C.R.A.F.T. – Challenge 401 – 2nd of February – Inspiration Picture


 This week’s challenge is to design a card based on our inspirational photo.

I used Impression Obsession - Bird Collage 4 and My Favorite Things (MFT) – Sheet Music Background stamp. I started by stamping the bird collage stamp with Versamark Onyx Black. I also stamped it on a piece of blank paper that I cut out and used as a mask, Once masked, I sponged the background with Distress Ink -Antique Linen, Brushed Corduroy, and Walnut Stain. With mask still in place, I stamped the card stock with the MFT background stamp (walnut stain). Next I removed the masked and coloured the flowers and leaves with Distress Markers. I made two different stamps, one utilizing the Sheet Music Background stamp, and one with double oval die cuts. I added pearls for that little extra to one card.

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  1. Margaret Brinkley says:

    These two vintage cards are both so beautiful and elegant, Myrna!

    love Mags B x

  2. I love both of these cards! Thank you for sharing. The bird collage stamp is so pretty.