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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Thank You

Hello,

Since I saw this week's sketch at Case This Sketch, I've been thinking of how to create a card for it. I was kind of stumped to tell the truth. After viewing all of the lovely submissions on the blog to help with inspiration, I finally came up with an idea. This week's color challenge at CanYouCaseIt? helped too.

Here's what I came up with to play along with both challenges.





This is one of my very old wooden stamps from Rubber Stampede. I've had it about a billion years. I first stamped it in the center of the right side of the white panel in Memento tuxedo black ink. I made a mask from post-it notes and stamped it again at the top and bottom changing the angle each time.

After stamping, I colored the images with Copics in greens and yellows and used B01 and B02 for the space around the images.

I trimmed the panel to 3.5 inches and glued it over the strip of patterned paper onto the card base. I added a few enamel dots in the challenge colors for final embellishment.

We went to a friends for a summer dinner party on Saturday. I'll send this as their "thank you" card. Here's the inside:



Thanks for looking in today,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Apple image from Rubber Stampede, Thank You greeting from Avery Elle, inside sentiment from MFT
Paper: SU Pear Pizzazz and X-Press It Blending card stock, Crate Paper patterned paper
Ink: Memento tuxedo black and Copics
Other: Enamel dots

9 comments:

  1. FABULOUS card, Colleen! I love it! So creative, bright and FUN! XX

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  2. Oh wow... stunning take on the sketch Colleen!
    Thanks for joining CTS this week!

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  3. Colleen...beautiful card! I love your coloring and the blue really makes it pop out! Thanks for joining us at CYCI! ~ Wynne

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  4. What a stunner, inside and out! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Can You Case It Colleen!

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  5. What a stunner, inside and out! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Can You Case It Colleen!

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  6. Colleen, this card is gorgeous. Love this stamp and your fabulous coloring. Thanks for playing with us at CYCI! Dawn

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  7. Colleen, Wow! Very striking! Love the coloring! Thanks for joining CYCI! Laura

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  8. What Lovely colouring, those fruit just pop off the page. Thanks for playing along with us this week at CYCI - Rose.

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