I made this card, on request, for a friend's daughter to celebrate her going off to University recently. I'd made the topper when I was playing with inks and shaving foam one day, and then it had sat in a box waiting for further inspiration.
It felt like the perfect card to express a mother's love for her daughter as she started out on a new stage in her life, and a simple good luck banner and some shading seemed like all the finishing it needed.
The tree image was formed by pulling inky shaving foam through a stencil, and then it was given extra dimension by creating a shadow with pencils on one side. The background was the same inky foam dragged over a plain piece of cardstock.
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