|Waggle the lolly stick and move house!|
What I used
Papers: Tim Holtz Idea-Ology paper stacks "Retro Grunge", "Destinations", Kraft card
Embellishments: Wooden laser cut house, magnetic fastener
Tools: Papermania circle punch, Studio g mini alphabet stamps, That Special Touch map mask, Adirondack paint dabber "snow cap", Ranger archival ink "coffee", Tim Holtz distress inks "Spiced marmalade", "Chipped sapphire", "Vintage photo", "Broken china"
Other: Walls mini twister lolly, and a toddler to eat it :-)
- I coloured the wooden house with a paint dabber and a distress ink pad. Apply the paint first and allow to dry before applying the ink so the colours don't bleed. Use masking tape to get a nice straight edge.
- To give the lolly stick room to move, I stuck three layers of foam tape to the reverse of the map, around the top, bottom and left edges. Tape is preferable to pads, because it gives a smooth and continuous edge, so the slider doesn't get caught. I needed my tape to be half thickness - to cut it down, unroll sticky side up onto your craft mat, and cut with a knife.
- I distressed the edge of the map before inking it - just make small tears along the edge and then roll between your fingers.