Monday, April 22, 2013

STB #13

The sketch challenge in my last post was easy.  This one, for Seize the Birthday - feminine, was difficult.


I didn't want to go too literal with the sketch and that's the difficult part.  I ended up with this.


The paper on the bottom is a Core-dinations textured paper that I scored in quarters and then sanded the creases and edges.  The necklace is cut from the Paisley cartridge.  I stamped a flower on the largest bead and embossed it and the bow with silver powder. A strip of silver paper was used to divide the two papers and the PTI sentiment was stamped in Pumice Stone Distress Ink.  I struggled with this for days but now that I see it on the screen, I'm rather fond of it.

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4 comments:

  1. How very cute. Love that little necklace and the way you did the bottom portion is great.
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday.
    lynn

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  2. Love that you used the necklace for the shape. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday.

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  3. Love that you tried to not be literal with your interpretation ... and succeeded! Great idea to use a necklace for that element.

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  4. I love the way you used a necklace as a frame!! What a clever idea - and looks super!

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