Wednesday, February 16, 2011

You're In My Thoughts- Color and Sketch Challenge

Hi Again Stampers!

I loved the colors from this week’s CMC137 Create with Connie and Mary Challenge ( and the SSC190 sketch challenge at Stamping 411 ( The Design Team creations from both sites are fabulous- if you have time, check them out! 

I needed to make a quick card for a dear friend and decided to use My Digital Studio (MDS) again to create another hybrid card (I hope you are not getting too tired of the hybrid cards:-).

To create this card:

Use the Big Shot and the new Tulip Embossing Folder to emboss a piece of Pink Pirouette cardstock.  Using a piece of Pear Pizzazz embossed with the Background Patterns Texture Plate (herringbone pattern- I already had this embossed piece in my stash), punch the edge with the Scallop Trim Border Punch and then align the Tulip EF to emboss the edge above the punched border. 

Using MDS, print the floral image from Elements of Style, the bird image from Nature (mirrored to face the left) and the sentiment from Word Play onto Whisper White.  

Color the flowers using SU! Markers in Pink Pirouette, Baja Breeze and Pear Pizzazz.  Using the Rose Red marker and the Color Spritzer Tool, spritz the floral image and thje sentiment.  Mount the floral image onto Baja Breeze Cardstock and adhere the Rose Red Seam Binding. 

Use the Pink Pirouette and Basic Gray marker to lightly color the bird image and “fussy cut” the bird (be careful around the feet). 

Use the Tag Punch to punch out the sentiment and layer onto Baja Breeze cardstock (also punched with the Tag Punch and the Scallop Trim Punch).

Assemble the card, mount onto Pear Pizzazz and Rose Red cardstock.  Add the pearls and Rose Red Seam Binding bow to finish the card. 

Even though there is not one stamped image, I hope you like this card- I had a great time creating it! 

Thanks again for stopping by- have fun stamping and God Bless!


Kerin said...

Julie this is so beautiful! I love that you used MDS...there have been several times I wished my bird could go the other way, and I never thought of that!! Love the pearl accents too! Thanks for playing along with Stamping 411 this week :)

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

You did a fabulous job on this Julie. So many details that pull together just beautifully.

Deb said...

This is really pretty! I love all the texture on your card! And I love seeing all the hybrid cards! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Mary Brown said...

Simply BEAUTIFUL Julie! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Lisa said...

Beautiful, Julie. Thanks for playing the Create with Connie & Mary Challenge.

Connie Babbert said...

Great combination of the Color Challenge on Create with Connie and Mary and the sketch challenge on Stamping 411! Beautiful! Thanks for playing along!

gbarron56 said...

beautiful job -- the spritzing really makes such a difference! Thanks so much for playing along this week at Stamping 411! Blessings, Gretchen

Tiffany Bauer said...

Very pretty!! Thanks for playing along!!

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