Friday, September 25, 2009
Over on Club Posh, the weekly challenge is to make scraplings with an ethnic/cultural theme. I had never heard of them before, but now I know that they are scraps of paper generally about 1.5" x 4". I think some people trim them off of a folded card so that the scrapling has a fold at the top, but I didn't do that.
I dabbed two colors of pigment ink onto a plastic plate (don't yet have one of those handy-dandy craft sheets), then spritzed it with glittery stuff (Perfect Pearls mixed with water). I put my scraplings into the resultant puddle until the cardstock soaked in some color. After it was dry, I stamped the African mask from the Posh African set (in black) and some grasses also by Posh (in pale green). I layered it on dark brown cardstock also spritzed with glittery stuff, then layered it onto some super-textured cardstock. I punched holes down the side and threaded in some cord that I had saved from the tag on a pair of jeans.
Feels good to get inky again! And this card is just in time for possible use as a birthday card. We've got a lot of those coming up in the next couple of months.
Posted by AmyS at Friday, September 25, 2009
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Looks so very nice!!! It's so good to see you blogging more often like "old times".
You are so smart , My daughter in law makes beautiful cards like you do.
I used to make computer cards .
i feel lucky I can blog a little bit. Want to learn how to do more with it though.
Have a nice week end
Looks great! The cord is a great idea. It adds to the texture and natural feel of the card. I have those masks and have never used them. I also have tons of scraplings and I try and use them first when I need a bit of color.
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