July 2, 2008

Sketch Challenge 182

Happy Wednesday! I am a week slow, but I did the sketch challenge finally. I've been thinking about it all week. The card is a 5x5. I got this designer paper from American Crafts at Hobby Lobby and have been wanting to use it. I used the 1 1/4" square punch and layered it with the 1 3/8" square of Choc Chip, they are then layered on River Rock. The bible verse is a retired set from Stampin' Up!, Elegant Inspirations, I stamped it with Versa Mark and then embossed with Sparkle n Sprinkles' Cordial Cherry EP. Of course I used my new circle Nestibilities. The verse is layered on Purely Pomegrante. The card base is white.
I used the Pretties set of silk flowers. For the base flower I layed the flower on the Taken with Teal classic ink pad and brayered over it. For the second flower I did the same thing with the Soft Sky. I used a Fire Rhinestone Brad for the center.
On this card I used the largest of the square Nestibilities and folded the paper and cut the scallop on the edge of the fold. I wanted to use one of my favorite retiring set A Touch of Nature. I think this is an all around good set. I have used it for everything...even Christmas cards. I am sad to see it go:( First I stamped the bird with Brown Stazon, then I cut the circle Nestibilitie out of white and before I lifted the die I sponged Soft Sky on it. I also stamped the bird on watercolor paper. I used the re-inkers and blender pen to color the circle. I used the Sahara Sand and outlined everything to make it stand out more. On the watercolor paper I used the re-inkers and aqua painter, then I cut it out and pressed it down on the Versamark and clear embossed it, that really makes the colors pop more. I adhered the bird on top with a dimensional. The scalloped circles are Certainly Celery and Choc Chip.
On the inside I used the Refuge and Strength stamp set from Stampin' Up! I embossed it with Cordial Cherry EP and stamped the twig with Certainly Celery. The ribbon is the Choc Chip twill that was in the Summer Mini.

Thanks for stopping by!
Jill
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