Saturday, August 4, 2012

Be Wild & Free

Posted by Lena Nunn at 12:00 AM
Stamps: Be wild & Free, Scenic Selections by Marks Finest Papers, A Heinrich Co
Ink: Versafine, Pink Passion, Really Rust, CLose to Cocoa, Sahara Sand
Paper: Watercolor Paper, Recollections
    You ever have those days where you feel like your running around with your head cut off? Thats the kind of day I'm having. For those of you who don't know i'm part of a non profit organization called Born and Raised In Mendocino County that gives scholorships and awards to kids in 4-H and FFA ( I was both in 4-H and in FFA). Well my dad is president of this organization but hes out of town right now so Im having to fill in for him at the local fair thats going on right now. This means Im giving out awards and having to buy animals at the auction. WHO KNEW IT WAS THIS MUCH WORK?? I have so much respect for my parents who were 4-H leaders for over 20 years and now do this.  I finally got home after running around and forgot that I had a card to make for Speedy Fox and Friends.
      Ive really wanted to bust out my SU markers and watercolor paper lately so this is the product of that ( and of it being 11 at night when I remembered). The challenge over at Speedy Fox and Friends is to make a card with a back to nature theme. I think a lot of people think forest when they think of nature so I wanted to do the opposite. I used my su markers and a waterbrush to watercolor the sky , mountains and sand before I stamped the animals with Versafine. I find versafine works best on the watercolor paper because its such a wet ink. I love this set called Be Wild and Free from Marks Finest Papers, A Heinrich Co. Its so cute and I love how it has more than just lions and zebras. Its awesome! If you come play along you could win an awesome stamp set from MFP too!
  Well im off to bed , have to get up early tommorow ( well I guess today since this will post Saturday Morning) and go to the auction to buy some lambs. Wish me luck and cool weather. Hurry home Pa this is too much work hahah.


Theresa said...

You are one busy lady. Sounds like you need some time getting back to natute. Great card!!!

Angie said...

Girl this is one GORGEOUS card!!!!! I am such a fan of pink!!! I saw this on fb and fell in love!!!!

Kate said...

Gorgeous! Love that bg.

Winnie and Patty said...

Lena--what a perfect card for the getting back to nature theme! I really like the way you made the mountains in the background! TFS

Kathy Bradley said...

Beautiful scene - the colors are awesome! Wow, you are super busy!!

Lagene said...

WOWZERS!!!! This is absolutely Gorgeous!

Pat Garvin said...

This is absolutely gorgeous.

Rachael said...

Oh I love this set! I hope they send it to me so I can use it like you did here! ;) Lovely work!


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