Thursday, 25 February 2016

Chalkboard effect card



Hi Everyone, something a little different for me, I wanted to enter a challenge with a chalkboard theme. A simple card but I really like the effect.

The paper was a freebie, I added plain shapes in PS and then used a pattern overlay to add texture. I used a tag shape and "clipped" the chalk paper to it, then added chalk effect images and made the great sentiment from Create with TLC into a chalk effect too. I used embroidery thread that I have had for aeons then printed all out and layered. Quite a few designers help was used on this.

I didn't know what to do with the chalk effect and went for info on the web, I loved this card so used it for inspiration.





Big-day-chalk-ink-colorbox-stampin-up-sale-a-bration-birthday-card
from here
Sentiment Create with TLC.
Digi paper Jadyday at Sweeteshop Designs
Tag Chalkboard paper Sheila Reid at Pixelscrapper
Heart Pixelberrypie
Butterfly Kimberkatte freebie
Bird SLSlines 


12 comments:

  1. That's a great take on the inspiration card, and I just love the diagonal stripes with the chalkboard look!

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  2. Love the chalkboard effect you created and the gorgeous threads you added...those little details come together perfectly sometimes dont they!
    And I must tell you a big thanks for your so kind words on my rainbow project...it made me feel so much better.
    Sending you virtual hugs
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  3. A fabulous card Faith, a brilliant chalkboard tag and lovely bright papers.
    Pauline
    x

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  4. What a pretty card, Faith! It's so happy and cheerful! :o)

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  5. I never thought to use the thread that way!! Clever clever!! You sure you don't want to try the pencil eraser stamping technique...you have 4 days left!! :)

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  6. Looks great to me Faith.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  7. I love the chalkboard technique and you have really used it well here Faith! I love that you added that teeny coloured butterfly onto the tag, what a genius and lovely addition to the black and white chalkboard palette! hugs :)

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  8. I love the chalkboard tag, and the colourful background really brings it out! Fabulous!

    love Mags B x

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  9. Love your take on the card, think the tag is brilliant, it looks so effective (might have borrow your idea!!!) thanks for the inspiration :-) x

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  10. Love your chalkboard tag, Faith! That little bird is so sweet and your tie is very festive!

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  11. What a great card.....it would definitely brighten my day.
    Paulette

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  12. Beautiful card,great sentimentand you nailed the chalk effect so right!

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