Saturday, 24 January 2009

Keep taking the strawberries

This is a long card which opens at the left, which was no mean feat... well, I had to join the colours so I thought I’d make a feature of it. Not sure about this at all, it’s a bit bonkers and I think there’s too much Old Olive (as if that’s possible!) on the left. But I kept adding more and more elements until I thought I’d better stop.

I coloured the strawberry with Stampin’ Write markers. To create the faux stitching (which went a bit wrong – I think there are supposed to be gaps), pierce a row of holes, then join them up with a white gel pen.

Stamps: Tart & Tangy, Seasonal Greetings
Cardstock: Real Red, Old Olive, Bashful Blue, Whisper White
Paper: Summer Picnic
Ink: Versamark, Real Red
Accessories: White gel pen, Crafters’ Toolkit, stapler, Stitched Grosgrain – Bashful Blue, ¼” circle punch, 1 3/8” circle punch, Scallop Circle Punch, Round Tab Punch, Scallop Edge Punch

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4 comments:

  1. I like it. When I clicked on it to enlarge it, I noticed the scalloped edge - nice and I love that ribbon. CC

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  2. Gorgeous, Helen! Excellent color combo too!

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  3. It's a gorgeous card. Love the faux stitching and of course the colours.

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  4. Love this design, and the colors are fab!

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