Friday, August 31, 2018

Follow Your Heart Card

AHS-279-Barb-Derksen

The moment I saw this Sketch #279 at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge I knew that I finally had a sketch which would inspire me to use some supplies up.  I picked up this Forever in Time  Designer Paper because it is ideal to go with the ART-C feather stamps and diecuts I’ve been aching to use but never seem confident enough to use.  I used a Simon Says diecut for the stitched rectangular background.  I also used two more smaller stitched diecuts to make a clear plastic window and the ochre frame.  I did not want to hide the background completely so I chose a bit of shimmering gold see-through ribbon and a narrow strip of teal.  I stamped and cut the diecut feathers from a watercoloured paper.

With school coming soon I’m sharing a couple of “school theme” pics from a recent visit to a cool little ghost town museum we visited:

Mean Teacher

This is me, sucking in my neck and frowning as if I were a mean old biddy teacher…

Lunch-Kit---Barb-Derksen

And I liked this sweet vintage lunch kit too –

I can just imagine some tow-headed boy or little girl with braids and ribbons clutching this.


Have a good holiday weekend if you’re hear in Canada and if you’re not, hope you have a super one too. 

on the way to school.

5 comments:

  1. Wow, this card is amazing!!! Love that you created a rectangle frame to allow more of that gorgeous pattern paper to show!! Love, love, love!! Thanks for joining us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

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  2. Love,Love the card.
    Blessings Jocelan

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  3. This is stunning Barb, so many wonderful details and I love it. It was so fun to visit the ghost town, thank you for taking me along.

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  4. gorgeous card! I love every element! love the feathers and texture. thank you very much for sharing with us at Atlantic Hearts Challenge.

    Alicia

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  5. Phenomenal card, Barbara! I love the background paper with those wonderful feather dies, and I am smitten with frames on cards. Great job with the sketch!
    Thank you for playing along with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge!
    Blessings,
    Christine
    DT Member
    https://withaverygratefulheart.blogspot.com

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