Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Make it Monday #21

Hi! Happy Wednesday!
Today's card is for this week's Make it Monday Challenge, using the "2 step polaroid masking technique"
This was kind of fun, i did stamp and emboss the clouds before i put my masks down to start any of the inking, then i just took a baby wipe to the clouds to wipe the ink off later. I kind of like how it turned out, if i were to make it again i think i'd make the focal point a lot smaller so i could do some more layering on the card and maybe a stitched border or two :)


supplies: everything's from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted
Cardstock: Rustic White & Kraft
Stamps:Background Basics: Gingham, Daydreamer, Polka Dot Basics, & Up, Up & Away
Ink: American Crafts Pigment Ink: Cricket & Powder; Jet Black Archival Ink, Distress Embossing Ink, Cough Syrup and Lemon Drop Jenni Bowlin Dye Ink
Embellishments: Red Baker's Twine from the Twinery
Other: White Zing! Embossing Powder from American Crafts

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on non-crafty topics:

still busy helping my mom go through all of her stuff for her move. I had to order a shed to hold all of the stuff she's leaving with me, i can't wait for it to be built so i finally have a place for everything :)

here's a small sampling of some of the randomness of stuff from my mom's house:
a hat (yes, it really is a hat, i wouldn't recommend wearing it though, it weighs a ton!) i won for volunteering (well, being volunteered by my mom) for a show at disney world during their 15th anniversary celebration

my mom had to explain this one to me, it's a pot for mixing spiced nuts (for when a spoon just won't do)

my grandma's hand painted tea set

a pile of vintage hankies, most of them are hand stitched!

and last but not least, my Dark Wing Duck happy meal toys!
(when in trouble just call DW!)

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5 comments

  1. I love the little scene that you've designed - very creative to use the green and blue borders to create the ground/grass and sky. the polka dot sky is so cute too!! Great job.

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  2. Becky this is just too cute, nice job!!!

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  3. Your card is wonderful, the hat not so much. haha I really like the way you used blue and green on the masking. great idea

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  4. Love the card! So pretty and spring-y. Also a fan of the Darkwing (hee hee), and my fav villain has to be Lilliput :)

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  5. I adore everything about this card! Wonderful colors and great masking.

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