I used a picture frame mat from a LARGE frame and cut them up to size. It was off white and looked terrible against the white circle so I sponged it with distress ink. I will send this to a friend that is having lots of health problems and was in for over 30 years. tfl
I am cheating. I made this two days ago and I am adding today challenge to it. No time to make another one. We are going away for the weekend. tfl
Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 GMT Views: 276
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 10457
Wed, May 21, 2014 @ 7:57 PM
Wonderful. Very neatly done and smart thinking using the pic. frame mat, would be a great strong bg. I always liked that statement on the U.S.A. moneys etc...Your friend will so cherish this....TFS..:0)
------------------------------ 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.
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Fri, May 23, 2014 @ 10:25 AM
That's a fab diecut, Rita! I know what you mean about card bases sometimes not matching white card. Very occasionally I run to actually using watercolour paper for a full base to make sure it matches an image panel, but usually I find other ways round, just like you did with your sponging.