I finally gave the paper on a angle technique a try on this card. I really didn’t want to add too much on top of the library card paper since it has so much going on. I white embossed the books on vellum for a more subtle effect overlaying the pattern paper.
I added some glossy accents to the lenses of the glasses and sprinkled around a few of the embellishments that matched the colors in the paper.
For my second card I wanted to use the anchor rub ons so keeping with the nautical theme I cut my paper like waves. I did sketch them out first to be sure that I had adequate room for my sentiment.
I also inked the edges of each layer with coordinating distress ink colors to make the edges more defined. I sprayed the kraft card base with white Mister Huey’s mist on one side and added some drops of white as well. I liked the way this softened up the kraft and tied it in with the white of the anchors.