The sketch itself is very simple, which means you can make it your own. Start from the middle and work your way out - the round image and sentiment are the focal point of this design. Mat them on a coordinating decorator paper and a solid color background.
Then choose a larger pattern as a panel that will mostly fill the right hand side of the card. Mat a solid color behind it to add some additional color.
Finally, the background is a very light pattern on top of one more shade of card stock.
The right hand panel is a fun pattern in autumn colors and is mounted on a deep yellow card stock.
For the background, I covered the card in brown card stock and matted the same pattern I used on the very top layer. Every single layer is ink-distressed to give it a finished look.
This card, along with many other handmade cards, journals and paper crafts can be found in my Etsy shop. You'll find lots of inspiration and probably a gift idea or two. I will also be at Ottumwa's Walk On Art Street on Sept. 17 - check back for more information this week!