I'm over at the Paper Craft Crew for the Weekly Card Sketch Challenge! Come on over and check out this weeks sketch as well as the Design Team submissions. The challenge started on Wednesday and ends on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 11:55 PM EST when voting opens. Voting on card submissions closes on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 10 PM EST.
Paper Craft Crew
Card Sketch #161
Reason for the Season Christmas Card
Welcome back as I share this weeks card created for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch 161. It has been a rough week with the family getting sick with the "Back to School Crud!" Caleb started getting sick then I got it and I think I've been hit the hardest with my sinuses taking the brunt of this crud. Even thought I feel yucky, I did manage to get a card done for this weeks Paper Craft Crew Card Challenge.
The Poinsettia is my favorite Christmas flower and this stamp set is gorgeous. I stamped the outline of the flower on Watercolor Paper with Archival Basic Black Stampin' Up! Ink then I stamped the flower and leaf layers but spritzed them with water to create a watercolor effect. I used the Oval Framelits to cut the oval shape. The new Lots of Labels Framelits creates a great Cherry Cobbler background accent to the oval shape. I attached the stamped Poinsettia with the Lots of Labels accent to a Garden Green card front which is dry embossed using the Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.
I added the sentiment using a stamp from the Happy Scenes Stamp Set then added the Crushed Curry Stars as a nice bright contrast. The finishing accents are the randomly placed Rhinestone Jewels.
Here is this weeks Card Sketch with the Paper Craft Crew. If you are having a mental creative block, card sketches are a great way to kickstart your creative juices. Why not stop over at the Paper Craft Crew, create a card inspired by this weeks Card Sketch and post to the blog!
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