Daily Archives: September 7, 2015

Cards in Envy “Inspired By A Song” Challenge

It’s Monday and time for another Cards In Envy Challenge.  This challenge is super fun and the theme is “Inspired By A Song.”  I went a little silly on this despite my card not being whimsical.  As we are heading into fall, I wanted to highlight an image featuring fall colors, thus, found “The Acorn Song.”  If that doesn’t sound familiar, you will at once know the chorus that goes, “I’m a nut, I’m a nut, I’m a nut.”  Okay – I’m laughing hysterically now thinking about that fun song and the clicking noise you make at the end of it.  I hope others know what I’m talking about so I’m not laughing alone!

Before we get to the card, just a reminder that the Cards in Envy rules are simple and require only that your card fit into a A2 standard envelope.

My card today features a Tim Holtz’s Autumn Blueprint stamp.  I began with a manilla tag and inked it with distress inks and stenciled over that to create a little mixed media feel.  I colored the ribbon with distress stains and stamped another Tim Holtz stamp for the sentiment.  The background is canvas paper from DCWV.

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Well, that’s it for me today.  I’m off to make more cards singing, I’m a nut, I’m a nut, I’m a nut…..

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