Skidding into week 19 of the Craft Barn Quotes and Lyrics Challenge by the seat of my pants. The words we were given this time around were "better" and "patience".
For the song lyric I have chosen a Christmas ditty which contains the word "better". This will probably be my only nod to the festive season until December - I always leave things to the last minute but you never know, this might be the year I get organised and can sit back with a couple of weeks to go and a smug smile on my face. Ummm, I don't think its likely to happen!
I Distress Inked the background and stamped the snowflakes (or are they stars?). The houses were repeat stamped along the bottom edge and the windows painted with Distress Ink. Santa was coloured with Copics, cut out, glued on. Then the obligatory festive glitter was applied.
Anna Marie Designs Super Smooth Super White Printer Card 300gsm & 200gsm
Distress Inks - Stormy Sky, Scattered Straw
Versafine Onyx Black
Memento Tuxedo Black
Houses from Crafty Individuals plate CI-257
Wizard Santa designed by Lindsay Mason for Fun Stamps FM152
Snowflakes - Judikins CM350E
Stampendous multi ultra fine crystal glitter
Words computer generated - Papyrus font
Patience is a thing I lack. When they were giving it out I was far too impatient to join the queue! I really ought to take on board the Saadi quote I have chosen.
I found a piece of card in my scrap box that I had used to place some die cuts on to spray and felt it should be given its fifteen minutes of fame for my quote background. Not entirely happy with the end result. My word "patience " looks rather odd partly because I couldn't decide which of three stamps in an alphabet set was an ' i '. Having finished the postcard, I had a another look and I think I've worked out which is the J, which is the I and which is the L - they all look very similar and I think in fact I used the L in upside down mode but it's too late to undo it.
Anna Marie Designs Super Smooth Super White Printer Card 200gsm
Dylusions - London Blue, Vibrant Turquoise
Salty Ocean Distress Ink
Cosmic Shimmer - Rich Gold
Pen-touch Calligrapher gold metallic pen
Postage franking - Crafty Individuals
Studio G alphabet stamp set
Words computer generated - Century font