I was asked for a grunge project, so last week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa project complied.
The colour combination is Crumb Cake, Soft Suede and VeryVanilla, with Real Red for a of colour.
To start, the edges of the Soft Suede layer are distressed using an emery board, then inked in Crumb Cake with a Sponge Dauber.
Next, the Very Vanilla layer is scrunched several times. This is also then inked, distressed with an emery board, and inked again.
The layers are stuck to the project at an angle, only sticking in the middle to allow the edges to curl.
For the daisies, cut from the Daisy Punch and Medium Daisy Punch, these are inked on both sides using a Sponge Dauber. By pressing in the middle, it gives a darker effect in the centre, then lightly adding a touch of Crumb Cake along the petals.
The daisies are then scrunched several times to allow the fibres to soften. Then the cardstock is very carefully split into two. These are inked with Real Red to give a touch of colour, before sticking the two pieces of each daisy together. They are now have a really delicate feel.
Leaves from the Tulip Builder Punch are also scrunched and inked around the edges. A small dragonfly is cut from the Dragonflies Punch.
Everything is then assembled on the project.
My sentiment is from the Strong of Heart Stamp Set, on the current Last Chance List. It sits on a piece of Scalloped Lace Trim and looped piece of Baker’s Twine.
Finally, a few Champagne Rhinestones are dotted around for a little bit of sparkle.
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