I made this bridge card for a fisherman's birthday
The back ground paper is from a pack I picked up at a local Warehouse (a cheap variety store), and looks delightfully like a cloudy sky - the best for trout fishing. The clouds are Whimsy Diecuts, and I drew the birds in myself.
The fish stamp is locally made by Hastings Rubber Stamps,
as is the fishing rod. I embossed that with copper ep, then threaded some silver filament from the end of the stamp to the fish's mouth.
The sentiment, by another New Zealand firm, was embossed with gold ep.
The fish was silver embossed and painted with twinkling H2O's, and mounted over a snippet of muslin/gauze
The bridge part of the card was cut with some (unidentified) stitched hill dies, the green to represent the banks of the river and the de- bossed and inked panel the water.
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