It's the first Friday of the month which means it's time to Hop along with the design team at Scrap 'n Stamp Canada! I hope you'll visit all of the blogs listed below to have a look at how we have each interpreted the theme of Sweater Weather! Leave comments on each blog along the way for your chance to win a prize from Scrap 'n Stamp!
I took the words Sweater Weather pretty literally and used some great knit look paper from Brutus Monroe to create a Starburst card. There are lots of ideas out there for Starburst cards, but here's a link to the one I used.
I started out by cutting out the pieces of patterned paper as shown HERE. I then played around with placement of those pieces before I started gluing them down. Glue worked well for this (I am usually a double sided adhesive girl) as it gives you a little time to play with placement. You can make a mess at the "centre" mark as it will be covered. I took the time to lay out the pieces in the order I was going to place them so that I didn't have to mess around while gluing things to my backer piece.
Here you can see all of the pieces glued down... this was a lot more work that I'm used to doing on a card, but certainly not too much work. I think the second card I make like this will be a lot easier... the first one is always a little more work as you're trying to figuring things out.
As you can see from the photo above, the pieces are all longer than they need to be.... I simply took my sharp scissors and cut off the edges once everything was dry.
I think there are SO many options for this technique... it all depends on what you place over that mess in the centre. I've seen lots of different ideas for the Starburst technique... google it (or search it on Pinterest).
Here are the stops for the hop... remember to leave a comment on each stop to increase your chances of winning that prize!!!
Here are the rest of the stops along the way....