Saturday, January 19, 2013

Speedy Fox and Friends - Use Twine

This week's Speedy Fox and Friends challenge on the MFP Blog is to use twine, which made me think of a "western-themed" card because one use for twine is to make a lariat.  Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company has several western sets, three of which I used on my card -- Hey, Cowboy; A Cowboy Thing; and Cowgirls Rule.


Easel cards are pretty fun to make and receive.  I stamped the bandanna from A Cowboy Thing and the sentiment from Cowgirls Rule and matted it to fit the 4 1/4" base.  After masking and then sponging a 4" square of MFP Natural Vanilla Bean with several colors of distress ink, I stamped the cowboy and sentiment from Hey, Cowboy.  I added the twine to the top piece and the lariat to the base.

I hope you'll play along with the team and post your card to the MFP Blog.  You could win a free set of stamps.  If you use an MFPaHC stamp set on your card, you get two chances to win!

Stamps:  Mark's Finest Papers - Hey, Cowboy; A Cowboy Thing; Cowgirls Rule
Paper:  MFP Natural Vanilla Bean, Desert Sand, Dark Chocolate Bar
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black; Tim Holtz Distress Spun Sugar, Milled Lavender, Chipped Sapphire
Accessories:  Twine, Sponge Applicators, Post-It notes for masking, Circle punch

8 comments:

Kim Heggins said...

Fabulous card....I love how your cowboy looks like he is riding off into the sunset.

Gail said...

I Just love your card so much! I do not have this stamp set and you did wonders with it! Thanks for sharing your creativity! Enjoy your day Lois!

Winnie and Patty said...

Lois--this card is fabulous! I love how you used the twine! Great easel card! TFS

Angie said...

Gorgeous!!!! I love your background, it's stunning! Beautiful bandanna stamp!

Paru Mahtani said...

Fabulous! Love the rolled up lasso!!!

wannabcre8tive said...

Awesome card, Lois, I always love your sunset scenes.

Kate said...

Lois, this is fabulous! That sunset is awesome. Great card.

Pat Garvin said...

Beautiful sky!!