Tuesday, April 1, 2014

New April Release at Doodle Pantry

Have you ever hiked through the woods and suddenly come across a couple of deer? You freeze in place, quiet, ready to take in their graceful beauty. They, too, freeze in place, quiet, wondering if there is danger. I've caught their fleeting image with my camera just before they'd bound away. I made this card with the animal lovers in mind. I used Laurie Wilson's outline image of a whitetail deer from her set called Deer Trio that you can find here. I used Photoshop to flip the image to make the second deer face the first deer.

I used the outline image and colored the deer and open spaced with Copic markers and inked the edges with CTMH Heavenly Blue dye ink\. The Kraft cardstock on front was embossed with a woodgrain pattern and inked with CTMH Chocolate. The black mat on the front lifts up to reveal one of the quotes from the set. When it's closed, the birthday sentiment from Celebrations stands out. I cropped it (removing "for you") to fit the space I had. The fiber is baker's twine made with hemp.

Then the card opens on the side to reveal the birthday sentiment from DP Endearing Sentiments.

Here's the new set of Deer Trio stamps that I used:

I plan to use these images for a host of masculine cards for the nature lovers I know. Thanks for visiting.  I'm sharing this card with the following challenges:
Craftitude Challenge #61 - anything goes/ add a brad (or eyelet)
Crafty Catz Challenge #224 - anything goes
Creative Knockouts #30 - Texturize it
Sugar Creek Hollow Challenge #83 - Make your own background (mine is embossed and inked)


Pat (mspfd) said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. Spectacular design and your coloring is outstanding!

Meggymay said...

Wonderful animal images. Thank you for sharing your card with us at SCH this time.

Carla said...

Stunning card....love the images used like that and the inside too!

tilly said...

deers are such graceful creatures, love your card, thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz

Keti said...

Thanks for playing with us at Izazovi i sladkiši (Challenges and candies).
Hugs, Keti (DT)

Anna Jasiolek said...

You have made a very beautiful card and I really love the wooden theme of that project.
Thank you for joining our 'Anything Goes' challenge at Crafty Catz and don't forget to come back on Friday for our new challenge.
Anna xxx

Andreja L. said...

Beautiful card you made! I like your embossing :-))
Thank you for joining us at "Izazovi i Slatkiši". Good luck and please join us again!
Hugs, Andreja

Sherry Hickey said...

Neat masculine card design, especially with Father's Day approaching! Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow.

Mikha Adriani said...

Beautiful design!! Love the image. Really warm!
Thanks for playing at Open-Minded Crafting Fun. Hope to see you again next time.
Hugs, Mikha

Susan Kennedy said...

This is a gorgeous card!!! Great job!! Thanks so much for playing along with us for Animal Antics at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

- Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
{Scrap A Thousand Words}

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

wow totally love how you have hidden the sentiment for this! Fabulous masculine card!!!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

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Amy A said...

This is amazing! Love the hidden sentiment flap and your design is flawless! That embossed woodgrain is the perfect background. Fabulous masculine card. Thank you for joining us at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenges.