Thursday, July 31, 2014

Sunrise, Sunset...

Welcome back to our last week of the Dreamweaver Stencils© July challenge using the new dies!  Have you ever seen a picture of something and thought to yourself, I know just what I could create that would work perfectly with this photo?  I came across this one and fell in love with it!

I knew the die I used for this would be perfect!  What do you think? Here's my card:

Okay, so it's not a perfect match but I'm sure you get the idea!  Here's a few more pics showing the process:

Here's what I used to create this card:

Neenah® Classic Crest™ Solar White Cover Stock
Olive Green Cardstock
Light Brown Cardstock
Copic® Markers Y00, 11, 15; YG93, 95, 97; E71, 74, 77
Beacon Adhesive® Zip Dry™

Here's what I did to create this card:

Run die through cutter with green and brown papers
Trim a piece of white cs to fit behind die cut
Airbrush yellow markers onto white piece of cs creating a "sun"
Trim green piece to create two pieces, one for top, one for bottom
Color both dies with markers to just add some shading
Create card base
Adhere die cut pieces onto yellow-colored piece as shown

This is such a simple card and could really work nicely for a man or woman.  I didn't want to add anything else to it, I really feel like the die can stand on it's own without any additional embellishments.  This is our last week for the July die challenge.  Here's some inspiration from the rest of the team:


Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I appreciate your visit and hope to see you again soon!  Have a blessed day!



  1. Love your version of the photo Lea! The sun behind the trees is beautiful. I like the leaves and grass added for a look of dimension/texture.

  2. This is beautiful! Great idea to layer a different color die cut for the leaves and to add shading for leaves :)

  3. I think you'r right... it is a great match!! I love how you did the sunshine in the background, somehow it reminds my of Van Gogh's "starry night". Gorgeous!

  4. Ooh, Lea! I love this! The inspiration pic is so pretty and I love your interpretation of it! That sun is beautiful, yet simple. Beautiful piece!

  5. So pretty. I love the BG you've created!

  6. This is outstanding. Love the dimension you have your tree tops and grassy bottoms. Great technique to use and I appreciate your showing how you achieved that. Your sun background is equally amazing. Love the painterly look of it and it makes the perfect background for this lovely forest scape.

  7. Lovely version of your photo! Wonderful sunny background!

  8. Oh, I like this one! I enjoy doing outdoor themed scrapbook and cards. thanks, -con

  9. I love how you used the copics on the card to make the leaves and grass really pop, and the way you made the sunny background is so pretty.


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