Welcome back to another challenge! This time, we have a really cool one, I think. And I have a non-card project I created. What?! That's right.
Let's get on to the challenge:
DISTRESS! Who else is addicted?! I just love distress anything. For this project, you can use your distress inks, edge distressing, and anything else you can dream up. Have fun with it! Because up for a prize is a gift certificate to Lawn Fawn! They are an amazing sponsor and naturally, I love them so much. Every set is one I love and use over and over.
This project is something different since I typically create cards for these challenges, but I found this little FAMILY linen/wood piece at Michael's. It was pretty inexpensive ($3). I had set it aside because I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with it. So when the challenge came up, the lightbulb went on. I grabbed the Into the Woods and Woodgrain Backdrops sets and pulled the smaller heart and arrow images. I used my Staz-On Midi inks in Cloudy Sky, St. Valentine, Spiced Chai and Orange Zest. It's hard to see, but there are some that I stamped with Brilliance Ink in Cosmic Copper as well.
After I had stamped them on (no particular pattern or anything!), I pulled out my Distress Inks in Scattered Straw, Tea Dye, Festive Berries and Pumice Stone and used a craft sponge to add them over the stamped images.
I wanted something a little extra, so I grabbed the large heart from the Woodgrain Backdrops set and I used Festive Berries and Pumice Stone and stamped that onto some watercolor paper. I love the mottled look it gave the heart. I left a slight border around it and used some foam adhesive to stick it to the piece. I then tied a piece of the cord from the Lawn Trimmings Vivid Triple Pack Cord around the heart and between the A and M.
I decided I'm going to prop this up above a frame I have with family photos.
I hope you have a ton of fun with this challenge, just like I did! Do something out of the box this time. Distress away! Make sure you read all the rules and enter over at the Lawnscaping blog.