Thursday, September 11, 2008

Sarah Kay Challenge #10 / Blog Candy Alert

Every Sunday Sarah Kay Challenges posts a new challenge. This week the sketch was
Great sketch right. I used my Sweet and Sazzy image from Sarah Kay. The artist is Elizabeth Bell and I think she is fantastic. I buy my stamps from Funky Kits found at . I have had really great service from them and love their store.
Of course, I used my Prismacolored Pencils to do the image on whisper white paper. I used my largest rectangular nestilbility and embossed the frame. I used Vintage Photo and Frayed Burlap on the edges to highlight the embossed frame.
I really had fun distressing the edges of the BG layer. I used my cutting tool from SU to cut and roll the edges. The more you press against the edge the more it distresses the edges. On the left corners I wanted to create a 3D effect so I rolled the corners around a pencil to create the curl. I crumpled and re crumpled the paper before I used the Frayed Burlap Distress ink to highlight the many creases. I was trying for an aged look and think it turned out OK.

For the side design I used Prisma flowers and Martha Stewart`s lace edge punch on a scrap of DP. I found the holes were not showing up well so I highlighted them with a gold spica pen. I used a brown /brass brad to attach the larger flower combo and used crystal effects and microbeeds to attach the smaller flowers. I used the 1/4 inch punch and wrote thanks on it and then used Antique Glass Liquid Embossing fluid to give the tag a bit of punch.

The next layer was a scrap of unknown texture paper.

So do you like it or not. I really appreciate the comments. Its great to know someone else sees your work and has taken the time to comment.

Talk to you later. Heather

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chelemom said...

Very pretty! Don't ya just love those Sarah Kay stamps?

Monika/Buzsy said...

Awesome card! Love the cute image and the colors. The embelishments look great. TFS!

Shirley said...

I love both of these. Each has its own wonderful designs.