Thursday, May 15, 2014

Virginia's View Challenge #3

Hi friends!  I hope you are doing well.  I'm so-so.  I've had a headache for the last 4 or so days and it's starting to get a bit annoying.  I had a CT scan today and I should have more info tomorrow.  Other than that, we are doing pretty good.  It's still very hot.

Today, I'm posting a card for my friend Virginia's challenge.  I "met" Virginia online a loooooong time ago when she was on my EtsyInspired design team.  She is a wonderful lady and I adore her!  I've been meaning to play along with her challenge for a while but I don't get a ton of crafty time these days.  I'm trying to make more time for it.  You can find the challenge HERE.

This month's challenge is stitching.  Let's be honest, I don't stitch a lot.  Like maybe once a year.  I even having a little sewing machine that never gets used.  A while back, I bought the stitch templates from Amy Tangerine but I've never used them so I busted them out and used Gold Metallic Divine Twine to stitch with.  Stitching with bakers twine is kind of hard because it's very thick.  I would advise you to take your paper piercer and make your holes larger before you start stitching.  I used My Mind's Eye paper and a Studio Calico heart.

Have a great day, friends!  

4 comments:

  1. You are on a roll! Love that gold heart!

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  2. Yes, you and I went WAY back, Ashley!! In fact, you gave me the start on my very first REAL DT! To this day, I am so thankful for that. Now...onto your card, it is SO wonderfully CAS and executed! I love the Chevron card stock that you chose and the use of metal template and twines! So glad that you play Virginia's View Challenge! xoxo

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  3. AWESOME!! You are definitely BACK!!!

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