Measurements including black borders: Green panel - 2 1/8, saffron layer - 2 5/8 wide, image panel 2 1/8 x 4, red circle 1 3/8
-The designer paper on the base has a crackle design on the edges only so to match it up on the other three edges after cutting the proper size I stamped with Cracked Montana Earth.
-The green panel was ink distressed and tool distressed after stamping.
- The image is colored with Prismacolor pencils, baby oil and paper stumps for blending; same technique as Gamsol, just substituting baby oil for Gamsol
-I used the out of the box technique for the image. This works great if you have a guillotine style cutter by marking the image on the back while holding to a light source. Cut to the image on the front, flip it over and cut to the mark on the back. To cut between the image lines I use a Coluzzle template with their craft knife.
-The saffron panel is ink distressed, bordered in black and mounted on foam tape. To keep the sentiment circle even on the card the left side is layered on the same black and white you see the right side resting on.
NOTE: this is the sentiment put out for this kitty image so I used it...while I giggled thru the card making process knowing what this kitty has in mind for those fish! :)
Accessories: The Paper Studio - Spare Parts red brads, Prismacolor pencils, baby oil, paper stumps, Nestabilites for circles, sponge, Tonic paper perforator for tool distressing, cutting scissors, Coluzzle template and craft knife
Techniques: Out of the box, Prismacolor, ink distressing, tool distressing, dry embossing/Nestabilities
Registered: March 5, 2007 Location: LaMoure, North Dakota Posts: 7725
Tue, Apr 28, 2009 @ 9:17 PM
Love this card. Love the layout and the images!
------------------------------ KAREN Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:12-13
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39861
Tue, Apr 28, 2009 @ 9:18 PM
This is just precious. I love this sweet image. The layout is super, thanks for that. Wonderful beautiful card! TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
Smile.......people will wonder what you are up to! :0)
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Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 16128
Tue, Apr 28, 2009 @ 9:42 PM
Cute card, great sketch.
------------------------------ Phyllis Young at heart, slightly older in other parts. We really never grow up, we just learn how to act in public!! What if you woke up today with only what you had thanked God for yesterday??