decided to showcase both women and flowers in my accordion card which I
created using the arch frame die from Tim Holtz, cut from
I wanted to work with denim and blues for this piece as I think the images from the COWGIRL STRENGTH
work beautifully with these as I can imagine her dress being made of
denim and I also love the rust tones combined with the blues.
lay my accordion flat so that you could see the detail a little better.
I used the sized arches die to create the central panels to which I
added stencilled stars, stamping the stars with the print from the stamp
set using coffee archival ink.
I had added the stencilled stars I then coloured the arch with vintage
photo Distress Ink and spritzed with water to give a mottled effect,
adding walnut stain ink to the edges. I added rusty stars throughout and
I have also added a small denim flower cut using the Tattered Florals
die, adding a copper brad to the centre. I stamped the sentiment onto
white card and coloured with Distress Inks and again spritzed with
water, adding two small wooden stars to the side for added dimension.
used the same sentiment again on this panel but this time I cut the
sentiment up, again added a rusty star and a layered denim flower. I
stamped my cowgirl onto white card and coloured with Distress Markers,
adding a small wooden star to her dress.
letters spelling STRENGTH to echo the sentiment have been added to the
third panel again adding a rusty star and denim flower. I have also
added thick natural twine to the bottom of each panel for that rustic