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January 31, 2010

TechnoStamper Sketch Challenge - Thinking of You

This weeks TSSC is a little out of my comfort zone - the sketch felt like a CAS look to me.  CAS is not something I do often, as I tend to reach for sponge daubers or distressing when I'm creating.  I cut my DSP to 3" x 3" then cut in half on the diagonal and in half again - giving me 4 triagular pieces.  I flipped two of them over so my patterns would alternate to form the back panel.  I layered these onto a piece of Baja Breeze where the edges were punched with the Lattice Edge Punch.  The diecut is from the Bigz Beautiful Butterflies, then emobbsed with the new Tiger Prints Embossing Folder from Sizzix.  To add color to the embossed areas, I used the CuttleBug Highlights Technique from a past TJNL issue.

Stamps - Stampin' Up! Teeny Tiny Wishes
Card Stock - White, Baja Breeze, DSP
Ink - Baja Breeze
Other - Sizzix Tiger Prints Embossing Folder, SU Bigz Beautiful Butterflies Die, Big Shot, Sponge Dauber, Kaiser Pearls, SAMJ, Dimensionals

Here's MJ's sketch if you'd like to play along


Evelyn S. said...

This is so lovely, Lisa. I appreciate your explanation, too. The color.....fabulous!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

I really luv how you used the embossing folder, that was a great trick GF! If it was CAS, it ain't no more! Great card!!

Basement Stamper said...

I think this turned out fantastic, you did a great job with this hard sketch.

MJ said...

I agree, you did a great job! I love your color choices and the textrure added to the butterfly is perfect! I knew you would rock this!

Tina said...

gorgeous card...love all the pattern and detail. I need to buy that punch...great blog - you are so talented.


Hetty said...

Wonderful sketch card, Lisa! Love the textures you did on the butterfly.

Carole'Anne AKA Stampin Stressaway said...

Whow Lisa
this is so pretty
I sure like the shape of your card
I love that you used the embossing folder as well!
The colours are super awesome
GREAT job!

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