Today I have a masculine card to share with you that I made for my brother-in-law's birthday. I've been itching to use the new set Wonderland because I love using trees on my cards. Over at Try Stampin' or Not on Tuesday we have a great sketch and a technique challenge called a gate fold this week. I'm not sure what way the gate fold is supposed to go, but the way I chose was perfect for the idea I had in my mind.
For some reason my poor elk looks like he's kind of red, but he's not that way on the card. I find that water coloring with Stampin' Up! inks work, but the colors ink the ink do break apart the more water you use. I think that's why it looks this way in the picture. I'll keep on using their inks though since I love Stampin' Up! and if you use the colors enough you know what colors they start to break into. Plus I love trying my hand at water coloring. It's kind of a cheating form of water coloring, but I enjoy the results! :)
Make sure you head over to Try Stampin' or Not on Tuesday to check out all the other great cards made using this sketch! We'd love to see what you create!
Since it's a gate fold card I figured I'd show you the card in a couple different stages. :)
Other than taking the time to watercolor this card was actually really simple to create...and that makes me happy! :)
Thanks for looking and have a great day!
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