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December 18, 2009

Bloggers Challenge - Sketch Challenge more Holiday Cards

Happy Friday! This weeks Bloggers Challenge is a Sketch Challenge, if you've visited here before you've seen this sketch, as I used it when I hosted a challenge at Kitchen Sink Stamps. Being the busy time of year it is, I didn't have time to create a sketch and send it on to the Challenge Members, heck, I even gave this same sketch as a Challenge to a Yahoo Group I belong too.

First up a C&S Holiday Thank You Card using images from Kitchen Sink Stamps Limited Edition Year of Thanks II Tin, I just love the reindeer and snow flourish! The reindeer was stamped in Memento Lady Bug on White Diamond card stock from Paper Temptress, you need to see how beautiful this paper is IRL! I stamped the snow flourish over the Reindeer in Memento Summer Sky. The sentiment is from the Reindeer image, I actually cut the sentiment away so I could use it other places without having to do any omitting while stamping. The beautiful Red texture paper in the background is Red Pepper Embossed Columns.

Stamps - Kitchen Sink Stamps Limited Edition Year of Thanks II
Ink - Memento Lady Bug, Summer Sky, Stampin' Up! Handsome Hunter
Card Stock - Paper Temptress White Diamond, Red Pepper Embossed Columns, Brawny RC 100 Emerald
Other - Basic Grey Figgy Pudding Pattern Paper, SAMJ, Dimensionsal

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Here's another card using this weeks BC Sketch. I used Kitchen Sink Stamps Multi Step Gift for my focal image, the sentiment is also from this plate. The Gift is stamped on White as follows: #4 Stampin' Up! Bravo Burgundy, #3 Bravo Burgundy, #2 Bravo Burgundy stamp off, #1 Bravo Burgundy stamp off. To stamp the Ribbon: #3 Stampin' Up! Bordering Blue, #2 Bashful Blue, #1 Bashful Blue #4 Brocade Blue. The sentiment was stamped using Memento Bamboo Leaves. I used the Out of the Box Technique when cutting my focal image, layering on a piece of Bravo Burgundy.

Stamps - Kitchen Sink Stamps Multi Step Gift
Ink - Stampin' Up! Bravo Burgundy, Brocade Blue, Bashful Blue, Memento Bamboo Leaves
Card Stock - White, Bravo Burgundy, Bashful Blue, Regal Rose
Other - CuttleBug Snowflakes Folder, Blue Grosgrain, Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses Pattern Paper, Dimensionals

A little on the busy side for me, and not normally a color combination I would use, but I think it works here. The Bashful Blue panel is embossed with a CuttleBug Folder. The sentiment and snowflake come from Our Daily Bread Designs Peace & Joy set.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Peace & Joy
Card Stock - Bashful Blue, Pretty in Pink, Garden Green
Ink - Regal Rose, Black
Other - Distress Tool, SAMJ, Basic Grey Half Pearls, CuttleBug Folder, Big Shot, Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses Paper, Dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by, here's the sketch if you'd like to play along. Be sure to click on the Bloggers Challenge Logo on my sidebar to see what the Challenge Team created this week. Have a great weekend!


Lisa Bohler said...

All three of your cards are wonderful!!! I love that it shows how one sketch can be used so many different ways! I think the present one is my favorite!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

I'm with Lisa, the gift box just pops into my hands here, beautiful cards Lisa

Nikki Bond said...

These are all fabulous! You've been busy! {SMILES}

Erin Smetak said...

Absolutely gorgeous cards! You love that reindeer, don't you! LOL! I love the versatility that you're showing w/ it!

Lisa Martz said...

Wow, you were busy! Three cards! I really like the reindeer one!

Ida said...

Fantastic cards! I like seeing the sketch different ways. Thanks too for being a great List Mom this year.

Tami Black said...

I love every one of these cards -- fabulous images and colors -- and all of them are so rich looking!

Rachel Hope said...

Wow, great cards with this sketch!!!

Unknown said...

Goodness! It's a plethora of pretty, patterned paper cards! They are all great Lisa and the sketch was wonderful to work with!
Merry Christmas!

Sheryl Dickinson said...

Great cards, Lisa! I absolutely love the present--so real looking!

Basement Stamper said...

Great cards, I can't believe how cute they all are and that I was trying to get ahead of the game and did not even participate this week :-(

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wow- you get so much stamping done- do you ever make any cards you do not like- cause they all look really nice to me....day after day!!! I love the gift- it is amazing how realistic those stamps look, and love the reindeer......TFS

Lori said...

Fabulous trio, Lisa! You really showed how versatile this sketch is.

Connie Babbert said...

Wow...three cards! All of them are lovely and show the versatality of using one sketch! Merry Christmas!

Leigh said...

Your cards are lovely Lisa. I like that sketch.

Anonymous said...

They are all GREAT--but I love the printed background paper (is that scraps???) on the raindeer card. it's Fab.

Selene Kempton said...

These are great! I really love the realistic present image and the way it pops out of the frame on the focal point. You do such beautiful work!

Unknown said...

You sure have been a busy little stamper!!! I love all three of your cards and love the fact that one sketch can produce such different cards!!! Great job!!

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