Tuesday, July 23, 2013

A Card & A Layout with Blue Fern Studios

Today I wanted to share a card and a layout I created for you. They are similar yet different. I started out with the same exact background for each piecewhite cardstock with blue modeling paste and drips. I thought it would be fun to see what happens when I start with the same base but then turn them each into something unique. Let's look at my creations.

The Card
For my card today I created a feminine card using the chipboard shoe from the Blue Fern Studios Icon Set 2. Send this to a friend and invite her to go shopping! I covered the chipboard shoe in gesso and then added brown micro beads and Glossy Accents. Underneath the shoe is a heart from the Blue Fern Studios Heart Panel Chunky. I painted it with gesso and then inked it with chalk ink.

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Papers: Paper Trey Ink white cs 
Blue Fern Studios chipboard: Icon Set 2 (shoe), Heart Panel Chunky 
Embellishments: Finnabair checkered stencil with Liquitex light modeling paste and Glimmer Mist moonlight; Angora watercolors; May Arts twine; misc. measuring tape; Prima Chantelle Medallion, leaves, and butterflies; VersaMagic turquoise gem ink; burlap; sewing machine

The Layout
Next I created this 8 1/2 x 11 layout using Blue Fern Studios Ironwork Accents and the Optimist Word Set. I used the word "happy" from the set and used it for the title. Both chipboard pieces are painted in black gesso. I then added Glossy Accents to the title only. I wanted to give it a little shine.
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Papers: Maja Designs Life in the Country, Paper Trey Ink white cs 
Stamps: SU Clockworks 
Stamp Ink: SU night of navy 
Blue Fern Studios chipboard: Optimist Word Set (Happy), Ironwork Accents 
Embellishments: Finnabair checkered stencil with Liquitex light modeling paste and Glimmer Mist moonlight; Angora watercolors; KaiserCraft timeless tags and lavender haze; Prima Corine and Say it in Crystals; Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and leaves; Manor House Creations Gelato flower; Petaloo dahlia; washi tape; sewing machine

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you have enjoyed seeing how I have used the Blue Fern chipboard pieces on my creations. And I hope that you will join us on the Blue Fern Studios blog and play along with the July Sketch Challenge! You still have time to enter and possibly win the amazing prize filled with Blue Fern goodies! We would love to see what you create with Blue Fern products!

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

These are beautiful, and so different! Is this the little girl who received the striped shell crocheted afghan? Sweet!
Jennifer in OH

Debby said...

Both the card and layout are fabulous. You are very inspirational. FYI...I just received another order for my Blue Fern Studio chipboard. I can't get enough. LOL

Patter Cross said...

Jennifer, yes, this is the little on that received the afghan. Her mom said she laid on it on the floor when they got home and fell asleep. Too sweet! :) She is a precious one for sure!

And Debby, you crack me up. So glad you love the chippies. They are awesome for sure! I can't get enough either. :) Enjoy!

Anonymous said...

I love the first card you made. How did you make the tiny squares underneath? And where did you get that fabulous clip art picture?
Sherri in Phoenix

Clare D. said...

I just found your blog via a Pin on Pinterest of your Scripture challenge mini album! What a fabulous project and way to share your faith with your family. I am always looking for ways to leave a legacy! I would love for you to add a follow me with bloglovin gadget so I can see your highlights and decide when to visit!

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