Monday, May 23, 2011

OWH sketch challenge 70

Sorry I am late to the party sketch challenge from OWH this week... did you know you could go from fine to feeling a little sick and fainting in less than 12 hours when you get dehydrated? Yeah, me neither!  I now have a lovely split lip from hitting my head on the tile floor when I fainted - another tip: LIE DOWN if you feel like you might faint. Anyhow, I'm pretty much recovered now. I think. My world is no longer spinning, so that's good.

I took some liberties with the sketch this week - I used a strip of ribbon horizontally and didn't make my circle quite as wide. I actually cut it in half and made two cards! I threw the first one together in about 10 minutes, which is generally not something I'd then share the results of on my blog - and liked it, so I used the other half and just changed the embellies a little.  Simple, but I think it's pretty. The circle is actually a slightly metallic gray, which is hard to see in the pic.















Stamp: Unity Stamp Co
Nesties with the Cuttlebug for the circle and scalloped circle
Offray chocolate brown ribbon
Paper from my stash
Pearl embellies from K&Co I think

Have a good week! Thanks for looking!

Jen

4 comments:

  1. Great card, Jen! Clever idea to cut the circle in half so you could make two of them! Thanks for joining us in this week's OWH Stars & Stamps Sketch Challenge!

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  2. I always feel that a sketch is just a starting point for your creative process, so tweaking and altering is always an option! I like that you made 2 cards by switching things a little, and that's a good thing!
    That fall must have hurt :( Same thing happened to a friend of mine, but she hit her head on the counter top and then the tile floor. She wound up in ER and was not well for nearly a week with her head injury! Keep drinking that water and take care!

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  3. Your card is lovely, Jen, and I'm glad you're OK! Take care!!

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  4. Great job with the sketch! I think using the ribbon is a very creative approach. It makes it fun to see how everyone interprets the same sketch. Glad you didn't get hurt too badly Jen. :)

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts!