My shining star

My shining star

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Trees trees trees at Craft a scene

Good afternoon all! Well here I am - back home and feeling refreshed - although the pink sweatfest I attended from 10 - 1 today has largely sapped much of my energy - lol!!!! Still it was good fun and I needed a good workout after all the eating I did whilst away!

Today is the start of a new challenge over at Craft a scene where this months theme is trees trees trees - one or many - its up to you! I'm sure this one should be popular - trees really are a fabulous topic for cards - you could even go festive with this one!

I made a card for my uncle Gordon who will be 70 at the end of the month.





The main stamp is the Majestic oak from Sheena and I've also used Sheenas crackle stamp and corner edge from the ageing beautifully set. The background was made using radiant rain colours applied by sponge and also some distress inks applied with cut and dry foam - once dry I used versamark on the stamp then added the wow powders and heatset. The sentiment comes with the tree set.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
simonsaysstampblog: AG
mmcsmymumscraftshop: autumn colours
Patties Creationspattiescreationschallenge: birthdays
.C.R.A.F.T:trimmiescraftchallenge for the boys
CFAS:craftingforallseasons Autumn colours




I do hope you like my card and will try to join our challenge this month - you can find the full details here:
Thanks for joining me today and I look forward to seeing you again soon xx


Hugs

Rachel xx

25 comments:

  1. Glad to hear you are safely home and had a good time too! I have to put this tree stamp onto my Xmas wish list - it's a real stunner and I love what you have created here - a really beautiful sunset xx

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  2. Glad to hear you had a good time-fabulous tree image and love the background
    Carol x

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  3. So simple yet stunning Rachel, gorgeous colours, I'm sure Gordon will love it

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  4. Gorgeous card! The colors look fabulous! The tree looks so pretty! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Blog!

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  5. Your Uncle is so lucky to receive this card.
    You definitely conveyed the majesty of this striking oak stamp.
    Gorgeous.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  6. Beautiful card Rachel. I love all Sheenas stamps too. Hugs Rita xxx

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  7. Glad you had a good time away, fabulous card, great colours.

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  8. so so gorgeous Rachel, love the background colors
    hugs
    céline

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  9. Hi Rachel. I am pleased you had a good time.
    Your card is gorgeous, such a wonderful tree and the colours look fabulous.
    hugs Sue xx

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  10. This is gorgeous Rachel, another fabulous background and your oak tree certainly is majestic.
    Pauline
    x

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  11. Fabulous Rachel, I do love the gorgeous background you have created and just love that tree.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  12. this is gorgeous Rachel , love the tree and the background. Marlene

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  13. A gorgeous card Rachel and glad you had a good few days away.
    Mags
    x

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  14. This is so beautiful, the tree stamp is fabulous and the background colours are really lovely Rachel. Hugs xx

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  15. The background you created is gorgeous! Fabulous card!

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  16. Love this bg Rachel, it looks fantastic with the tree silhouette, Cathy x

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  17. I just love the background you've given to this wonderful tree Rachel, such a great card.

    Sue x

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  18. Very pretty!
    Thanks for playing in our "Birthdays" Challenge #79!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  19. So stunning hun, love the crackle effect and those gorgeous warm colours
    Lindsay xx

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  20. This is perfect for our current challenge “Birthdays” at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
    Hugs
    Pattie ♥
    Artist
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

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  21. Wowww, sehr schön.Toll mit dem Crakle Effekt.

    LG Carola

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  22. fab card and thanks for sharing at Craft this week love the tree and style

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  23. Very cool technique - great image and super card! Well done! Thanks for joining us in the Pattie's Creations Challenge - Nancy (DT)

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  24. You have made a wonderfull card! Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons! xx Bianca

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