Mar 26 2010

Bloggers Challenge – Sketch

Can you believe it???  We are getting SNOW!  Last night we had an inch or so.  I'm scheduled to go out of town Friday morning, so I hope the weather cooperates and I can go.  I'm all ready for the class, so I'd hate to cancel it.


Lisa came up with a really cool sketch for us to use in this week's Bloggers' Challenge!  I really liked the circle element on this sketch.


I started with a base card of Old Olive cardtock and added a layer of Kaleidoscope Designer Paper.  I stamped the daffodils from Stampin' Up!'s Abundant Hope stamp set in Old Olive on Whisper White.  Then I colored them with my Stampin' Write Markers in Pumpkin Pie, Yo Yo Yellow and Old Olive along with the AquaPainter.  I used the Circle Scissors Plus and cut out the circle shape, then layered it on an Old Olive circle.  I used the Scallops #2 die to make my yellow scallop circle.


Across the bottom I placed a stripe of Old Olive from Cottage Wall Designer Paper.  I added butterflies from the Beautiful Wings Embosslit cut from Chocolate Chip Cardstock.  And I added crystals from Eggscellent Eggs Kit on the bodies of the butterflies.  Finally, I stamped Happy Easter from Teeny Tiny Wishes on Old Olive and punched with the Word Window Punch, then shortened it by placing it inside the Word Window again and cutting it down to match the print..  Fun card!


As you may have noticed, I've been extremely busy with classes and projects and not getting to my blog posting!  I hope to be back on schedule next week!  Have a great weekend!

25 People have left comments on this post

Mar 26, 2010 - 09:03:20

Super cute Connie!  I really love what you've done with the sketch! 

Mar 26, 2010 - 09:03:44

This is just beautiful Connie! I love the textured butterfly with the pearls!

Mar 26, 2010 - 09:03:10

Beautiful Easter card, love the fluttering butterfly inplace of the small circle.

Mar 26, 2010 - 09:03:04

Fabulous card Connie.  I love the butterfly!  Or I should say butterflies.

Mar 26, 2010 - 11:03:27
Shelly Schmidt said:

Adorble card- love the DSP you use and love the layout!  Have a safe trip!

Mar 26, 2010 - 12:03:47
Ida said:

Very pretty.  Love the daffodils and the butterfly you used as the 2nd element.

Mar 26, 2010 - 03:03:17
Tami Black said:

So very soft and pretty — love the image itself and how it is colored!

Mar 26, 2010 - 04:03:21
Pat Huntoon said:

You and Lisa both used the butterfly for the left element — great minds think alike! Well done!

Mar 26, 2010 - 06:03:12
Barbara Washington said:

Such a pretty card. You may have had snow, but your card sure says spring.

Mar 26, 2010 - 08:03:43
Kim Howard said:

Very pretty, love the flowers on this with the butterflies! 

Mar 26, 2010 - 08:03:19

What a lovely Easter card Connie!  Such a pretty mix of colors!  😀

Mar 26, 2010 - 08:03:38
Marsha said:

Love it—gorgeous!!

Mar 26, 2010 - 08:03:33
Rose Kerry said:

Beautiful card, I love all the elements and the designer papers. 

Mar 26, 2010 - 09:03:20

VERY pretty, I love all the bling…

Mar 27, 2010 - 12:03:41

Your card turned out so pretty!  The butterflies are a wonderful touch!

Mar 27, 2010 - 01:03:28
Lisa M said:

What a pretty spring card!  Great job, Connie!

Mar 27, 2010 - 09:03:19
Nikki said:

This is great Connie….love this image for this sketch!  {SMILES}

Mar 28, 2010 - 02:03:50
Lisa Bohler said:

That background dsp is just perfect for this card!  I love how you combined the butterflies with the Abundant Hope daffodils.

Mar 28, 2010 - 10:03:16

pretty spingy card!! Hate to hear you are having snow!!! Hopefully spring is right around the corner for you guys!! Great job with the sketch!!

Mar 29, 2010 - 06:03:51
Patti Chesky said:

Very pretty Connie!  Hopefully your snow is all melted by now.  We're supposed to be in the 70s for the next three days.  Woo hoo!

Mar 29, 2010 - 10:03:57

Very beautiful card!!

Mar 30, 2010 - 03:03:53
Gerrie said:

Beautiful card, your eye is drawn directly to that beautiful butterfly!

Mar 31, 2010 - 11:03:43
Lori said:

Beautiful, Connie!  Love the crystal embellishments for the butterfly's body.

Apr 1, 2010 - 09:04:40
Kristen said:

Very pretty card Connie. Love the butterfly

Apr 2, 2010 - 12:04:19
Rachel Hope said:

So pretty!!!