Monday, May 4, 2015

The Challenge- A Sketch

Good Morning and Happy Monday Everyone!

It's May, it's May!  Hard to believe, isn't it?  I love May with the spring green foliage all around, warmer temps and and thoughts of summer.  But it also brings the stress of trying to get everything done by the end of the school year.  However, there is ALWAYS time for stamping!
This week we have a sketch for you at The Challenge~



I took some liberties with this sketch, as you can see~


I rotated the sketch, moved my panels around a bit, and left the banners off.  I really love how this turned out.  I made this specifically for my mom, who has been in the hospital for 3 weeks.
To start, a border was stamped with the hexagon background stamp from PTI's Rosie Posie.  Then I dry embossed a piece of white cardstock and  diecut it with the polaroid die from SU's On Film Die set.  I took the center die cut piece out and just angled it over the polaroid frame. 
I added a bit of cheese cloth for interest under the rose and white twine around the sentiment panel; I have been trying to make cards more mailable these days, so I am limiting the bows and bling! 
I am linking up to:
Colour Me... So Saffron, Hello Honey and Cajun Craze
 Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge,'Anything Goes'
And Just Us Girls- 'twine'

Check out the rest of the amazing inspiration from the rest of the team!~

Then hop over to The Challenge and play along!  Hope to see you in the gallery!

Lee Ann  :)

12 comments:

  1. Lee Ann this is absolutely gorgeous! You've really made these colors shine! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Colour Me!

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  2. Wow, Lee Ann--this card is absolutely stunning! All the layers, tied together with that subtle twine, and the little touch of fem with the cheese cloth--just gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing with the Colour Me challenge this week :)

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  3. LeeAnn, I adore your card! I love the color pallet and those beautiful flowers! Your border hexagon looks like paper! Super job! Hope your mom is doing better now! Thanks for joining us over at Just Us Girls, we appreciate you!

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  4. This is SO lovely, Lee Ann. I hear you on business at work but so much to look forward to this summer. xo

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  5. Gorgeous take on the sketch! Love the design and layering! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge!

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  6. Gorgeous! Wow! Thanks for joining us colour me!

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  7. LOVE love LOVE this Lee Ann, Ahhhhh just everything about it!!!

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  8. This is a stamping masterpiece! I love that hexagon border and your gorgeous flower and leaves. Absolutely stunning. Thanks for playing again with us at JUGS!

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  9. This is so beautiful and I love all those wonderful yellows you used!

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  10. Fabulous, elegant and so beautiful Lee Ann. Great take on the sketch and thanks for the opportunity to GD alongside you this week. Sarah x

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