Thursday, April 9, 2009

2S4Y - Laura's Sketch 23

Wow, what a crazy, crazy day I've had today!!! There's so much going on right now I feel like my head is spinning around like that crazy chick from the Exorcist !!! Anyway, I have a sweet little card I whipped up last night for the 2S4Y challenge for this week. It's been soooooo long since I did one of these in time to enter it for the prize, but let me tell you these are awesome sketches to keep in your inspiration book...I think I have every sketch the girls have ever don in mine. Whenever I am stumped for a layout I can go to one of these sketches and even if I don't follow it exactly, I get inspired to create something :)

Enough of my's this week's sketch:

sketch23 Laura

As you can see from my card I didn't make a square card...but I did use a tent fold, so that kinda counts, right?


I told you when I posted the Raspberry Suite challenge card that I would use the Pink, Red and Kraft combo again, and here it is with a touch of white thrown in for good measure. Don't these colours look sweet together? I've used Riding Hood Red & Kraft cardstock and Pink Pirouette DSP & ribbon. The sentiment is from the new *Bird on a Branch*...yeah, no birdie on this just wouldn't work for me, so you get a pretty butterfly instead :) I stamped the solid large butterfly from the now retired *Bold Butterfly* in VersaMark onto so spotty PP cardstock and then embossed it with clear embossing powder to give it some substance, before cutting it out and sticking on some white half pearls from the Pretties kit. The flowers were part of a RAK from Mad (thanks sweetie) and have a half pearl in the centre for fun. I've used some of the new PP striped grosgrain down the left side there.....this ribbon is I just need it in all the other in-colours! I've also had a play with the new Eyelet Border will be seeing a lot of this one...I love it even more than the Scalloped Border!!!!!!!

I just want to take a second to wish you all a happy, happy Easter. I hope you have a lovely long weekend with your families and enjoy being together. Some lovely chocolate wouldn't be bad either :) I'm going to be enjoying four days of no work and lots of play with my new stamps and things....I have so many ideas floating around in my head right now I need a couple of long weekends to accomplish them all...but I'll at least make a start :)



Marcia P @ The Stamp Spot said...

This is pretty, I love the colour combo. Happy Easter to you and yours and happy stamping!

:) Marcia P

Alicia said...

I love the Eyelet Border Punch! Adds a touch of elegance and class. I also love the colours.

Leslie Hanna said...

I'm loving these colors together!

Enjoy your long weekend creating! I just get the usual two days. ;-(

June Houck said...

So pretty, Miss Kristie! What a wonderful take on the sketch. Lovely :)

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

Beautiful! That color combo is stunning - at least you made it stunning!

Happy Easter!


Laura Davis said...

Simply beautiful Kristie! My head also feels like it's spinning! :) LOL
I hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter weekend! Mmmmmm chocolate bunnies! :)

Ewonne said...

This is gorgeous! Love all of it ♥

Holly said...

This is really great Kristie! I do love the colors! Your butterfly is just beautiful with the pearls!

lauren said...

four days of stampin' and playin' and ♥CHOCOLATE♥??! that sounds like the perfect holiday to me!!! i'll be right over! don't eat ALL the dark chocs ok??!

(ps: love this card, love the colors, the sketch, the it ALLLLLLL!)

cheryln said...

beautiful card! love the touch of pearls!!


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