I saw a card done over at SCS by one of my favorite stampers Anna Wight that I love to stalk (stamp talk) and a major enabler herself...just had to have it. I loved the little church and the windmill depicted in the scenes from this set. I used SU cardstock confetti white, certainly celery and really rust. The really rust matte used on the front looks redder in the pic than it is in real life, it is closer to a brick color. I wanted to bring out the brick red in the building. The patterned paper is from the 6x6 Basic Grey paper pack "Lily Kate". I used SU chalks to color in the image and SU in-color canberry stitch ribbon. I started with using my new prismacolor pencils/gamsol but didn't like how it was turning out. So I restamped the image and used my chalks. The chalks ended up giving me the softer feel I was looking for. I used the create-a-cut to scallop the patterned layer on the right edge. I had a little trouble with the cut because I was trying to cut through double layers of cardstock and it didn't like that. I cleaned the scalloped edge up with my tiny scissors. Like I was saying, this card gave me a little of trouble (It might have been because it was the wee hours of the morning) but I love how it turned out.
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2007 GMT Views: 899