We are to use labels in our card creations; I used a larger 4 x 5 white label that you can find in most office supply stores. I trimmed a quarter inch off the 4 end, peeled the backing off and the sticky side becomes the adhesive to create the crazy quilt pattern. Cut strips of paper and place it on the sticky in random directions, trimming the edges to keep at least one straight edge at all times for easier line up for cutting tool.
-Image is colored with Prismacolor pencils, baby oil and paper stumps.
-Sky was added using my handmade acetate cloud template and sponge.
-Faux stitching is done on the seams using the Stampin Up mat pack, piercer and black marker.
-The corner feature is from the Iron Eagle punch from EK Success.
Registered: December 8, 2006 Location: currently stationed in Norman Oklahoma Posts: 11282
Thu, Apr 09, 2009 @ 2:48 PM
WOW! You are just clever as can be...this is perfect. Love your image and of course all your hard work to create such an adorable card.
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Registered: August 21, 2007 Location: Wayland MA Posts: 73963
Thu, Apr 09, 2009 @ 2:52 PM
Phew! I'm so glad you said the stitching was faux! I had visions of myself trying this, and throwing it all around the room when I got really frustrated!! How smart you are to use the label to hold all these bits to make a bg! You are still the best, Roxie!!!
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39860
Thu, Apr 09, 2009 @ 2:57 PM
Another very creative person today. Love how you used your labels in the reverse mode! Love your crazy quilt look. This is simple darling. Love the black and white checkers. Love your image, it is either a fluffy skunk of a cat on a bad hair day! lol cute cute cute. TFS :0)
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