Hey everyone.... hope you all had a good week. This week over at the JUGs blog the challenge is a super fun technique called woodgraining. I hope you don't mind, but I'm not going to give you an explanation as to how you do this technique. Instead I going to provide you with the link so you can watch the lovely and very talented Gina K. of Gina K. Designs explain how you do this technique (she does a far better job then I would anyway!). One thing I will say that I learned from doing this technique is that your pigment ink pad should be a fairly "juicy" one. I used two different pads one that was pretty "juicy" and one that was not. The piece I ended up with when I used the not so juicy pad was a complete failure.
Anyway, on to my card. This technique is perfect for masculine cards and so it was just natural that I make a Father's Day card. I used the Flourishes set "What a Catch" and some Stampin Up! designer paper that I bought a few years ago that has a very masculine feel to it. The panel piece behind the stamped image is the piece that I created using the woodgrain technique. The effect is really cool in real life. I think I will be giving this card to my father in law. I am also going to be putting this card into the current Flourishes Timeless Tuesday challenge to make a Father's Day card.
Thanks for taking a peek... I hope you will check out what the so very talent JUGS team of Kristen, Pam, Lisa, Andrea, Maria, Dana, Kathryn & Elise have cooked up!
Supplies: Cardstock: SU! Crumb Cake, More Mustard & Really Rust; SU! DP; Ink: Close to My Heart White Daisy & Barn Door; Distressing Tool; Brads; Stamps: Flourishes What a Catch