Thursday, August 15, 2013

Beautiful Mountain View

There is something so majestic about seeing mountain wildlife in their element, and today we have an amazing scenic set to show off to you. It's an elk standing ready with a beautiful mountainside in the background - that's the centerpiece of this 4" by 3" set penned by Lauren Pope. Perfect for the guys in your life, this set features one main image as well as three sentiments.
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 Another fabulous masculine set if you ask me and I LOVE it. Most of you know that masculine cards are one of my favorites to create so this set was screaming to me all month.  :-)  This is a fun easel fold card with a twist as I added a secret little sentiment tag pocket. How fun is that! 
First I stamped my image from Mountain View onto Classic White cardstock using Memento Tuxedo black ink.
Colored with Copic collections:




I layered the image panel onto some Color Made Easy Rich Browns cardstock. For a little frame behind the image the Perfectly Pierced Classic Frames die was a great idea. The frame was die cut using some of our Color Made Easy Pistachio cardstock then mounted onto dimensionals. Some of the fabric ribbon left over from a 123 create kit Trail Mix and then brads in the corners. Fairly easy peasy.
The sentiment tag you see above is die cut using our Tailor made Classic Bookplate die and some Color Made Easy Terra Cottag Japonica ribbon tied off with some jute twine and one of our wooden buttons. Voila!
 We think it's an impressive and stately image and our Design Team is ready to show it off to you bringing it to life!
 Don't forget to look for: Mystery Blogger Graphic Hidden among the Design Team's blogs today is our Mystery Blogger of the day. Comment on her blog and you could be chosen to win today's set! The more you comment, the better your chances.

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41 comments:

Theresa said...

What a great easel card! Love the papers and design.

jonim52 said...

Awesome card. Stunning.

Kim said...

Pure gorgeousness Stacy!!! I love the burlap and the birch trees in the bg!!

Tamara D said...

Love this easel card! Very beautiful!!

KimCreate said...

Love your card. The tree paper is very effective to lend more masculinity to the beautiful Elk.

alicaz said...

wonderful! Very masculine, outdoor-sy card!

Cheryl said...

What a great masculine creation Stacy! Very cool image, and I love that it's an easel with that tag-pocket...genius!

Amy Marshall said...

Love your easel card. The colors are fabulous.

Marsha Reed said...

Love your card. The birch tree background and burlap makes for a great look.

JoanneO said...

Great card! I was just thinking that this would be the perfect card to give to my husband later this month for our 54th anniversary! Love the sentiment tag and the easel on the card.

Pattie J. said...

In the woods we go, and what to see but the majesty of power and beauty. Sentiment inspires....well done

Sue D said...

Wonderful--I like your coloring, ribbon and paper.

ChristineCreations said...

A great set for an easel design Stacy! Awesome!

Petti said...

Great card! Very pretty!

Joan V said...

Stacy, this card is awesome. I love easel cards, but I never thought of adding a little secret tag pocket. Lucky guy who gets this card, it is fantastic. Thanks for sharing.

Cheryl O said...

What a great outdoor look! Love your color choices too. So beautiful!!!

Donna Whitten said...

What a neat easel card, I love it!

TLady said...

OH STACY!!!!!!!! I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE THIS IMAGE TOO!!!!!! :) You REALLY DID A NICE JOB on this!!!!!! LOOOOOOOOVE the Easel fold, the Burlap Ribbon, the Wood Button, the Earthy Colors, the SUUUUUUPER COLORING, the TAG hidden away, the DESIGNER PAPER!!! WOW!!! :) I'll BET your hubby LOOOOOOOOOVES this image!!! MINE DOES!!!!!! I can DEFINATELY SEE BOTH of us using this stamp!!!!!!!!!!:) SUPER JOB!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

loyaz said...

Great card! I especially love the use of the rugged birch trees.

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Makiko Jones said...

I love this card and tag insert, Stacy! Wonderful masculine style and perfect papers with the set!

Connie MacFarlane said...

Great card Stacy! Your color palette sets off this great new image beautifully.

Heather said...

What a great combination of elements, with the burlap and the tree paper. And of course this stunning image!

Ida said...

Wow this is so cool. Love the Birch Tree background and the extra little "surprise" you added. Your image is colored beautifully.

Nancy said...

Great Easel card!!! Love those papers with it too!

Lee Ann Barrett said...

Beautiful, Stacy! Love the tree background that you used to mat the image and the overall design is fab!

Bobbi's Paper Trail said...

This card is really interesting. I really like the colors, but I am intrigued by the "birch trees" ? Not sure if that is paper or not, but it sure is great! A true "man card". Love it!

Allison Cope Israels said...

How clever are you!? Love the little hideaway tag! You totally rocked the masculine feel to this card. I love the birch tree papers - perfect with this image! Stunning work Stacy!

Linda Carson said...

Very clever and very creative! You know how to do masculine well!

Linda Carson said...

Very clever and very creative! You know how to do masculine well!

Rosy Newlun said...

Beautifully colored, and love the woody forest background -- perfect!!!

guilinger2 said...

very majestic!

Joyce Casaldi said...

What a great creation with this awesome creature!

HappyCrafter said...

Fabulous! Amazing colouring and I love the pull out tag!

Nana Griffin said...

Makes a nice easel card. Great job coloring.

Julie Koerber said...

Hey.. I recognize that card! LOL! Love this easel creation and the special tag that's hidden -- super fun!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

How clever to add the tree paper to the background and make this an easel card!! Gorgeous!

Cheryl said...

Fab coloring, and I love the natural elements you added...the woodsy dp, burlap, twine and wooden button.

Heather Jensen said...

What a fabulous masculine card, Stacy. The burlap trim adds great texture. :)

Silke Ledlow said...

Totally awesome design Stacy! You've rocked this masculine set!!!

Parker said...

This is doubly outdoorish--outside and inside. Any guy in my family and friends would love to receive a card using this stamp of a stately elk. Layout, paper choices and color combo is brilliant.

Leslie Miller said...

Great job coloring this, Stacy. I'm always a little uneasy with realistic animals, but you made this look real. Love the secret tag pocket. Super great guy card!