Recognition

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Sending a little something

      Newsprint
I had the idea of Sending a Little Parcel wrapped in Newsprint
so I was inspired by the Challenge to make this card.
I found a suitable news article and made a mini parcel out of the Newsprint.
I distressed it a little with Distress inks.
I sprayed the background with a Lindy's stamp gang spray.
The spray is a mid-brown and has a silver shine to it (at certain angles).
I had to make and print the sentiment from my computer 
as I didn't have one suitable that referred to the word 'Sending'.
After finishing the card I thought of a couple more recipients, 
later on in the year that I will be 'Sending' a little something too 
so made a couple more!
The darker blobs on the cards is where it looks silver, in certain light
and really does add another dimension to the card.
I Enjoyed making these fun cards.



Crafty Hugs x





14 comments:

  1. Such a great, creative, design, Mac! Love the shimmery splatters, and the newsprint parcel. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week.

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  2. Sending a little parcel is such a lovely idea Mac! Love the detail you added by wrapping it in twine and with the silvery splatter. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  3. Wow, this is such a great idea, Mac. I love the grungy background which really shows off the package. Choice & layout of your sentiment is perfect too. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink.
    Di, JAI

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    1. I had fun with this one. Thanks for stopping by and for your positive comments x

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  5. Great idea with the parcel and I love your background. Thanks for joining in at Daring Cardmakers. x

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  6. Saw your card in the SOS gallery. Creative and fun! :)

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  7. Love this idea! The little news wrapped parcel is fab and I do like the sentiment. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room, and I'm sorry to be late commenting! xx

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    1. Thank you so much for the very positive comments. I'll take kind comments anytime...thanks again x

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