Card Sketch #11
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“Slip & Slide” by Andrea Friebus
Supplies used - cardstock: Bazzill Basics, American Crafts; patterned paper: Bo Bunny Press; border sticker: Basic Grey; ink: Clearsnap; letter stickers: Basic Grey, American Crafts; flourish sticker: Echo Park; gems: Basic Grey; embroidery floss: DMC; other: beads
I decided to create an 8.5” x 11” layout instead of a card with this sketch. I stayed pretty close to the sketch with some minor changes.
Instead of hearts on the center squares, I used photos and chose not to round the corners. I didn’t stitch around the individual squares, opting instead to stitch around the entire white base.
Rather than using the striped patterned paper under the squares, I placed it underneath the large yellow mat and then added another border on the top.
I added a journaling spot and embellished the title. For a little extra sparkle, I randomly added glass beads to my thread while stitching the border. The beads remind me of water droplets and also add texture and dimension to the layout.