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Wednesday, 13 March 2013

It's Sketch Time

Woo Hoo I woke up today and it's not snowing! In fact the sun is shining, so I'm feeding the washing machine in between typing this. What a difference a bit of sunshine makes. Maria has chosen a sketch for this weeks Stampotique   challenge. I'd forgotten how much I enjoy a good sketch, and this is a VERY good sketch :-)
Here it is 
and here's mine, can you see the snow in the background from Monday?
I've used Distress dabbers for my splatty background - this was very therapeutic 'cos I was having a bad day lol. The circles have been sprayed with dylusion inks, and the fabulous birds painted with them. I defy anyone to look at these birds and not smile, they are just so cheerful.
I think France's Banner will make it's way into everything I do from now on!
I've used Kira's Stack of Birds and Birdy Bonnets, together with Fax To Wolfgang.
I had great fun making this and it just happens to be my Mum's birthday today so guess what card she's getting :-)
Please join in with our challenge, just follow the sketch ( you can flip it or whatever) then link up and we can come and have a nosey.
Thanks very much for looking x

10 comments:

  1. Love your tag, the background is fantastic. No fresh snow today, the sun is shining, and its -11° - I will have to wrap up well when I go for my walk! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. This is soooo wonderful Sue, so colourful and such fab stamps, looks like you had fun making this!! Big hugs, Sam xx

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  3. Love the splatters on the background along with the washi tape strips. Great elements on this sketch.

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  4. love the bright colors! it's so happy!

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  5. Fabby card Sue. Love the bright colours

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  6. oooh thanks for reminding me how theraputic stain splatters are!
    combining all those elements really made a happy card!

    PS: love that you love the banner, and love how you use it ;)))

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  7. oh wow! this is gorgeous! soooo colourful and gorgeous

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  8. Glorious colours, and the washi is wonderful - what a fab, fun card!
    Alison x

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  9. Love it when artists look at a sketch as only a starting point, and equally so when they remain true to the sketch, as you have done here, Sue! You have used your elements to show off both color and stamps. I love France's "banner" stamp, too, and am impatiently waiting for mine to arrive! And, yes, those birdies *did* make me smile! ;-)

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  10. Oooh, I missed the lovely stars' details on FB and Stampotique designers's blog !!... Always better to go and see on blogs.. I LOVE this card Sue !!!! Fabulous background, stamps (these birds are so funny, they are on my wish list of course) and so beautiful details... A great interpretation ! Hope all is fine now. Big hugs, coco xx

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Thank you so much for your comments x