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Bosses’ Day 2021 – Free for All Challenge #607

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for a Free for All Challenge. Angie is our hostess and she has challenged us to make fall cards.

You guys, Bosses’ Day is next week. Just wanted to make sure you were aware of that. I wasn’t until my friend asked me to make her a card for her boss. Now I have to make one for mine, too. About ten years ago–before I learned to make my own cards, I bought a Bosses’ Day card that said “We looked up boss in the dictionary…it said quit fooling around and get back to work.” Since I have a different boss now, I can use that on this card. And I’ve been really good about keeping my computer generated sentiments as PNG files, so they’ll be easy to use again. That means you can use it too!

It’s made with Spring Market font.  I can’t remember where I got it.  If you’d like to use this on your cards just right click on the image and save it to your computer.  If you use it, I’d love to see it, so please tag me @cardsbyjennifrann and #thestampingactuary.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Love You Deerly – Featured Stamper #749

This week’s Featured Stamper is ScrappyHappy. What a fun and lovely gallery! I browsed the entire gallery, but I came back to this gorgeous scene.

I was looking for inspiration for a Father’s Day card that a friend asked me to make and I thought a scene like this would make a nice masculine card. I loved the dreamy kind of glow that Laura’s card has with the darker edges, so I kept that look as I stenciled my scene using my new Mountain Scene Builder Stencil from Erin Lee Creative. I had to dig around in my scraps for a mask to sponge a white moon because I forgot I was going to mask a moon. I do like the very soft look of this moon.

I wanted a very woodsy feel because my friend does live very much near the Freetown State Forest and this sweet deer stamp really looks like the adorable little fawn that walked through my yard with her mom the other day. I also realized I had the perfect sentiment for this card. I decided I wanted to cut it with my ScanNCut, but I wanted to emboss it in white on black. So I first stamped the sentiment on white with black and scanned it to recognize and make the cut file. I cut it out of black and then embossed in white.  I also had to draw a border around the deer and teepee in order to cut them out with the ScanNCut.

The sentiment is popped up on foam squares and I finished with some stars in white gel pen. I’m very happy with this card and can’t wait for my friend to see it! Thanks for the inspiration, Laura!

Linking two these two challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday – Create a Scene
Word Art Wednesday – Anything Goes

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