Reach For the Sky

cdd_logo_color_425px_1438310903_04267_1439400895__24025Hey Divas!  I’m back for the third day of sneak peaks over at Craftin Desert Divas.

97e3c7af-4dcb-4830-bfb1-9807f963c9d5-9762-00000ea123dc796cI think one of the hardest cards to craft is masculine, especially for the preteen boy.  However, the new stamp set Western Bandits is perfect for these adolescent boys.

I love the old school western feel of this stamp set, so knew from the beginning I wanted to look like an old school western wanted poster.  So I stamped out the scene and sentiments, masking where I needed too.  Then I pulled out my colored pencils, and started coloring the images in with sepia tones.  Basically, I just added a bunch of brown tones to the characters, trying to create a different values through out the piece.

I trimmed out the image and matted it with some dark brown card stock.  Then adding a piece of printed paper, I assembled the A2 card using my favorite adhesive 1/4″ Scor-Tape.

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I hope you are enjoying these sneak peaks for release week over at Craftin Desert Divas.  Come back later this week to see some more sneak peaks, as well as more designs on Release Days.  If you haven’t RSVPed to the released event over at (FACEBOOK), go over and do that.  CDD is giving away tons of freebies if they get enough people “going” to the event!

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