I needed a birthday card for a stamping friend and used this week's sketch challenge to stretch a little. My card uses three different patterned papers. I have never done that before but I thought this sketch would allow me to achieve my goal. I'm pretty happy with the outcome:)
Some things that might not be obvious: the band across the card is actually the pink stripes DP layered onto a piece of the same pattern paper that I used on the left side of the card. The pink stripe by itself was too harsh IMO so I softened it. Also I used a strip of the plain pink background paper. cut it with the mini-pinking shears on the left side and butted the straight side against the joint. Then I added a scrap piece of the striped pattern paper (that was used on the left side of the card) on top of the mini-pinked, pink paper. I colored the white ribbon with the Tria marker - a trick I learned from Debbie Olsen's blog at http://www.debbiedesigns.typepad.com/ - though she colored hers with Copics:)
Thanks for looking.
Stamps: Cupcake and tag - Stampendous!
Inks: Marvy-black; ColorBox Fluid Chalk-rouge; Panatone Tria #250T; H20's; Sakura Gelly Roll-gold; Sargent Art Chalk
Paper: Strathmore Bristol (for image); Cardstock by Paper Cuts; DCWV-Posies Glitter Print; k.i.memories-Sunrise Lines; and Frances Meyer-Teen Pink Stripes. The pink used for the background and the scalloped oval is a double sided paper-unknown
Tools/Accessories: Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol, Cuttlebug, Nestibilities (Petite Scalloped Ovals), Fiskars: Rotary Cutter, Mini-Pinking Paper Edgers
Embellishments: Rain Drops-Cloud 9, Ribbon-unknown
Date: Monday, April 21, 2008 GMT Views: 500
Registered: December 8, 2006 Location: currently stationed in Norman Oklahoma Posts: 11347
Mon, Apr 21, 2008 @ 1:12 PM
This is very pretty! I love the way you used the dp for the band. I have this same paper. TFS!
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