Well.. it continues to be a dark and dreary week here in North Florida! We need the rain but I really do miss the sunshine .
Today Stampin’ Queens Sketch Challenge card features three stamp sets:
- Love & Sympathy
- Blessings From Heaven
The woodgrain stamp set background was stamped both vertically and horizontally creating a faux cheesecloth effect… not quite as dimensional and fun as the faux fish net technique found in a previous Super Saturday Tutorial!The edges of the paper were distressed with paper snips and then the entire very vanilla background was sponged using Crumb Cake ink and a wedge of stampin’ sponge, a little heavier along the edges.Both images shown here… sending love… and the flower are from the Love & Sympathy stamp set. The flower was colored using markers in Gumball Green, Calypso Coral and Raspberry Ripple. After adding calypso coral using the brush tip of the marker, the edges were colored using raspberry ripple too… kind of a rock ‘n roll technique using markers!All sentiments were stamped using Midnight Muse ink.. these two come from the Blessings From Heaven Stamp set. LOL… I totally resisted adding a little bling to dot the ‘I’ in Memories!Here’s the sketch which the design team was given for today’s challenge.. LOL I tried to do my sentiments skewed and crooked but couldn’t quite make myself! Perhaps you’ll have better luck?
We’d love to have you play along with the Stampin’ Queens Design Team this week! Simply use the sketch shown above to create a card, project or even scrapbook page/layout and then visit the Stampin’ Queens Sketch Challenge Blog to upload the url of your original art and creation!
See you tomorrow with a new and different Fabulous You shoe card… LOL are you tired of shoes yet? Not me… Never!!
Shop my Online Stampin’ Up! Store for Stamps and Supplies Used in Today’s…
SQSC45 – Cheesecloth and Sympathy Stamp Sets Card
Stamps: Love and Sympathy WM 122795 / CM 122797, Blessings from Heaven WM 123050/ CM 123052, Woodgrain WM 117100
Papers: Very Vanilla 101650, Calypso Coral 122925, Gumball Green 126840
Inks: Soft Suede 126978, Midnight Muse 126860, In Color 2011-13 Markers (calypso coral) 123002, In Color Markers 2012-14 (Gumball Green and Raspberry Ripple) 126856
Terrific Tools: Paper Snips
Awesome Accessories: Stampin’ Sponge (wedge) 101610, Paper Snips 103579, Garden Green Narrow Grosgrain Ribbon (Retired)
Techniques: Coloring with markers, marker rock ‘n roll, faux cheesecloth, distressing