Sunday, August 26, 2012

Card Sketch Challenge

I had a busy day yesterday, but managed to etch out some time to play a little in my craft room.  I bought a new punch, and recently got a new die cut, and couldn't wait to use them.  Of course, after all the anticipation, I didn't use either on the cards I made!  Isn't that the way.  I looked over the challenges, and was really drawn to the sketch challenge at Our Daily Bread blog.  Here is the link to the challenge:  Our Daily Bread Sketch Challenge .    And here is the sketch:

I really liked this sketch.  I kept the main layout basically as it is, just changed up the shapes and replaced the ribbon with a Prima embellishment and added pearls and bling.  The lace along the right side was white, which really threw off the whole effect, so I 'dyed' it with some Frayed Burlap Distress Ink.  I simply rubbed the stamp pad on my craft mat, spritzed with water, and dipped and scrunched the lace in it until it was the shade I wanted it....then let it set over night.  I'm usually way too impatient to wait for it to dry, but it was just after midnight, and I was TIRED, so I actually made myself stop.  My back was aching, and the stress in my shoulders said ENOUGH!  This morning I finished putting the elements together on the card, and Voila!  Who knows, I may even have time to make another.  Maybe this time I will add to the challenge and make a clean and simple card to finish out the week!  We'll see!

Here is my card for the challenge:

Thanks for visiting.  Enjoy this beautiful Sunday - This is the day the Lord has made....let us be glad and rejoice!!!




  1. Stunning! The border, the flourish, the gorgeous colors...perfect for the sentiment!

  2. Oh how beautiful Lynda!! Love your colors and details. The scripture just pops!! Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week!!

  3. wow... what a gorgeous card!! love all the different embellishments you used... thanks so much for playing along with the shining the light challenge!


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