In Stamping Mode

Friday, December 4, 2009

Taylored Expressions Sketch Challenge 93

Welcome back to the Friday Sketch challenge over at the Taylored Expressions blog!! I hope you had a wonderful weekend and workweek. It's been extremely busy here (noticed by the lack of blog posts, lol) but I'm enjoying having my mom and Aunt in town while my mom begins the search for a home here. I'm really excited to have them here and we've been keeping busy all day! Ok, so on to the sketch!!

Looks like a fun one, eh?! I sure hope you can give it a try! Who knows? Maybe you will be selected as a Top Crop by Taylor herself!
So here is what I came up with.

And yes! I used Taylor's Wings of Joy set again!! I keep saying...there are soooo many cute images, I want to get to them all!! :) Plus this is only helping to increase my Christmas card stash.

I stamped out JOY and then colored them in with Copics and then cut them out individually and added little details to each!

I made this little bird's wing a little 3D simply by cutting along the wing with an Xacto knife and pulling it up a bit.

And the letter "O" got a felt snowflake and holly berry treatment.

And finally "Y" got the perfect little bow made with Baker's Twine.

Now, let's see what the rest of the sketch crew has done! I can't wait to see and I know it will be truly inspirational!

Monika Davis: M.A.D. Stamper
Lisa Hjulberg: The Craft's Meow
Lynn Mercurio: Stamperosity
Sherrie Siemens: Card Creme
Rachel Sztonyk: Gingerbread Gallery
Alice Lihsuan-Wertz: Alice's Little Wonderland

In Stamping Mode Supplies
Stamps: Wings of Joy
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento, Antique Linen Distress Ink Tim Holtz
Paper: Whisper White SU!, Good Cheer October Afternoon, Choice Snow White
Accessories: Holly punch Martha Stewart, Chunky glitter SU!, Baker's Twine Martha Stewart, Ivory organza SU!, button, Dazzling Diamonds SU!, Felt Snowflake Making Memories, Copics sketch (BG10, BG13, E07)
, Prima Flower, Pearls


Lori Craig said...

OK - you *have* to be moderating comments. I know I'm not the first girls to drop her jaws on this stunner... :) I *adore* everything about this card. Absolutely incredible.

Alice said...

what a creative way to use that stamp!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!

Busym1 said...

All I can say is "awesome"! Hugs, michelle

~amy~ said...

good grief girlie...this it to bits!

Donna Baker said...

precious and a work of heART with all those wonderful details!!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a great card Melissa. Love the cut out letter with the decorative elements. Fab job on the sketch. TFS!

Banu said...

WOW Stunning card. Loved it.

Lynn Mercurio said...

Wow, Melissa...this is just outstandingly fabulous. I love the shabby chic look. Truly it's jaw dropping gorgeous.

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