Monday, August 10, 2009

Gifts of Friendship

I created this card for 2 challenges. Inspirational Sketches, which was the foundation of my card (and the 2nd part of the challenge besides the sketch was to make it a CHRISTMAS card!)as well as the site Use It! #22.

The sketch is, well, the sketch. Use It presented some fun challenges: try a new technique, new stamp and new papers never used before. Boy, I lucked out on this! As for the technique-I used a full sheet of 12x12 paper printed with gifts, cut out each gift, and made them my "diecuts" focal point on the card. I also used colored cardstock as my base instead of white or off white and I actually decorated the inside of my card (the finished sentiment says "is your friendship"). New sentiments from CTMH as my stamp and the papers, just got from Kristen over the weekend and broke them out today! They are retired from Flair.
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Sparkle said...

This is so pretty!

scrapnnMO said...

Welcome to Inspirational Card Sketches! I love your Christmas card. Love how you incorporate the present into your design. Thank you for taking the time to participate with ICS this week. :)
Owner ICS

Dolly said...

Great take on the sketch at ICS. Love those presents, such a clever ideas, thanks for taking part.
Hope to see you again.

Anonymous said...

Your card is beautiful
`Thanks for joining in with the ICS this week:)

June Houck said...

Oh, Kelly, this is gorgeous! I love the traditional colors. Your presents are adorable. Great job :)

wendipooh13 said...

lovely card!!! sooo festive and fun!! great job with the IC sketch this week!!

kim-paperbabe said...

Your card is fabulous, great use of the sketch. Thanks for joining in with the ICS team this week, HuGs Kim :)