Friday, January 30, 2009

Hope things are Peachy!



When I was a little girl, my dad used to call me 'Peaches' because they were my favorite fruit. I still love them, so you can imagine how much I love this Lockhart stamp. I wanted to use a fun sentiment for it, so I pulled out a couple sets of Alphabet stamps (Brayton from Just Rite and Simple Alpha from PTI). Once I layered them, I die cut the tag. I had already picked the patterned paper that I wanted to use, so it was all falling into place nicely. My stumbling block was trying to find the right brads for the tag...I didn't have the right color green, and I only had bright white (which looked horrible with off-white tag). Copic markers to the rescue! I colored the white brads to a green that was close enough to work on this card. (This tip works well on buttons and ribbon, too!)

The coloring on the peaches is the same technique I showed here last week. I chose three colors for the leaves/bowl and three colors for the peaches and went to work. I'm pleased with the way this one turned out! I hope that you like it too.

LMK if you have any questions. (I think that sometimes I skip over things that I think are basic, so seriously, if you have a question, just ask!) Be well.



Supply list:
Stamps: (Peaches)
Lockhart Stamp Company, (Brayton alphabet) Just Rite Stampers, (Simple Alphabet)Papertrey Ink
Cardstock: (Stampers Select) Papertrey Ink, (Classic Natural Linen) Neenah, (green) Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Memory Box
Dies: (Tags 5, Classic Ovals, Classic Scalloped Ovals)
Spellbinders
Other: Copic marker, brads, machine stitching

5 comments:

~amy~ said...

Sweet card with the gingham and the zig zag stitching!

liannallama said...

cute as can be! I love how you layered the text!

Jen said...

oooh ooooh oooh oooh LOVE this!! Colors are great. The look is simple but layered... Great textural effect. Yup! IT's a beauty!

Anjou Krelovich said...

So so pretty! I love your colors - and the brads are great!

Norine said...

what a nice card love teh gingham and the colors
Hugs
Norine