Tuesday, July 19, 2011

make it monday

hi!
this week's make it monday challenge was to use dry brushing on a project.
i used black paint for my dry brushing to make a chalkboard kind of feel for my back to school card (i don't even have kids and i can't wait for school to start! the neighborhood kids have been tormenting my dog this week, banging sticks against our fence and throwing water on her, oh september, where are you?) i made my own ink pad with reinkers for the lined paper in the center of the card :)



i was super happy with how this card turned out (even if it did take me all day to get it right...)
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supplies: everything's from papertrey ink unless otherwise noted
stamps: background basics: geometrics, mat stack 2 collection, school time, and tag-its #2
cardstock: white and pure poppy
ink: white fresh ink, chili powder and soap powder jenni bowlin ink, black archival ink, and tumbled glass and fired brick distress ink reinkers
dies: mat stack 2 and limitless layers 1 3/4" circle collection
other: black bakers twine and ranger's cut-n-dry foam
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4 comments

  1. this is really cute. the color combination is really simple, and it just works!
    debbie
    eastshorelanedesigns.com

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  2. I love this card! The outer edges remind me of the old school composition books, and I love the colors and the "school paper" you created. Great job!!

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  3. Awesome card. ;-) I love all the different patterns and colors, and your dry brushing looks great!

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  4. FABULOUS!!! I made a back to school card in honor of my duaghter-in-law who's a teacher! I'm sure she would love this!!! But she doesn't want summer to end :)LOL

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