card ended up going a totally different direction than where I started
from! I wanted to do a beach scene card
for the Summer challenge at The Paper Players.
My usual clean designs quickly turned into a distressed card full of
texture. My card is loosely based on the
sketch at Unscripted Challenges. Here is
the original sketch-
You will have to look closely to see where I followed the sketch! For starters, I flipped the sketch. Then I stitched in the lines for the pattern. My stitched lines seem to blend with my background paper in the photo. Hopefully you can see the pattern is actually there. I did start this sketch with nice neat pieces of pattern paper…………then I decided to add in a little burlap………….which turned into a lot of burlap! My theme started with the Summer Challenge at The Paper Players–
All supplies by Close To My Heart,except where noted:
C1499 Perfect Day
X5920 Indian Corn Blue Cardstock
Early Espresso Cardstock-SU
Retired Earth Tones
Rich Cocoa Ink by Memento
Z1296 Distressing Inks
Z2197 Edge Distresser
Generic Embroidery Thread
have also entered this card in the texture challenge atVictorine Originals.
Just in case you didn’t notice, I have added a FOR SALE tab at the top of my blog. I am going to be clearing out a few stamps and supplies. Be sure and take a look! I will be adding to the page as time permits. Thanks for stopping by!