Monday, August 31, 2009

Sketch Girl #4



I just love these sketch challenges. At first I looked at the sketch and then let it ruminate for a little while. I needed a card for my boyfriend's sister and brother-in-law who are expecting their first grandchild, and it all came together very quickly. I knew I wanted to use 3 birdies in 3 fun, different colors. Add raised them with dimensionals and attached them to right side of the kraft cardstock. On the left side of the kraft I stamped the text background in versamark and stamped over that in white using the retro backgrounds set. I added the sentiment on the right and divide the focal point in two using a tucked/ruffled ribbon technique. I used glue dots to adhere them down, mostly since I am too lazy to pull out the sewing machine. I created the background using lemon tart and my SU! retired polka dot background set.

Here is this week's sketch:


Enjoy and hop on over to the other gals work and stop by the Sketch Girl blog to play along and check out the twist on this weeks challenge!

Alyssa
Bonnie
Chris
Eve
Harriet
Jennie
Jessica
Julie
Katie
Leigh Ann
Randee
Sara

Supplies:
Paper: Not Quite Navy and Kraft Cardstock (SU!); Watercolor paper (Archiver's)
Ink: Lemon Tart, Berry Sorbet and Snow White (PTI); Basic Black Marker and Bermuda Bay (SU!)
Stamps: Bird Watching Additions, Text Background and Retro Background (PTI); Quick Thinking and Polka Dot Background (SU!)
Extras: Ribbon (PTI); Filigree Brad (SU!); Heart Bling (Hero Arts); Corner Rounder (Cromper Chomper)

19 comments:

~amy~ said...

Such a darling card and GREAT sketch!

A Little This and Alot of That said...

I love this card ... great job.....

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Where do I start? I love the birds in the various colors and the retro background. Great job!

Bonnie B said...

Wow Tiff, love this card. Those birds are so cute and the ribbon is perfect.

Julie E said...

The retro background is great and so is the ribbon treatment - both work so well with the LO!

Randee E said...

What a perfect little card!! little baby birdie is so cute!! Love the layered double pattern too :0) hOpe your having fun!

Chris said...

i like this! love the birds...>"<

Eve said...

Those birds are adorable!

Sara said...

So so cute, love the birds,and the ribbon is gorgeous!

Alyssa said...

What a cute card! Love the *kissing* birds...guess that's how the little bird got started, huh? LOL ;o)

Jennie said...

What an adorable card! Love the birds, the pleated ribbon, and the dp you used. Nice job on the sketch challenge!

Jess said...

Beautiful card! Those birds are too cute and the ribbon technique is so fun!

Jane said...

love it! GORGEOUS!

Odette said...

Love your lovely birds!!

Cath said...

Hey Tiffany! Thanks for entering the challenge! :)

Laura B. said...

sweet vertical ruffles!

Winter said...

Cute! Love the ribbon! :)

Cindy Lee said...

So gorgeous!

Jessica said...

Very cute card!!!