Sunday, September 1, 2013

Sketch Inspiration with the Paper Sweeties

Morning blog friends and happy Labor Day weekend! Since today is the first of September...the Paper Sweeties want to kick start your mojo and what better way to do that than with a sketch challenge! Here's my interpretation of the sketch {kinda have to stretch the ol' imagination with this one, as I've taken a few liberties here and there....}:

I kept the palette rather monochrome and then decided to add that pretty bit of pink to it in the form of some vintage flowers. The papers are from Maja Design's Vintage Summer Basics collection and the sentiment is courtesy of the Paper Sweeties' Happy Fall Ya'll set.

Here's the sketch:

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 Shop!!  Use the sketch as a starting point for your project — flip it, change the shapes … most important — HAVE FUN and let our sketch spark your creativity!
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 Stampers(keyword papersweeties)!  You can pin your Paper Sweeties creations directly to our Friends of Paper Sweeties Pinterest Board to contribute!
3. LINK back to the Paper Sweeties' blog post so your readers can easily find it!
The sketch challenge runs 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, will win a $20 gift certificate to the shoppe and will be invited to Guest Design with the Sweeties next month!

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Happy  Fall Ya'll (Paper Sweeties Stamps)
Paper: Vintage Summer Basics collection (Maja Design), White, Early Espresso
Ink: Cocoa (CTMH)
Accessories: Vintage paper flowers, doily, twine. Striped grosgrain ribbon (SU!), Quilted border punch (Martha Stewart), pearl lines (Zva Creative), lace, paper distresser
Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
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  1. The ahem..."few"...ahem...liberties you took make for an amazign card ;)

  2. Ta carte est absolument magnifique. Bravo.

  3. I love all your cards, you are such an inspiration to me! Hugs

  4. I can see the liberties worked well! It's beautiful, Andrea.
    Been thinking bout you much lately. I know you've had a busy summer!

  5. Liberties or not's still one AWESOME card, Andrea!! Love the beautiful flowers and ribbon! TFS.

  6. Love the way it turned out...incredible, to say the least. MAGNIFICENT! Wonderful color choices.

  7. Andrea, you know how you inspire me! Everything you create I TRULY love. Today I tried to copy you, lol I will never be near as good as you. But would love for you to visit my blog and take a peek, I know your busy but it would mean so so much...Hugs...Patti


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