A big congrats to Cathy, the newest Featured Stamper on Splitcoast (FS419)! She has such a wonderful gallery and it was hard to chose just one. I finally went with THIS card to case. I kept the layout but flipped sides with the embellishment additions, used different images and made mine a birthday card instead of Christmas.
A while back, I used another Deep Red Stamps image ( a beautiful Chevelle) which I think they must have liked because they were kind enough to send me another image. Being a native Texan, this funny little cowboy really appealed to my sense of humor and I know he will be terrific for cards going to my family still in Texas. So I colored him, die cut using a little out of the box technique with a stitched rectangle, added a greeting and some more layers. I die cut the hat and made a lasso out of twine. I tell you, this ol’ cowpoke and the expression on the “fake” horse’s face just crack me up.
|Stamps: Deep Red Stamps- Cowboy, Deadbeat Designs –Texas Post, Jam’n Stamps- Barbed Wire Border & Texas Sized Birthday
|Paper: X-Press It white, chocolate textured, dusty blue textured
|Ink: Memento tuxedo black & rich cocoa, Adirondack denim
|Accessories: Copic markers, Spellbinders matting basics B, & circle dies, Lil’ Inkers stitched rectangle dies, Tessler Designs cowboy hat & boot dies, twine