Good Monday Morning Ladies,
Well what a wash out of a day yesterday was, Paul managed to plant out 32 Sweetcorn plants and I potted up some Geraniums and a few other pots but the rain just became too heavy, I am pretty sure that the river will have burst its banks overnight because around here the ground is so saturated there is nowhere for the water to go, fingers crossed the news reports of a dry/sunny June are true! 🤞
Now onto today's card, I started making it on Friday after I opened my parcel from Ben at In2Craft, I have had my eye on Sam Poole's latest stamp collection for a while and I saw that Ben had them at a great price so I had to have them, a while back Karen, Lilian and I were looking at a new line that Stamperia had bought out, I got the 'Journal ' ones, Karen and Lilian were thinking about getting the Sewing themed ones. I was so pleased that the Journal ones went really well with the Sam Poole stamps, so this is where my card started, I puck 2 pieces of the paper pad and tore strip off of each tp fit my card base, I inked around the papers with Vintage photo Distress ink, making sure to highlight the torn edge too. I picked a few stamps and added those to different places on the card and on the tag, for some extra texture and detail I die cut some Kraft card with Sam Poole's Cheesecloth die, I inked it with vintage photo and hit bits of it with gold gilding wax, I ended up edging the tag, the torn edges and a few of the elements with wax to tie everything together. I placed bits of the cheesecloth die cut under opposite corners of the tag, then I found some wide canvas style ribbon so I wrapped some around the tag and used a piece to stamp 'wildflower' on and added it to the bottom left of the card. I used a chipboard piece from the Stamperia Collection to add a sentiment to my tag, the flower beside it is a chipboard too, I did edge both with ink and the tiniest bit of Gilding wax. To finish the tag I used some seam binding ribbon that I had added a little vintage photo to to make it less white, I also added some twine for that rustic look. I used foam pads to adhere my tag to my card. I really enjoyed making this card.
These are the main products I used to make my card, if you would like to have a closer look I have left the links to the products underneath, just click the blue text and it will take you straight to the product on In2Craft website.
Today I am hoping to play with my Kaleido foiling machine, I will let you know how I get on.
Sending love and hugs to all of you,