Sunday, April 22, 2012

OWH Sketch 118 - love is the tie

Hi there! It's Sunday and that means another sketch from the OWH stars & stamps blog! I am working as hard as I can to get another smaller box out to my shipper this week in time to meet next Monday's deadline. I was short on my original goal of muscle man cards and I'd really really really like another order of ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon, so if I can shore up my original total I'll let myself indulge. Not lilke I need it. Okay, yes, I need more black grosgrain. The rest I just WANT. :)

This is attempt #4. #1 and #2 were awful and #3 was just okay but this one I like! Fourth time is a charm, I guess... the card is not crooked. Guess I propped it up crooked. DUH Jen! 


















This adorable stamp is from Unity Stamp Co, of course - they have a fantastic warehouse sale on now - if you haven't shopped yet, you should!!

Thanks for looking!

Jen

10 comments:

  1. I really love the way the polka dot background echoes the border. And the stamp is wonderful, as is the curved edge. Someone's going to be really happy you kept trying! :)

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  2. Great card, Jen! Love that big bold sentiment! Thanks for joining us in this week's OWH Stars & Stamps Sketch Challenge!

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  3. Jen, This is a great card. I bet your other cards are good too. I do like the polka dot paper and the sentiment is special. I like how you curved the edges -- I never think to do that.

    Sharon

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  4. Beautiful soft colors, love the two rounded corners and eyelet scallops. Wonderful sentiment stamp. Your finished card was well worth the effort! Thanks for sharing it.

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  5. Lovely sentiment and color combo. Sometimes the simplest sketches give me the most trouble. I went through two complete attempts on today's sketch myself.
    I did shop at the Unity sale. ;) Now it's time to wait for the goodies to arrive.

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  6. Great card! Love the borders! TFS!!!

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  7. That's a great sentiment! I like the color scheme you chose, too. Thanks for playing along with this week's OWH Stars and Stamps sketch!

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  8. Jen,

    Fourth time was definitely the charm! Super card!!!

    [And, it's nice to know I'm not the only one who has multiple tries. :)]

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  9. 4 times makes me smile - sometimes I don't like a card and I come back the next day and they are OK - very nice - I stayed away from their warehouse sale - I hit a previous one. :)

    Barb Housner

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  10. This sketch is perfect for a longer sentiment and I really like this one ;)

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