Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Sketch Challenge 5


Hi gang! I had a wonderful stamping afternoon with 3 fun gals yesterday. One of them has a thing for squirrels. So that has peaked my interest and started the wheels in my head turning. Hmmm....more on that another day.

Today I thought I thought I would play along with the sketch challenge over at www.createwithconnieandmary.com. I find sketch challenges harder than color challenges. Not sure why. Yet when you are looking for a creative spin or something to help spark your creativity, any challenge can be beneficial! Going in with an open mind, this is where my creativity took me - 


I just received the Starburst Sayings stamp set and coordinating framelits so I wanted to give them a whirl! What do you think? I inked the small starburst in three different colors: Primrose Petals, Island Indigo and Gumball Green. I then used the Create A Cupcake punch and punched out dots of the coordinating cardstock of each and adhered them on to a different color starburst to create some variance. The "hello" pennant flag is from the Perfect Pennants stamp set. I thought the background needed a little something, so I diecut starbursts of the Gumball Green and adhered them directly onto the card stock. It helps to give the background a touch of character don't you think? Try challenging yourself today, you may end up creating a masterpiece! *wink wink*  Happy Stamping!


4 comments:

  1. What a fantastic card! Love the stamped starbursts! And I love how you used the die cut starbursts in the background! That is SO cool! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

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  2. Love the bright happy colors! I agree with Deb about the die cut starbursts in the background...gives the card great dimension. Thanks for playing the Create with Connie and Mary sketch challenge this week!

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  3. Oh what extremely happy colors and I LOVE how you created the background with the starburst cutouts! LOVE the colorful panel too! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

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  4. Super cute card! It is bright and cheery and I love the background you created with the starbursts. Fun! Thanks for joining us this week at Create with Connie and Mary.

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