WSC57: New Stampin’ Up!


About every 2 weeks for the last few months, Wes goes out to check his trail camera and deer stand. The season doesn’t open until November, but it’s somewhat of a big deal around here, similar to dove season in Texas. So, Wes will bring in the memory card from the motion sensitiveΒ  camera, and the girls and I gather around the computer to see what has happened out there over the last few weeks. We ‘ooh and aah’ for Wes when we see a nice buck flash on the screen. Pop the popcorn, friends, we’re big time excitement here in Missouri!

This set, Nature’s Silhouette, was the first thing I chose from the new Stampin’ Up! fall catalog. I normally don’t purchase stamps because they make me think of Wes, but he often says something similar to this when he’s begging off to go hunting. I don’t know to many church going women who don’t swoon when their man starts talking about worship and God and stuff. πŸ˜‰

My first SU! catalog order arrived this week. I wish a little sunshine (for a cleaner picture) would have come along with it. The tree and the grass on the main image were colored with Tombow makers. The sky is airbrushed with my Copic Marker system. The deer is stamped in Close to Cocoa. The sentiment is stamped in Chocolate Chip Craft ink. I always switch to pigment or craft ink when I’m working with non-neutral cardstock. Felt ribbon and hardware are from the new SU! catty, as well.

I’ve got another card to write up for sweet Taylor, so I’ll leave you with links for more sketch-spiration, sign off here and be back in a few.

More takes on Beate’s sketch: Beate, Cambria, Charmaine, Jenn, Laurie, MaryJo and sweet Sharon.

  • Stamps: Nature Silhouette (Stampin’ Up!)
  • Cardstock: Suede Dark Brown, Willow Medium (Prism) & Soft Sky
  • Ink: Cocoa & Chocolate Chip (Stampin’ Up!)
  • Accs: Tombow Markers, Copic Airbrush for sky, hardware & felt ribbon (Stampin’ Up!)

18 responses to “WSC57: New Stampin’ Up!

  1. I LOVE this Lori! I SO want this set, but I keep pushing it onto my “next time” list. LOL You have made me bump it back up to priority! πŸ™‚ Great card!

  2. :::Snort!::: Yes, this set is perfect for you! I didn’t know about the trail camera, LOL! Pretty colors, girlie!

  3. I agree with Sharon! Perfect set for you! You made a gorgeous card with it!
    Have a great weekend. Hugs and smiles

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  5. Okay.. so I’ve been looking at this set too….. now it’s a must!

    Bow hunting is in full swing here, so my boys have been gone every weekend out on the hunt. πŸ™‚

    I totally need some man stamps now…. enabler!

    Have a great weekend Lori!

  6. Lori, you did a great job with this set. This was also one of my first purchases out of the new catalog. I had not thought about putting a camera out in our woods to see what travels by….I’ll have to mention that to my hubby & neighbor (BIG deer hunter!). Hope you don’t mind if I CASE the card.

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  8. Oh, your hubby would love it here in Pennsylvania lol. They are all over the place. We always see them in your backyard…even got a pic of a rare albino deer. Now, if they’d only stay off of the roads lol.
    Your card is absolutely amazing.
    Enjoy your weekend.

  9. Dear loving wife, surprise, Bow season starts Monday.
    See ya in January. Can I take the card and pin to my bow stand?

  10. such a great card! I love the coloring, and color choices!

  11. Love this set, especially the verse. I am ordering it tomorrow at the stamp camp I’m attending. The deer and the wolf in this set are wonderful!

  12. Beautiful card Lori!! I had to laugh ’cause my DH has a trail camera (but it’s older so not digital) -that would so be us!! πŸ™‚ Early season bow hunting started here last week and I have 3 glorious months to look forward to – lol!! πŸ™‚

  13. How funny that I just stumbled upon this card… my DH and kiddos are out checking their deer stand right now. No technology involved for us though! πŸ™‚ This card is just gorgeous, by the way! I just love the shading and silhouette stamp! Oh, and the filigree brad… I’m still hoarding those. TFS!

  14. Great job. I love the colors, the set you chose. Your card is beautiful.

  15. This is so beautiful, and I love the colors!! I also love how you’ve used the ribbon and hardware!!

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