Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Paper Sweeties May Sketch Challenge

Hi and welcome to a brand new sketch challenge hosted by Paper SweetiesThe first of the month also a new chance to win some stamps of your very own! Here's my take on this month's sketch, with the design pictured below:

I decided to make a floral arrangement to match the background colors. The sentiment is from Paper Sweeties' Spring is Here set and I colored an image of Abigail and made her peeking out from behind the flowers. The paper is Bramble Rose from My Mind's Eye. I distressed and inked all the edges, as well as adding some coarse glitter to the perimeter of the doily heart. Some stick pins and Zva pearls are the perfect finishers. :)

Here's the sketch we're working with:

Here's the down-low on the Sketch challenge:

Paper Sweeties hosts monthly sketch challenges on their blog — a great opportunity to ink up those Sweeties sets of yours and get crafty! Each month on the 1st we will have a brand new sketch inspiration for you to play along with. You can enter as many times as you wish throughout the month — the more times you enter, the more chances you’ll have to win!
It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to create, share and win:
1. Create a card or project based on the current Sweeties Sketch Inspiration graphic using any of your favorite crafty goodies!   You’ll get an extra vote if you use ANYTHING from the Paper Sweeties Shoppe!
2. Post a DIRECT LINK to your project in our Inlinkz gallery — please use the URL to your actual project post, not your entire blog, so we can easily find your creation. You do not need to have a blog to enter — you can use any online gallery such as Flickr, PinterestFacebook or Splitcoast.
3. LINK back to the Paper Sweeties' blog post so your readers can easily find it!
Our sketch challenge will run for the entire month. You can play along as many times as you wish — the more times you play, the more chances you have to win!  The challenges will end at 12 pm EST on the last day of each month. The new sketch will be revealed on the 1st of each month. The winner of the previous month’s sketch challenge will be announced on the 1st of each new month and will win a $20 gift certificate to the shoppe!!

Have fun and good luck~!

Stamps: Abigail, Spring is Here (Paper Sweeties Stamps)
Paper: Bramble Rose (My Mind's Eye), Summer Sun, Basic Black, Confetti White (Stampin' Up!)
Ink: Rich Cocoa (Memento), Versafine Onyx Black, Walnut Stain distress ink (Ranger)
Accessories: CRW-05CB-152 (Flourishes-Champagne Crystal), CRW-04CB-137 (Dots Pearl-Pink 0.3cm & 0.5cm), PE-02CB-101 (Dots (pearl) White 0.3cm, 0.5cm & 0.8cm) Zva Creative, Heart doily, Copics, needle & thread, paper & fabric flowers and leaves, paper distresser, stick pins, coarse glitter, dauber
Size: 5 1/2" square
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  1. Какая хорошенькая открыточка!!!

  2. Wow Andrea your background is out of this world!! This is lovely, frilly and feminine!

  3. Beautiful card!!!Love the flowers!!!

  4. Gosh, how sweet is this card! I love what you did to the heart doily and those distressed edges but the little girl peeking out behind the flowers is just adorable.

  5. Oh, so cute! I need to win so I can have some Paper Sweeties of my own!!


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