Jan 11 2013

A Sketch Challenge Card

This evening I spotted a GREAT sketch on the JustRite Blog, so I stopped what I was doing and made a card!  You can find the sketch and the challenge rules here on the JustRite Blog.  If you play along, you might even win a prize!  Here’s the card I made:

LOVE this sketch!

I used a new paper pad by Kaisercraft – Secret Admirer (shown below).

This pad has a lot of pinks in it, but I went with the greens today.

My long fishtail strips were cut 1.25″ wide and I hand cut my tails.

Sentiment:  JustRite Hugs and Kisses, a clear stamp set

Ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black

Spellbinders Dies:  Labels One, Scallop Labels One, Circle Nesties (all reduced)

Ribbon:  Seam Binding – White.  Bow made on the Original Bow Easy.

Thermoweb 3D Foam Squares used for elevation.

My card took a turn when I got to the inside.  I started thinking it would be a green Valentine, but then I realized I once again have NO sympathy cards in my stash, so I pulled out my tried and true With Sympathy and used one of the sentiments from that set for the inside.  Now I have at least one sympathy card on hand!

I’ll present this card either in an A2 Clear Box or in a Clear Bag/Card Sleeve.

Secret Admirer by Kaisercraft — LOVE these colors and prints.

1.5″ Silky Crushed Ribbon in Teal and Fuchsia are great matches to this pad.

All items available at The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store, as linked.


Check out our Valentine section here.

We still have Daily Specials that are GREAT deals on nicely coordinated packages.

Please scroll down through the last few posts to see some lovely products for your Valentine creations.


Thanks so much for stopping in today!   Much appreciated.

See you soon!  Have a GREAT weekend!


7 responses so far

7 Responses to “A Sketch Challenge Card”

  1. This is so beautiful, I love it.

  2. Dawn Carlyle says:

    Love the card – that is a great sketch. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Jan D. says:

    So pretty…I love the cs and dies you selected, not to mention the wonderful seam binding and color combo…really, really pretty.

  4. Holly Young says:

    Oh my, Sharon, this is gorgeous! Love how simple yet how elegant this is! Your work always amazes me! I blame YOU for my Justrite Stamp addiction :) I first saw them on your blog! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Sheri H says:

    WOW! What great papers!! So glad you joined us at JustRite Inspiration :-)

  6. Sharon, all of the cards you entered into the JustRite Challenge are beautiful. Now, I need all the papers you used on them.

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