Friday, September 26, 2008

Handbag Challenge - Week #8

Just when I think these challenges can't get anymore challenging....they do! Theresa must be having a blast choosing the handbags. This week, the handbag is Lucky Brand Jeans Diamond Patch Tulip Satchel. The bag is a mixture of velvet, corduroy, canvas, and floral fabrics. It was these textures that were my main inspiration for this project.

A few weeks ago, Kristina gave us a curved template. I used the larger template to help me cut the sides of my card with a curve. I've had sheets of suede paper for years. This was a good opportunity to use these yummy papers. I stamped with the Priceless set on the suede paper with my Blanco Opaque White Dye Ink pad. This was also a good way to used small scraps of designer papers. My paper punch made it easy. The time-consuming part was hand-gathering the polytwill ribbon onto redline tape. You can't see in the photo, but about .5 inches from the top of the card I scored the entire length of the card to get a fold beneath the gathering.

I used my Sakura Gelly Roll white pen to do some faux stitching. What a difference that makes!

I threaded the polytwill ribbon through my button. I used several Zots to make sure it was secured. The sentiment is up on dimensionals.

Thanks for looking!

Card Ingredients
Stamps: Priceless, Pocket Silhouettes
Paper: Chocolate Chip, suede paper in 7 different colors (Only the Best Los Gatos), various designer paper scraps
Ink: ColorBox Frost White, Blanco (Stampa Rosa), So Saffron
Other: Chocolate Chip Polytwill ribbon, Sakura Gelly Roll, Making Memories button, corner rounder, 15/16" square punch, white embossing powder, Kristina's template, redline tape & redline dimensionals (Jody Morrow's sticky sale), Zots


Anonymous said...

There is only one word for this gem... WOW!

Love it - thanks for playing!!!

Two Happy Stampers said...

Beautiful, beautiful job! Love what you did with the ribbon for the drawstring tie! So cute!

Mary said...

Wow! Looks just like the purse!

Crafty Mom said...

This is an awesome card!

Erum Tasneem said...

This looks absolutely gorgeous! So clean and perfect!

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