Thursday, August 28, 2008

I Stitched!

The Papertake Weekly Challenge this week was to stitch on your card. Now, I have been wanting to try this for a long time. I even have my sewing machine set up so it is right there ready to use. I have just been too afraid, although I don't know why, to try it. So, since I really enjoy doing the Papertake Weekly Challenges, I decided it was time to take the challenge and face my fear. I did a very simple stitch around the outside of the layer, and sad to say you can barely see it, but it is there and I do really like the way it looks. I think you will be seeing more stitching from me, it really wasn't so bad.

This was such a simple card to make. I found this really great Anna Griffin background stamp on clearance and inked it up with the new Papertrey color, Pure Poppy. (I am so in love with this new color!) I stamped it on Papertrey White, layered it on Spring Moss, and stitched. I distressed the edges and "picked" at the edges of the stitched layer to give it some dimension. I added the tag and adhered it to my Pure Poppy card base.

The tag was made using Spellbinders ribbon tags. I stippled Spring Moss ink on the tag and inked the edges. I stamped the sentiment from Garden of Life in pure poppy ink.

Thanks for looking. Have a blessed day!

Supplies: Stamps-Anna Griffin background stamp, Garden of Life (PTI); Ink-Papertrey Pure Poppy, Spring Moss; Paper-Papertrey White, Spring Moss, Pure Poppy; Accessories-Spellbinders ribbon tags, Papertrey Spring Moss satin ribbon, distresser, sewing machine, stipple brush


Bethany Paull said...

That's beautiful! I love the stitching mixed with some distressing.

Mrs Mayne said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us for the challenge! x

Mrs Mayne said...

Great card! Fab stitching! Thanks for joining us for the challenge! x