Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Christmas birthday in May???

When I saw the sketch challenge last night, it looked like it was going to be a hard one. Whenever I feel a little stumped I always pull out my two favorite sets- Natural Beauty and Embrace Life. I don't know why I chose the colors I did. I really should have known better. Every time that I use red and green together on a card it ALWAYS ends up looking like a Christmas card lol! Oh well, I tried right???

My CardSupplies- Stamps- Embrace Life, Natural beauty, Full of life. Paper- Handsome hunter, white, ruby red. Ink-Black stazon. Accessories- SU markers in Garden green and Ruby red, Prisma color markers, rhinestones, stardust gelly roll pen, corner punch, swiss dots embossing folder.


Yesterday while the girls were outside playing with their friends I made some more cards that were like the one that I made for the challenge. I wanted to experiment with colors a little bit so I did one is So saffron, Pretty in pink and Pale plum.

Supplies: Stamps- Essence of love, Full of life. Paper- So saffron, Pretty in pink, Sage shadow, Pale plum, white, chocolate chip. Ink- So saffron, Pretty in pink, Sage shadow, Pale plum, white, chocolate chip. Accessories- make up sponge, cloud template, dimensionals, corner punch.


I also wanted to share all of the beautiful birthday cards that I got this month. I have the greatest stamping friends ever!


Lesly said...

These are great! I'm lucky to get four cards done.

Kim said...


What you did with the sketch challenge is wonderful! You've left a few comments on my cards on SCS, and that's how I found your blog. I love your work. I'll be back to visit regularly.

Steph said...

Wow, they are all just gorgeous!!

Tina said...

Jessie your card is beautiful, and just because it has red and green included dosn't make it look like a christmas card, it's gorgeous, i have to say i really do like the set of cards you made, they are stunning incredibly elegant... crafty Hugs Tina x