We interupt this basement toy purge to bring you a card. Seriously. I'm losing the will to live over here. Did I seriously BUY all these TOYS??!! No WONDER I'm not rich! I was obviously on a real roll with my "if some is good a million is better" mentality for the last 5 years of my daughters' lives!!! I've spent all morning sorting out Dora, Diego, My Little Pony and Little Pet Shop toys for my upcoming garage sale. I haven't even TOUCHED the 4 boxes of children books, 2 boxes of clothes, box or cookbooks and 19 boxes of general "stuff" yet. I think it's going to be a loooooooooooong run up to next Thursday. I say it again. Ugh.
I had to stop the madness and head to my craft room to "reset". Although this card will only take a sane, toy-free crafter about 10 minutes to put together it took me the better part of an hour. But I feel mildly better now ... and yes, I now have Friday's technique card sorted out :)
When you then lift the cut out of your flowers there is a blank space where you paper was. You then use your Stamp-a-ma-jig to stamp your flowers on the cs. I used Crumb Cake today. Then came the fun part - the antiquing. I used a sponge to apply some Crumb Cake shading to the front. I distressed the corner using my fingernail. I used my Spritzer Tool to spritz blotches of Crumb Cake here and there - I used my finger dauber in Crumb Cake to shade the edges a bit. Oh! And I used a very very very slight dab of Coral in the centre of the flowers with another dauber. I inked the sentiment (from God's Blessings) in Crumb cake and used punched it out with my Decorative Label punch. I used my dauber to shade the edges. A little snipped of Victoria Crochet Trim ribbon, some dimensionals and a pearl and Wa-low! A fabulous vintage card :) Just the distraction my little garage-saling brain needed to re-charge.
Guess I should get back at it.
Have a stampy day :)