Saturday, July 12, 2008

Double Play



Sorry for the tired cliche of a title! Today's card combines both Jen's Sketch for You to Try and Our Creative Corner's new challenge, an inspiration challenge (more on that in a minute).

Check out i{heart}2stamp for Jen's rockin' sketch for this week, Jen's sample, and guest designer Jessie Rone's sample. And be sure to give a warm welcome to Amy Rohl, who joins the sketch team this week!! Woo hoo!! How lucky are we??? Hop on over to Amy's blog, Carole's blog, Shannan's blog, and Susan's blog for even more sketch inspiration!

The creamy ivory and saffron color combo today comes from this gorgeous dining room:



which, you guessed it, is the inspiration piece for today's Our Creative Corner Challenge. Head over there for all the details on how to play and to link up your creation once you've played. You'll also find all the samples from the OCC girls there: Cindy Haffner, Dawn Easton, Denise Marzec, Jennifer Meyer, Laurie Schmidlin, and Lynda Benden. If you played last week, remember to check to see if you're the winner of our Mothers & Daughters Creations gift certificate!

Hopefully, by the time this posts (if I've scheduled it properly), my family and I will be well on our way to North Myrtle Beach, SC. I've actually found a handful of "oldies" to post while I'm gone, as well as a new Our Daily Bread Designs project, so I won't be as scarce next week as I thought. I'll still miss my stamps and this little ol' blog while I'm away, you know?

Thanks for visiting!



Stamps: Embrace Life, One of a Kind
Paper: So Saffron, Very Vanilla, So Saffron prints
Ink: So Saffron
Accessories: So Saffron brads, Cream grosgrain ribbon, stamping sponges, sewing machine and ivory thread, classic and scalloped circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
All supplies by Stampin' Up, unless otherwise noted.

21 comments:

  1. Love this layout, and the white scallops and stripes are such great elements from the inspiration piece. Gorgeous, Amy!!

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  2. The look of this card is very soft and lovely! :) Have a wonderful day!

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  3. Stunning card Amy! What a fun layout too! Enjoy your trip with the family!!

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  4. Beautiful, Amy! Have fun at the beach with the fam!

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous! The colors are so serene, and your interpretation is just perfectly stunning!

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  6. Beautiful card! Have a great vacation.

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  7. LOVE your card and gorgeous design Amy. Have a wonderful vacation, Jennifer :)

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  8. Wow, Amy this is just stunning!! Your stitching is perfect!

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  9. Fabulous card Amy! You did a great job on both challenges!!! I also love the stitching! Have fun on your trip! :D

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  10. Once again, classic and simple are the best! Just LOVE this card!

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  11. It's gorgeous, I love that sketch, I'm going to have to try that.

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  12. This is gorgeous Amy - popped over from Dawn's blog and just love this card you made!! Beautiful! I will be back often now that I have found you! Have fun on your vacation although I always miss my blog to - LOL!

    *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

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  13. Absolutely fabulous card Amy!! Great job on both challenges and I hope you have a fabulous vacation!!

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  14. What a way to combine the challenges, Amy! This card is first class ... just like all your artwork! GREAT job!

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  15. Awesome card Amy! I love the layout and all the little details you included on this! It is just fantastic!

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  16. Beautiful card! Have a fun and safe trip!

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  17. OMG- this is SO SO sweet!! Love it!

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  18. This is a very beautiful card. Soft and stunning. Joan

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  19. Oh my this is just Beautiful, love the dimension and color!

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