Monday, April 13, 2015

Pick Three at The Kraft Journal

I always enjoy the "Pick Any Three" Challenges, and as usual, I picked more than just three items from this week's list.  I decided to include five items from the list including a Bow, Embossing, Lace, Chipboard and the color Blue. I started my card with a Large Buff Ivory Note Card and added a piece of blue patterned paper.
Next, I pressure embossed a piece of coordinating Buff Ivory Cover Weight Cardstock.  I added a piece of burlap trim and a length of cream lace.  I also created a flower using Vintage Dictionary Pages that I die-cut and inked.  To the center of the flower, I attached a bow using Natural Hemp Cord and attached a Jenni Bowlin Icon Flatback.  The sentiment is a rub-on that was applied to a scrap of Buff Ivory Cover Weight Cardstock using my Bone Folder Tool that I backed with a scrap from a Vintage Dictionary Page and secured to a piece of Precut Small Chipboard to help it stand out.  Finally, I tied a piece of Natural Hemp Cord around the edge of the sentiment strip.  I hope that you will play along on this week's challenge.

Have a great week, and thanks for stopping by.

Karen

6 comments:

  1. Love the colours you have used here Karen, and all the lovely textures.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. So very pretty! I'm in love with the grungy, chic feel of this card! I took a peek at the challenge and hope to join you all this week. Thanks for your inspiration and motivation!

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  3. Beautiful.... your flower is a work of art, Karen! Love all the natural fiber elements you've used.

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  4. what a gorgeous card! I love the handmade flower and bit of burlap that you have used.

    enjoy your day! :)

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