Great challenge to-day so I dug out my jute instead of the usual ribbon! I stamped the sunflower and leaf then the stem and leaf separately and cut them out. I ripped the edge of the card and sponged around the frame. Next I sponged the edges of the ripped pieces and glued the torn edge back on. Used pop dots to attach the stem and side leaf and added the jute.
Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014 GMT Views: 1070
Registered: February 5, 2007 Location: St. Louis, MO Posts: 60447
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 @ 11:01 AM
Sue, your sunflower card is GORGEOUS....not only the shading in your stamping, but the subtle shaded edges on all of your panels. (This was the first SU set I ever bought...but my sunflowers NEVER looked as good as yours)
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 68501
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 @ 12:10 PM
I've had to look at this to see what was sponging and what was torn! It's a great look with the big sunflower and jute! (That sort of string always reminds me of rhubarb, since it's often tied with string rather than elastic bands in the shops :D).
Registered: March 12, 2008 Location: stamping or writing Posts: 7690
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 @ 1:42 PM
You're taking me back to my early days of stamping -- tearing was all the rage then. I've always liked the looked, but it's one of those simple things I never think to do. You've made it look like high art.