Friday, 8 August 2014

Buttons and checks

This card was inspired by a tiny piece of stamped paper that has been on my desk for months. I saved it, as you do, thinking it would come in handy one day.

It is all stamped with Inky Doodles stamps. The checks are from her Primitive Angel set and then the patterns are my favourite Print Backgrounds 2. Then I needed something else and I remembered the button stamp from Warm Winter Wishes. I bought that set just so I could have the button stamp. It sounds as though I have all the Inky Doodles sets but sadly I don't. Just those ones. 
I have mounted my fabric strip stamps onto 6" rulers to make stamping in grids easier. I keep them on there. I love them, the combinations of colour and size are endless.

This is the finished card after much fiddling about. I orinially masked off and inked a yellow and a green background square but they didn't have enough definition so I moved on. I still have the card so maybe I'll go back to it.  Am I the only one who makes everything three times?

I am entering this into two challenges:
The Paper Players - Cute as a Button. No I'm not - it seems I'm just too late :(
Stamplorations - Bi weekly sketch Challenge.


  1. Hi Alison, just wanted to pop on over and say thank you for the lovely comment you left on my Stamplorations challenge entry - so very nice of you to do so - thank you so much!
    I love your buttons! Fabulous make and take on the sketch! Have a lovely weekend Karen x

  2. You are not the only one who makes things over - I think we all do - but it was so well worth the effort - fabulous!

  3. This is such a sweet card :) Love the fun play of patterns. Thank you for sharing with Stamplorations !

  4. Great, cozy, fabric-y feel to your card. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations.


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