Saturday, September 7, 2013

RIC #43

I'm entering another first-time-for-me challenge today.  I've seen the Runway Inspired Challenge that others have done but never tried one myself.  Unfortunately my brain does not get inspired by these things usually but I definitely had an idea for this one.


I recently bought Background Basics: Super Stripes from Papertrey Ink and thought I would put them to good use.


I created my own plaid to mimic the shirt, leaving a white edge like in the photo.  I can tell you I know now why I'm not a stamper - because I'm not much of a stamper.  To get the lines straight and the ink smooth was a harrowing process to say the least.  Then I struggled with what to do for a sentiment.  I thought this one from Hero Arts, embossed in white, would do the trick.  I cut the word bubble with my Cricut.

Thanks for stopping by.  I hope you have a wonderful day!

6 comments:

  1. Bobby, I hear you on the dramas of stamping stripes! Getting clearly stamped, straight lines is hard work, LOL! Your efforts were worth it, your card is gorgeous!

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  2. Love the clean lines of your card - I am so challenged stamping like this and in awe when I see it done successfully!

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  3. Bobby this is wonderful. I know your pain when it comes to stamping a straight line. It sure is a challenge. Your card turned out great.

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  4. What a great take on the sketch!! You did a fabulous job with your black and yellow plaid!

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  5. Love the CAS of your card! Thanks for joining us at Runway Inspired Challenge!

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