Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Technostamper Challenge #20 - Time Well Spent

Here is Technostamper's Monday Sketch Challenge; oops, it's Tuesday already? Yikes, time is flying by!

On the left is the sketch that Mary Jo sent, a nice simple square card with lots of possibilities. Very usable sketch, MJ!

Here's my card:

The delicious Summer Picnic Designer Paper is used on the background and the large flower from Time Well Spent is the focal point. The flower was stamped on Real Red cardstock then the border on the edge was colored with a Real Red Marker to darken it. I punched out all the circles on the flower with my 1/8" circle punch and adhered a Bashful Blue scallop punch behind it. I cut out one of the celery flowers from the paper and layered it on a 3/4" circle punched from blue and stacked this on the flower center with a Dimensional.

For the wavy design, the rolling cutter from the Cutter Kit was used to cut through my DP, then layered a piece of the stripe DP, which is the reverse side of the flower paper. Touches of Dazzling Diamonds glitter add a little zest to the card, as does the red grosgrain ribbon which has a touch of blue added with my Bashful Blue marker.

The Lots of Dots jumbo wheel was wheeled in Real Red across the bottom of the red card for some visual texture. Card size is 4 1/4" x 4 1/4" square.

Stamps: Time Well Spent, Lots of Dots jumbo wheel
Inks: Real Red, Real Red Marker
Paper: Summer Picnic DP, Real Red, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery cs
Accessories: Dimensionals, Red brad from Bold Brights Asst., 1/8" and 3/4" circle punches, Scallop punch, Red striped grosgrain ribbon, Dazzling Diamonds glitter, glue pen.

Play along with us! Try your hand at this sketch, then paste a link to your card in the comments section for this card or on Mary Jo's blog here. Also see her blog for links to the sketch cards made by other sketch players!

Thanks for stopping by! Have a happy Tuesday!


MJ said...

Cool! I love that flower stamped on colored paper instead of colored in. Great job on the sketch. Love the ribbon too. Thanks for playing.

Courtney Fowler said...

Beautiful, Margaret! I love the colors!

Tammy said...

Love the colors!!! Great job!!

LeAnne said...

Wow, I never think of this flower stamped on anything but white & colored in...what a great look with this DP! Plus the little flower in the middle--you are so creative!

kazan said...

love the colors on this one - great job on the sketch - can't wait to see what you do with the sketches at 2 Sketches 4 You

Kerry said...

Great card, Margaret! Super fun with all the bright colors!

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