Saturday, 21 June 2014

Saturday Scribbles

So I made this card for Freshly Made Sketches:


I loved the sketch from the moment I saw it, but I know I'm the queen of crooked and would never be able to line up all those pieces even if I did manage to cut them straight.  A different way had to be discovered!

http://freshlymadesketches.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/freshly-made-sketches-141-sketch-by.html http://cascoloursandsketches.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/challenge-79-colours.html 

Not content with one problem I then further complicated things by choosing to use the CAS Colours & Sketches combo. Just about managed to find a reasonable match for Coastal Cabana and Crisp Cantaloupe, but that Wisteria Wonder - nothing in my stash even came close.

Eventually I found some cardstock from an ancient sarabooks pad that was ok for colour.  I then stamped the grid, a large butterfly in the centre square and random smaller butterflies over the rest of the card. 

I stamped a border using an acrylic block and mounted the grid card onto it. Finally I stamped one large and two small butterflies from the purple card, hand cut the large one and used a punch for the smaller ones and adhered them on top of the grid. No sentiment yet as I don't know how I will use this card.


 Oh and of course some Wink of Stella was added!

Supplies:
Stamps: Uniko Studio, English Country Garden Butterflies, Background Builders SQUARED
Inks: Ranger distress, tattered rose; Adirondack, eggplant; Kaleidacolor, Caribbean sea
Punch: Martha Stewart, butterfly trio
Embellishments: Wink of Stella, clear

Don't forget to come back tomorrow when I'll be revealing my new DT card for AAA Cards game 8 when we are CASing a card from Vicki Dutcher - see her blog here.  

Here's a little peek at my card, see if you can recognise the stamps:


Thanks for looking at my blog today, love to know that people are prepared to give up some of their time to visit!

Jane
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5 comments:

  1. In spite of all your struggles, Jane, you have created a beautiful piece of artwork here! Everything has come together perfectly, love it!

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  2. Genius to stamp the grid! Beautifully stamped card!

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  3. Very pretty card! Thanks for joining us at CAS Colours & Sketches!

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  4. Gorgeous Jane! Great idea how to make the grid and wonderful use of our colours!
    Thanks for joining us at CAS-Colours and Sketches this week!
    Lizy xx

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  5. I love the 3-D butterflies! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS - Colours and Sketches!

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