I love this card that I made for a Make It Monday challenge.
However, my resolution in 2012 is to make my cards more clean & simple, because that is my favorite style. I'm not sure why sometimes I try to push myself to make a shabby card or one that is distressed...especially when I love the the clean, crisp look of white cardstock!
So I decided to use the mat stack and try it on a different card for a clean streamlined look. Instead of getting all inky with a brayer to roll out the woodgrain look, I just used an impression plate with no ink. I also didn't us any ink for shading or going around the edges like I usually do. I also used white embossing powder on the words to make it pop. I just love how it turned out!!!
|Here you can see the texture from the impression plate.|
|Another 2012 card goal is to start stamping a small image on the inside of the card. Here is the litte boat this time colored with copics.|
Thank you for your kindness
- Stamps: Papertrey Ink - Iconic Images
- Impression Plate: Papertrey Ink - Woodgrain
- Dies: Papertrey Ink - Mat Stack 3 and Layerz Mat Stack 3
- Cardstock: Paperbilities - Kraft; Papertrey Ink - Dark brown, Burgandy, Green
- Ink: Papertrey Ink- Vintage Cream; Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Vintage Photo, Peeled Paint, Spiced Marmelade; Colorbox - Chianti
- Glitter Pen: Sakura
- Twine: Papertrey Ink
- Rhinestone: Michael's
Hello Sweet Baby
- Stamps: Boat - Papertrey Ink, Bitty Baby Blessings; Sentiments - Sweet Baby, Technique Tuesday, Ali Edwards
- Impression Plate: Linen & Canvas - Papertrey Ink
- Dies: Limitless Layers 1 3/4" Circle Collection, Mat Stack 3 and Layerz Mat Stack 3
- Punches: Corner Rounder, Square Punch (to create V on sides of sentiment strip)
- Copic Markers 0 Colorless Blender, T1, BG18, and E13
- Ink: Colorbox Frost White, VersaFine Vintage Sepia
- White embossing powder, heat tool
- Patterned Paper - My Mind's Eye Home 6"x6" stack
- Cardstock - Aqua Mist & Ocean Tides, Papertrey Ink