Cock-a-doodle-do! Rise and shine, the rooster is saying good mor
love the sound of the rooster (on my cell phone) waking me up in the mornings. I live in a small town but love the country life so the rooster on my phone will have to do.
I was looking around for ideas on how to create my card with the rooster from the new Sale-A-Bration set Home to Roost. I came across Inspire.Create.Challenges from another blogger who had posted a card she created (Stamps-N-Lingers.)
As soon as I saw the sketch layout I knew what I wanted to create. I think it turned out quite well. This is my entry for the sketch challenge.
Here is the sketch that I had to use to participate in the challenge.
I used the Wood Textures dsp 4 x 5 1/4 and adhered it to the Cajun Craze cardstock. I then added a piece of Striped Burlap Ribbon (retired)
and Braided Linen Trim across the bottom of the card. I trimmed the edges of the burlap on each end at different angles. I then added a piece of the chicken wire element.
For the rooster I stamped him in Memento black ink on Whisper White and colored him in with the blends. I used Dark and Light Old Olive for his tail, Dark and Light Bermuda bay for his chest, Dark Pumpkin Pie for the neck, Dark Cajun Craze for his comb (on top of his head) and wattle (the thing hanging from his neck) and Light Cajun Craze for his eye area on the head.
I cut out a piece of the new Sale-A-Bration Grapefruit Grove foil sheet with the star punch from the annual catalog. I did the same for the rooster. I then added dimensionals to the back and added it to the right hand side of the card and did the same to the rooster leaving some of the foil to shine above it like the sun is rising.
I finished off the card with a sentiment in the top left corner from the Home to Roost "Enjoy the simple moments."