Friday, October 26, 2007

Another Saturday Sketch

Here's my sample for Jen's Sketch for You to Try this weekend. Very fun, huh?

I decided to use my Seasonal Circles set from Verve Visual for the main images, which fit perfectly in the smallest circles from my new Creative Memories Cutting System. I *had* to use my Stamp-a-majig to line these flowers up... and it worked great! I stamped the outline first in Palette Hybrid Noir, then the inside in Rose Red. These stamps are perfectly designed for two-step stamping!!

For the middle flower, I stamped a "wreath" in old olive, and then punched it out with my Stampin Up Scalloped Circle Punch. I love that thing!

The card base is Rose Red, and the black panel is pierced on the top & bottom (thanks to my Mat $10 I ever spent!). The panel across is Websters Pages designer paper...which I have to say is one of my current favorites. I love their patterns!!

And I am also loving the new Stampin Up Taffeta ribbon...loveeeeeeeeeeee it!!! It ties so nicely and adds such an elegant touch. I plan to order more very soon!

Thanks so much for visiting me today...I have been tagged so I'll post that later! Make sure to check out what Susan and Carole have done with the sketch this week!

Happy weekend!!!

Stamps: Seasonal Circles & Thoughtful Phrases (Verve Visual)
Paper: Rose Red, Basic Black, Pearlized Cream (Paper Accents), Websters Pages DP
Ink: Rose Red, Old Olive, Versamark
Accessories: Heat Tool, Seafoam White EP, SAMJ, CM Cutting System, Scalloped Punch (SU), Taffeta Ribbon, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Stickles


AJ said...

Ca-ute card! love your flowers!! fabulous, as always!! Can't wait to see the new Gina K stuff you whip up. ;)

carole (TruCarMa) said...

This is gorgeous, Shannan -- and I LOVE that taffeta ribbon, too! So easy to work with and it feels so good. Dang! You're making me want to order more, too... And those Verve Visual stamps -- you're definitely wearing down my resistance!

jen del muro said...

gorgeous card shannon!! i'm with ya on the mat pack, webster's pages and the ribbon...gooooooood stuff!

Charmaine (CharmWarm on SCS) said...

Beautiful card, Shannan!

Christina Fischer said...

Wow, Shannan -- this is beautiful! The dp is perfect with those images!

Christi said...

Very cute card!! That taffeta ribbon is on my next order and I think I have to get that mat pack too. I can't wait to see what you have coming with Gina K and Verve! :)

Julia Stainton said...

Gorgeous card! Love it!

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