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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Wonderful Friends



Good Tuesday Morning Peeps! Another cold one here, even spitting snow when I came to work this morning. Warmer temps are predicted for tomorrow tho!

Today's card was made for the sweet Sunday sketch challenge on Karen Giron's Blog The Sweetest Thing. I have said before that I love sketch challenges, and I found the link to this one on Nancy's blog. Here is Nancy's amazing card for the sketch.

After seeing Nancy's card I knew I had to give that sketch a try. I have been using this color combo alot lately and the paper from the Urban garden collection. I seem to keep reaching for it over and over.

I started the card out with a base of Night of Navy, followed by a layer of baja and then another layer of old olive cardstock. Followed that with a layer of DS paper,then with a 2 1/2 inch wide strip of another DS paper from the Urban Garden pack. I punched strips of Not quite navy out with my scallop edge punch and attached to each side of the strip.

The center sentiment is made with SU's "Wonderful Favorites" stamp set. I used my stamp-a-ma-jig for the placement of the "to my" and "friend". Punched out some stars with the large and small star punch and added them to the corners. I used some silver sticky rhinestones in the center of the stars and on the scallops. I added two strips of 1/4 inch old olive grosgrain ribbon down the panel. I experimented with adding some bows, knots and ribbon slides on the ribbon, but in the end decided not to add any.

I will be sending this out to one of my "wonderful" friends. I hope you all have some wonderful people in your lives, People who are there for you no matter what, if so, send them a card, make their day and let them know how much they mean to you. It will make your day too!

Well, that's all for now, hope you ave a great day and Happy Stamping!!!

Vicki

11 comments:

CREATE=FUN said...

just wonderful!

Jaspere said...

Oh my! So many great sketches I just can't keep up. Your card is fantastic.

Beth Norman said...

Lovely card. Your stars are awesome; I never think to use stars.

Ronnie said...

Love this card! Great job with the sketch!

Jackie said...

Great card Vicki! love the sketch!!

Nancy Riley said...

Vicki! That Urban Garden DP was MADE for you! I love everything you make with it! You ROCKED this sketch!

Thanks for the mention, my friend! You are such a sweetheart!

Karen Giron said...

What a wonderful take on the sketch! I love the stars on the card - just perfect. Thanks so much for playing along!

carol h said...

This is just a beautiful card. I love the colors. I am gonna need to get this paper. Thanks for always sharing your beautiful work. See you saturday??

geekyscrapping said...

I actually sent a card out last week to someone who's made a big difference in my life, but I don't think I've ever told her that in so many words. I hope she likes it when she gets it.

Michelle said...

What an awesome card! I love how you did the stars! TFS!

LeAnne said...

Wonderful card! I think it is amazing how many people discovered this sketch through Nancy! You did a great job, love the colors!
LeAnne