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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

...Sketch Challenge #173


This is my submission for today's Sketch Challenge at SCS. I turned the sketch over to make it open at the bottom instead of the side, though. The cardstock colors that I used today are as follows: Regal Rose, Ruby Red, River Rock, and Chocolate Chip. The designer papers are from the Ginger Blossoms Designer Series Paper (DSP) pack. The edges of the lighter designer paper pieces were sponged with River Rock Classic Ink and a Sponge Dauber. The sentiment is from the Verve Visual set "Serenity", and it is the only stamping that I used for this creation. It was stamped directly onto the designer paper in Chocolate Chip Classic Ink. I faux stitched around each panel with a Mat Pack and Paper Piercer, then used the Chocolate Chip Stampin' Write Marker to create the stitching. Three flowers were cut from the same designer paper and attached to the sentiment using Dimensionals. Each panel was also popped up off of the card using Dimensionals, and some Chocolate Chip Satin Ribbon completes the card.

That's it for today, but I will be back tomorrow with a card for the Ways To Use It Challenge, and maybe another one for goof measure! Thanks for stopping by, and until later....Hugs ~ Mercy

Supplies
Stamps: Serenity (Verve Visual)
Papers: Regal Rose, Ruby Red, River Rock, Chocolate Chip, Ginger Blossom DSP
Inks: Chocolate Chip Classic Ink, River Rock Classic Ink
Accessories: stamp-a-ma-jig, image sheet, mat pack, paper piercer, marker, scissors, dimensionals, ribbon, sponge dauber

6 comments:

Speedystamper said...

This is so gorgeous! I love the luscious ribbon you used and the flowers accenting the words are so delicate and pretty. Great job, Mercy!

shel9999 said...

This is so pretty, Mercy!! I love the colors and all the dimension!!

musingsofanaddict said...

Truly gorgeous!

nitestamper said...

gorgeous card, Mercy !!!!love this sketch.tfs:)
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basketmaster said...

I just found your blog and LOVE your work! What beautiful cards you've made. I'll be sure to check back often!
Nancy J.

Anonymous said...

4-25-08
Love the new haircut! What a generous thing to do! I also love the card...the colors are beautiful together. Joyce H.