Monday, July 12, 2010

Clothesline Easel Card

My cousin and his wife just recently had twins. A boy and a girl. They had them through a surrogate so I wanted to make an extra special card. I got this great Unity stamp as a RAK from my friend Chrissy a while back. I thought it would be perfect!

I colored the clothes with copic markers and popped them up. Then I glued down some twine for the clothesline. I made it look like an outdoor scene using some cloud paper and the fence punch. I cut the grass myself with scissors even though I could have easily used the Silhouette. I was on a roll and didn't want to stop by using the computer! I found the PERFECT sentiment to go on the front of the card. I was so excited once I pulled it together.

I had decided to make this an easel card just to give it more pop. I don't have many baby sets so I struggled to find a sentiment for Twins. Luckily I was able to use this sentiment from Signature Greetings and add an "S" to the word bundle. For the "S" I just inked up a letter from another sentiment in the set.  The Memento Dew drops work perfectly for these tight areas!

I added a couple of strips of patterned paper at the bottom to finish off the card. I am working on a picture frame to send with the card. I'll post it when I'm done. :) Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you enjoyed your weekend!

Stamps: Unity, PTI Everyday Button Bits & Signature Greetings
Ink: Memento Black, Colorbox Night Sky, Distress Ink, Copics
Paper: PTI Vintage Cream, Hibiscus Burst, Summer Sunrise, October Afternoon Patterned  Paper
Misc: EKSuccess Punch, MS Fence Punch, PTI Hawaiian Shores Buttons, Twine, pop dots, Stickles, sewing machine