Monday, 27 April 2009

Sketch and Stash challenge 9

The latest challenge for Sketch and Stash is to create a card based on Lena's sketch. Goodness knows why because it's a super sketch, just my sort of layout, but I struggled from the start, probably because I wanted to use a new sheet of DCWV paper and couldn't decide what to put with it.

In the end, I ran a piece of card through the cuttlebug using birds and swirls folder, brayered over it with a multi coloured ink pad which left a nice highlight round the images. Next I brayered again using a glue pad and then added ultrafine iridescent glitter to the whole piece. Added ribbons, flowers and brads, stamped greeting with Hero CL278 across the bottom using a matching green emboss powder and a butterfly stamped on vellum with PB 3819D which I then glittered. I love the main image, but not entirely sure about the finished card, although the colours seem to run through OK.

7 comments:

  1. I like your selfmade background - it works so well with your patterened paper!

    Thank you for your nice comment in my blog - I truly appreciate it a lot!

    Have a nice day! Hugs, Lena

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  2. Very arty card, looks like a lot of work went into it. Love it.
    Pinky

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  3. Well your card turned out to be gorgeous Brenda and the colour combination is just lovely.
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch & Stash!

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  4. Hi Brenda
    your card is great! I love the colours!!!!!
    Thanks for the good wishes for my health!!!
    Hugs Gisela

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  5. Gorgeous card Brenda, I love the embossed detail, really beautiful!
    Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Sketch and Stash!
    Love Becky xx

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  6. Just loving your card Brenda, that glittery image you created looks fab. Sure it took you ages.

    Mandy

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  7. Beautiful card Bfenda. I love your take on the sketch and the embossing is fab.
    Thank you for joining in the Sketch and Stash this time.
    Cathy xx

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