Friday, March 7, 2014

Now for something totally different

I made this card for a Technique Junkies swap, using a technique with reinkers to get a watercolor background. I started with a long thin piece of watercolor paper, putting blue ink at one end and yellow at the other. What do you know, I got green in between. In the end I decided to make a smaller tag than originally planned, so most of the yellow got put aside.

I pulled all sorts of old supplies out of the drawer for this one. Beads, which I haven't used in ages, and those letter stickers with little acrylic domes over them.  The seam binding has been around a while, too, but this is the first time I've tried crinkling it. For some reason, the crinkles give it a really feminine quality.

Not my usual card by a long shot, but it's good to try new things, right?

I'm entering this in the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Monday, Tick Tock
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday, Tag it
Word Art Wednesday #122, Anything Goes
Loves Rubberstamps #93, Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge #47, Anything Goes.

6 comments:

  1. Great card. Love the texture and embellishments. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.

    Nikki

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  2. This is really pretty, Sandy. Great job using the clock and thanks so much for sharing in our challenge this week. I love having you play along, and hope to see you again soon.
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  3. Lovely piece, the gold embossed clock is lovely as is the backdrop. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says stamp Monday Challenge. Tracy x

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  4. So pretty. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  5. Fabulous card, I love how the embossed clock really catches the eye.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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  6. You are right about the finding old embellishments and using them. I remember both the beads with letters and the domed alphabet stickers. Fun card!

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