Weather Vane for Wherever You Go

When I saw the rooster in the Wood Words Bundle (Wood Words stamp set and Wood Crate Framelits Dies) I thought of a weather vane. The coordinating Wood Textures Designer Series Paper (DSP) is perfect for an old barn roof. And the Wherever You Go stamp set has a perfect sentiment for a card about directions. So…

 

Here’s what I made:

Weather Vane on a Barn Roof, card, See Rock City, Wood Crate Framelits Dies, Wood Textures Designer Series Paper DSP, Copper Foil Sheet by Stampin' Up! #stampccandy Weather Vane on a Barn Roof, card, See Rock City, Wood Crate Framelits Dies, Wood Textures Designer Series Paper DSP, Copper Foil Sheet by Stampin' Up! #stampccandy

 

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Early Espresso card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Copper Foil Sheet cut to 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″
  • Soft Sky CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ (2 pieces)
  • Wood Textures Designer Series Paper (DSP)  cut to 4″ x 1-1/2″
  • DSP cut to 4″ x 1/2″
  • strips of Copper Foil Sheet (one about 1/4″ x 3″, and three about 1/8″ x 3″) – also used Paper snips to cut a small triangle of Copper Foil Sheet

Stamped with the Wherever You Go stamp set:

  • sentiment in Early Espresso ink onto one of the Soft Sky CS pieces
  • compass in Soft Sky ink onto the same piece (if you look closely, I accidentally stamped them all upside down, but you won’t make that mistake, right?)

Stamped with the Letters for You stamp set:

  • “SEE” in Whisper White Craft ink onto the larger piece of DSP (This is supposed to represent part of a “See Rock City” barn roof. They used to be all over the country.)
  • then set the ink with the Heat Tool

Die cut using the Wood Crate Framelits:

  • rooster from a scrap of Copper Foil Sheet

Cut with Circle Punches:

  • Copper Foil scrap with 1/2″ punch
  • DSP scrap with 1″ punch

Age the weather vane:

  • loosely sponge Basic Black ink onto the Copper Foil pieces of the weather vane, without fully covering them – the copper should peak through

Assembled the card:

  • 1/2″ strip of DSP glued onto the stamped Soft Sky CS piece
  • cut 1″ DSP circle into fourths and glued them onto the corners of the stamped Soft Sky CS piece
  • stamped Soft Sky CS piece glued to the inside of the card base
  • weather vane pieces glued to the plain Soft Sky CS piece as shown
  • 4″ x 1-1/2″ DSP glued to the bottom of the plain Soft Sky CS piece, covering the bottom of the vane post
  • used Journaling Marker size 01 to write the directional letters onto the Soft Sky CS around the vane
  • this Soft Sky CS piece adhered to the Copper Foil Sheet layer with Fast Fuse
  • Copper Foil Sheet layer adhered to front of the card base with Fast Fuse
  • NOTE: I prefer to use Fast Fuse on the metallic foil sheets instead of glue because I think it holds better. I did glue the weather vane pieces, because they were so small

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One Comment:

  1. So cute Candy! Love the “SEE”!

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