Sunday, January 3, 2016

Retro Sketchin' in the new year!

Happy New Year!

This card was made for my BFF who got engaged on xmas!  Wheee!  It is also an appropriate card to celebrate the new year. Below the card is the sketch I used, courtesy of Retro Sketches:

Supplies and notes:
  • Being BFFs with someone allows certain, shall we say, privileges... such as being a collaborator on Pinterest boards regarding WEDDINGS!!! AHHHHH!  I stayed up LATE late late last night pinning, pinning, pinning.  Well, the BFF loves all things nautical, and her to-be apparently loves the Patriots.  (I know the guy, and I knew he was a Dodger fan, but the Patriots-themed things she was pinning threw me for a funky loop...)  Anyway, so that's where I "married" (ahahaha) Patriots colors with the nautical theme, and Authentique paper SAVED THE DAY.  Blue anchors on one side, red + white stripes on the other.  Ohhh sweetnessss.
  • The white-ish paper is Core'dinations white cardstock painted with Antique Linen Distress Paint and Tarnished Brass Distress Stain.  The Authentique pieces got the same treatment.
  • The anchor came from the auction in my parent's town... it was this plastic piece that had set in the sun for eons... the gold had faded to a drab green-gray plastic, so I treated it with some Liquid Leaf
  • The twine was  from the Michael's cheapie bins... score!!!
  • The stamp is from a set I bought for my girls last xmas from Target... the Handmade Modern brand.  I stamped it with Tim Holtz's Distress Embossing Ink and used Ranger EP in Princess Gold (ordered from The Funkie Junkie Boutique... visit, people: I am hecka frugal, and her prices are highly competitive and the service is terrific!) It was stamped on vellum.
  • The sentiment is Tim Holtz, stamped with the EP above

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