Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Stamping 411 Saturday Sketch Challenge 243



On Monday night after work my husband and I came home and had leftover turkey dinner and sat down to watch a movie.  The plan was to watch a movie and then go to bed and read for a bit, but the movie was over at 8:00, and I couldn't convince him to go to bed that early.  So what did I do?  Came into my craftroom and started blog surfing.

I found this sketch on Stamping 411 and the card popped into my head immediately.  I love it when that happens.  Instead of taking an hour from start to finish, I whipped up this card in less than 30 minutes.  It's amazing what you can accomplish with a sketch and a stamp in mind.

I love the colour combo of Soft Suede and Very Vanilla.  I usually want to turn cards like this into wedding cards (think "Happy I Do Day" in place of the "Stay" sentiment), but I figured I'd stick with friendship for now.

The card looked nice with the Doily stamp but I felt the need to emboss it as well.  Makes it nice and rich.  I love layers and textures so I'm pretty please with the whole thing.

9 comments:

  1. Gorgeous!!! I really like the colors!

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  2. Stamping sweetly is right!! This is stunning!

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  3. Thanks for the comments ladies! Makes me even happier than usual in my craft room. :)

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  4. Amazing card. The quote goes so well with the Doily stamp -- will need to rememeber this! Thanks so much for playing along this week with the Stamping 411 Operators! Blessings, Gretchen

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