I started with Lost Lagoon cardstock for the cardbase and then added a piece of Mossy Meadow cardstock. Next I took a piece of Sahara Sand cardstock and embossed it with the Big Shot and World Map Embossing Folder (retiring) and sponged all over the embossing with Sahara Sand ink to detail the image. I added a piece of Going Places Designer Series Paper (retiring) along the bottom and a piece of Hello Honey 5/8" Stitched Cotton Ribbon (retiring) along the seam.
The stamped compass image is from the Going Global Stamp set (retiring) and it was cut out with the Big Shot and Circle Collection Framelits (retiring), along with the Lost Lagoon mat before being attached to the cardfront with dimensionals. I added a Black Candy Dot from the Neutrals Candy Dots (retiring) to the center of the compass. The greeting is from the same stamp set and after stamping it with Basic Black ink on Very Vanilla cardstock and punching it out with the Washi Label Punch (retiring) I sponged around the edge with Lost Lagoon Ink and attached it with a dimensional.
For a final touch I added a Silver Metallic Button (retiring) and used some Silver Baker's Twine (retiring) to tie a bow in the button before attaching it with a glue dot.
I love how this card turned out, lots of texture and dimension, which is great for a "dude" card. Remember items on the retiring list will only be available for purchase through the end of May, which is tomorrow so if you haven't already ordered your favorite items do it soon!
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