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Thursday, April 26, 2012

More Sketches, More Cards

This will be a quick post so up first is the sketch from Skipping Stones Design that is from Dina Kowal.:

I followed the sketch pretty much the way it was.


 Stamps are dollar stamps and I used white embossing powder on the ribbon image. I used Memento ink for the sentiment and three gold gemstone stars. I also did pen stitching with a gold pen.
I inked the edges of the card with Faded Jeans distress ink. All cardstock is Creative Memories as well as the star punch I used on the border.
Next is the sketch from Freshly Made:
It is an easy sketch to use and here is what I came up with:


 Again I used the Star embossing folder from Cuttlebug and sprayed it with Perfect Pearls. I matted it with a light blue and added three small pearls to the center of the stars. (I originally had four and didn't like how it looked so I removed one after I took the photo.)
 I die cut two stars and layered them together and stamped the sentiment with Watermark VersaMark ink and used white embossing powder.
I tried to show the shimmer of the Perfect Pearls but it is so hard to catch with the camera.
Next and final sketch I used is from Unscripted Sketches which is a new blog that I ran across this week:
Another easy and fun sketch. Here is my card:
 Loved this sketch and how card turned out. I used Hero Art stamps. To get the glitter strips I used double sided tape in varying widths and rubbed Martha Stewart glitter over it.
 Love the look of the glitter but hate the mess it makes :) The rest  was simple. Just die cut the white star and stamped the flag and sentiment.
I had stamped the 4th of July on the star but messed up. So instead of cutting and stamping another star I just found a scrap of red cs and stamped the sentiment on that and put it over the mistake. Sometimes mistakes are good.
Gotta run. Have a great day!


10 comments:

  1. I love the clean look of your cards, Teresa. Uncluttered and a pleasure to look at. I haven't quite mastered it yet, until then I'll continue to gawk at your creations. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Love how you used the sketches! So patriotic!!

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  3. Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog. I see you've been real busy with preparations for 4th July. That embossing folder is perfect and you can't beat blue/white or red/white/blue as a colour scheme. Great work :)

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  4. What a great bunch of patriotic cards! Thanks for playing along this week with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  5. Adorable cards, love the way you interpreted our sketch. Thank you for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  6. Super cards! Does this mean you are already finished with Mother's Day, graduation, and Father's Day cards??!!

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  7. Wow! Look at all of these beauties!!! Thanks for joining us this week over at Skipping Stones Design!

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  8. Super cards. Love all the added texture. x

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  9. What a great way to use the SSD sketch! Wonderful cards! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Skipping Stones!

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  10. Really wonderful, patriotic cards! I am so glad that you gave our Skipping Stones sketch a whirl this week!

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