Thursday, April 5, 2012

New Sketch Challenge...

Freshly Made Sketches is a new blog I am following, and they have a great sketch this week.  This will be the first challenge I have entered with them and it was a bit of a challenge to keep clean, crisp lines and to minimize or delete the clutter of embellishments that I like to use.  Well, I didn't make my card as clean as the Freshly Made design team, but I gave it a try. 



Here is their sketch.




I started with craft cardstock and layered it with some of my pretty papers.  I couldn't resist just one spot of scalloped lace edging which I punched with my Martha Stewart edge punch.  I also couldn't resist sticking some pearls along the scallops as this approach was so pretty in one of the teams (Cindy's) designs.  I punched the flower out with my Picture Punch and layered it adding a green pearl for the center.  The vines on the sentiment card are done in SU Always Artichoke ink and the sentiment is from Our Daily Bread Designs stamps which I received just today.

Here is the card I made.



I would also like to enter this into The ABC Design Team anything goes challenge.

Thanks for visiting my blog and have a great Easter holiday!
Reny

5 comments:

  1. Yes keeping it clean and simple is also a challenge for me. I like your card and I also enjoy freshly made sketches. It gets easier with time, lol!

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  2. This is beautiful, Reny! I love the paper on the side panel and your sentiment is lovely. So glad you joined us this week at Freshly Made Sketches...looking forward to seeing you again!

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  3. Lovely card!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at ABC Toys & Crafts DT Challenge this month!!
    ~Sheri

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  4. So glad you found us and played along this week. I love your beautiful card. The pearls are just the perfect embellishment!

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  5. Hi again Reny! Wow- you are really on a roll with beautiful cards lately :-) This one is no exception- you have taken a sketch and done beautiful things with it. Your color choices are gorgeous and I love your details like the pearls and punching. I absolutely love the sentiment..... I am going to have to hop on over the ODBD to check that stamp out myself. Thanks so much for enabling me ;-) ANd thanks for joining us again with another great submission for the ABC DT challenge!

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