October 16, 2013

Howdy!

So, a quick post today so I can link up my card in time for a couple of challenges.  I haven't played for a while but I'm always checking out the challenges over at CAS-ual Fridays.  It just so happens I'm was able to play along this time.  The challenge was to use stitching, faux or real, on you card.  I don't sew on my cards often so I decided to fake it.  :-).



Here's how this card was made...

Make kraft card base.  Cut panel of white cardstock and adhere to base.  Cut panel, strap piece, and pocket shape of denim paper.  Colour and shade with blue markers.  Make stitch pattern with perforating rotary cutter.  Attach panel and strap to card.  Print and cut sentiment, fold to make it look like a clothing tag and adhere to pocket piece.  Attach pocket to card with foam dots.  Gather ribbon and adhere to card tucking it down into pocket piece.  Glue button onto strap piece.

I love this card.  It was fun to make and it just makes me smile.  :-)

I'm going to link up to Addicted to Stamps and More's current challenge as well which is "Make Your Mark" where you have to use markers or pencils or whatever to colour something.  Which I did.  :-)

Thanks for stopping by and hope you all have a fantastic day!

Supplies used:  Cardstock - (white, kraft) Recollections.  Patterned Paper - (beige denim from Tradewinds 12 x 12 paper pad) DCWV.  Colour medium - (alcohol markers) Spectrum Noir.  Tools - (perforating rotary cutter) Fiskars.  Fibers - (red gingham ribbon) Michaels.  Accent - old vintage metal button.  Digital Element - (sentiment, Segoe Print Font) Microsoft Wordpad.  Computer Paper.

7 comments:

  1. Love that you used your rotary cutter for your stitching. Great idea! Lovely card. Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  2. Oh, please!! Kim, you HAVE to be showcased for this impeccable and brilliant card! Brilliant in design AND execution!!

    I haven't visited in a couple of weeks, so what fun I've had the last few minutes seeing all the great creations you have made! Those Santa brushes are incredible and, yippee, girl, you used your NBUS googly eyes!! The w-o-w tall card took my breath away!! Hugs, Darnell

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  3. What a fun and clever card design. Nice work Kim,

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  4. Hi Kim. Great use of markers, you definitely made your mark designing this lovely card. Thanks for joining the fun at ATSM. Monika

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  5. Lovely! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ATSM. Good luck.. :)

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  6. This is really awesome! What a terrific idea for the stitching. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ATS&M.

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