Thursday, March 13, 2014

Happy Birthday Wishes for JUGS #231

My card is for the Just Us Girls #231 technique challenge to make a weathered wood background.  They even have a link to a video here showing how to create the background.  I had to give it a try as I like trying new techniques and am very pleased with how it turned out.  I took a piece of SU Early Espresso CS, scored every 1/2 inch and then swiped my SU Whisper White Craft ink pad over it.  It made the CS look gray.  I added the Cheery Lynn Designs Fanciful Flourish, cut in Certainly Celery CS, which I cut apart and arranged to fit my flowers.  The SU Petite Petals are stamped in Basic Gray ink on a scrap piece of yellow DSP and punched with the matching punch. I cut small slits between the petals and shaped them with my fingers and glued them on.  I added some yellow rhinestones to the centers.  The sentiment is from SU Simply Sketched, cut with MFT Fishtail Flags and Fishtail Flag Layers.
 
Thanks for stopping by.
Happy Stamping,
JoAnn

4 comments:

  1. I love your weathered wood background, and those pretty little yellow flowers...so sweet! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  2. Hey Friend....Your card did come out great! The technique was fun wasn't it! Thanks for supporting us over at Just Us Girls JoAnn...we appreciate you!

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  3. Glad you persevered till we got Linky working right! Your card is great! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  4. Beautiful! Your wood is gorgeous and is the perfect backdrop for those pretty flowers. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

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