Click photo for more detail
Card measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
I had the background made and waiting around for a good use, and had also been meaning to try making a bandana for this dog in particular (from my Rare Image Rubber Stamps sheet on the sidebar). When I saw last week's SplitCoastStampers layout, it all came together in my mind. PLUS, I had just picked up a pack of this greenish khaki paper at a garage sale and was itching to try it out (very close to Stampin' Up!'s River Rock, with a bit less green).
I stamped the dog on the white panel, masked it with a Post-It, then masked the sky area, and sponged SU's River Rock over the grassy area, darkening shadows, etc. with a colored pencil. I reversed the sky mask to cover the grass, and sponged SU's Soft Sky over all, and then SU's Blue Bayou over the right side.
I laid a piece of see thru paper over the dog, traced a line where I wanted a bandana to go, and laying the paper over a scrap of my Bandana background cardstock, trimmed it and adhered it as shown. I used a little blueish grey marker to shadow his legs, then layered the main panel to black, and then to Blue Bayou.
On the background panel I stamped SU's Scratched bkgd in River Rock, then sponged the edges with same. I cut my triangles from the Bandana bkgd cardstock, layered them onto black and adhered as shown, adding the phrase (Kolette Hall, from Michael's 1$ bin) in black Staz-On, and the brads. I adhered this panel to a black cardfront.
Anytime I need triangles, I measure a square, cut it on the diagonal, and perfect edges every time! To do layering, just add another 1/4" or more to the size of the original square for the next layer's square.
Thanks for stopping by! :o)