Sunday, January 25, 2015

Waving Hello–SSSC #253

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Hey, there, it’s time for another Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge! Karen has another classic design for us today. We’d love to see your take on it!


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I have a little video for you today, showing you how I made the sailor’s knot along with construction of the card. You can view it in HD HERE at my You Tube channel or click on the button below. Note: I forgot to mention in the video that for most applications on an A2 size card, 18” seems to be a good length to which to cut your yarn pieces—so, for this card I cut 4 pieces, each 18” in length. Adjust accordingly if you need longer tails for your project.




Additionally, I’ll give a quick run down of how the card went together. I started with a Kraft card stock base, added a piece of Berrylicious card stock water colored with Waves stencil and Berrylicious ink, then popped up on foam. Next is a panel of Kraft card stock stamped with Star Background and Kraft ink, then a panel of Primitive White card stock with the sentiment, from Go Overboard, stamped with Steel Gray dye ink. Next up is a silver glitter paper strip with the sailor’s knot wrapped ‘round it, followed up with an anchor from Let’s Get Nautical cut from steel Gray card stock. I finished off with some silver glitter stars cut from Sun, Moon, & Stars Die-namics and Scattered Stars Die-namics.

Another sentiment from Go Overboard was stamped on the inside.

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And that’s it! Be sure to check out what the rest of the Sweet Sunday Stampers have for you today: 

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon!


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~Supplies~
Stamps:
Go Overboard, Star Background (MFT)
Ink:
Berrylicious dye ink, Steel Gray dye ink, Kraft dye ink (MFT)
Paper:
Kraft card stock, Berrylicious card stock, Primitive White card stock, Steel Gray card stock (MFT); silver glitter paper
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Let’s Get Nautical Die-namics, Sun, Moon, & Stars Die-namics, Scattered Stars Die-namics, Waves stencil, foam mounting tape, Quickie Glue Pen (MFT); cotton yarn

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9 comments:

  1. Waves stencil and sailor´s knot are amazing! Great job! :)

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  2. might have to have this nautical set....which you showed off beautifully....esp. love the sentiments

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  3. Bar this is fantastic. Thanks for the video too. I've always wanted to know how to make this! I really really like how you changed the shape of the sketch too!

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  4. So cute Bar, love the sailor knot and I have been enjoying your videos, nice to put a voice with your face!!!

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  5. What a great design. I love this card. Fabulous video and I loved your accent, lol. I've tried your sailor knot before, I forgot how to do it, so this will come in handy, thanks.

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  6. What an awesome card! Everything goes together so perfectly, the wave paper, the anchor and the fun nautical knot...how do you do it?

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  7. Lovely, Bar. The colors are lovely.

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  8. Bar this is fab. The colours are perfect. The tutorial is great!!

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