I was inspired by the soccer card in the new 2005/2006 Idea book and catalogue for this layout. You can't tell very well by this scan but on the bottom right there is a gold eylet with a backwards gold brad in it. That idea came from the soccer card too. The background uses the baby wipe technique on So Saffron card stock.
Date: Saturday, July 2, 2005 GMT Views: 1346
Stamps: Artifacts, Everyday Flexible Phrases
Paper: So Saffron, Always Artichoke, Night of Navy, Burgundy
Ink: Night of Navy, Always Artichoke, Burgundy
Accessories: Large Gold tag, gold eyelet, gold brad
Techniques: baby wipes
Registered: May 31, 2004 Location: Columbia, MD Posts: 15364
Sat, Jul 02, 2005 @ 3:47 PM
Really nice card. Thanks for explaining the embellishment on the bottom; I wouldn't have figured that one out! TFS
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Registered: May 8, 2003 Location: Xenia. Ohio Posts: 6159
Sat, Jul 02, 2005 @ 6:03 PM
OMG...I LOVE it! The color and the design are both just WONDERFUL!!!!!
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Wed, Jul 06, 2005 @ 9:30 PM
Sue, the baby wipes technique is pretty simple. You take a baby wipe and squirt reinkers in a circle in the middle of the wipe. I used More Mustard, Mellow Moss, and NIght of Navy. Then you dab the baby wipe around your card stock. It works especially well on glossy card stock. You can swipe it across instead of dabbing for a different look.