I'm always up for a challenge that uses up leftovers! Like some others here, I save those little strips that are trimmed away. Even have a special baggie I keep them in. To be honest, I made several of these strip backgrounds at least a couple of years ago and I dug one out for this challenge. For my bg, all I did was arrange the strips on a sheet of sticker paper.
The images I used on the vellum are Our Daily Bread designs. After I stamped the sea image, I colored most of the areas on the back side w/ the white Permapaque marker. I used the Tombows to add a little color on top of the white marker. The vellum panel is attached behind a frame I die cut.
The strip bg was cut and attached on an angle from corner to corner across the 6.25 x 4.50 (A6) card. It left a little space behind the vellum image so I added another piece on a different angle.
The cattails were cut out and added behind the circular sentiment.Thanks so much for looking! Closeups will be on my blog in just a sec. The Write Stuff
Date: Monday, February 6, 2012 GMT Views: 876
Registered: June 29, 2004 Location: Sugar Land. Texas Posts: 48013
Mon, Feb 06, 2012 @ 7:17 PM
I love your diagonal stripes, and I put this in my favorites because I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of this fabulous set this week. I could not resist this one. Been a coastal gal all my life and with salt water in the blood, I think this is the best ocean stamp I have ever seen.
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39269
Mon, Feb 06, 2012 @ 8:07 PM
Julie, love your striped bg. Love the image on vellum, way cool look. Your card is simply gorgeous! Love it. TFS :0)
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