Friday, April 3, 2009

Friendship Umbrella

I just found out last week that my friend Karolyn is posting a challenge every Thursday on her blog, a Twisted Thursday sketch challenge, and this card is for S2GSC5. I find sketch challenges the easiest, probably because its like following a recipe, the layout is all there, you just have to fill in the pieces! :) Its a sketch challenge with a twist and in this case the twist was to add some embossing. I used the SU background stamp Dots and Daisies and embossed it in white on the apricot, then used light colored copic markers to color in the daisies. I like how well the flowers in all three stamp sets coordinate when they were released at different time. The little bitty flowers are fom a stamp in the Pocket Full of Posies set, I colored them in and then cut them out individually. YOu need very, very sharp little scissors for that! The vellum kind of reminds me of a raincoat lining and of course, you need a button to keep the coat closed. Fun sketch, now I just need to find a good source for inexpensive large square envelopes and I can mail this to someone! Thanks so much for visiting. 
Stamps: Stampin Up Dots & Daisies (BG), Pocket Full of Posies, Blooming with Happiness
Cardstock: SU Apricot, Candy vellum, Designer paper, Pretty in Pink, Barely Banana, Papertrey White
Ink: Graphite black, white craft
Other: Copic ciao markers E37, Y00, R20, RV10, YR02, K & Co. 'Smitten' adhesive paper ribbon, Spellbinders petite scalloped circle and scalloped rectangle nestabilities, button, clear EP

18 comments:

Grace said...

Hi PeggySue! This card is amazing! I love the soft colors you chose! You are right.. the flowers from all three sets really go together perfectly! I can just imagine cutting out those tiny flowers!!! What a gorgeous creation though... so worth all the effort!

Chef Mama said...

Peggysue, this is beautiful! I love all the details on it!

Pat (mspfd) said...

So pretty! Love the paper lace and your colors. Great image and sentiment, too!! Thanks so much for joining in the Twisted Thursday challenge.

Erin Smetak said...

This card is so pretty!!!! I LOVE that set that you used!
Absolutely delightful card!

The Mama Monkey said...

What a cool card layout! I love the colors you chose as well. They are not ones I traditionally grab for, which makes me really question my ability!! This is just beautiful!

Jeannie said...

Hi there and thanks for visiting me! I luv your S2G's challenge card and your blog.

Peace and Luv,
Jeannie

Gina said...

Very pretty, love the colors, they look so much like spring! It's also a very feminine card.

Please let us know if you find cheap square envelopes!

CRYSTAL said...

What a beautiful card!!!

Lois said...

How pretty! Love how it turned out. It is so nice and springy. Details are really nice.

BethH said...

Beautiful! Love all the layers upon layers...how much does that card weigh? LOL! It's so fresh and srpring-ish....such a great card, PS. Love it!

Chelle said...

Oh, this is so pretty - wonderful colours.

Joy said...

this is soooooooooooo pretty!

Karolyn Loncon said...

Now THAT'S what I'm talkin' about!! And all those layers - you've clearly gotten my "layer sickness!!" The colors are so fun and happy - loving everything about this. But mostly, I am just so happy and grateful that you played along in my fun little sketch challenge. You ROCK, my friend. Thank you so much for playing! By the way, I know you don't the White Sox, but watch them occasionally as our friends' son, Brent Lillibridge made the team, so watch him! He's an amazing kid! Hugs to you, sweet girl!!

Michelle said...

This is beautiful, PS! Great colors, great job with the sketch.

Anne said...

This is so pretty! What lovely lacy papers too, I do like the umbrella image - great card!

Justine said...

Great card, love what you did with our sketch and thank you so much for playing. Good Luck

Debbie said...

Love all the layers and colors! Great card!

Elizabeth said...

Wow PeggySue - talk about detail. Beautiful card.