Don't be intimidated by all the layers on this week's sketch - it's not as hard as it looks! Have fun, and I can't wait to se what you make :)
Here's a closer look at how I made mine:
-Cut card base and panels from card stock
-Stamp Circus Poster image on cork; set aside -Sprinkle Aged Scarlet enamel on panel, heat set from underneath.
-Add ink to edges directly from pad and with a sponge (as desired).
-Stamp Carousel image on small panel, add ink to edges with sponge (accent edges of panel with ink directly from the ink pad).
-Stamp sentiment on small panel, add ink to edges with sponge (accent edges of panel with ink directly from the ink pad).
-Stamp Lilí Joker, fussy cut, add ink with sponge.
-Place gold brads over buttons.
-Adhere all pieces to card base as desired (note: foam tape was used for carousel, sentiment, and Lilí Joker).
-Tie twine through button, adhere above carousel.
Stamps: Circus Poster, Carousel, Lilí Joker, Life is a Circus (Stampendous)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko); Brushed Corduroy, Barn Door (Ranger)
Card Stock: Kraft-Core Scarlet Red (Coredinations); Kraft (Bazzill); Cork
Accessories: Aged Scarlet Embossing Enamel (Stampendous), Caramel Jute (American Crafts); Gold Brads, Button
Adhesive: Foam Tape
Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 GMT Views: 1868
Love all the circus activity in your card. Well done.
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