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Serape on the Side

>> Friday, May 4, 2018


 Happy Friday!
I hope your week has gone well! Since tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, I have a southwest theme card & I made a serape to go down the side. This started out w/ the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge & when I saw the picture below, it looked like a Cinco de Mayo fiesta to me so that was the inspiration for my card.
To make the serape on the side, I used two plaid images, which until you stamp them across each other, are just stripes. I inked the stripes using Tombow markers in red, yellow & green then colored a wide strip & used fringe scissors on it to make the lower border. The image was stamped, colored & die cut w/ a little out of the box to keep the boot tip & rope from being cut off. I used Prismacolor pencils to add the sunset colors behind the image. For the greeting, I stamped it once in the Morocco ink, moved it a tad & stamped it again in brown ink to get the slight shadow.
Here's a look at the inside & below it are the markers I used.
 Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great weekend & Happy Cinco de Mayo!


Supplies:
paper: X-Press It white, Staples 110# white, lime, lavender
ink:  Memento tuxedo black, Morocco, rich cocoa
accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, Tombow markers, Prismacolor pencils, MFT stitched arch, basic stitch lines dies, fringe scissors 




7 comments:

nwilliams6 said...

What a great card to celebrate tomorrow, Julie. Super fun strips and fringe and design. I love everything about this awesome card. Fun, fun, fun!

Donna Whitten said...

What a great card, love it! Thanks for sharing.

Shelia said...

What a fantastic card for tomorrow, Julie! Love the colorful stripes & design. It is just perfect!

Sue said...

So fun Julie!! Your serape definitely jumped out at me first, but then led me straight to the sunset behind the Cowboy Garb - beautiful! Love the 2 color greeting too! One thing .... how have I lived all these years and not know there was such a thing as fringe scissors????

Samantha said...

This is an awesome card all around, but that serape! Girl, you did a beautiful job on that :)

Robin Clendenning said...

This is an awesome card!! Love the southwest colors, the stripe pattern, wow! Your sunset BG and boot are so amazing, love this card!

Karin said...

WOW! I want to say the colorful stripes are amazing, but then I look at the hat and boots and THEY are amazing too! And can we talk about that little fringe? Come on! Awesome card!

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