Thursday, July 23, 2009

Another Sunday Sketch

Well, it sure took awhile, but I finally finished the 2nd Sweet Sunday Sketch that I started. Yesterday was crazy for starting cards and not quite being able to finish them up. I have a few more to finish yet! Some days it's hard to figure out just what is needed to finish a card properly. But I think this one came out quite lovely after a few false starts. Hope you enjoy...
All stamps and materials by Stampin' Up! of course.
Stamps: Always and Autumn Days
Cardstock: Sahara Sand, Rich Razzleberry, Always Artichoke, Naturals White cardstocks, and Autumn Traditions Designer Series Paper (yes I'm in love with this DSP!)
Ink: Sahara Sand, Always Artichoke, and Rich Razzleberry
Accessories: Buttons Latte', Sponge quarters, and Dimensionals
Can you see the berry branch stamped on the right side of the card? It's stamped with Sahara Sand after being off-stamped to soften the coloring. And everything but the main heart was sponged to enhance the edges.
The strip with the words was the hardest part to do on this card for me. I couldn't figure out what to put on it accent-wise. Everything I tried looked either clunky, too big, too small, or boring. When I added the teeny strip of Razzleberry cardstock for the tie, it all came together. Who knew that a microscopic piece of cardstock could pull a card together? You just never know until you play around with everything else you own, and nothing works! That is what you call frustrating!
Well, it's off to seeing what can be done with a few other 'partial cards' that are sitting on my table from yesterday. See you later...

1 comment:

Karen Giron said...

Very sweet! I love the background stamping.