Tuesday, August 24, 2010

a pinch for good luck...

(NOTE: 2nd post of day- scroll down for Skipping Stone Designs Sketch Challenge)

Today's card is another that I made for Mark's Finest Papers using the new set Flourished SeaLife.  This week's Speedy the Cat challenge is Harvest. I think they meant it more as in fall harvest but I stretched it a bit to harvesting food. Yep, I've been watching too many episodes of Deadliest Catch. LOL! 


I paired it with the chicken wire from the Chicken Scratch stamp set to create the look of a crab trap. The crabs were stamped in brown in and colored with copics and pencils. I went in and gave them some white highlights with a gel pen. The last step was to ink the edges a bit with Antique Linen Distress Ink and give them a coat of Glossy Accents. 


I am entering this in the following challenges:

19 comments:

Lynn McAuley said...

I love this harvest of crabs, Wendy!!
Fabulous design with the wire background!!

Thank you for joining us in the Friends of Speedy the Cat's challenge!!

Tiffany said...

Wow, look at that crabby goodness, such great texture on the them, love it!

redwasher1 said...

I love it!! Love how you combined the two sets, EXCELLENT!!
Thank you for joining us at Speedy's Friends

Paula Bee said...

I love this little "crab trap" card. Very cute!

Crystal said...

Very cute! Thanks for playing along at Paper Sundaes this week!

Joanne Travis said...

This is so cool, it reminds me of the crab traps down by the docks.
Thanks for sharing with us and for joining Speedy's Friends this week!

fi's cards and crafts said...

great card...thanks for joining us at Paper sundaes this week.

Fi

Colleen Dietrich said...

Harvesting food, hmm? THat is very creative of you, Wendy! Love the chicken wire: it absolutely does look like a crab trap! You have a lot of ingenuity in this card. :)

Kathy Martin said...

Fun and a creative sentiment! :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Your crabs looks very real! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Annette said...

OMG! I just love this card! the background, the image - too cute! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week.

joybear said...

Amazing!

Sprytebyrd said...

Such a clever card! Love the background and the sentiment is perfect!
Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamptacular Sunday ♥ Good luck on our 2 is better than 1 challenge!
Dee (Spryte)
Sprytebyrds Spot

Kim Burmeister said...

Wendy, this is awesome! Perfect little critters for that sentiment.

Sharanda said...

Cute! :o)

Danderella said...

Ooh, this card is just fabulous! I love that chicken wire stamp...I totally thought it was crab trap until I read through the post. Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes.

Claudine Poch said...

Great card. Very creative combination of the two sets.

Carolyn said...

What a darling crabby card. LOL. Such a cute sentiment. Perfect for our Two's Better Than One Challenge. Thanks for sharing such a fabulous card with us.
Hugs xx
Carolyn

Pam said...

Thanks for sharing all the details of how you created this card - it's fabulous!