Hi Everyone. Happy Wednesday.
One of the challenges I got to play with on Sunday was this great sketch from As You See It.
I decided that I really need to make a card that wasn't a Christmas card and the sketch prompted me to bring out a set from Papertrey Ink called Star Gazer Additions that really doesn't get a lot of love. it has a circular stamp that would work really well for the sketch.
I added some die cut vellum stars that I ran through my new SU star embossing folder. I've really been reaching for my SU coaster board for sentiment layers. It's easy to run through my Big Shot and creates a sentiment banner that has more strength than just card stock. The finishing touch added just a little bit of bling and I liked the way it carried through the star theme.
Here's my take on the sketch:
If you look carefully on the left hand side of the card, you will notice that I stamped off the top layer and onto the base layer to add a little more interest.
I hope that you will pop along to As You See It and check out their challenges, I have loved playing with their sketches and the design team always produces great inspiration projects.
On a personal note:
Well, the weather is supposed to be getting warmer, but I'd rather see more sunshine! One of the things that I love about living in Minnesota in winter is the many, many, many days of sunshine. These dull, grey days are reminiscent of England and it's one of the things I don't miss about England :-)
I'll be back tomorrow with another card - and some shots from the garden! In the meantime, warm hugs and prayers for those of you who need a little lift tonight.
- Stamp set: Star Gazer Additions, Papertrey Ink
- Cardstock: Smoky Slate, Whisper White - (Stampin' Up!). Vellum - heavy weight - PTI