Sunday, March 20, 2011

OWH sketch challenge #61

I love this sketch! I'm sure you, blog friend, probably do not remember, but I used some of this DP in my OWH MWT mother's day card challenge a couple of weeks ago. I have a slight scrap paper problem *coughcoughcough* and I really wanted to use the rest of the paper in another project, I just didn't have any ideas for a project! As it turns out, my scrap was the perfect size for this sketch. Papercrafting serendipity. :)

Anyhow, here is the sketch and my card:


Embossing: Cuttlebug divine swirls folder
Stamp sentiment: Unity Stamp Co
Ribbon: American Crafts
Paper: background is SU barely banana, the rest is scraps
Punches: EK success circle and SU scallop
Button from my button jar

The pink matted area is popped up on dimensionals, too! Here's a GREAT tip from my friend, Pam, who first introduced me to OWH (serendipitious, again!): you can use the negative area on your dimensional sheets! Now when I buy them, I use the circles first and then I cut apart the rest of the dimensional sheets bit by bit and use them as well! No waste, and nobody knows!

I just offered to make my sister a bunch of cards for her greeting card stash and I KNOW I will be using this sketch several times! Want to give it a try? Go here and join in!

8 comments:

  1. Very nice card. I like the way you brought out the blue with the blue in your embellishment. I haven't attempted eimensionals yet -- aftern seeing your card and your tid bit of info -- I might try. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. ... beautiful card. Love paper, it's perfect for this card. thanks for sharing ~ Pam

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  3. Great card. The embossed paper brings a nice added touch to the overall card. colors are very spring-like. Nice job.

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  4. Very pretty card, Jen! I love the button on the scalloped circle like a flower, too cute. Thanks for joining us in this week's OWH Stars and Stamps Sketch Challenge!

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  5. Pretty spring colors. The embellishment flower is great. Thanks for the tip about the dimensional paper.

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  6. Lovely card, love the blue pulled in. I saw that tip about using negatives on utube somewhere...
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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