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Thursday, November 11, 2010

MTSC......Merry Christmas

Happy Thursday Peeps!!

Today I am sharing a card made with Mercy's Tuesday Sketch Challenge. I love this sketch, I did change it a bit and put my bottom piece, the piece with my sentiment, across the top of the main image panel instead of behind like the sketch, I did see a few others did this too so I think it is OK.

I started the card with a base or soft suede card stock and then I used some DS paper from the Deck the Halls paper pack. I then used some cherry cobbler card stock that I embossed with the Petals a Plenty embossing folder. I used the Greeting Card Kids stamp set, I do have to say this is one of my favorite sets this year, I have used it more than any other I have bought, I think.

I stamped the image onto very vanilla card stock with black stazon ink. I colored the image in with my aqua painter and soft suede, cherry cobbler, more mustard, and always artichoke ink from my ink pads. I used my circle and scallop circle nesties to cut out the image and I pierced the scallop circle. The sentiment is from the Four the Holidays stamp set and is stamped with Cherry cobbler ink on the very vanilla card stock. I curled the piece by rolling it around a pen and hand cut the end. the button is from the Deck the Halls designer button pack and I tied some natural twine through the button and made a bow. I glued the button on with my glue gun.

I added two small snowflakes that I had in my stash of stuff, not sure where they came from, they are white but I think they look OK don't you? Loving the look of this baby!!!

Well, that is all from me today, Thanks so much for stopping by and HAPPY STAMPING!!!



Me, My Stamps and I said...

excellent card, Vicki!!!!
love to get this stamp set!!!
did you ever get your magnet?

Wendy said...

Oh i'm lovin this too! Nice job on the sketch, Vicki! :)

Have a great day!

Lesley Croghan said...

I really love your colouring. How do you colour with an Aqua Painter...I find water gets all over the place. Do you have any tips you can share.

Marisa said...

Fabulous use of Mercy's sketch, Vicki! Love the big button and the twine bow.

Dawn Easton said...

Fabulous, Vicki! Love the vintage feel!

Jen Conrad said...

OK, so I follow your blog every single day and am always amazed at how you produce something soooo spectacular every time!!! How do you do it :) I live in Warrensburg, Mo by the way :)
Just had to let you know that I love your work! Have a wonderful day :)
Jen Conrad

Susan (peebsmama) said...

Love the warm colors you used for her outfit. Terrific holiday card.

Pam~ said...

You can work that aqua painter wonderfully well! Gorgeous card and blog!

barb mann said...

Missed this one Thursday. So glad I saw today. I LOVE this set too. Vicki your watercoloring is superb. Great job on the sketch. Wonderful vintage feel. Always a perfect card here!

Mary Marsh said...

this is such a cute card vicki-I love this little girl image-yourdsp & button complete the retro look