love the sketch at CAS Colours & Sketches this week! I have also been inspired by the lovely 'Home Sweet Home' photo inspiration from Challenge #18 at Time Out challenges so I thought I would combine the two and hopefully come up with a beautiful card of my own!

I have followed the sketch very closely and at first I was going to use stamping as the focal point of my card but decided to stamp a background strip instead taking my inspiration from the fir cone pots in the photo. The stamp set I have used is 'Festive Fir Cones' by Card-io, a local company to me, based in Wigan. I have also tried to pick out various colours from the photo in the stamping, the focal sentiment and the vertical background strip. The finishing touch was a narrow lightly striped paper strip placed across the stamped fir cones to suggest the pine floor boards and the wooden crate from the photo.

So I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

A colleague at work, Angela, has lost a very dear friend of hers recently so I have made this card to give to her.

Thanks for dropping by.


  1. Fabulois stamping and crisp, sharp masking. Great colour match to our photo, thanks for joining us at ATSM

  2. A beautiful card - love the Autumnal banner. Thanks for playing along this week at CC&S - Jacqueline xx

  3. Nice job combining the challenges! The warm fall colors are great. Thanks for sharing your card with us at CC&S! :)

  4. Great panal that you stamped! Love all the fall-images and colours! Thank you for taking the TIME OUT and join us!

  5. What a great take on the inspiration photo, Stef ... the stamped panel is so deliciously autumnal and I love the banner hinting at the wooden floor and box! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Anita :)