Now on to my project for this weeks challenge at FCCB. The challenge is to make a project using either red and white or pink and white. I made this card using George and Basic Shapes and Home Accents.
I tried a new technique I saw on You Tube. I took two strips of 12x2 pink and white polka dot paper (DCWV Little Miss) and gathered it. To do this you have to moisten the paper so you can work with it. Slowly gather the two strips and then join them together. The next step was to cut my heart from a piece of pink cardstock from George and Basic Shapes. I used the negative as a window. After the paper was dry I adhered it to a piece of cardstock then adhered the window over that. For a great tutorial on this technique visit Gabrielle Pollacco's channel on You tube. She has some awesome projects.
Next it was time for embellishments. I used recollection bling and flowers, some pink ribbon and tulle. The green flourish was cut from Home Accents. For the sentiment I used MCT stamp set, Plane and Simple. I inked all the edges and stamped the sentiment with Vintage Photo Distress ink by Tim Holtz. The final touch was to use my white gel pen to faux stitch around the heart.
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Bye, Bye for Now,