Thursday, February 24, 2011

5 Sketches - Same Paper

I had 5 card sketches that I was working on for four different challenges.  I challenged myself to use the same patterned paper and coordinating cardstock to complete all 5.  I began by choosing  two pieces of patterned paper from the Carol Wilson Fine Arts paper pack.

Then I added coordinating cardstock from my stash.  I added some possible embellishments and tools. I decided to also use round and scalloped punches.

This first card is Raq's sketch #2.  I decided to enter it in the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog - embossing challenge.  I inked my Cuttlebug folder and then embossed the flower.  I love the way the flower came through the ink.

This next card is Raq's sketch #1. 

This is Raq's sketch #3.  The sentiment is cut from Sentimentals and embossed with Swiss Dots.  The shaped frames - cut with the Gypsy using some welding of shapes from George - are embossed with Divine Swirls.  The flowers are punched then Stickles were added to the centers.

This sketch is from Tuesday Morning Sketches.

And, finally, Tuesday Takes sketch #14.

So, there you are,  five cards using two sheets of patterned paper and two coordinating cardstock pieces.  When I find papers that I love, I want to use them as many ways as I can.

Hugs and Happy Crafting,


Love That Bug said...

I love all of the cards, they are very elegant.
Good luck in the challenge

Kristie Maynard said...

Well, you certainly rose to those challenges!!! Great cards!

Jean said...

Great card. Thanks for playing along with us at FCCB.

Andrea said...

These are all just lovely! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!

Tanya R said...

Gorgeous, and hugs are simply fantastic too. Thank you for playing with Tuesday Takes @ SIT.

Caprice said...

I guess you got your inspiration have done some really stunning items this week. :)

Melissa Craig said...

Very well done! I love all the cards - what a beautiful gift set this would be with matching envelopes and a gift box. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Luv Scrapping Together said...

Beautiful embossed card! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!

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