Saturday, January 3, 2009

Welcome Back (and a FTL!)

I figured I'd start the new year with a clean and simple sketch. I have to say this was one of those cases where I made the card, then designed a sketch around it. Sometimes it just works out better that way! The sketch was originally inspired by Krystie Hersch. She's a fabulous CAS girl and fellow DD alumni. I modified the sketch somewhat, but I think it's clear where the inspiration came from.

Here's my card:. I had just received the newest PTI release and was itching to use those delightful patterned hearts. Clearly I was also in the mood for dots, since I used some form of dot several times on here.

Supplies: Stamps: Heart Prints, Polka Dot Basics, Men of Life Ink: Pure Poppy, Dark Chocolate Paper: Pure Poppy, Dark Chocolate, White Accessories, etc.: white satin, metal tag Thanks for stopping by. If you do the sketch, post a comment with your link!

16 comments:

  1. This such a cute card. It is one of my favorite layouts too.
    Could you add the size of the card you are posting? Thank you. Jan

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  2. Love this super cute CAS card! This really pops! Happy New Year!!

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  3. Oooh, I love this layout and can't wait to try it!

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  4. LOve how easy and versatile this sketch is. You can see the card I made here: http://lifeinmycraftroom.blogspot.com/2009/01/happy-new-year-2009.html

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  5. I just LOVE this card and the layout is awesome! Here's my version: http://oodabugalley.blogspot.com/2009/01/you-make-my-heart-leap.html

    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  6. Another fun layout, Natasha! Here is my card: http://mystampingaddiction.blogspot.com/2009/01/fall-to-layout.html

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  7. Just found your site and *love* it!!! I had to give this sketch a try ~ Loved the sample card so much I didn't change a thing! Here is my card:

    http://littlescrapsofpaper.typepad.com/little_scraps_of_paper/2009/01/the-love-shack.html

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  8. Dawn (stampinscotsgirl)January 6, 2009 at 9:12 PM

    I love this layout! Super cute card!!

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  9. Love the layout! Here's my take on it:
    http://bklynstamper.blogspot.com/2009/01/so-sweet.html

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  10. I just found this blog from Charmaine's. Love it! THanks for the sketch. I used it here:
    http://bethanypaull.blogspot.com/2009/01/simply-sweet.html

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  11. thanx for the awesome sketch . . . but can i say . . . I LOVE THE CARD YOU MADE!!! the colors . . . the dots . . . love it . . . love it . . . love it . . .soooooo gonna copy it!!! thanx!

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  12. Hi!
    I learned about this page from the gingerwood board, and I just want to say thank you for these lovely and very inspiring cards! Belonging to the "old school" of stamping and colouring, I was slowly getting a bit overwhelmed by all the thingies and layers that seemed to be on all cards lately. Many of them are totally wonderful, but I knew I could never compete with them. Looking at the cards on this page made me relax and smile, and inspire me tons! Thanks, and keep up the good work!
    All the best from
    Stamper in Norway

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  13. Gorgeous card and sketch!
    Here is mine...
    http://deespapertree.blogspot.com/2009/01/gf-love.html
    Thanks!

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  14. I'm going back and doing some of the older FTLs that I missed the first time around. Here is my card using this sketch.

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