and I used a little roll of paper to support the curve of it.
(It's hidden underneath):
Hero Arts Basic Grey Flower Dot Pattern background
stamped in yellow on yellow cardstock.
It's a challenge blog, created by Linda and Mary Dawn.
or through it -- closes Apr 25 at midnight)
Continuing in the spirit of Earth Day,
this card has a bit of hoarding thrown in...
The window is dressed with a bit of the backing from these
E.K. Success Flora & Fauna vellum border stickers:
I was playing around with adding a quick bit of silver leafing
to the back of the adhesive borders and the hoard'o'saurus
in me couldn't bear to throw the backing in the garbage...
Left: the original vellum border sticker, left as is.
Middle: with silver leaf added to the adhesive back.
Right: the backing with Gesso pained on it & distressed
(Or if you don't want to use the backing itself on a project,
they make fabulous stencils instead).
The matching envelope was lined
in about 2o seconds:
There's a tutorial for how to
do the speedy envelope lining here:
I used this Hero Arts Sew Crafty digi set:
I altered the original full colour
image that came with the set...
Then printed, coloured, and cut out the sewing machine.
I added thread and some doodling to complete the image (where
I had cut away the thread bits from the original image):
I also used this Crate Paper Paper Heart
6x6 patterned paper pack:
and this set of printables...
If you like the sewing themed background paper,
You can download it for free here:
I hope the view from your window
is a happy one!
P.S. Full Disclosure: I received the E.K. Success border stickers for free,
(but not as payment for promotion just to do whatever with). :-)