4/08/2011

Sketch Frenzy Friday 040811

Happy Friday all! I'm excited for the weekend! I had a major commitment get cancelled, so I have Saturday free! I see yard work in my future!! Things are coming to life and need to get my landscape cleaned up!!

As you know, Friday means another sketch to try over at Sketch Frenzy Friday! I'm obviously in the mood for flowers! Here is my card


based on this sketch by Melinda Couden.


My card base is Poppy Parade with a background layer of Poppy Parade DSP. For the strips on the sketch, I added some Daffodil Delight DSP. Both prints are from the Sunny Garden pack. Next I grabbed a piece of Watercolor paper and stamped the flowers and butterfly from Every Moment in Black Stazon. I colored with my markers in Daffodil Delight, Poppy Parade and Old Olive. I don't usually use markers because they are so bright, but in this case I love it! I think the watercolor paper makes a difference too. I do see my "lines" like I do on card stock. The watercolor paper is layered on Daffodil Delight. My final accents are two more butterflies punched with the 3/4" punch, layered onto 1" Poppy Parade circles and attached with dimensionals on the top and bottom strip. The center strip has a Daffodil Delight button. I almost didn't add a saying at all, but then saw this little "for you" sitting by by desk from the All Holidays set and it seemed the perfect fit.

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SU! Catalog Items used:  120522 Every Moment Clear (117018 Wood) * 114916 All Holidays * 119793 Poppy Parade Card Stock * 119693 Daffodil Delight Card Stock * 119677 Daffodil Delight Marker * 100079 Old Olive Marker * 119801 In Color Marker Set * 105019 Watercolor Paper * 119831 Sunny Garden DSP * 119747 Brights Designer Buttons * 101406 Jet Black Stazon Ink Pad * 104430 Stampin' Dimensionals * 119873 3/4" Circle Punch * 119868 1" Circle Punch

7 comments:

Melinda said...

wonderful card! The colors are so bright and cheery. So ready for spring!!!

Tammy Fite said...

This is very pretty--great colors! and I love the punched butterflies!!!

inkedx2 said...

Great card! I love this set and don't have it. Will have to take care of that.

Robbie

Deb said...

Oooh!! This is so pretty! I love the marker look on this card, too! Great job!

Patrice Herrera said...

What a fun card!!! I love what you did with the flowers and the butterfly's Cute!

Jen Timko said...

How pretty this is with these fun colors! You are happy you have this set now, aren't you??!! :-) I certainly am!

RobbynW said...

Gorgeous! Love your colors and your stamp selection for the sketch. Looks great!
RobbynW