I combined three challenges with this card, today's IC challenge... here is the link to the calender page that inspired this card http://www.lang.com/product/1001187
Image that inspired me is the month of August in this calender.
Country Samplers.... my house mouse image has an antique sewing machine the same as the calender..
Limited supply - paint it black
Ways to use it - paper pizazz
Main card is 5 1/2 x 5 1/2. Pierced edges and faux stitched with white gel pen. Cut out two pink and two blue polka dot squares and two each of pink and blue squares. stitched edges. Added black brads. Stamped image on whisper white, coloured with prismacolor pencil crayons and gamsol. Versamarked and clear embossed thimble. Masked image and sponged on barely banana to make the walls yellow. matted with blue black scalloped mat. stitched around edges. Punched hole and tied on the pink and black sheer polka dot ribbon and heat curled ribbon. Added the black brads. Popped up image on dimensionals. Added the spool buttons and sentiment.
Date: Saturday, January 24, 2009 GMT Views: 582
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Sat, Jan 24, 2009 @ 7:34 PM
Oh, I love this! Great coloring and lovely stitched details. tfs
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Sat, Jan 24, 2009 @ 8:08 PM
Oh my how darling this is......can't go wrong with HM stamps!
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Sat, Jan 24, 2009 @ 8:15 PM
Great inspiration choice, I didn't see that one, I always think I've covered the site and than see so many links in cards that I missed.
This is really cute, love the image and your layout with double colored squares. TFS!