Happy Friday! It is time for Week 4 of the Viva La Verve Weekly Sketch Challenge! This week we have a sketch by Christyne. Check out the VLV blog for more details.
For my card I am using Verve's Better Together and Sunny Days stamps sets along with Verve's Cut Above Goodness Flower and Banner Bundle die sets. I finished the card with a few buttons with coordinated hemp cording. I accented the card with Verve's Pastel and Shine Bright Sequin Mix.
To add even more neat distressing, I stamped the green panel with the background image from Better Together several times overlapping to create some dimension and less than a perfect look. I also left the extra stray black embossing pieces that I normally brush off prior to heat embossing stay. I decided it would add a cool and "neat" effect. If you click on the pic, you can see all the little black pieces...so cool! I liked that the paper sort of warped on me, too, during the heat embossing part. I chose not to try and flatten it with something weighty or adhesive, but use it like it was. So, did I accomplish some neat distressing?
I am also using these other products on my card. Glitz Finnley paper pad, Scor-Tape, TomBow Mono Aqua Liquid glue, and Watermark/Resist Ink Pad & re-inker from Ranger.
Playing along with Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes, Simon Says Monday Challenge: I Ought to use this more! (heat embossing I rarely gravitate to heat embossing til recently. I actually went out this week and purchased some fun colors), and Seize the Birthday: Anything Goes.
As always thanks so much for stopping by!