For my second card, I chose an image from Artistic Outpost, stamped it in sepia ink and finished the edges with deckle shears. I layered my image onto the card from with various background papers. There was just a hint of orange in the background papers so I tried to bring out the orange by adding a bit of orange ribbon to the brown seam binding (one of my favorite ribbons for a vintage feel). Though the photo corners, buttons and German Scrap are gold, I added liquid Poly Clay in copper to my card to continue an orange influence. I also added a piece of Maya pompom lace from Artistic Outpost Attic Findings as a finishing touch. Note: I accidentally got some water on the ink that I edged my card with. I liked the burnt look it gave to the card, so I added more water!
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Bloggers' Challenge: Ribbon and Lace Challenge
This is my first attempt at the Bloggers' Challenge! I hope I can figure out the technical portion of it. I made this card for the challenge, and also for my sister-in-law's upcoming birthday. She is a cat lover, as you probably guessed, and loves the color purple. I stamped the main image by Studio 112 and the sentiment by Art Declassifed using Tim Holtz's Distressed Ink. I matted the stamped images with black paper and added a salvaged canceled postage stamp. I chose sheer lavendar ribbon and for my lace, I used my artistic license to make a lacey-effect with a border punch by Martha Stewart. I finished the card with some vintage baby buttons.