Paper crafting is works of heart

Paper crafting is works of heart!

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Monochromatic for UYS 319 and Sketchy Saturday 19 layout challenge with card 2 plus IB 27 vintage linens challenge

Three challenges in one card= check

Monochromatic= purple hues ranging from mauve to red-violet to violet and a bit of blue-violet for her tape measure with neutrals of brown, white, and black

Layout= turned upside down; altered slightly with placement of paper clip and added the medallion/brooch image

Vintage linens inspiration photo= using online search engine I found this amazing vintage image of a Victorian-era gal getting ready to sew and had to use fact, I think I'm keeping this card!!

Monochromatic challenge post link for UYS #319:

 This layout design sketch challenge post link for Sketchy Saturday #19:

Reminder note: I've turned the layout sketch upside down=

the vintage linens inspirational photo from Inspired By challenge blog:

Oh, have I told you that my favorite colors are purple and pink (specifically magenta pink)! And the whole house is painted some hue variation of purple/violet! Yes!!! I think I will keep this and framed it for one of the bedrooms.

Design notes:
a. black and white damask and mauve damask patterned papers= The Paper Studio
b. paint sample card= Dutch Boy via Menards home store
c. Victorian sewing image (filled in with colored pencils) and amethyst heart medallion/brooch image= online clipart
d. embellishments= purple metallic paper clip, staples, scripture sticker, and micro thin decorative tape
e. Red-violet floral patterned paper= old stock
f. purple cardstock for base= Neenah Papers/Astrobrights 

Still crafting in the USA heartland, Becca S


  1. You are on a roll! Great take on all of the challenges! Thanks for playing yet again!

    1. Sometimes a trifecta happens that is pretty amazing! I don't know how some of these crafters can have paper crafts that fit for 5 or more challenges, yet more power to them if they can make it happen. Have a wonderful safe and happy time camping this weekend!

  2. This card makes for a very happy recipient, beautiful!

    1. Danni: thanks! I've admired your wonderful DT contributions for Inspired By, so your feedback is treasured!


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