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Sunday, 7 April 2013

A little Sketchy With Cosmo Cricket

I started with this image that I stamped in Archival and coloured with a mix of Inktense and Staedler watercolour pencils. I then chose three patterned papers from the Crate Papers Clementine stack to follow this sketch with. I bought this stack to challenge myself to use papers I wouldn't normally.
For the background layer I chose chevrons, my strip is stripes and instead of a wavy border I chose a piece of paper from the stack that had skinny border like images on it and cut out the one with the flowers and adhered it to the stripy paper. I added a teeny dot of red Liquid Pearls to the middle of each of those flowers.
 Next I chose a red and a green Prima flower and glued them together and onto the card. I added  some perfect pearls to the middle of them too. Then I had a teeny accident and had to add the green flower which made the card unbalanced so I added the red one as well and added liquid pearls to the middle of these too lol. I hand cut the banner and used my Martha Stewart score board to score where wanted the folds to be. I used a triple layer of foam tape in the middle to pop it off the card. The sentiment is from Mpress stamped with Vermillion archival.
Happy Scrappin' 
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I am entering this here:
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/With Flowers
Simon Says Stamp And Show - Anything Goes
Make It Monday - Anything Goes 
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes

12 comments:

  1. Lovely birthday card, and you take the sketch so well. Thanks for joining at One Stop Craft Challenge: Birthdays
    Hugs
    Dewi

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  2. Gorgeous card, I like the image and the colours.
    Kevin xx

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  3. This is fabulous. I love the image, gorgeous papers and the sentiment banner looks wonderful

    Thank you for taking part in the Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge
    Sue xx

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  4. You have colored the image so beautifully!! lovely card!!
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  5. Great card. Thank you for joining us at Sketch n Stash.
    Sarah-Jane xx

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  6. Brilliant card, I love the bright colors

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  7. This is wonderful - a great design :) Thank you for joining us for our birthday celebrations over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge. Hugs, Dawny x

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  8. Wow what a beautiful card! Your coloring is really pretty :)! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Make It Monday :D
    Cin

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  9. This is just gorgeous. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. I saw this on MIM and just had to pop over to have a closer look.
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    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  10. wow!! It's so beautiful!! Saw it on MIM.

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  11. So cute,love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody. Good Luck!
    Sandy :) DT

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  12. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are #2 and #212.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and My Art... Healing The Soul and become a follower.

    Hugs,

    Julia

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