Friday, May 3, 2013

Card Captain, Day 5, May 3, 2013

Happy Friday! It has been a blast sharing cards this week with my dear friends and talented artists on the  Enjoy Michael Strong Stamps Yahoo Group. Thanks to everyone who sent me lovely compliments! You made my week FUN!!!

This card was inspired by Kim's card on Inspired Paper and Ink which I found on  Pinterest. I used kraft cardstock for the base and stamped repeatedly with the "create..." word stamp from the Urban Tapestry set.

Used printed paper from an old book, frayed the edges with a sewing thread cutter gizmo, then used spun sugar ink onto the edges.

Cut a Labels Eight Nesta in cream cardstock and sponged spun sugar then tea dye ink on the edges. Stamped a portion of Mike's Cloisonne Pot stamp twice as shown, using tea dye. Used worn lipstick for the words.

The vellum tag was a gift from a friend who has a Memory Makers Tag Maker. I stamped a portion of the "create" word stamp on the vellum with Distress tea dye ink. To dye the string, I tapped tea dye ink on my kraft sheet, spritzed with a dab of water and crumpled the string in the wet dye. It dried very quickly. You can use a heat tool to speed the drying, but be careful not to burn it.

Used a heart eyelet to secure vellum tag. Added a metal "photo turn" with a mini brad and also added a bit of double stick tape underneath to keep it from moving. Used a strip of Scrapbook Adhesives Craft and Photo Tape to secure a strip of pleated ribbon on the left side.


Below is the inside of my card. Used spun sugar on the edges of white cardstock with flecks. Stamped Lonely Girl on the left with spun sugar ink.

FYI...you can see a green variation of this layout here.  


MATERIALS:
Papers: Kraft cardstock, white cardstock with flecks, printed paper from old book.
Stamps: Hero Arts-trust your heart, Michael Strong-Cloisonne Pot, Rebecca Sower/Nostalgiques-Words from the heart, Stampers Anonymous-Urban Tapestry CMS 061, Stampington/Dina Wakley-Lonely Girl
Ink pads: Tim Holtz Distress tea dye, spun sugar, worn lipstick
Dies: Spellbinders Nesta Lables Eight and Cuttlebug decorative swirly die (from an alpha set)
Embellishments: Stampin' Up! Blushing Bride pleated satin ribbon, Making Memories vellum tag, heart eyelet, silver photo turn with brad.

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful card -- so many things going on and they all fit so well together. Nice colours!

    Heidi

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