Leave it to my dear humorous friend Sharon in NE to suggest FUNKY! I really did laugh out loud...and then I looked it up in the dictionary! Well, I knew what she meant, but thought maybe the definition would inspire me. Ha!
1. Smelling of something foul, especially a moldy smell, or the smell of a person who hasn't washed.
2. Having the soulful feeling of early blues
3. Stylish and modern in an unconventional way.
Needless to say, I settled on the third meaning of "funky" and tried to create a card that was stylish and modern...in an unconventional way! What do you think? Did it work? If nothing else, it gave me a chance to use this wild decorative paper I've had on my shelf for months! :)
You could say that I got a bit carried away with this card. I distressed all the edges with Versafine Vintage Sepia and then applied clear embossing powder to give it some shine. I also embossed the dots on the flower, the rings on the background and the sentiment. The large flower was "fussy cut" out of a coordinating background paper and this is the first time that I've stitched with wild reckless abandon! :) Next time, I won't apply the embossing powder to the edge because my sewing needle kept getting stuck!
Thanks so much for visiting my blog and for leaving comments and suggestions. It's really nice to know that someone is reading this! So...do I dare ask what style I should try next? ;)
Smiles 2 U! Pam :)
Quote for Today ~
A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other. ~Author Unknown
Stamps: Laugh out Loud - Studio G ($1 Michaels acrylic set), Stampin Up - Itty Bitty Backgrounds & Sweet Spot
Paper: Random Circles, Yellow Floral - The Paper Studio, Wild Saffron - K & Company, Stampin Up Chocolate Chip
Ink: Versafine Vintage Sepia, clear embossing powder
Other: large brown brad, random stitching with Janome Sew Mini