Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Nau wale no

Wednesdays are sketch days over at the Outlawz and this month we have been sponsored by Oak Pond Creations and I’ve used their Hibiscus image on my card today.

Here’s this week’s sketch.

I didn’t have a die the right shape and size for the rectangular element so I was a bit lost as to what to do on my card.  As I do, I went and checked out some challenges to see if I could find some inspiration.  Brown Sugar’s current theme is Kraft paper and Creative Fingers wants you to add some texture.  Putting the two together I came up with my Kraft background paper and used my favourite stencil to add in the rectangular element.  For some added interest on the background I threw some Fran-tage over the modelling paste I used while it was still wet and heat set.

For my embellishments I used another challenge for inspiration as the thin strip across the top was going to be too plain if I just added in some ribbon given I had no designer papers.  Luckily Chocolate, Coffee and Cards have a bingo challenge on, I love bingo boards for inspiration on decorating up a card.  I’ve gone with pearls, a bow and a charm for my embellies.  I used a ribbon with butterfly trim to tie in with the butterfly charm, which I thought was a lovely compliment to the hibiscus flower image.

Now hopefully I’ve inspired you to come and take a look and even play along over at the Outlawz, we’d sure love to see what you create with the sketch.
G07, G28, G43, G46, RV52, RV63, RV66, RV69, V09, V12, V15, V17, Y13, Y15, Y17
Chalks & Powders etc
Fran-tage Embossing Enamel ~ Aged Ochre, Aged Rose, Chunky White & Shabby Pink
Dies, SVGs & Templates etc
Metal Butterfly Charm from stash
Inks & Paints etc
Claudine Hellmuth Studio ~ Gesso
Lindy’s Stamp Gang ~ Cheshire Cat Cherry
Smooch Spritz ~ Mixed Berries
Teresa Collins Basically Essential ~ Modelling Paste
Kaisercraft Cardstock ~ Liquorice
Kraft Cardstock from stash
Ribbons & Trims etc
Live and Love Crafts ~ Pearl Trim Lilac
The Paper Studio Ribbon ~ Poteeka Souffle
Oak Pond Creations ~ Hibiscus

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Very pretty card! Love the colors that you used. Thank you for playing along with us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenge.

    Nadja DT

  2. Great card, such a lovely image! :) Thanks for playing along this time at Creative Fingers! Hope to see you next time too! ♥ Tindaloo


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