I started out making a card for the CAS(E) this Sketch! challenge. I knew I wanted to use the swoop stencil from Catherine Pooler Designs. I masked off a rectangle and sponged on 3 different blue inks from Tim Holtz.
I love all the little swoopy swoops!
From there it went downhill.
I didn't have a clear picture in mind when I started and it shows. Too many patterns, too many colors all fighting with each other to be the main focus of the card. I was going to throw it away when I decided to give it another try.
I used a sentiment from the Sentiment Collection from Penny Black. I die cut 2 circles the same size, stamped on one and with some craft foam layered in between them I added it to the card base.
I felt it needed something else so I added some tiny strips of black card stock to frame it all in.
I'm glad I didn't throw the original in the trash.
I like how this one turned out.
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stamps: Sentiment Collection (Penny Black), YAY Stripes! (CP Designs)
ink: midnight (CP Designs), broken china distress oxide ink (Tim Holtz),
salty ocean and chipped sapphire distress inks (Tim Holtz)
paper: whisper white thick (SU), basic black (SU)
accessories: swoop stencil (CP Designs), stitched shapes framelits (SU), stitched stackable rectangles (lawn fawn), craft foam (Michaels)
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