She was the master of fort making. She'd take the old quilts and drape them over the clothes line. Then she'd take a few clothes pins and pin more blankets inside the fort in just the right areas to create rooms. We'd had the perfect fortress against the neighborhood boys. She was our leader. We were invincible.
This patterned paper lent itself quite nicely for the linear design of the sketch at Everything But the Kitchen Sink. I thought that the card needed a little extra umph in the bottom corner, so I added a stitched sun, the inspiration coming from the sketch at 365 Cards. I'll be the first to admit that I struggle with the use of patterned paper in card-making and admire all of the wonderful crafters that make it look effortless.
Supplies Used: Cardstock: Marigold Morning (Stampin Up) Patterned Paper: The Boyfriend Line (Cosmo Cricket) Blue from Cottage Power Pallette (Creative Memories) Tools: Scallop Trim Border Punch (Stampin Up) Circle Punch (Creative Memories) Other: Twine, Thread, Brown Journaling Pen (Creative Memories)