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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

A happy Wednesday to you all!

So last week when I was blog hopping late one night I stumbled across a sketch challenge that I didn't know existed. You've probably heard of it because I've been known to live under a rock sometimes! It's called the Weekend Sketch Challenge or Beate's Weekend Sketch Challenge and it's hosted every Friday by some amazing designers. This week's sketch WSC76 is hosted by the really talented Lauri Schmidlin.

After drooling all over The Greeting Farm's DT member Elena's card using the new Never Ever set, I had to ink mine up! I will be honest with you - I bought this set just to get my hands on Wendy! The set has a Peter Pan in it, but I LOVE this version of Wendy! I love how she has her head in a book, those thick goggle glasses are adorable but most of all I love how breezy her hair and dress looks. So soft and girly!

First I stamped Wendy on Canson Watercolor paper then colored her with SU inks and my aquapainter. Then I cut her out and ran a Sharpie around the edges to cover the white edges. I cut out the purple circle out and stamped the BG Flurries stamp on it with Distress Inks 'Tea Dye' and layered it onto a larger Georgia Pacific cs circle and then onto a scalloped circle cut from the same Bazzil Bling cardstock as my base layer.

The sketch had two horizontal bands across the bottom, so I created one with Martha Stewart's edge punches and the other with some ribbon. The patterned paper is from My Mind's Eye 29th Street Market collection and I found it at Michaels of all places! Finally, they're getting some good paper in stock!

Tonight is the Club Anya blog hop which starts at 7pm CST (8pm EST) over at the Club Anya blog. I'm going to be playing along, so I hope you can make it and see some amazing cards by all the Anya fans.

Thanks for stopping by again! :)

Supplies
Stamps: The Greeting Farm's 'Never Ever' and 'For Someone', Basic Grey clear stamps 'Flurries'
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black', Creamy Caramel, Close To Cocoa, Chocolate Chip, Perfect Plum, Sahara Sand
Papers: Canson Watercolor, Georgia Pacific, Bazzil Bling cs, PP - My Mind's Eye '29th Street Market Collection - Carefree "Precious" (Baby Blanket/Lush Lilac and Pretty Petals/Sweet Pea Paper) & Carefree "Cherish" (Lovely Lines/Very Violet Paper)
Access: Ribbon, Martha Stewart edge punch, Marvy scalloped circle punch, EK Success circle cutter, eyelet, dimensionals, sponges

16 Comments:

~amy~ said...

gorgeous Sandra!!!

Tracey said...

An adorable card Sandra!!

kadie said...

This is GORGEOUS! I love that you used purple. The whole card is stunning.

Roberta said...

That's a cute girl! And a card is really cute as well!

Gael said...

Very pretty! I love the sentiment and the lacey border punch. Purple is a nice color for this little lady!

Danni said...

Oh this is wonderful!! Love the gorgeous coloring and the touches of purple! wow, gorgeous!

the whimsical butterfly said...

This is SO cute, Sandra! WOW! I AM LOVING these new TGF sets aren't you?!? See u at the Blog hop tonight! Hugs!

Lynne in NI said...

Awww your Wendy is just adorable - I love your colouring!

Laurie Schmidlin said...

Ok..your coloring is absolutely breathtakingly beautiful!! Wow!!!!

Thanks so much for playing!
Hugs,
Laurie

Christine Riley said...

Cute, cute card! I love that image from TGF, it's on my wish list :) I love the colors you chose and your layout is just perfect. Thanks for sharing! :)
Hugs, Christine

MiamiKel said...

What a stunning card!

Elena said...

Oh, I love this card, Sandra! The papers, colors are so soft and gentle. I really love your idea with the ribbon and border for the sketch!
You are trully an inspiration !

Lisa Graves said...

Beautiful card!

Heather said...

Hey Sandra,

Well I missed yesterday's post before the Anya post but I heard it was amazing so I had to come check it out!!!

Girl your coloring skills are totally out of this world amazing!!!

I love them!!

Wonderful job and I love all the lavender and purples on this!! Makes me wish I had bought this set last night. But is was the one I took off my list!!

Never mind you that I had 3 other sets and 3 other singles I did not take off my list!!! Shhhhhhhhh!!!

Heather

Jacilynn said...

Sandra, I'm in love with this set too. I'm trying to be good and not order new stamps for a while as I have a stack that are uncut, unused. But I'm drooling over your card and this image!!!!! Gorgeous!

daisy said...

se is goreuse! love the colors, and the stamp!

hugs
daisy

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