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Thinking of You

There is a new challenge blog in town. Have you seen it? Daisy Doodles is starting their own challenge blog and their first challenge is a sketch challenge using this sketch. The challenge ends on Saturday, February 13th.


I thought I would try to play along and made this card. I made it as a "hope you feel better soon" card for a friend who has an injury. It gave me a chance to use the Clear Dollar Stamps that I won about a month ago and I haven't had a chance to use yet. I made it one evening this week when I should have been in bed. I could not get paper or ribbon placed similar to the sketch in a way I liked so I finally ended up using faux stitching.


I had crocheted this flower a few months ago when the instructions where all the rage on Splitcoast and never used it. (Did you know I have a cross reference for Stampin' Up and Close To My Heart to Copic Markers, Prismacolor pencils and DMC floss in my side bar?)

This card also fits the ABC Challenge of use something new.

Well, speaking of past my bed time..... I am going to finish up this post and head to bed. This week just wore me out and I have a busy day tomorrow.

SUPPLIES:

  • STAMPS: Pretty Perches by Clear Dollar Stamps, Woodland Whimsy by TPC Studios
  • PAPERS & CS: Stampin' Up Rose Red CS, white CS & Rose Red DP Paper Studio black CS
  • INKS: Stampin' Up Rose Red and Basic Black
  • EMBELLISHMENTS & TOOLS: Crochet flower, button, DMC floss, paper piercer
  • TECHNIQUES: Faux stitching

Comments

Tammy said…
Oh wow! I can't thank you enough for supporting us at Daisy Doodles by joining in! Your card is GREAT!
Pat (mspfd) said…
Oh I just love that stamp! Awesome card. Your take on the sketch is wonderful... the stitching is the perfect finishing touch!

Thanks for the lovely comment on my ducky card. I sure hope you join in the fun and play!
Hand Me a Stamp said…
Great card! I love the crocheted flower!
C said…
Very sweet card. I love the bird in the cage and the clean look of this.
Rhonda said…
Cheryl....love this card and the image. You never fail to awe me. Thank you soooooo much for playing with us at Daisy Doodles...GOOD LUCK!
Joanne Gilch said…
Nice interpretation! Beautiful card.
Denise Marzec said…
Ohhhh, that sketch looks totally fun and I LOVE your colors! Beautiful!
sarahw said…
Such a cute card! I love the stamp and the stitching looks great. You did a great job with the sketch. :)
Jackie said…
Your card came out fantastic! Love it...tfs!!
Hugs,
Jackie
Tracey said…
Beautiful card Cheryl, I love that crocheted flower, I've never got the hang of crocheting (though I keep having a go lol)

Hope you're having a fab weekend :o)

Hugs
Tracey
xx
Fuzzy Slippers said…
Beautiful texture and color on your card! Stunning!
Karin said…
This turned out so well!!! I think the stitching is a unique idea for the sketch and the bird cage stamp is so cute! Love it!
Courtney Baker said…
Very cute. I love that ribbon!
Jenn said…
Love the thinking of you card. The red and black are striking!
Pretty-In-Ink said…
It's beautiful! Your faux stitching is great!
Gina Lindsay said…
This is very pretty! I have been eying that stamp set too. Love the card, the colors are so nice and the fauz stitching is great.
Suzanne said…
What a great card!!!! So pretty! I love the flower in the corner...
Elizabeth said…
Beautiful card and beautiful flower. Glad you found a perfect place for it!
Unknown said…
Hello Cheryl! I was surfing blogs????? Love your cards girly!

xoxox
Kayla Marie ~ said…
What a great card! Thanks for joining us at Daisy Doodles!

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