The sun finally shone yesterday, nice and bright but it was wicked windy again. They are saying that we might get snow on Friday and Saturday. Big bummer! Renee and I had another lovely day at the Stamp, Ink, Paper Store. The construction is winding down and the leaks have finally stopped! I worked on some of my projects and so did Renee. After work I had dinner with my Parents and talked to my friend Sue for a bit. Then I straightened up the house, got to keep on top of that! LOL! A quick run to get gas and to Target and then a little TV before bed. I have heard from a few people that I need to watch This is Us. Do any of you watch it and if so what do you think? 😀
It’s day three of my big sale over at the Stamp, Ink, Paper Store! Today all Hero Arts is 25% off! Use discount code CHANEW20173!
I actually made today’s card and then looked at this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge and decided that it would work for the sketch…
My card base is the usual Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I covered the front with a piece of Kraft. From a piece of American Crafts Silver Glitter Card Stock and Gold Mirror Card I cut out the skyline and bridge using the Hero Arts Skyline Fancy Dies. I cut the skyline apart so that it would cover the entire length of the card and adhered it with E-Z Runner, the bridge is adhered with 3m Foam Tape. My tag is a pice of Ionized Curious Metallic that I cut out with the Hero Arts Infinity Tags Dies, the reinforcement is cut from Gold Glitter Card Stock. I adhered the reinforcement to the tag and then tied a piece of May Arts Natural Twine though the top. My greeting and all of the images are from the Hero Arts Hipster at Heart Photopolymer Stamp Set. I stamped them in Versa-Mark and Onyx Black onto 48lb Vellum. The Onyx Black ones are heat embossed with Hero Arts Clear Embossing Powder and the bicycle and camera are heat embossed in Gold and Silver. I used the Coordinating Dies to cut out everything except the cassette tape, that’s cut out with my Scissors, and used a combination of E-Z Runner and Kool-Tak Clear Foam Tape to adhered them to the tag. The greeting is heat embossed in Hero Arts Gold onto another piece of 48lb Vellum and adhered around the back of the tag. I added some 3M Foam Tape to the tag to adhere it to the card. You know how much I love a city scene card and this one may just be my favorite! I hope that you like my card for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge! Thank you so much for taking some time to come by and visit! Have a super Thursday! 🙂
Stamp Set: Hipster at Heart Photopolymer (Hero Arts)
Ink: Onyx Black (Versa-Fine)
Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark
Embossing Powder: Clear, Silver and Gold (Hero Arts)
Card Stock: Solar White 110lb (Neenah) and Kraft (My Colors)
Specialty Paper: Silver and Gold Glitter Card Stock (American Crafts), Ionized Curious Metallic, Gold Mirror Card and 48lb Vellum (The Paper Cut)
Dies: Hipster at Heart Frame Cuts, Infinity Tags Skyline Fancy Dies (Hero Arts)
Embellishments: Natural Twine (May Arts)
Adhesives: E-Z Runner (Scrapbook Adhesives), Clear Foam Tape (Kool-Tak) and 3M Foam Tape
Tools: Big Shot and Heat Tool (Hero Arts)
The links below take you to the Stamp, Ink, Paper Store where you can purchase the items used on today’s project!