Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Arigato Flowers

Today's Jacksonbelle Embellishments Challenge is a fabulous sketch provided by Lynda! You know how much I love sketches. This one has some great little panels - a perfect way to use up some of those scraps!!! I hope you play along with us this week. When uploading your card to SCS, please us the keyword JBE049 .

I thought this layout was perfect for a little thank you card. It measures 3.5 x 5.5! I started by picking out some scraps from my Basic Grey Boxer pad. I love that paper. The colors are so bold and can truly be used all year round! It would be perfect for Independence Day cards; which is right around the corner. Gosh this year is flying by! Next, I stamped the Inkadinkado Branch of Flowers image on Very Vanilla cardstock. I colored the flowers in with Koh-i-noor pencils, then very lightly went over all of them with Royal Red Shimmerz.
Sentiment comes from the A Muse set called Sushi. I thought that the paper with the stamp had an Asian feel to it. To finish it off, I tied on some Kraft Taffeta and added a row of Men's Dew Drops to the bottom corner. I can't wait to see how y'all use this sketch. Be sure to stop by and check out what the other Design Team gals came up with:

AJ Otto
Beth Thomas
Heather Lee-Reppen
Jennifer Buck
Jill Dunn
Kisa Peters
Lindsey Botkin
Lynda Benden
Maren Benedict
Melissa Bove
Michelle Worner
Shannan Teubner
Taylor Usry

Stamps: Branch of Flowers (Inkadinkado), Sushi (A Muse)
Ink: Palette Burnt Umber
Paper: Kraft, Basic Grey Boxer, Very Vanilla
Other: Kraft Taffeta, aquapainter, Royal Red Shimmerz, Men's Dew Drops


Heather said...

WOW! This is absolutely gorgeous! That is some of my absolute favorite dp! Great job!

Anonymous said...

OOOOH!!! Fantastic! I love the paper, colors, shimmerz, stamps, soooo awesome!! :D

Jill said...

Wow! I really love this one--the Asian theme really works. Gorgeous card!!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Stunning card Kim! Wow! So elegant looking!

Tammi said...

Gorgeous Kim, wow, pretty papers you used with the image...your rocked the sketch!

Maren said...


Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

Very pretty! I love the rich colored DP you chose and that branch image is on my "must have" list!!

Kisa Peters said...

Oh wow! This is gorgeous with the deep rich colors! Love it on Vanilla!

Love the orange coffee cake photo too.....drool!!

Anna said...

So pretty, Kim! Gonna have to try that layout!

Rachel Hope said...

Gorgeous!!! I Love that flower...I need to pull out my Inka stuff!

Lynda Benden said...

Dang girl, you are amazing! This is gorgeous and the Boxer papers are perfect with that image!