Saturday, April 3, 2010

Sanding & Paper Piecing with CPS

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Another Friday night in the craft room, this time with Barbara!  So with the windows open and the music cranked, we set out for our crafty evening ... this time I used CPS Challenge #160, which is a sketch, as my inspiration. 

  
Barbara and I had a great laugh when I went to adhere my image to the card.  Ummm ... it was too big!   So I didn't quite get the horizontal element in but I did add a ribbon bow to the card.  So here is what I came up with ...

I used CTMH cardstock and sanded the paper after I embossed it so that the core would show through.  I love their cardstock, specifically because all of the cardstock has white core.  I also had quite a fun time paper piecing this card. 


Supplies
Stamps:  Morning Star (Baby & Bundle of Joy)
Paper:  CTMH Taffy; Basic Grey (Kioshi)
Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black
Copic Markers
Ribbon:  CTMH Sunkiss Yellow
Die:  Spellbinder Scalloped Circle
Embossing Folder:  Cuttlebug Swiss Dots

3 comments:

Alicia a.k.a. Crafty Al said...

adorable!!!

Linda Beeson said...

CUTE! Love the colors and that adorable image. Great use of the CPS sketch.

Farida Rone said...

Hello Melissa, Thank you for visit my blog. I was looking around yours and let me tell you. I love it. What a great job. Love your style and all the project you have made. Hugs, Farida