Snow Swirled Sketch Challenge


Today's card was made using the sketch at Always Playing with Paper…woah, I don't know what's up, but I had a heck of a time coming up with this card! I think it's because I picked my main image (which was too big) and then HAD to fit it into the sketch because I was stuck on it…you should have seen me in my stamp room for over an hour throwing away everything I started to make before I came up with this card…I don't know if I'm happy with it because I like it, or if I'm happy with it because I can let go of using that Christmas tree now!

Anyway, I inked up the Christmas tree with Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy and Always Artichoke ink, then stamped  it on Shimmery White cs. Then I blocked off the edges with post-it notes and sponged over the whole thing with Always Artichoke. I added some rhinestone jewels, and the texture is from the Petals-a-Plenty embossing folder. The greeting is from the Curly Cute set, and the card stock colors are Always Artichoke and Cherry Cobbler.

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7 thoughts on “Snow Swirled Sketch Challenge

  1. I love your soft and pretty take on the sketch Kerin. It is always such a pain when fighting with a card!!! LOL!! I am lacking inspiration these days, but I think your struggle was worth it because this is super pretty!
    Lesley 🙂

  2. Love how you inked up the tree! So pretty! Your card was well worth the struggles that you had with it…I love it! You just can’t beat texture and bling! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

  3. Kerin,
    I know how you feel! So often I have had in my mind that I had to use a specific stamp for the sketch… and gotten myself into a very similar situation. However, I am glad you perservered – I love the way you inked up the tree and the texturing is just perfect!
    Thanks for joining the Paper Players again this week

  4. I looove this card! Wow! I enjoy your blog but this card, really caught my attention! Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

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