Friday, July 9, 2010

Saturday Sketch challenge

Hey Kids! It's time for another sketch challenge from your operators at stamping 411. This week I did a most simple card, but I think it's pretty elegant!

Here's some measurements for you..

Base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored and folded in half at 4 1/4"
Layer 1: Cherry Cobbler 3 x 5 1/2"
Layer 2: Crumb Cake 2 7/8 x 5 1/2"
Layer 3: Very Vanilla 3 1/8" x 2 1/8"
Layer 4: Cherry Cobbler 3x2"
Layer 5: 2 1/2" x 1 7/8" watercolor paper

I stamped the 4 you and punched it with a 1/2 inch circle punch and used it on my build a brad. I made a faux bow, just by laying the ribbon down over itself then slid it on the brad and put it through the 2 layers underneath it.

Oh... and this new GORGEOUS level 2 hostess set.. I stamped the flower in cherry cobbler on watercolor paper, and barely touched the back side of the flower to pull the color towards the center.. it took two seconds and it's gorgeous! The center stripe is vanilla satin, and I embossed layers 2 and 3 at the same time with the new embossing folder, Vintage Wallpaper... it is SO darn gorgeous!!!!

Well it's Friday night.. and although I dont believe in that sort of thing, we're headed out to see a psychic... really, it's just a night out for me with some of the girls on my team. :) Maybe she'll tell me that my birthday wish of becoming independently wealthy has come true.. LOL I'm not counting my chickens.. :D

Have a great weekend, and I hope you have time to stamp something fun!
Selene Kempton


Nerida said...

Selene this is a beautiful card. Very elegant and pretty.

Trish in Wisconsin said...

Gorgeous card!!! What a neat touch on the Build a Brad, really cute. I love the colors that you used. Watch out, because you just might find yourself CASED someday. hee, hee. Love it. Have a great Weekend.

Trish in Wisconsin

Robin Merriman said...

Beautiful card Selene - love how you are using this stamp set - your swap card was fab too!

Linda Callahan said...

I love how Cherry Cobbler looks with Crumb Cake - this is simply elegant!

Hi, I'm Lee Conrey! said...

Oh Selene,
this is breath taking. Simple, Elegant and Gorgeous!!!

Basslady said...

the texture is fantastic...a very noble card!

xoxo silvi (germany)

Kerin said...

Love the single, perfect flower on this card, with so many other beautiful touches!

Connie Babbert said...

Very elegant card, those colors! I always forget about the Build A Brad, but that is a nice touch!

Gretchen Barron said...

Beautiful and elegant, Selene! Sounds like you had a great time stamping with Patti -- Hope we can do that sometime too! Will miss you next week! Blessings, Gretchen

Julie Marshall said...

Love how you used the Vintage Wallpaper on this card! Very elegant. TFS.

Tammy Clarke said...

The cherry cobler is great with the crumb cake, very impressive. TFS