Hello Woodland Squirrels

This lovely salmon/coral coloured pearlescent card base has been in my stash for absolutely ages just waiting to be used but had to use a die and create an aperture to remove the tuck and fold design as that part was sadly a bit dog-eared.  Anyone remember those Lacé style tuck and fold cards?  The aperture was backed with an ombré inked panel and die cut tree trunks overlaid for a woodland sunset scene complete with squirrels.

I chose some warm distress ink colours to compliment the card base inking over torn paper for the hills.  Tree trunks were cut twice, a white layer behind for highlights.  Here's a close up view of my ombré inked aperture panel.

We come across many grey squirrels on our dog walks so added a pair holding some alphabet beads saying HELLO strung with thin gold beading wire.  Decided to "ground" the squirrels with some florist ribbon tucked under their feet.

I've used - 15x10.5cm pearlescent card base
Squirrel from First Edition Woodland Theme die set
Distress Inks - ripe persimmon, worn lipstick, scattered straw
Unbranded dies - stitched scallop circle, birch trees

I'm linking up with Just Add Ink Challenge - Just Add "O" - ombré & overlaid


Thank you for visiting - I'd love you to leave a comment if you have time - Steph x

Comments

  1. This is such a pretty scene Steph! Your inky mountains are gorgeous, like a sunset and I love how you've overlaid the trees and your cute squirrels looking on. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  2. WOW Beautiful Steph, love the colours and the inked background scene. Ah yes the tuck and fold - i never had much success with them. Emmax

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  3. What a fabulous card! I love the ombre effect you've given your card and the sweet little scene you've created for your squirrels. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week!

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  4. I just love that ombre background Steph, it really adds a sense of perspective, and lots of beautiful colour! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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