began with a piece of kraft card which I bent and creased to add to the
aged feel. I added some colour the the background of the card, applying
Vintage Photo Distress Ink to some plastic packaging, spritzing with
water and then dabbing the ink onto the card and then drying with a heat
tool. I then stamped the Seed Packets Background stamp onto the
backdrop. I inked the stamp randomly with Potting Soil Archival Ink and
stamped lightly onto the background to give a more random feel and then
coloured the creases and edges which I had distressed with Vintage Photo
die cut a tag from white card and then stamped part of the Seed Packets
Background stamp onto the tag using Potting Soil and touches of Fern
Green Archival Ink. I coloured the tag lightly with Vintage Photo
Distress Ink to age and added Vintage Photo ink to the edges of the tage
and also included a rusty star for added interest.
coloured a piece of white card with Vintage Photo Distress Ink;
applying the ink to a non-stick craft sheet, spritzing with water and
then mopping up the ink with the card and then drying with a heat tool. I
then stamped the children onto the coloured card, cut out and added to
the decorated card. I used an old lid, applied Carbon Black Fluid
Acrylic to the edges and stamped the circle around the children to give a
I added the text 'Thankful' just above the tag and added some random background stamping using the Grunge Elements stamp set.
Delicate splatters of white paint have also been added for further interest.