While I thought the leaf, or branch, looked like it might have been cut from N@'s banners, I went in a different direction. Hope you like it!
I used Wplus9's Tropic Fever trellis [no longer found in shop] to create a heat-embossed panel of water color paper the size I needed for my design. Distress Oxide inks [scattered straw, peeled paint, and forest moss] were my means of adding a gradation of greens. Then, I took it to my paper trimmer and cut it into four - cut the right edge at an angle to form two fish tails, instead of four. It would be just the trellis one might find in the tropics, right? The Stamp Market Tropical Blooms provided this large leaf that was stamped, and cut using the coordinating die. Unfortunately, they have discontinued making this set - I won't discontinue using it though! My 'awesome' sentiment is another one of those that comes with a matching die from Pinkfresh Studio's Lush Greenery set.
I'm using discontinued products today to show that, while we may be clamping down on spending, there are TONS of beautiful supplies in our stash that need love, too! I just know you have plenty in your own stash... why not follow my lead? If that doesn't work for you, there is PLENTY to love from my teamies at CTS … let's go see, shall we?
Thanks for spending a few of your precious down-time minutes with me today! xx