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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

HEY There!



I'm still around... unexpectedly without access to our computer and internet. I anticipate that this will continue to be the case for the rest of the week. Please check back and know that I still have plenty to share and that I'll be thinking of you all as I am without.

I finally finished Allison Fillo's sketch challenge from Sisterhood of Scrap. It's an awesome and original sketch. I like to be exact with the challenged layout but sometimes I just can't make it flow right after I've started putting the card together. So here's what I came up with. It's really vibrant in person. Just looking at bright colors makes me feel happy and cheery. The red Stickle dots were placed with the help of Chatter Box's Doodle Genie. I borrowed it from Laurie while she's been out on vacation. Lucky ME! The big swirls were stamped with The Essential Glue Pad from Tsukineko and then brushed over with Pearl Ex. I also distressed the paper with Making Memories Scrapbook Colors paint. It dried faster than the Stickles did. I guess that's what happens when you live in an extremely dry climate. I don't know why I choose scrap paper that has so much going on it with to do sketch challenges. I must secretly like the challenge.

Thank you Allison for your sketch and congratulations for being a guest on Sisterhood of Scrap. :-)

CARD DETAILS:
Fancy Pants Stamps "Bella Brush" & "Pollen Dust"
Paper Trey Stamps
Palette Ink Noir
My Minds Eye Scrap Paper
The Essential Glue Pad Tsukineko
Pearl Ex
Making Memories Scrapbook Colors Paint
Prima Flowers
Stickles

9 comments:

Allison said...

This is amazing...I love it!

Deanne said...

Beautiful layout! I love what you did with Allison's awesome sketch!
I have yet to try the sketch.Hopefully I'll get a chance this weekend.

KIMBERLY said...

Stunning!!! I don't know what else to say. I honestly love it!

Flossie's Follies said...

LOVE your interpretation of the sketch challenge, this card is great, love all that you have going on with it, it all goes together so well.

Jami Speidel said...

This card is absolutely gorgeous!! I love how you used the paint!

chelemom said...

I love this card! Your cards are beautiful!

Susan Coish said...

Beautiful CARD!! You RAWKED this sketch!!

Carla said...

I think it is gorgeous!! You did a fantastic job!

Corie said...

OH NO, you just reminded me that I have not done Allison's sketch. She is my idol. Your card is BEAUTIFUL!!!