Saturday, September 3, 2011

August SFYTT - Skipping Stones Design

It's the first Saturday of September, which brings us a fabulous new Sketch For You To Try, a new sponsor, and a new guest designer, Alyssa from ACS Paper Creations. In addition, we're excited to add two new faces to the SFYTT team: Becky Carafa and Iwona Palamountain (Chupa)! Welcome, ladies!

This month we're being sponsored by Skipping Stones Design, makers of some of the funniest stamps available! Take a minute to browse through their products -- prepare for a chuckle, a snort, even a full belly laugh. While you're there, you'll also notice some more "serious" sets, including one of my very favorites, Healing Wings, which I've used today. This set just speaks to me -- the butterflies, the encouraging sentiments, the beauty. The various papers I've used today are from the "Rosy" Lost & Found Two collection by My Mind's Eye. The doily die and matching border die are by My Favorite Things.

Here's the September sketch:


I love the rounded corners, but had to leave those out as my corner rounder bit the dust a while back. I must get around to replacing that!

For more sketch inspiration, visit the amazing, talented SFYTT Sisters:

Jen del Muro with August guest designer Alyssa




1. The SKETCH FOR YOU TO TRY {SFYTT} will be posted on the first Saturday of each month on www.iheart2stamp.com at 8am EST and will stay open to participants until the last day of the month, unless otherwise noted.
2. This is for fun! Interpret the sketch as you wish and embellish as desired. There are no vendor restrictions, but we would love to see you use the sponsor’s stamps!
3. Each month we will have a Designer of the Month that will be chosen from past month’s participants.
4. Come and play with us on each and every sketch! On Christmas Day 2011 a prize package worth over $200 will be given away to one very lucky and loyal SFYTT stamper that participates in EVERY sketch for the year.
5. To be eligible for the prize package, you must complete ALL of the sketches by each of the deadlines AND link your creation to the link system on that month’s sketch post (the first Saturday of the month). Everyone except for SFYTT Sisters are eligible for the prize package, including Designer of the Month and international players.
6. When posting your sketch creation on your blog, please post the sketch and link back to the sketch post on www.iheart2stamp.com. When posting to online galleries, please use the keyword “SFYTT.”


Have a great weekend!





Stamps: Healing Wings (Skipping Stones Design)
Paper: Papertrey Rustic Cream and Fine Linen card stock, My Mind's Eye Rosy Lost & Found Two dp
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Ranger Old Paper Distress
Accessories: Spellbinders Classic Circle Nestabilities, My Favorite Things Decorative Doily Duo and Faux Crochet Border Die-namics dies, Papertrey Fine Linen satin ribbon, distressing tool, Papertrey button, May Arts natural burlap string
Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" 

21 comments:

Trina said...

Lovely!

Lisa H. said...

beautiful! always is!

Becky Carafa said...

Oh this is lovely. The doily edge is fabulous! Thanks for the warm welcome to the team!

Dawn Easton said...

Amy, this is gorgeous!

Nancy said...

This is absolutely amazing...as always! You are so talented!

Marisa said...

Gorgeous card, Amy! Love the lacy dies you used and the pop of black and red/orange are fabulous. Great take on the sketch.

Tanya said...

Oh this is gorgeous! I love how you used the sketch, and I have to go check out those dies, love them!

Terri said...

Beautiful! Love all the different elements especially the doily die and matching border. I also really like it without the rounded corners too!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

This is SO SO gorgeous Amy! LOVE that we both used the same set, MFT Die-Namics and MME papers!! GMTA!!!

Karen's Fun Blog said...

Wow! This is gorgeous! Beautifully done! : )

I go by CHIC said...

What an beautiful card, so full of rustic charm :-)

jen del muro said...

always making my jaw drop!! so pretty!

Pet73 said...

Wow, this is stunning! Very pretty and elegant!

Jess-The Whimsical Butterfly said...

This is GORGEOUS! I love that butterfly and the papers you used created such a soft and pretty color combo. Love it!

Conniecrafter said...

very pretty, love the colors, cool butterfly and those dies are so neat!

Anne Tussing said...

Gorgeous card! Love the distressed edges and your beautiful butterfly!

dpkennedy said...

This card is so beautiful! I love the butterfly wings! Wonderful sketch too!

Gwen said...

Beautiful! I love the delicate trimming used!

Jessie/knightrone said...

SO beautiful! Love that paper collection. One of my new favorites, lol!

Alyssa S said...

Wow! This is stunning!! Love the rich colors, the delicate trims and that beautiful bow/button/twine combo! Thanks for the warm welcome too ;o)

Patti Senter aka NW Lady said...

I just saw this card on Pinterest and am in love with the color combos you used, very very pretty! Patti
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