Sometimes, a card pulls together well...balance, harmony, all the elements working together to support the message. Design Totality.
This card has it. Everything in the card emphasizes large scale...even on a small, 4.25" card. It implies big. The stamped panel might be a big gift, wrapped in a large-scale gift wrap and taking up the whole table!
Can't be too big, though, because then the card wouldn't fit in an envelope.
The knot is made using the unmovable knot tutorial here. Fortunately, that makes the knot flatter than a standard double knot. This card, though thick, will go through the mail. I'll probably put a strip of packing tape on the envelope over it, though, to prevent ripping, and add a bit of extra postage, just in case.
I'm glad some of you found my ink rant useful. I'll have more to say on the subject eventually, but I appreciate any added comments you might have on that post to help others in their quest for the right ink!
stamps: CASual Friday
paper: Papertrey Ink
accessories: dimensionals, ribbon, hole punch