Thursday, July 1, 2010

Card of the Week

Playing along with the CPS sketch of the week.  As soon as I saw it I knew I had to use it for a couple wedding cards that I need.  It's just a really clever sketch.

This is CPS sketch # 173:


Isn't it purdy.  Doesn't it just scream..."use me".  I actually came up with two cards from this one sketch.

Here's my first card:



And here is my second card:


I have to give a lot of the credit to Lisa Silver.  It was her sample card that inspired me the most.  I also got a great chance to use the medallion stamps that I won from Linda B.  To create the larger gold paper on the second card, I used one medallion stamp with gold ink on a cream colored strip of paper.  I just stamped it over and over again to make it look like designed paper.  (I hope I explained that well enough for the non-cardmaking folks.)  All the small squares are taken from some gold foil papers that I use frequently.


5 comments:

  1. Nice cards! I think I like the 2nd one best!

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  2. I like the soft, vintagey colors and the way you used a scalloped punch on your small squares.

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  3. I bet whomever gets this card will treasure it! Good job!

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  4. Wow! What fun cards using the CPS sketch and wowie on that button stamp by Pink Persimmon that you used on one of them! LOVE the new web look too.

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  5. GREAT cards! Amazing how the color change makes the same sketch look totally different. I was honored to have received an award and am passing one on to you. Details here: http://answerischocolate.blogspot.com/2010/07/im-overhwhelmed.html

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