Stampin’ Up!’s Barn Door Bundle gives us everything we need to make a sliding barn door. Shabby chic is all the rage these days (understandably so) – and barn doors are leading the movement. Along with the sliding door, the bundle contains wreaths, signs, sentiments and all the hardware for the door. I made a sweet-and-simple card with just the door for today’s card for Freshly Made Sketches. Here’s my card:
- Barn Door Bundle. The Barn Door Bundle is quite fun! While I didn’t make my door into one that slides from side to side, I kept all the earthy fun of the image by stamping the door on Wood Textures Designer Series Paper. Here’s a look at this fun bundle:
The coordinating Sliding Door Framelits have several dies to crop accents for the door. This wreath is cropped with a die that captures the wreath and bow. Another die cuts only the bow – so it’s easy to stamp again in a different color for a different bow – I just layered the bow on top of the stamped wreath:
- Masking the Sentiment. The Barn Door stamp set has two sentiments that work beautifully together – “May your troubles be less and your blessings be more” followed by “and nothing but happiness come through your door.” Perfect for each side of the sliding door, right? Because my door doesn’t slide, I wanted to capture a complete saying at the base of the card using the second sentiment. I masked OUT the “and” and stamped the sentiment. I then masked all of the first sentiment, except the “May” and stamped it down. So simple!
- Natural Appeal with a Pop of Coral. The card stays pretty true to its barn door appeal with natural colors and a pop of coral. Calypso Coral can be bright or soft depending on what it’s paired with – I love the versatility of this color. With the browns, it takes a very rustic look. If are inspired by this combination of Calyspo Coral, Crumb Cake and Early Espresso, please save this is a reminder:
Bundles: Barn Door Bundle Stamp Sets: Barn Door Papers: Wood Textures Designer Series Paper, Early Espresso, Whisper White, Calypso Coral, Basic Black, Thick Whisper White Inks: Calypso Coral, Early Espresso, Archival Basic Black Accessories: Sliding Door Framelits Dies, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals
Stampin’ Up! shared a great video that shows how fun this bundle can be with a moving card. Here’s a look at this bundle in motion:
I hope you’ll pop over to the Freshly Made Sketches site to see the cards by the design team members and to play along with this week’s challenge.
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