Saturday, August 30, 2008

OCC challenge week 10

For Dawn's last week as designer at Our Creative Corner she chose a birthday card theme. And my friend Evan has a birthday coming up next month, so I took this opportunity to create a card especially for him. Evan has sight difficulties, and while he does have some "normal" sight, he relies on touch a lot. So this card had to have stuff for him to touch and feel, different textures, etc. So I first reached for my T!m Holtz Grungeboard! Built-in texture there! I pulled an "E' out and also a frame. I used Ranger DistressInk on both. I found some rope-like ribbon in my stash. All the edges of the cardstock have been distressed and roughed up with my distresser tool. Once I added the brads to the frame, I used my T!m Holtz distressing hammer on them to beat them up and added a bit of DistressInk to them to make them look old and gnarly!


Lynda Benden said...

Awesome card Sue! Your use of the Grungeboard is fantastic! I have yet to try it and now you have inspired me!!! Thanks so much for playing!

Dawn Easton said...

Fantastic Sue! I'm sure your friend will love the card. So sweet of you to make it specifically for them...that's what great about stamping...personal touches! thanks for playing along!

Michelle said...

Hey Sue, I just now read about what all you've been going through! I hope things keep healing quickly and you're feeling 100% soon! Great card too!