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!


  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!

  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!

  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!

  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.