Monday, August 31, 2009

Another card with sketch TSSC85--I'm going batty!

Today's Technique Lovers Challenge was Masked Frames. What a fun technique. I originally seen it in the Technique Junkies Newsletter but never tried it out--till now. How fun. I double masked the focal section to get the layered look. You can see directions on how to do this HERE. You can see my original sketch HERE.



Stamps: Bump in the Night (SUINK)
Paper: Yo Yo Yellow, Basic Black, Whisper White, retired dp
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: brads, nestabilities, copics
Techniques: Double Masked Frame

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge #85

Here we are again, another Sunday night --getting ready for a new week!

We know that that always means a new sketch challenge so welcome to
WEEK 85

Please consider playing along, it is a fun sketch and I would love to have more players.

When uploading on line please use the key words TSSC85 and then be sure to head on back here to leave a comment and leave a link on Mister Linky so we can add it to the end of week re-cap. You must be posted by 8pm on Sunday night to be sure of getting into the re-cap, but you can play along any time!

Here is this week's sketch....





I haven't pulled this set out in quite a while so I thought it might be fun to play with.


As you can see I was way too lazy to cut out all of those flowers so I used a punch to punch them out instead.

Stamps: Season of Friendship
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Sahara Sand, To the Nines Speciality DP
Ink: Melon Mambo, Chocolate Chip
Other: ribbon, buttons and brads

As you are probably getting use to I have been trying to combine my sketch with the challenge on Latenightstampers each week. I am on the DT and need to have a sample ready and posted by Monday so it works to combine. This week the challenge is to create something 3d---hmmmm, how am I gonna make that work with this sketch. Then I figured I would make a box to hold this bread mix that I purchased and then make a matching card--hence, covering both challenges in one. I think it is really a cute little thank you gift, I wish I could taste the bread but it was the only one they had left.

Here is a picture of the matching set...

and now the pictures of the card.....

and the box by themselves.


Supplies for both:

Stamps: Tart and Tangy, Bright Blessing Wheel
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Razzleberry Lemonade DP
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Melon Mambo
Other: brads, ribbon, curly label punch, wide oval punch, rub ons, corduroy brads,

Simple and Sweet! Got to love that. Come on and play along--you'll have fun, I promise!


There was one early player this week and it is beautiful!

Rose on Splitcoaststampers



Don't forget to leave your link below on Mister Linky!

Happy Monday!
Mary Jo








Re-Cap of Sketch 84 players.

wow, there are some REALLY adorable cards in this group. Please take a minute to check them out. You can visit the original posts on the creator's blogs by clicking on the link above each card. Thanks so much for all the awesome samples this week ladies!

Mary Jo
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