Ednie Family Plaque for OCC Inspiration/Sketch Challenge

Another OCC challenge! I totally loved this one at first sight! I am super into vintage postcards which what I thought of first! I’m not sure if this one is being evaluated for the Design Team but why not play anyway? Especially when it is fun!

ednie family plaque

I’ve been wanting to make some sort of home dec item for ages but never quite figured out what I wanted to do. I started with the postcard, sized to accommodate the PostCard stamp and the postmarks. It was already 3×5 and I wondered how large my card would have to be to balance it out! Next thing I knew, I was knee-deep in my alterables drawer and I pulled out an artist canvas, maybe 6×8’?

Click the sketch for the link.

Isn’t this paper gorgeous? It is from an Organic Stack and for the life of me, I can’t remember who makes it! Yep, I am too lazy to get up to check, I’ll hopefully remember to add it later! Come one, it is after midnight!

ednie family plaque closeup2

The lettering is all done with JustRite Stampers, both Trompe Script and Times. The photo doesn’t do justice to the GORGEOUS printed brown satin ribbon I have hoarded for years. I finally have a fabulous place to use it! In case you are wondering, this is a wall hanging so the ribbon and bow you see flopped over the top are for the hanger. I took it down to photograph it because the wall colour is ugly and the light sucks. In the day light, it looks fabulous though.

ednie family plaque closeup1

Enjoy, Rebecca

RECIPE
Stamp:
JustRite Stamps-font, key, postcard, postmarks-unknown, Flourish-SU!
Ink: chocolate chip, riding hood red-SU!, memento brown, Distress Frayed Burlap
Paper: DP-? stack, vanilla-Taylored Expressions, Gold shimmer-SU!
Accessories: foam dots-Jody Morrow, artist canvas-dollar store, metal plaque-Making Memories, ribbon-MasterStroke ribbon, lace-vintage from stash, sage marker-SU!, silk ribbon 1 1/4 and 1/8”-May Arts, flower-stash, gold EP-SU!

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beccreates1

Hi! I’m a disabled SAHM of three wonderful boys. Married since 1997 to Tim. I love crafts, creating art, sewing, needlework, making jewelry, reading, watching movies and snuggling with my fat tabby cat, Jesse. My boys are all on the autism spectrum so it’s a chaotic but fun life. I live in a small town north-east of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It’s in the middle of corn fields and horse farms while still feeling like a suburb.

4 thoughts on “Ednie Family Plaque for OCC Inspiration/Sketch Challenge”

  1. goooorrrr-ggggeeeoouusss!!this is such a beautiful piece! i love those plaques and stuff you see with the family name and “est.” date! and the quote is one of my favorites!

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