Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Sweet Sunday Sketch 261

I really enjoy the Sweet Sunday Sketches; they are ones I can work with.  Card design has always been a challenge for me, so a sketch is the answer.


This sketch was perfect for the wired burlap ribbon in my stash.  I just had to decide between red and "kraft" color--which is actually "burlap" color.   The center card layer was embossed in a Tim Holtz folder, and "grateful" was cut with a Penny Black die.


Saturday, March 21, 2015

Sweet Sunday Sketch 260



I am so far behind on my card challenges, but I'm trying to catch up, beginning with Sweet SundaySketch.  



Papers: "Stationery Noted" by Teresa Collins
Memory Box die
Butterfly, unknown source

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Choosing a Sweet Sunday Sketch

Celebrating a blog just for the Sweet Sunday Sketches, the latest challenge is "choose your own sketch."  As a recent participant in the SSS challenge, I went back a few weeks to Sketch #250 for my choice. As it turns out, it was the first sketch of the year.   I made the card for a college friend of long ago who fell and broke her knee this week while walking her dog. It makes me hurt to think of that kind of injury.  The tulips and sentiment are digital images from Power Poppy, colored with SU markers.






Sunday, March 8, 2015

Tag You're It! --- "Happy"


Above is the inspiration tag for the current Tag You're It challenge, created by designer Marybeth Lopez. It's a CASE of one of her earlier cards. 

Flower is "Cheerful" from Penny Black, colored with SU's Blendabilities and "painted" with Glossy Accents.  The "happy" die is from Simon Says stamp. The tag was embossed in a wood grain folder from SU. 

Freshly Made with a Bow

   Just time for the Freshly Made Sketches deadline!




Thursday, February 26, 2015

Freshly Made in Soft Colors

This is my third post today; I was terribly far behind on challenges that I like to do, so it became an intensive card-making session.   Freshly Made Sketches features a new sketch by Jen B.



Designer paper from Teresa Collins' Sweet Afternoon collection;  leafy die from Poppy Stamps. (Unidentified sentiment)


Sweet Sunday in Pink


It was fun to pull out some spring colors for a change, although I'm always a fan of dark and dramatic, too.  The Sweet Sunday Sketch challenge worked out in papers from Teresa Collins' "Sweet Afternoon" collection, accented with three layers of  the Lawn Cut "Smile" and a fabric butterfly from Petaloo.