I made 42,000 attempts at duplicating this weeks teapot, sadly the outcome was not a happy one. I then attempted making cakes, the result was equally disasterous. So I went back to basics, put my apron on and rolled my sleeves up.
OK it is not a teapot or a cake, but the colours are here, circles (ah well I know they are really spots) and a whole lot of love.
I cut the shape of an apron, gave it a few gentle scores and inked the creases to look like pleats. I added paper lace trim and popped a real piece of lace in the pocket. To incorporate gold (like on the teapot) I added some gold twine and goldy coloured ribbon. To get a few circles happening, I rounded the corners and finished the card and apron off with faux stitching using a dark brown Micron pen.
Thanks for looking.
Date: Monday, February 25, 2013 GMT Views: 961
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Wed, Feb 27, 2013 @ 4:54 AM
Bwahaha! Loved your *story*! 42,000 attempts! Been there, done that! Giggle! But what comes from that, is usually a most wonderful card..in a different direction...but equally is amazing! I love this card! The pleats are amazing..it fun, girly and sports some pretty cool circles! You did good Susie Q!
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Wed, Feb 27, 2013 @ 3:30 PM
Such a lovely apron you have. hehe This is simply awesome! Love the colors and stitching and old time feel it has. What a fabulous card! TFS :0)
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Wed, Feb 27, 2013 @ 7:51 PM
Oh your description of your creative process made me giggle...but your result is sheer delight! I love this apron, especially the sweet pocket and trim detail and delightful texture. Your ribbon ties are so creative! Wonderful card, Susie!!
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Fri, Mar 01, 2013 @ 2:49 PM
Such a sweet apron. You have the pink and green and all the polka dots are circles. You hit the ball out of the park. TFS
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