Sunday, March 28, 2010
An Easter Basket for the Shabby Tea Room Challenge
The Shabby Tea Room. This week's challenge was to create a card or project that is "Spring Inspired - With Stitching." Well, with Easter right around the corner, I couldn't help but use my all-time favorite bunny stamp, "Easter Basket" from Cornish Heritage Farms. And since the challenge required stitching, I decided it would be a good time to pull out some Claudine Hellmuth Sticky Back Canvas and have a go at coloring it with Copics. This technique produces a wonderfully soft, faded (could we say "shabby"?) effect. I zigzag stitched around the image, then used multiple strips of Kioshi patterned paper (just like my last post) to create an Easter-colored background, which I straight-stitched along the edges. A little Martha ribbon and some hydrangea blossoms were enough to accent this sweet bun-bun. Have a beautiful Palm Sunday, and happy crafting!