Today, I am sharing a card I created for Splitcoast Stamper's Ways To Use It Challenge. This week participants were asked to create something with a window and/or door. I wanted to do something a little different. Most of the cards I see show a scene looking outside the window. I wanted to create something that looked as if you were outside gazing in.
To create the brick I embossed a white card stock panel with Tim Holtzs' Alteration Bricked folder. I then took my Memento London Fog ink pad and run it over the embossed paper until I achieved the desired look. I added some Ranger Distress Ink (Pumice Stone) with a inking sponge for depth. Once the panel was dry, I used a rectangular Spellbinder die to cut out the window opening. I placed a layer of DP beneath with dimensional foam. I looked for a pattern that reminded me of old wallpaper. I trimmed the brick panel with black card stock and then kraft. The window and window box die were added with dimensional foam. I layered on some liquid adhesive and added my greenery layer (Meadow). After it dried, I added more liquid glue and some Flowersoft in Sweet Pea. I stamped my sentiment from Our Daily Bread Designs' Serve the Lord set on the bottom of my white card stock base. I then added my bricked & matted panel. The final step... I added a few black rhinestone beads for interest. I promise the project is not nearly as complicated as it sounds! Thanks so much for stopping in and until next time...
Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs - Serve the Lord
Paper - Glitz - French Kiss; Paper Studio - kraft; Colorbok - black
Ink - Versafine - Onyx Black (sentiment); Memento - London Fog & Ranger Distress Ink - Pumice Stone (brick)
Dies - Memory Box - Grand Madison Window & Grand Flower Box; Spellbinders - Classic Rectangles Large
Embossing Folder - Sizzix - Tim Holtz Alterations - Bricked
Misc. - Rhinestones - Flourishes; Flowersoft - Meadow & Sweet Pea; Lace (curtains)