Friday, August 28, 2015

Art of Chess - Birthday Card

     I have designed this card for a chess lover. The stamp set is made by Chocolate Baroque. Most of the papers are from my scrap box, so it would be a real challenge to make an organized supply list for this one. 

     What I can tell you is that I used Tim Holtz Lattice die to create the binding. I downloaded a chess board from the Silhouette website and cut it from cereal box cardboard. I used this as a mask with fired brick Distress Ink. The small squares under the metal bling are the pieces that fell out of the checker board. 
     For the background on the front, inside, and back I used a faux weathered wood finish. I did the scoring at 1/2 inch intervals on the front of the card. For the inside and the back, I skipped this step. I dragged a white pigment ink pad followed by Adirondack's expresso ink to give the wood look.

Inside of Card
The clean-up for this project was brutal!


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