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Saturday, March 09, 2013

Friends for Life





Another card for you today and it is again on a Kraft card base.  The 6 inch papers used this time are from the Mellow collection by Basic Grey.  I started by cutting a base mat and applied this to the card with double sided adhesive. Next I diecut a tag through the Big Shot and cut a strip of matching paper the same width as the base mat.  This strip was then matted again on some maroon paper.  This mat was then decorated with faux stitches applied with a black marker and embellished with a Kraft tab and a paper flower, some crushed olive Distress Stickles and a self adhesive word sticker.  The decorated strip was then applied at the base of the card.

The tag  was edged with fired brick Distress Ink and again edged with faux stitches before adding a small double bow of plain jute string through a hole made in the tag with a pokey tool.  This was then applied as shown.







The main stamp used is by Lost Coast Designs and was stamped on white card with Memento tuxedo black ink.  The little guys were coloured with Copic Markers before trimming out.  The image was then mounted on foam pads and stuck in place.



 
 
 
Finishing touch was to colour a piece of twiggy chipboard with the maroon paper, trim off excess with a craft knife, add some dots of crushed olive Distress Stickles.
 
 
 
 
Sid xx


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6 comments:

Paula Whittaker said...

Fab card Sid...loving the papers

Carol Q said...

wonderful Sid. great layout and those 2 busy papers work so well together.

Scrapmate said...

It's nice to see you blogging again Sid. Lots of interesting elements on this card.

Lorraine said...

hello sid..thats a great card love the papers and I like your mona one too..glad to see you back in super creative mode

Angelnorth said...

What a great stamp, they look full of mischief! Fab card, great earthy colours!

Lucy Edmondson said...

This is a terrific card, Sid! Love everything about it. The blogging break has done you no harm at all!

Lucy x

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