Yay! I'm so excited to do my first challenge since the arrival of Baby #3! This is one of my favorite books and movies -One of the few cases where the movie is just about as good as the book. So, I really wanted to participate in this one. It was very challenging to choose one inspiration from the film...I even thought about doing a Halloween card to recognize the character "Boo Radley", played by one of my favorite actors, Robert Duvall (don't worry, Gregory Peck is high on that list too!). Anyways, I went with an easy one and used a bird like in the title -pretty sure it's not a mockingbird, but pretty nonetheless. Also, the requirement for this project was to use black and white somewhere. So, without further ado, here is what I came up with:
I was so excited to use one of the new InColors from Stampin' Up! on this card -it's the new Soft Suede. I think it looks great with the black and white to give the card a vintage feel -like "To Kill a Mockingbird"
I also wanted some texture, so I did some torn edges and I also distressed the black cardstock and peeled the sheet apart, so it looks and feels like suede. I also sponged some Suede ink onto the vellum.
Here are the supplies:
Friends 24-7 set
Basic Black, Soft Suede, and White vellum cardstocks
StazOn Jet Black & Soft Suede ink pad and refill
Pretties (colored with Soft Suede ink)
Well, Mommy-time is up...have a great afternoon, and don't forget to check out all the fun new stuff in the new SU! Idea Book & Catalog...can't wait to play some more with it!!