This card ended up going a totally different direction than where I started from! I wanted to do a beach scene card for the Summer challenge at The Paper Players. My usual clean designs quickly turned into a distressed card full of texture. My card is loosely based on the sketch at Unscripted Challenges. Here is the original sketch-
You will have to look closely to see where I followed the sketch! For starters, I flipped the sketch. Then I stitched in the lines for the pattern. My stitched lines seem to blend with my background paper in the photo. Hopefully you can see the pattern is actually there. I did start this sketch with nice neat pieces of pattern paper............then I decided to add in a little burlap.............which turned into a lot of burlap! My theme started with the Summer Challenge at The Paper Players-
All supplies by Close To My Heart,except where noted:
C1499 Perfect Day
X5920 Indian Corn Blue Cardstock
Early Espresso Cardstock-SU
Retired Earth Tones
Rich Cocoa Ink by Memento
Z1296 Distressing Inks
Z2197 Edge Distresser
Generic Embroidery Thread
I have also entered this card in the texture challenge at Victorine Originals.
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