July 13, 2007

JULY Make & Takes

LAYOUT- 4th of July

Techniques: The layout used distressing and stamping

Used: SOTM Typewriter Keys D1220 & Ritzy Ribbon D1131

Colors Used: Outdoor Denim, Indian Corn Blue, Cranberry, & Colonial White

To Do: The 4th of July title is stamped and then colored in with a cranberry marker. The firework is stamped in the bottom right corner with the ribbon glued behind. The long Colonial White strip is stamped with stars on the top 1/3rd of the paper. The bottom 2/3rds are stamped with the ribbon stamp giving it the stripes. All pieces (except blue 6x8) are then distressed with the cranberry. The 3 1 1/2" squares are stamped with the star and placed in the bottom left corner. The outdoor denim 6x8 piece is placed on top of all others in the middle of the page. The two pieces of cranberry grosgrain ribbon are tied in knots and glued to the corners.

CARD- Summery Flowers

Techniques: Distressing, conchos, and waterbrush.

Used: A Friend is... C1243

Colors Used: Sweetleaf, Buttercup, Petal, Smokey Plum & White.

To Do: Flower image is stamped with black Staz-On ink and colored with the ink and waterbrush. All pieces are then distress in sweetleaf and petal. The 4 2x2 pieces of sweetleaf and petal are glued to the white CS. The white flower paper is clued on top in the center. A hole is punched in the center of the 2 CS pieces on the right side. A concho is inserted in top hole and the buttercup ribbon is tied through both holes and tied in a knot.

Happy Birthday in JULY!

Happy Birthday this month to Mary Irons and Becky Pulham! We love you!

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