At the Watercooler this week we have a Sketch Challenge, hosted by Kath.
This design has a lot of elements but is very nicely balanced. I decided to go with a square card - made mine 4" X 4" - and it was a perfect opportunity to highlight my current favourite DSP - the Cupcakes and Carousels DSP Stack.
My card base is Bermuda Bay, one of the colours in this DSP. The three little elements at the top were done by stamping a tiny flower image from the Oh So Succulent stamp set in Bermuda Bay ink. Then I covered them with glue from the Fine Tip Glue Pen. Which made them a bit tricky to photograph. They look a little weird!
The sentiment is also from Oh So Succlent, again stamped in Bermuda Bay.
For the oval, I used Very Vanilla cardstock, another colour in the DSP, and cut it out with the Stitched Shapes Framelits. The flower is from Oh So Succlent, stamped in So Saffron, also a colour in the DSP, on Very Vanilla then cut out with one of the dies in the Succulents Framelits.
I did some sponging around the edges of both the oval and the flower shape. The die cuts out little petals within the bigger petals and I used tweezers to bend them up a bit so they caught some of the sponged colour. A So Saffron dot from the Subtles Collection of Enamel Shapes finishes off the middle.
Visit Watercooler Wednesday and check out what the other Watercooler Artists have done with this sketch. When you have been inspired, link up your creation. We can't wait to see what you do!
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
It's time for another masculine challenge hosted by Marsha. I still struggle with doing masculine themed cards. Mostly because a la...
It's my turn to host this week's challenge. I decided to really challenge myself and pick something I don't do a lot of - Spec...
That's right - we are stepping things up this month. What does that mean exactly? Well, we decided to really challenge ourselves and d...
It's that time of the year again, where we say goodbye to some of our favourite things from the 2016-2017 Annual Catalogue. It's a...