Thursday, April 15, 2010

FTL 86

Woo, it's (almost) Friday!! I am ready for the weekend. I was working 7-1 this week, so I'd be good with not getting up at 5AM for a while!
Here's this week's sketch. I designed it a few days ago. Thursday came around and I hadn't made my sample yet. I actually haven't done much of anything in the creative department this week. I made it my goal to get it done. I have to say, I ended up being so inspired, I made two! I used circles, feel free to use flowers, butterflies, hearts, stars, or anything else! For my circles, I used the 4 smallest circle nestabilities, as well as a 1/2'' circle punch and a 3/4'' circle punch. My circle placement deviated a bit from the sketch. The idea is to have around six elements that overlap in a vertical line.

Here's my first card, why yes, I am still on a Haiku kick. (I wish I could've made that into a Haiku, ha!) I just love the So Saffron, Tango Tangerine, More Mustard, and Old Olive colour combination! This paper may have retired a year ago, but I think it's still pretty fresh!

Since I had all sorts of patterned paper out and about, I put together another card. This time I used Urban Oasis. It was nice to bring out the Baja Breeze again! I quite like this paper's colour combination too!

Supplies: Stamps: Women of Life (PTI) Ink: Bamboo Leaves, Ocean Tides Paper: So Saffron, White, Tangerine Tango, Haiku DSP, Smokey Shadow, Baja Breeze, Urban Oasis DSP Accessories, etc.: various circle dies and punches

As always, feel free to provide a link to your project here!

43 comments:

  1. This is a great layout for scraps! I'm going to work on this tonight!! Love your blog!!!!!
    Maria

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  2. OMGosh this is EXACTLY what I needed. Thanks ever so much...it's wonderful, and so are your cards.
    *big smooch*

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  3. Love these cards! What a great way to use up those little scraps I can't bear to throw out...

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  4. Nice! The Haiku paper is available on the clearance rack at SU!--I just got a set. Love it!!

    You'll be happy to know that Tangerine Tango and Baja Breeze will be back for good this summer as part of SU!'s color renovation. So exciting!!

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  5. Oh my gosh, this sketch is fabulous! Paper Scraps, round stamp images, lots can be done with it.

    Thanks for posting it.

    Lisa Atha

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  6. These cards are wonderful ~ they bring a smile as I look at them!!

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  7. I just love these cards & layout!! How simply stunning!

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  8. Woohoo! FUN layout! I am gonna play tomorrow. LOVE this one!

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  9. love this sketch :) great idea for a card I need to make tonite!

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  10. Love your cards! Sun a fun and easy sketch to work with! Thanks!!

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  11. This looks fabulous in both variations. And I happen to have both these patterned paper packs myself. I'll definitely be giving this sketch a try over the weekend.

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  12. This sketch is so FUN. I can't wait to see what everyone else has done.

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  13. Another great sketch and samples. Love this blog - I always look forward to your sketches! I had fun playing along! :)

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  14. You're sketches are always fabulous. Thanks a million Natasha.

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  15. I had fun playing with this sketch and plan in using it as a favourite!

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  16. I just couldn't resist this sketch and I suspect I'll make more than one card with it as inpsiration. The possibilities are endless. Thanks!

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  17. This is a great go-to sketch! I was able to use a bunch of scraps for mine :) Thank you!

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  18. Thanks. Another great CAS layout. A wonderful way to use all those DP and stamped scraps.
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1679129?&cat=500&ppuser=5050

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  19. This was a great sketch! I used it with another challenge and I love the results.

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  20. Love the sketch - Clean and Simple is still difficult for me. Thanks.

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  21. http://stampwithkarengp.blogspot.com/2010/04/nephews-birthday.html

    Here is my card!! Great sketch!

    Karen

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  22. I just love this layout! Thanks so much for the inspiration.

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  23. Love this sketch, as usual. Thanks! :-)

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  24. This is my first ever challenge. I can`t wait to join in some more. Fab sketch, love it.
    Lynne xxx

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  25. great challenge and great cards! what an awesome way to use scraps.

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  26. I loved this sketch and just had to make more pinwheels for the circles. Thanks for keeping my mojo flowing!

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  27. Just posted mine! You girls make this look so easy! But clean and simple is hard for me. I resisted more dp and inking the edges and I think it will do. Have a wonderful week and thanks for inspiring me to try Clean and Simple!

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  28. Oh my goodness the sketch is freakin' awesome!! And your cards are just absolutely GORGEOUS!!!

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  29. What a great sketch! I had so much fun working with it!

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  30. Super Dooper sketch! Just perfect for the sports balls card I did for my son's birthday! Hugs, Andrea xxx

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  31. Love it, love it...and love Haiku, too! I need to do more with circles, too, so this is great. Thanks a bunch.

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  32. Great sketch, and it was just what I needed for a Mother's Day card! Thanks!

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  33. Fantastic sketch this week...enjoyed playing with it...great DT samples too...thanks for sharing.

    stampin' HUGZ
    Beverley

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  34. LOL oopps ... just left a link & comment on FTL83 for my card for sketch FTL86! Can you tell I have lots on my mind.
    Thanks for a fab, fun card. I really did have lots of fun with this one!
    There are so many wonderful takes on this sketch ... love them all! TFS

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  35. What a GREAT idea for using up scraps AND making a card suitable for a man at the same time! Just TERRIFIC!

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  36. I love this sketch--it is so versatile!

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  37. Loved the sketch this week! Can you tell me what day the challenges end, I am never sure when I need to submit by, or are they just open ended? I've entered my card, but you will need to scroll down my post because it's near the end. I had great fun playing with this sketch, thanks for the inspiration! :o)

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  38. These cards are a gem, you can put any sentiment or use any old paper... so fun

    http://wecraftalot.blogspot.com/

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  39. This is a fabulous sketch. Great for so many occasions. Thanks!

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  40. thank you for this awesome sketch!!! love your sketches!

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  41. This is my first ever doing a CAS sketch. I fell in love with this sketch because I put the two cards together in the picture in less than 5 minutes each. Here is the link directly to the cards on my blog:http://southerncaliforniastamper.blogspot.com/2010/04/breeze-with-island-oasis-dsp.html I'm sorry being a first-timer, I'm not sure how to link to the exact place on my blog! Thanks for looking. :)

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  42. Great cards and sketch. I have CASE'd your card here: http://cardgrotto.blogspot.com/2012/02/lim-scraps.html

    Hope you don't mind! Thnaks for the inspiration.

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