We all love a good quote. This is one that I heard years ago and loved, and I never realised it was from Slaughterhouse Five. I need to read that book one day.
The quote works nicely with both a feminine design and a masculine one, so I made 2 very different cards using the same sentiment.
The pink card was made using a distress ink background in Victorian Velvet, mostly blending but then also using the ‘squashing’ technique with acetate for a bit of added interest. I created the strip on the more masculine card in the same way, with Antique Linen. I used masking tape on both for the white borders.
I stamped my sentiment and cut the words out into singles, then stuck them down on my pink background. Then I added a few sequins.
I stamped the quote a second time, this time on the Antique Linen background. Then I covered my blank card in this patterned paper from my stash and stuck the strip down.
Lawn Fawn’s Jessie’s ABCs – http://www.makethedayspecial.co.uk
Sequins & patterned paper – http://www.hobbycraft.co.uk
Tim Holtz Distress Inks, ‘Antique Linen’ & ‘Victorian Velvet’ – http://www.countryviewcrafts.co.uk/tim-holtz-130-c.asp