Monday, July 4, 2011

sketch support: card sketch #9

I’m so excited to have my first project go “live” on the Sketch Support website! I found out at the end of May that I was going to be one of the newest members of the Creative Team, and I’ve waited until now (when I had something to share) to announce it.

Letter stickers: American Crafts; Key hole: Tim Holtz; Flower punch: Stampin’ Up!; Black pearls: Prima; Patterned paper: Cosmo Cricket, My Mind’s Eye, October Afternoon, Graphic 45, Sassafras, Pebbles (all from my Green Tangerines Kit Club, February)

For this sketch I stuck to the overall design, but altered the dimensions & eliminated the stitching; I love mixing up lots of patterned paper & I thought adding stitching was just a bit too much this time around.
First of all, I increased the size of the upper strip of paper to 1 ½” so that my letter stickers would fit better. To balance that out, I increased the bottom strip to 1”. The red strip and stripes are the original sizes, but the number paper is a bit wider because I wanted the numbers to show correctly.

I love the stars in the original sketch, but I *love* my flower punch! I added a black pearl to the center of each flower to tie the color in better. After adding my word “love” to the top, I decided the card needed something on the bottom to balance it out, so I pulled the cool metal key hole out of my stash & glued it down.

The card is based on card sketch #9 from Sketch Support:


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1 comment:

  1. So glad to have you with us. I love your first design with the card sketch. You flowers are perfect with the papers you chose. Great job!