|Patchwork Paper Congratulations!|
I got to know recently that one of my colleagues that I used to work with has been promoted. We used to work together for some times but as I changed role, we no longer work together. Anyhow, I am happy for her that she finally get promoted.
|Card Positioning Systems (CPS) - CPS 274|
This card layout is inspirational from Card Positioning Systems (CPS) - CPS 274 sketch/challenge as shown above. Some of the challenges are having theme of stitching and sentiment only on the card which I have not done before. Thus, I like to try them on this card.
|Close-up : Patchwork paper and faux stitching|
Since only sentiment can be on the card front, I try Chari Moss' patchwork paper technique so that the card would be nicer. It is quite easy to do the patchwork paper technique once you grab its secret and I am kind a hooked to it. :) Once the patchwork paper is done, the four (4) corners are rounded. It is attached onto a red card stock which the corners has been rounded as well.
|Close-up : Punched embossed red strip|
button with tied natural string
On a green card base, a punched embossed red strip is attached on the left of the card as in layout. Then, the patchwork paper is attached on the card base as in layout.
|Close-up : Sentiments as the card focal point with faux stiching|
The sentiments are stamped on a green card stock. The four (4) corners are rounded to match the patchwork paper earlier. Using a white gel pen, I added the faux stitching border around the sentiments. The sentiments are then attached onto the patchwork paper using dimensional foam. I further adds faux stitching borders to the patchwork paper as well on the card base. I thought I over do it a little but it seem the outcome is just nice.
A button with tied natural string is added to the centre of the card in between the punched embossed red strip and patchwork paper. One glance at it, it looks like a tag!
Dimension : 10.16cm x 15.24cm or 4" x 6"
Type : Vertical fold
Inlay : None
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This card is entering the challenge(s) organized by :
1) Card Positioning Systems (CPS) - CPS 274 (ending 21 July 2012)
2) Crafts and Me Challenges - Challenge 92 Stitching (Real or Faux) (ending 17 July 2012)
3) The Corrosive Challenge - Challenge #153 - Sentimentally Yours (ending 22 July 2012)
4) Totally Papercrafts Friday Challenges #125 - Lots of Layers (ending 20 July 2012)
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