slip-slide, a sketch challenge entry
First of all I want to say a big THANK-YOU! to everyone who commented on my last post. It really did cheer me up a lot to know that you enjoyed looking at my layouts. And thanks for the encouragement to keep going, on Friday I was a bit sulky and ready to shut my craft-room door for a while, but after reading all your kind comments I decided it would be better to just plunge straight back in with another project, and keep going as if nothing had happened to dent my confidence. It’s working so far, as I finished off the below layout and am halfway through creating a card. So thanks again for perking me up and keeping me crafting, you guys are amazing!
The layout I have just finished off is for a sketch challenge over at the My Mind’s Eye blog (the challenge ends today – nothing like a deadline to get me to finish something off!), to use this sketch by Anam Stubbington), and as it’s autumn, to include the colour brown:
I used a piece of paper from the MME Rosy 6″ paper pad to make a paper pleat, by spritzing a 1.5″x6″ strip with water, pinching it gently together, and then flattening it out a little and shaping it how I wanted it to end up. I then left it to dry (can be sped up a bit with a heat gun). When dry I dipped the bottom edge into Mod Podge and then into gold glitter, and leaving to dry again (this didn’t take too long):