Thursday, July 26, 2012

You're Amazing - DS62

It's Deconstructed Sketch day, and this week's sketch is super fun! Here it is:

I took a few liberties, some intended (changing the zigzag to a banner strip and omitting the scallops on the focal panel) and some unintended (never even saw these bottom right sentiment placement suggestion!), but that's the beauty of sketches. Make a few substitutions to suit, while still following the overall guide.

The stamps I used are from Verve: Joyful Blooms for the two flowers and Small Phrases for the sentiment. The flowers were stamped onto one of the patterns in My Mind's Eye's Indie Chic Ginger 6x6 collection, trimmed out and layered. For accents, I added a tiny punched butterfly, some buttons and jute string, clear rhinestones, a punched border, and three small areas of zigzag stitching. It's going to be hard to see in the photo, but I also dotted the flower centers with a black glaze pen for a little shine.

Have a peek at what my fellow design team members did with the sketch. Hope we've inspired you to play along! When you're ready, link up your creation HERE.

  • Amber Hight (off this week)
  • Arielle Gordon
  • Donna Wardle 
  • Jen Shults 
  • Jessica Diedrich 
  • Judy Rozema, Guest Designer
  • Kadie Ensley
  • Lori Boyd
  • Pam Varnell 
  • Sheri Gilson

  • It's a house cleaning day for me, so I better scoot! Have a great day!


    1. Wowza Amy...this is one fantastic card! You never cease to amaze me! I LOVE your cards ALWAYS! Hugs - LORi

    2. Gorgeous card , Amy!! Love all the fabulous layers!! Your creations are always AMAZING!!

    3. Another awesome creation, Amy! Love the folded corner and all that wonderful distressing. Love that we both used flowers too! Hugs and happy weekend!

    4. Another absolutely stunning creation Amy!! I LOVE your take on this week's sketch!! Xx

    5. So pretty! Love the distressed edges, the zigzag stitching and the corner folder over under the button. You do amazing work!

    6. Fabulous, Amy! I love when you distress all the edges!!! Yours turn out beautifully!!

    7. I love how you did a tag for the main rectangle, neat colors!

    8. Wonderful job on your card! Love it!

    9. Very pretty card. Love the colors and papers. Great job with the sketch.

    10. Very pretty. Love the colors &tag. And of course those gorgeous flowers!!

    11. I really like this card - the grunge-y distressed edges alongside the bright colours are beautiful and contrasting :) gorgeous! :)

    12. Love all of your elements. You always know exactly how to put these together and create perfection!

    13. Love this one, so many great elements to it!


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