Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Whitewashed Fence & Cowgirl


Howdy, y'all! Howdya like this cute little cowgirl??? This is my project for the challenge this week over at I Brake For Challenges. This is an inspiration challenge, and there is the cutest inspiration picture over on the challenge blog. I was inspired by the red and white polka dot dress, and I added the white polka dots on the red boot, the red bandanna, and the red bow in the little cowgirl's hair.

The fence and the background were transformed by using the Simple Whitewash technique from Technique Junkies. This technique just exactly what I needed to go with this sweet little cowgirl. The cowgirl - Chelsea with Pony - is from the Sarah's Girls sheet over at I Brake for Stamps. I added some die cut clouds and some little strips of red cardstock for a little pop of color.

I hope you play along with this fun challenge from I Brake for Challenges. You don't have to use stamps from I Brake for Stamps, but if you do, you have a chance to win free stamps. Don't have any IBFS stamps yet? Use this coupon code - SAVE10HOLLY - to save 10% and stock up on a few stamps so you can play!


Stamps: Chelsea with Pony from Sarah's Girls sheet (I Brake for Stamps)
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento
CS: Kraft, White, Red, Linen Closet dp (DCWV)
Other: white gel pen, Copic markers, gesso, fence die, cloud die
TJ Technique: Simple Whitewash

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