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Hi Everyone! Welcome to our latest episode of The Great Cover-Up! Today Wanda and I are challenging you to create a patriotic themed project.
I started by creating the basic elements to make my card and playing around with the layout. My truck, flag, and stars are created with the Patriotic Dies. I like to cut the fenders and door out twice and adhere to the two die cuts on top of each other to add more depth to the card. The truck is ink blended with Dark Indigo Ink and spritzed with water.
To create the top of the card I cut a piece Stamper’s Select White Cardstock, stenciled clouds with Spring Rain Ink and splattered the background with gold paint. At the bottom I added a piece of Bitty Big: Dark Indigo striped paper and I framed the card with the Border Bling: Skinny Star Frame Dies.
I added just a drop of glue to hold the twine in place and the added the stars over the twine. The sentiments are created with the new Freedom Sentiments Stamp Set and Dies. I stamped with Versamark Ink on Dark Indigo Cardstock and embossed with white embossing powder.
I hope you get a chance to play along with the challenge!
STAMPS: Celebrate Freedom
DIES: Patriotic, Celebrate Freedom, Border Bling: Skinny Star Frame
INK: Dark Indigo, Spring Rain
PAPER: Dark Indigo, Pure Poppy, Stamper’s Select White, Bitty Big: Dark Indigo and Pure Poppy
OTHER: Twine, Gold Foil, Gold Drops, Cloud Stencil, Foam Tape, Glue, Blender Brushes
Hello friends! It’s Wanda here today for this week’s Great Cover Up challenge. We are challenging you to create something with a patriotic theme and I wanted to use a new “to me” technique to create a sunburst background. It’s a great way to use up those scraps of patterned papers!
Step 1: Cut paper into 1 ½” by 6” rectangles, then cut them on the diagonal from opposite corners to form the sun “rays”.
Step 2: Start by adhering a strip in the center of the A2 size card base, then work your way outward until the background is covered. I like to leave a narrow space (about 1/8”) between each piece. Trim off the excess with a scissors or with a paper cutter.
Step 3: Next, I wanted to cover up the sunburst center by adding a trio of bunting dies from the newly released Patriot die set.
Step 4: Complete the card with a sentiment as the focal point. I chose to cut two dies (Enchanted Evening and White) and offset them slightly to make it “pop” more.
Thanks for joining us today, but… now it’s your turn. Let’s see your take on a patriotic theme!
PAPER: White, Enchanted Evening, patterned paper.
DIES: Patriot, God Bless America
One winner will be chosen at random to receive a $25 gift certificate.
To enter, participants are required to create your own patriotic project using PTI/Ink to Paper supplies and Melody’s or Wanda’s and technique or your very own! Share your finished project via the link below. We can’t wait to see what you make!
Only ONE entry per person and the deadline is June 1st at 7am. This post will be updated with the randomly selected winner.
EDITED TO ADD THE RANDOMLY SELECTED WINNER
Congratulations, Marcia Hill! Please send an email to customer service and provide them with your full name and the email address you would like your gift certificate sent to. Thanks so much to everyone for playing along!