In the midst of all the craziness in my life, I managed to make a birthday gift for my bestie! By now you've probably read about my epic crafty adventure with Lfundoo, so I won't bore you with that again... but since it's her birthday, I had to make her something right?! So this is post one of three because, yes, it is that much photos of the stuff I made.
This card is actually the last of the projects that I made for her, but since it's the card, I thought I'd better post it first. I wanted to use my corrugated card base and shabby it up a bit.
So first step was to gesso the card base. Then I cut the Kaisercraft cardstock smaller than the card base and distressed it using my Prima tool. Then I cut a slit in the middle of the paper and curled the edges out. I also distressed those edges as well using the Prima too. Since I wanted it more vintage-y, I used my new Prima chalk edgers (I love those!!!!!) around the edges.
Before gluing the cardstock to the base, I tied some seam binding around it and glued a bow earring to the center. After adhering the cardstock to the base, I had to figure out what to put underneath the curled edges. I searched my stash and found a new pack of wood veneers from Studio Calico! I love wood veneer words. I need to get more of them! Then I inked it up using my inka gold (another must have) and glued it to the card. It still needed something, so I dug some more and found a Korilakkuma! Yay. Glued him down and added on some pearl hearts.
Here's a close up of the bow earring. I got these from our downtown LA trip.
After prettying up the card, I couldn't just leave the outside plain jane, so I started gluing away and here's what I came up with...
See Linda! I'm using my shabbies! yay!
Hope you like all the goodies. Will post Part 2 of 3 tomorrow!