Monday, November 22, 2010

Created Byhand Challenge


This weeks challenge is Giving Thanks/Shades of Brown and I've included both in my card... blog or forum.  Almost everything I used on this card is available from Quietfire Design.

The background is from the Tim Holtz Seasonal Paper Stack... a fun piece that has all kinds of recipes on it related to things we often have on Thanksgiving... I used brushed corduroy on the edges and then also Gold Krylon.  The leaves (Tim Holtz tattered leaves die) were cut from a piece of paper I had left after teaching the Embossing Folders - Unexpected Impressions class for Quietfire Design in September and then some brushed corduroy sponged on the edges.  The ribbon is 13mm white silk ribbon dyed with brushed corduroy distress ink (put the ribbon in a plastic bag, spray it with water, drip on a drop or two of reinker, squish it around until all the ribbon is colored, take out the ribbon and dry it with the heat tool) and stamped (music) using Archival Ink jet black.  The center piece... both layers are cut with Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Four dies... the brown cardstock layer has some brushed corduroy sponged around the edges and then a line of Gold Krylon.  The main piece started as manilla card and I did the wrinkle-free distress technique on it (rub distress inks - brushed corduroy, tea dye - onto a craft sheet, spritz with water... but I used a water & perfect pearls gold mix... press your card into the puddle, dry, repeat, dry, and continue repeating and drying until you want to stop).  Thanks was stamped with Archival Ink jet black.  Give was computer generated, punched out with a 1/2" circle punch, edges sponged with brushed corduroy, glued into the disk with loops and attached with brown brads.


8 comments:

Lori said...

This is gorgeous Wanda! Love the leaves, they look wonderful!

Yvonne said...

Beautiful card, Wanda!

Linda Cain said...

Gorgeous!

Kathy Eddy said...

Gorgeous Wanda!

SusanK said...

Very, very pretty!

craftytrog said...

A wonderful thanksgiving card Wanda! Great double distress, & I love the stamped ribbon!

Yogi said...

love your card. Love the leaves, the die cut the colors, the whole shebang...

Lynn Stevens said...

What a gorgeous Thanksgiving card!