I made this card for this week's Sketch Challenge and the Ways to Use It Challenge (using a tag). This card is a bit outside of my usual style, but I loved using these colors and this patterned paper. This week was my grandmother's birthday (she passed away last year) and this card is very much her style. So in honor of my Grammy, I made a card that reminds me of her.
I love using mulberry paper. I don't see it used often anymore, but I love the texture it provides and use it when I can. However, I must warn you that if you're tearing black mulberry paper at 2:00 a.m. for your card, there's a good chance your sleepy eyes will see a scrap of it and think a big, hairy spider has made its way onto your craft desk. Don't ask me how I know this...
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Date: Friday, September 28, 2012 GMT Views: 685
Registered: August 21, 2007 Location: Georgia Posts: 3128
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 @ 4:58 PM
I love black and white cards with a touch of red.....very elegant looking. It wouldn't have to be that late at night for me to think some torn mulberry was a spider....I think I live with the hee bee jee bees. Sweet card.
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Registered: December 24, 2007 Location: Sask. Canada Posts: 7952
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 @ 11:42 PM
Very Elegant card...love the rich colours, and the black hairy spider adds just the right touch!!......lol...no I love mulberry paper also...but haven't learnt how to work with it...something about wetting it??
anyways very elegant!!
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