I was able to get to the MM challenge this week. Okay, Priscilla, I got your message of encouragement on this week's sketch. It was kind of a challenge, but I always enjoy the outcomes, so it's worth it. Check out the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenges here:
They have great prizes every week and there's a blog hop that ends Tuesday with lot of prizes, so check it out!!
The Sarah Kay image was a RAK I received from Stamp Muse (Thanks M). I paired it with Basicgrey patterned paper called Wisteria/Violet and perfect plum. I used mostly colored pencils with a blender pen for the image and chalks with a sponge dauber on the blue sky and brown ground. The b/g coloring may have gotten washed out in the photo and I was so proud of myself for adding the sponged b/g!! LOL!!!
I changed up the side pieces a bit because I couldn't handle them being different angles - must be an OCD problem - so I opted to used my oval nesties angled at different points and added bling to those. I added a white ribbon with some rhinestone hearts and a flower treatment on the bottom right corner. I paper pierced the patterned paper, but it's hardly noticeable. I also used the textile ef on the 3 oval patterned paper pieces. Added a teeny tiny sentiment angled in the right corner. And, that's it!!
Thanks so much for looking and if you have a quick moment, let me know what you think!
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2009 GMT Views: 2245
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Sat, Oct 17, 2009 @ 8:24 PM
Oh my Pammy!!!! What to my wondering eyes doth appear but a wonderful image by Sarah K from Stamp Muse!!! OHHHHHH!!!! Gorgeous colouring, fabulous layout and papers. such a delicate touch with the colour!! You know me- I lay my colour on with a trowel!! I'm Incapable of anything else!! Love it, my friend Pam!!! ;)
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Sat, Oct 17, 2009 @ 9:16 PM
Wahoo WAY to go Pam!!! Oops nearly forgot myself there!! Everyone knows I LOVE your cards and this one is no exception! That image is adorable and did I read it right - sponged background!!? You are rocking this challenge my friend!! Love all of the texture and bling - gorgeous. Now, on a more official note - Thank you for playing along with us at Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week. I look forward to seeing what you do next week. All the best with the Blog Hop!
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Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 16128
Sat, Oct 17, 2009 @ 9:55 PM
AWESOME card!! I love your take on the sketch and your colors are luscious. Love those papers and that image is just too cute. You have done a wonderful job with all the embellishments too!! Just beautifully done!!
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Sat, Oct 17, 2009 @ 11:31 PM
Pammy, you have just knocked my socks off with this card! You have colored it so beautifully and love all the bling. Your side panels are just perfect. That was a great idea to use those oval nesties. The paper is just so sweet to go along with this image from M and I know she'll be so proud of what you did with it. You are rockin', Pam. Love it so much!
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Sun, Oct 18, 2009 @ 3:21 AM
Pam this is one of those cards we come across that is so alluring we'd like to stay for days gazing at all the amazing details because it is so enchanting!!! WOW how mesmerizing is this!!! I love those little bow rhinestones...so cute. Your coloring is amazing and the over all effect of the card is delicate and dainty. Truly wonderful and fabulous eye candy. I saw your comment on my cake!!! LOL I will let you in on a secret (pssst.....it was so easy....no one would believe it....I have more trouble making those 3 x 3 note card boxes than that cake)lol Let me know if you want the templates!! Thanks for playing with us at MMSC this week....you always have a treat in store for us....I still loved last weeks card too!!!
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Sun, Oct 18, 2009 @ 6:14 AM
Wow! This is a great job on the sketch with your beautiful colors and papers!! I love that adorable image; will have to try to get a hold of Stamp Muse about this! LOL! Love it! You made it just gorgeous with your awesome coloring! Love your embellies, too!!!