I was excited to see Marie's challenge to us for Teapot Tuesday http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/fo...l#post19546243 included fishing images as I was recently gifted this stamp from the retired Angler set. I stamped on watercolor paper and used watercolor crayons and a paintbrush to color my image. I did a faux burnt edge as well as lots of distressing on my circles and strip. The strip is a piece of paper bag embossed in the Square Lattice ef. I used a vellum quote adhered with large eyelets and added a bit of twine for accent.
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Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 GMT Views: 1771
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Tue, Jul 10, 2012 @ 5:57 AM
Wowzers, Gail this is fantastic!! What a beautiful gift to receive - I love this set! (and I would imagine a PW could surely use fishing themed cards a lot :) I love your layout and the cool use of that texture...really a manly feel. The simple yet powerful words are perfect for Heath - he is going to love this card. Thanks so much for coming to the Party today...I've been scarce here as of late but I do think of you. Now go and get some of those creel cookies! Hugz.
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Tue, Jul 10, 2012 @ 10:53 AM
Right on with this cool "man" card...like all your details and your edges make it so great. The distressing and sponging...I havent figured out distressing yet, looks so neat for guy cards...:0)...and a paper bag?...super idea with recycling...:0)...you rock....TFS
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.