Saturday, June 29, 2013
The new challenge for the next two weeks at Sugar Creek Hollow is called YOUR FLAG COLORS. We want you to make a vintage or shabby chic card or other paper-crafted project using only the colours of the flag of the country you live in. Since I live in Canada my card is red and white while the ladies from the US and the UK that are on the Design Team have used red, white and blue on their projects since those are the colors of their flags. So now that you know how this works we want to see the colors of your flag.
We have a Guest Designer with us too this time. Please make Sanja Grdinic feel welcome. Oh and by the way, she is from Croatia and her flag is also red, white and blue.
I printed a bunch of different red and white papers from various digital files I had and used the Moroccan one for the background. I also pulled out a few scraps from my stash. Then I made a rolled paper heart from the various papers. I also made a heart from corrugated paper. The rolled paper heart is finished with some ric rac around the edge, a lace border along with a crinkled ribbon seam binding and a paper rose. The other heart was inked with Fired Brick Distress Ink and then coated with Clear Rock Candy Distress Crackle. It too was finished with a crinkled seam binding bow and a paper rose.
The big flower was made by altering various sizes of paper flowers using Fired Brick Distress Ink and some Pearl Glimmer Mist and then finishing it with a paper rose in the centre. The main band is red burlap with a narrower band of white crepe paper. The little hearts were punched and then stamped with a little alphabet set and some red ink.
The supplies for this card are:
Card Stock: Staples
Papers: Corrugated Cardboard (The Funkie Junkie), Crafty Card Making, Mel B. Stampz & My Stash
Tools & Embellishments: Alphabet Stamp (Hampton Arts), Paper Flowers (Prima & Recollections), Ranger's Fired Brick Distress Ink (The Funkie Junkie), Mini Heart Stamp (Marvy Uchida), Crepe Paper & Red Burlap (The Funkie Junkie), Ric Rac & Lace (My Stash), Red Paper Roses (Excelsior Wholesale), Seam Binding (Hug Snug), Glimmer Mist (Tattered Angels)